16 Best Episodes Of Gilmore Girls

16 Best Episodes Of Gilmore Girls


Rumors have started buzzing around the internet that Gilmore Girls (A.K.A. The Greatest Show Ever to Be Televised) will have a four-episode revival on Netflix. This news is pretty much life changing for the show’s avid followers. We all have questions that have kept us up at night; questions that demand to be heard and answered. How do they go on without Richard? Does Rory go back to Logan? Jess? Dean!? And will Luke and Lorelai ever put aside their differences and just admit that they need to be together?

In honor of this dream-come-true revival that is in the works, here is The Best of Gilmore Girls—a compiled list of all of our favorite episodes, the ones that caused stomach-aching laughter and heart-wrenching tears.

1. Rory's Birthday Parties

It is Rory's 16th birthday. This episode is where we really understand the world that Lorelai ran away from and the one she created for Rory and herself. We can all agree that the party that Emily threw with all of Rory's Chilton "friends" was not anyone's idea of a Sweet Sixteen.

2. Rory's Dance

Rory has homecoming with Dean at Chilton. The moments with Emily and Lorelai are heartwarming, but we know they never last long because once they realize that Rory never came home, it drives a wedge between them once again. How could anyone believe that Rory would stay up late doing anything other than reading?

3. Forgiveness and Stuff

Richard has a heart attack at a Christmas party, and Lorelai is able to put aside the fight she had with her mother to be there for her family. When Richard is awake in the hospital, Emily demands to go first--that she would not live without him. This episode is one of the many ones that has me excited for the revival; how does Emily persevere after his promise of outliving her has been broken?

4. The Road Trip to Harvard

Rory agrees to a spontaneous road trip with Lorelai after she has broken off her engagement to Max. This episode truly speaks to the commitment and love Rory has for her mother, because even though she has no idea what happened or why, she agrees without hesitation. This is also the episode where Jess comes into the picture.

5. I Can't Get Started

Sookie and Jackson get married! This is also when Christopher and Lorelai get back together, but right before the wedding, Christopher gets a call that his girlfriend is pregnant, so he and Lorelai can't be together. This is also the episode where Jess and Rory first kiss.

6. They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They?

Stars Hallow has its annual Dance-a-thon and Rory and Lorelai compete together. During the dance, Dean gets jealous of Rory and Jess for the last time and breaks up with her in front of everyone. But most importantly, Lorelai loses the Dance-a-thon.

7. Those Are Strings, Pinocchio

Rory graduates from Chilton and delivers a heartfelt speech as valedictorian. It is pretty much impossible not to cry in this episode, especially when she thanks Lorelai for being the greatest mother. If you didn't shed a tear, you need professional help.

8. The Lorelais' First Day at Yale

It is Rory's first day at Yale, and after getting all moved in, she realizes two huge things. First, her journey with Paris is not over, because they are now college roommates. Second, she misses her mom, and Lorelai comes back to help Rory get settled and spends the night. Lorelai and Rory will never be just mother and daughter; they are best friends. And we are all jealous.

9. Nag Hammadi is Where They Found the Gnome

After Jess left for California without a goodbye, he is not back in town. He keeps running into Rory, but always leaves before either can say much. Finally at the end, he chases Rory down and tells her that he loves her.

10. Raincoats and Recipes

This is quite possibly one of the best episodes in the entire series. This is the dry-run for Lorelai and Sookie's Inn, Luke and Lorelai (finally) kiss, and Rory gets back together with Dean even thought he is married.

11. You Jump, I Jump, Jack

Rory discovers a secret society at Yale and comes with them to one of their events with Logan. At the end, she participates in their big event which involves jumping off a wall with an umbrella. After all, who could resist Logan?

12. Wedding Bell Blues

Emily and Richard get their vows renewed after being separated. Christopher is invited and is jealous of Luke and Lorelai and tries to break them up--he succeeds much to everyone's dismay (Christopher/Lorelai supporters are not welcome here). This is also where Rory and Logan share their first kiss, and are then walked in on by Lorelai, Luke, and Christopher.

13. Blame Booze and Melville

This is basically the worst part of the entire show, because Logan's father tells Rory she has no talent as a journalist, which is her life dream. She then proceeds to steal a yacht with Logan and get arrested. If that's not enough, she drops out of Yale and moves in with her grandparents, leaving Lorelai devasted.

14. The Prodigal Daughter Returns

This is the moment that made all of our hearts full again. Rory comes back (almost a full season later) and goes back to Yale. Because Rory is back, Lorelai decides that her and Luke can now move forward with their engagement.

15. Partings

Logan graduates from Yale but has to go to England for business. Rory throws him one last hurrah with all of their friends. Lorelai is tired of postponing the wedding, so she gives Luke an ultimatum. Unfortunately, he doesn't have the right answer, so she walks away.

16. The Last Three Episodes of Season 7

Lorelai realizes that she still has real feelings for Luke and ends up singing drunk karaoke to him. Rory graduates Yale, and Logan proposes to her, but she turns him down because she wants to accomplish so much more before getting married. Stars Hallow (basically Luke) throws a giant party for Rory since she is leaving on the Obama campaign trail. AND LUKE AND LORELAI KISS.

I hope these episodes get you pumped for the revival, or at least make you want to binge watch Gilmore Girls one more time.

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The End Of The Semester As Told By Todd Chrisley

Because we're all a little dramatic like Todd sometimes.

The last 3-4 weeks of every college student’s semester are always crazy hectic. We have last minute assignments, group projects, and exams all squeezed into the last few weeks before break.

Sometimes we all need a little humor, and sometimes we are all a little dramatic, so why not experience the last few weeks of the semester as told by the king of drama himself, Todd Chrisley of Chrisley Knows Best.

1. Sitting in class listening to your professor explain upcoming assignments/exams.

2. When your group project members refuse to do anything until the night before it's due or just show up the day of to present.

3. When you and your roommate try to cook with whatever few ingredients you have left in stock.

Because we definitely want to avoid going to the grocery store at the end of the semester if we can.

4. When your parents get tired of you calling them about every little inconvenience in your life.

5. Sitting down to work on assignments.

6. Your thoughts when the professor is telling you what they want from you out of an assignment.

7. When you've had about 30 mental breakdowns in 2 days.

8. Trying to search out the class for the right group members.

9. The last few days of classes where everyone and everything is getting on your nerves.

10. When your friend suggests going out but you're just done with the world.

11. This. On the daily.

12. When all you want to do is snuggle up and watch Christmas movies.

13. Studying and realizing you know nothing.

14. When your finals are over and it's finally time to go home for break.

You're finally back to your old self.

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It can be insanely simple to make slight changes that will lead to big impact.


Lately, it is becoming more imperative than ever for us to be mindful about our environment. We can all do our part in a multitude of ways, some that require little to no effort at all. Adopting small habits may seem minute, but collectively there is the potential to create global change.

1. Skip meat once in a while 


Farmland and the meat production industry, as a whole, take up an incredible amount of resources. The good news: you don't even have to go vegetarian or vegan to make an impact. Reducing meat in your diet, even a couple of times per week can without a doubt be a benefit.

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3. Brew your own coffee


Making your own coffee at home and taking it to class with you is a simple way to be green. It's a great way to practice your barista skills and can save you from the constant $3 charges that drain your bank account and gives you the perfect reason to use all of your adorable mugs.

4. Meal plan


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As far as doing laundry goes, it can be insanely easy to save resources. Washing your clothes in cold water and hand drying as much as possible will cut back on the amounts of electricity that hot water and dryers can take up.

6. Get outside


Get outdoors! Try to find National Parks or nature preserves when looking for something exciting to do. Not only do you get outside to see what nature has to offer, but you also support organizations that conserve and care for these environments and their wildlife.

7. Take an online class


If you are able to fit it into your course schedule, try opting for an online class next semester. Taking a session online means there is no need to print materials or even the efforts to drive or take the bus to class. Plus you can do all of your work from bed, it's a win-win.

8. Go thrifting


The amount of water it takes to make one cotton shit is enough for one person to drink for over two years. The amount of water it takes to make one cotton shit is enough for one person to drink for over two years. If you're in search of some new clothes, shopping secondhand can be a great alternative. Thrifting can be surprisingly fun and you can find some unique pieces.

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