1.16 Possessed Cars

Dean takes Rory to a car yard for a surprise and she is a little apprehensive.

Dean: Did you ever see Christine?
Rory: Yes.
Dean: Well it’s nothing like that.

Christine (John Carpenter, 1983)


1.16 Deers Eat Tiramisu?

Rory and Dean are having dinner at a restaurant and are sharing dessert.

Dean: You eat cute…
Rory: No-one eats cute. Except maybe Bambi.

Bambi (David Hand, 1942)

1.16 Emily Wouldn’t Use a Sledgehammer Though

As Rory is on a date with Dean Lorelai is left alone with Richard at Friday Night Dinner and is struggling for conversation. She fiddles with a table full of ornaments.

Lorelai: Mom has gone a little crazy with the figurines her huh? A little Kathy Bates? Although you probably haven’t seen Misery.

Misery (Rob Reiner, 1990)

1.16 Now Dean’s a Tramp

Rory and Lorelai are talking about Rory’s forthcoming date that evening for her and Dean’s three-month anniversary.

Lorelai: It’ll be like Lady and the Tramp.

Lorelai describes the spaghetti scene and Rory agrees to bring her back a meatball as a souvenir.

Lady and the Tramp (Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson and Hamilton Luske, 1955)

1.16 Would That Make Dean a Gangster?

Lorelai is helping Rory get ready for her three-month anniversary date with Dean.

Lorelai: Let’s focus on the lady of the evening. No hooker reference intended.

La Pupa del Gangster (Giorgio Capitani, 1975)