1.8 Max & Lorelai’s First Date

Max and Lorelai’s first date includes a visit to the Black & White & Read Bookstore movie screening of House on Haunted Hill.

House on Haunted Hill (William Castle, 1959)


1.8 Mayor Harry

A more dubious link perhaps, but the Mayor of Stars Hollow Harry Porter is played by David Huddleston who also played a mayor (or at least a town dignitary) in Blazing Saddles.

Blazing Saddles (Mel Brooks, 1974)