1.19 Fembot

Lorelai justifies her interference in Luke and Rachel’s relationship to Rory although she wants to avoid any blame should things go wrong.

Lorelai: So if Rachel turns out to be an evil fembot and murders Luke in his sleep I’m not responsible. 

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (Jay Roach, 1997)


1.19 Rachel’s Nose

Rachel tells Lorelai that she plans to stay in Stars Hollow and asks Lorelai to convince Luke that she means it.

Lorelai: She seems sincere.
Luke: How do you know.
Lorelai: Her nose didn’t grow.

Pinocchio (Hamilton Luske and Ben Sharpsteen, 1940)

1.19 Boo Radley

Sookie suggests to Lorelai that she should let Rune live in the Independence Inn’s potting shed to get him out of Jackson’s apartment.

Lorelai: That’s where Rory and I lived when she was a baby. It has memories and little rosebud wallpaper. I don’t want Boo Radley touching my rosebud wallpaper. 

To Kill a Mockingbird (Robert Mulligan, 1962)

1.19 Rune: As Fun as a Hangover

Lorelai complains to Sookie that Rune is loitering annoyingly in the lobby of the Independence Inn.

Lorelai: I thought he was just here for the weekend.
Sookie: Yeah. The Lost Weekend.

The Lost Weekend (Billy Wilder, 1945)

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)