1.18 Relatives Who Drive You Mad

Lorelai tells Sookie she’s going to meet Emily and Gran to discuss the trust fund.

Lorelai: I have to change and go to tea with Gran and the cast of Gaslight.

Gaslight (George Cukor, 1944)


1.18 Makes the World Go Round

Lorelai and Sookie are discussing the trust fund that Gran plans to set up for Rory.

Sookie: We can sing the money song from Cabaret. You can be Liza and I’ll be Joel.

Cabaret (Bob Fosse, 1972)

1.18 The Archetypal Makeover

Paris tells Madeline and Louise that Tristan has asked her on a date.

Louise: Tristan usually likes his girls bad.
Madeline: Looks like we’re going to have to do a Pink Ladies makeover on you.
Louise: Turn you from a sweet Sandy into a slutty Sandy.

Grease (Randal Kleiser, 1978)

1.18 Love in Casablanca

Tristan agrees to Rory’s suggestion to ask out Paris and stop going after frivolous girls.

Rory: Louis, I think this is the start of a wonderful friendship.

Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942)

1.18 Tristan Does Not Convince

Tristan tells Rory that he is going to swear off girls for a while.

Rory: It’d probably involve some kind of lock-up facility, one of those Hannibal Lecter masks.

The Silence of the Lambs (Jonathan Demme, 1991)