1.15 Kane

Lorelai talks to Rory about Straub and Francine’s visit to Richard and Emily’s and the evening’s arguments. She is reassuring Rory that the horrible things they said were not directed at her.

Lorelai: They were directing them at me because I screwed up their big Citizen Kane plans that’s all.

Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941)


1.15 Matchmaker

After having sex together the previous night Christopher asks Lorelai to marry him.

Lorelai: We can’t get married Christopher. We don’t even know each other as adults.
Christopher: Lets get married and get to know each other as adults.
Lorelai: Well that’s very Fiddler on the Roof of you.

Fiddler on the Roof (Norman Jewison, 1971)

1.15 They Both Give Knowledge Too

In Stars Hollow Books Christopher offers to buy Rory a gift and she chooses the Compact Oxford English Dictionary which is rather heavy.

Christopher: Holy Mother. This is the monolith from 2001.

2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)