Episode One Hundred Twenty-Two: “He’s Slipping’ ‘Em Bread . . . Dig?”
Original Airdate: November 22, 2005
With the news staff in revolt, Rory races to meet the paper’s deadline. Logan pitches in, saving the day . . . and his relationship with Rory. Fore more rioting and insurrection, join the Gilmores for Friday night dinner.
AAAHHHH!!! We are finally at one of my favorite episodes. Well, I guess not episodes. But scenes. One of my favorite scenes ever in all of Gilmore Girl Land is in this episode. So what scene is it? The big fight that Lorelai, Rory, Emily, and Richard all have over what’s happened this season.
I will say it’s kind of shocking how angry Rory is with her grandparents. I mean, I know they are far from innocent, but ouch. And don’t forget Lorelai’s story before they rang the doorbell. It’s not in the video but here it is.
GILMORE MANSION – OUTSIDE FRONT DOOR
[Lorelai and Rory are looking at the front door]
LORELAI: Once upon a time, there was a big house with thick glass windows and heavy stone walls and a slightly pornographic fountain in the driveway. And all the animals in the forest were scared of the house ’cause they thought that the house was haunted, and so did all the villagers in the small hamlet of Hartfordshireville. “Maids go in, but they never come out,” they would whisper on the street. [To Rory] How are we doing?
RORY: Keep going.
LORELAI: One day, a beautiful, young Cowherderess walked by the house.
LORELAI: Hey, we could just go in, you know?
RORY: Cowherderess is walking by.
LORELAI: And suddenly she felt the unbearable need for a strand of pearls and a snifter of 100-year-old scotch. So, abandoning her cows, she climbed over the high walls and dropped onto the just-redone tiled walkway and rushed toward the enchanted French doors that the queen had never been happy with because the hardware was not what she had picked, and she refused to pay that idiot designer that she hired off of a recommendation, and [To Rory again] okay, seriously, this didn’t work when you were 4. I am not sure why you thought it would do any good now. [Sighs] It’s gonna be fine.
RORY: I know.
LORELAI: Come on, my little Cowherderess. Do you want to press the bell,
or should I? [Rory presses the door bell.]
I also LOVE the newspaper scene.
SOOKIE: I saw this kid wandering around town the other day. He looked exactly like Jackson and his voice was exactly like Jackson’s, plus he was holding a banana, so I think he likes fruit.
LORELAI: Jackson doesn’t have a son he doesn’t know about.
SOOKIE: Why not? Luke had a daughter he didn’t know anything about.
LORELAI: I know.
SOOKIE: You think Luke’s the only one with a past? You think Jackson was a monk when I met him? He had seed, and he passed it around.
[Lorelai comes in the from door, dragging a bag of dog food]
LORELAI: [hi pitch voice] Paul Anka, mommy’s home! She comes bearing kibble! [puts down the bag] Hey, where are you?! [Closes the front door] Oh, no. [Starts looking for him] What have you done? You’re hiding. That means you’ve done something weird. [Sees a pile of book in front of the book shelves] Oh, seriously? You know some dogs dig! It might be a nice change of pace!