Episode One Hundred Eleven: “Fight Face”
Original Airdate: September 20, 2005
Rory gets community service, complete with vest, trash spear, and big orange bag. Lorelai gets a dog. She also gets a major renovation on her house when wanna-be contractor TJ helps out . . . with a sledgehammer.
Yay! TJ and Liz are back! It’s been awhile since we’ve had them around and I forgot how they can both add to the scenes.yh
So, while I think Paul Anka the dog is cute, I never really understood the point of him. Maybe it’s because I’m not a dog person. Don’t get me wrong, I love them, but being in Oklahoma with fleas and ticks and red dirt, animals that go inside and outside just bring in pests. Even if we spray and put either a collar or treatment on the dog, they come inside. Every. Stinkin. Month. Beside that point though, what is the point of him in Gilmore Girls?
I have to say, every time I hear Rory complaining about 300 hours of community service in six months I laugh. Even if she did it in 5 months, that’s just 15 hours a week or 3 hours a day. Wow. I can’t believe how hard that will be. Can you hear the sarcasm?
LUKE:…But what gives one Jedi knight the edge over the other, huh? The ultimate advantage? They stand on a mound of dirt and declare, “you can’t win. I’ve got the high ground.”
LORELAI: Dude, if he said it that’s the way it is. It’s a fictional world.
LUKE: He’s four feet up a little sloap, and that wipes out all the other guys powers to fly, jump around, move things with his brain, use his flashlight thingy?
LORELAI: You’ve got to learn the right term for that flashlight thingy!
LUKE: This has been bugging me!
LORELAI: For months! We saw that movie months ago. You’ve got to let it go.
LUKE: I can’t!
LORELAI: George Lucas owns San Fransisco now. That’s a city! You can’t argue with a man who owns a city.
LUKE: All the other guy has to do is scurry onto land, run up a hill a bit, and then he has the high ground. I mean, they can fly jetpods, but they can’t scurry?
LORELAI: Go on a website or something, OK? Cause there are thousands…no, millions of your kind out there debating all the minutiae of, not just this Star Wars movie, but every Star Wars movie!
LUKE: You drag me to see these movies.
LORELAI: No, you wanted to see that movie.
LUKE: So I can’t critique it because I wanted to see it?
LORELAI: That’s how it works.
LUKE: What about “Bewitched”?
LORELAI: (closes her eyes and breathes deep in restrain) Okay, I’m sorry. They screwed up “Bewitched”. Nicole Kidman, good choice. But that concept?
LUKE: You should go on a website
LORELAI: No! but “Bewitched” is iconic!…Dr. Bombay, Larry Tate. There was no Larry Tate.
LUKE: (a bit condescending) Hey! Let it go! We saw this months ago!
LORELAI: This is different. You can’t have “Bewitched” without Larry Tate.
LUKE: Here’s your coffee.
TJ: You got to admit our wives are hot. (draws in the air with his hands a woman’s body) Va-va to the voom.
LUKE: (disturbed) T.J…. Your wife is my sister.
TJ: That don’t make you blind, does it? Va-va…(starts to do the air drawing thing again)
LUKE: Don’t go to the voom again!
TJ: Mr. Sensitive.
EMILY: Well, wherever you’re eating, that would apply. What else? “Don’t be arrogant”. But you’re not arrogant. “Don’t let anyone give you anything or lend you anything, period. It can get you injured, or killed or turned out”. I’m not sure what “turned out” means, but they’re very careful to warn you off it.
RORY: Got it.
EMILY: Now, “if somebody approaches you with a shiv….”
RORY: Do you know what a shiv is, grandma?
EMILY: No, what is it?
RORY: It’s like a crude knife, carved from a soda can.
EMILY: Oh!…that must be why they advise you to “yell for a hack to come help you.” What’s a hack?
RORY: Where did you get this, grandma?
EMILY: I had your grandfather’s secretary find me info on interacting with fellow prisoners.