1.11 I’m a Rory

Rory tells Lorelai that things are changing for her at school and that Madeline and Louise had said hello to her.

Lorelai: Normal hello? Not “Here’s Johnny” hello?
Rory: Normal. No axe.
Lorelai: Wow, you’re the new Heather.

The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)
Heathers (Michael Lehmann, 1988)


1.2 All Work and No Play

Lorelai tracks down Emily to the salon to tell her why she’s cancelled the DSL installation Emily ordered.

Lorelai: It would be all work and no play. Haven’t you seen The Shining mom?  

The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)