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.

Cover Image Credit: US Magazine

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35 Major Life Facts According To Nick Miller

"All booze is good booze, unless it's weak booze."

Fact: If you watch "New Girl," you love Nick Miller.

You can't help it. He's an adorable, lovable mess of a man and you look forward to seeing him and his shenanigans each week. While living the infamous and incomparable life of Nick Miller, and obviously Julius Pepperwood— he has learned many valuable laws of the land. And, although Nick refuses to learn anything from anyone besides his mysterious, old Asian friend Tran, he does have a few lessons he'd like to teach us.

Here are 35 facts of life according to 'Nick Milla Nick Milla':

1. Drinking keeps you healthy.

"I'm not gonna get sick. No germ can live in a body that is 65% beer."

2. Dinosaurs never existed.

"I don't believe dinosaurs existed. I've seen the science. I don't believe it."

3. A paper bag is a bank.

"A bank is just a paper bag but with fancier walls."

4. Having sex is similar to delivering mail.

"I'm like a mailman, except instead of mail it's hot sex that I deliver."

5. Moonwalking is a foolproof way to get out of any awkward situation.

Jess (about Nick): "Now he won't even talk to me. I saw him this morning and he just panic moonwalked away from me. He does that sometimes."

6. Using a movie reference is also a great way.

Cece: "Come on, get up!"

Nick: "No, I don't dance. I'm from that town in "Footloose."

7. There's no reason to wash towels.

Nick: "I don’t wash the towel. The towel washes me. Who washes a towel?"

Schmidt: "You never wash your towel?"

Nick: "What am I gonna do? Wash the shower next? Wash a bar of soap?"

8. Exes are meant to be avoided at all costs (especially if/unless they're Caroline)

"I don't deal with exes, they're part of the past. You burn them swiftly and you give their ashes to Poseidon."

9. IKEA furniture is not as intimidating as it looks.

"I'm building you the dresser. I love this stuff. It's like high-stakes LEGOs."

10. You don't need forks if you have hands.

Jess: "That's gross. Get a fork, man."

Nick: "I got two perfectly good forks at the end of my arms!"

11. Sex has a very specific definition.

"It's not sex until you put the straw in the coconut."

12. Doors are frustrating.

"I will push if I want to push! Come on! I hate doors!"

13. All booze is good booze.

"Can I get an alcohol?"

14. ...unless it's weak booze.

"Schmidt, that is melon flavored liquor! That is 4-proof! That is safe to drink while you're pregnant!"

15. Writers are like pregnant women.

Jess: "You know what that sound is? It's the sound of an empty uterus."

Nick: "I can top that easily. I'm having a hard time with my zombie novel."

Jess: "Are you really comparing a zombie novel to my ability to create life?"

Nick: "I'm a writer, Jess. We create life."

16. All bets must be honored.

"There is something serious I have to tell you about the future. The name of my first-born child needs to be Reginald VelJohnson. I lost a bet to Schmidt."

17. Adele's voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus.

"Adele is amazing."

18. Beyoncé is extremely trustworthy.

"I'd trust Beyoncé with my life. We be all night."

19. Fish, on the other hand, are not.

“Absolutely not. You know I don’t trust fish! They breathe water. That's crazy!"

20. Bar mitzvahs are terrifying.

Schmidt: "It's a bar mitzvah!"

Nick: "I am NOT watching a kid get circumcised!"

21. ...so are blueberries.

Jess: "So far, Nick Miller's list of fears is sharks, tap water, real relationships..."

Nick: "And blueberries."

22. Take your time with difficult decisions. Don't be rash.

Jess: "You care about your burritos more than my children, Nick?"

Nick: "You're putting me in a tough spot!"

23. Getting into shape is not easy.

"I mean, I’m not doing squats or anything. I’m trying to eat less donuts."

24. We aren't meant to talk about our feelings.

"If we needed to talk about feelings, they would be called talkings."

25. We're all a little bit too hard on ourselves.

"The enemy is the inner me."

26. Freezing your underwear is a good way to cool off.

"Trust me, I'm wearing frozen underpants right now and I feel amazing. I'm gonna grab some old underpants and put a pair into the freezer for each of you."

27. Public nudity is normal.

"Everbody has been flashed countless times."

28. Alcohol is a cure-all.

"You treat an outside wound with rubbing alcohol. You treat an inside wound with drinking alcohol."

29. Horses are aliens.

"I believe horses are from outer-space."

30. Turtles should actually be called 'shell-beavers.'

Jess: "He calls turtles 'shell-beavers."

Nick: "Well, that's what they should be called."

31. Trench coats are hot.

"This coat has clean lines and pockets that don't quit, and it has room for your hips. And, when I wear it, I feel hot to trot!"

32. Sparkles are too.

"Now, my final bit of advice, and don't get sensitive on this, but you've got to change that top it's terrible and you've got to throw sparkles on. Sparkles are in. SPARKLES ARE IN."

33. Introspection can lead to a deeper knowing of oneself.

"I'm not convinced I know how to read. I've just memorized a lot of words."

34. It's important to live in the moment.

"I know this isn't gonna end well but the middle part is gonna be awesome."

35. Drinking makes you cooler.

Jess: "Drinking to be cool, Nick? That's not a real thing."

Nick: "That's the only thing in the world I know to be true."

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The Zodiac Signs As Bath And Body Works Scents

Just in case you want to know what scent you are!

Bath and Body Works fans could be considered to be part of a cult. The scents draw you in as if calling your name, if you ever
wondered what your scent should be based on your zodiac sign, here it is!

Aries: Country Apple

The rather impulsive Aries takes their time picking and choosing the scents from Bath and Body Works. The soothing scent of a fresh apple orchard is just what they need on a daily basis to keep up with their shenanigans.

Taurus: Japanese Cherry Blossom

The personality of a Taurus is stubborn, or what I like to say, is stuck in their ways. When they first discovered this scent in middle school, this was it. This is the only scent you will find anywhere around a Taurus.

Libra: Pink Chiffon

Pink Chiffon is another cult classic. This best selling scent went out of style for a hot second but is back and bigger than ever.

Leo: Thousand Wishes

Thousand Wishes is a purr-fect scent for a Leo. The light scent adornes the wearer just the right amount to get the desired reaction from those around them.

Aquarius: Be Enchanted

The rather cold personality of an Aquarius is counteracted by the loving scent of Be Enchanted. The scent is just enough tenderness for the wearer to be relaxed.

Gemini: Moonlight Path

Gemini's constantly change their favorite scent and are in and out of the store almost weekly to by new lotions, candles, and body washes. You will never see a full empty bottle of anything, however, Moonlight Path is the scent they keep coming back to again and again.

Virgo: Sea Island Cotton

The clean personality of a Virgo must be matched with the clean scent of Sea Island Cotton.

Capricorn: Cucumber Melon

Another clean scent of Cucumber Melon is the exact thing a Capricorn needs. The balance and calming scents are what make this scent so attractive to a Capricorn.

Scorpio: Paris Amour

The light scent is what you would expect from an extreme sign like a Scorpio. The scent lightly washes over the wearer in almost a cloud that

Sagittarius: Cashmere Glow

Cashmere Glow is a perfect scent for the winter sign. The vanilla and golden peach scent is just the mixture that creates the perfect accessory in the chilly months.

Pisces: Warm Vanilla Sugar

This lovely scent accentuates the lovely personality of a Pisces. They can never get enough of this scent so they just keep buying and buying until they have a full stockpile.

Cancer: Velvet Sugar

Velvet Sugar is the perfect blend of red velvet and strawberries and a Cancer is always changing their mind. The wearer can tell if it is a more red velvet or strawberry kind of day, and that is the balance that they need in their lives.

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