Episode One Hundred Fourteen: “We’ve Got Magic to Do”
Original Airdate: October 11, 2005
Rory’s World War II-themed AER bash is a pipperoo (even when suddenly impoverished Paris joins the proletariat as a server). But the bash goes smash when Richard confronts Mitchum Huntzberger.
Ah, we are finally starting to get to the bottom of the truth a little. Or at least Richard and Emily are. And suddenly the Huntzbergers aren’t as golden in their eyes. Funny how that works. I love this episode for two scenes—the one where Richard learns the truth and the one where Emily has a little talk with Shira.
I still don’t know why Richard and Emily never asked Rory what happened at the Huntzberger dinner!!! Ugh.
Moving on. Poor Paris has to live in the real world and get a job. Um, isn’t that what Chilton and Yale are supposed to be preparing her for? And yet, she doesn’t know how to do it? Okay. Okay. I’ll stop harping on the whole I don’t know why every one thinks college is so important in this show thought. I will say she’s going to make a great employee. It’s probably for the best that she becomes the owner of her own company. Although, can you imagine working for her?
I could have done without Miss Patti’s recital scenes, although, Kirks’ dance . . .
NORA: Well, well, well, we have a star amongst us.
RORY: (chuckles) Who?
RORY: (taken aback) Me?
NORA: (defiant) Take it over.
VIVIAN: I think that’s a wonderful idea!
EMILY: I don’t know. We have a mountain here, ladies.
NORA: We’re screwing the pooch, Emily, and we’ve got to go balls out. I, for one, will not have those priggish twigs from the New York chapters lording this over us. We need to take a swing here, and Babe Ruth sits before us.
JACKSON: So did anybody see that new show on TV last night?
LORELAI: The one where they were solving crimes by cutting bodies open and poking their organs?
SOOKIE: The one where they’re solving crimes from 30 years ago by going to graveyards and cutting open bodies and poking their organs?
LORELAI: OH! The one where people are missing, and they find their bodies, and cut them open, and poke their organs, and that’s how they solve crimes?
LORELAI: What else is on?
RORY: You’ll just have to do what everyone else who needs money has to do.
PARIS: What’s that?
RORY: What people do.
PARIS: What am I, a mind reader?
RORY: Get a job.
PARIS: A job? I’ve never had a job. I don’t know the first thing about having a job. All I’ve got on my resume is academic achievements, which will mean doodly-squat when I’m in line with 11,000 people vying for an opening in the garden department at Wal-Mart.