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Classic TV Quotes: Gilmore Girls Season One

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With its fast dialogue and endless run-on sentences loaded with pop culture references and political-social commentary, what Classic TV Quotes segment would be complete without Gilmore Girls?

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Lorelai and her daughter Rory gave us seven seasons of entertainment that even made Time's "100 Best TV Shows of All Time."  The best we can do for Amy Sherman-Palladino's classic?

We've compiled over 600 quotes from season one for you to browse and vote for your favorites.  Until we're lucky enough to get a Gilmore Girls movie, that's what you're going to have to settle with.

So get read and enjoy our editor's picks of our favorite Gilmore Girls quotes below:

Lorelai: Michel, the phone.
Michel: Mm-hmm. It rings.
Lorelai: Can you answer it?
Michel: No. People are particularly stupid today. I can't talk to any more of them.
Lorelai: You know who's really nice to talk to? The people at the unemployment agency.
Michel: Independence Inn. Michel speaking. | permalink
Rory: You're happy.
Lorelai: Yeah.
Rory: Did you do something slutty?
Lorelai: I'm not that happy. | permalink
Rory: I can't be late on my first day of school. Do you know what happens to people when they're late on their first day?
Lorelai: It's shorter?
Rory: For the rest of the year, they're labeled "The Late Girl."
Lorelai: How dramatic. | permalink
Lorelai: (to Headmaster Charleston) Rory is not gonna to be a problem. She's totally low maintenance, you know, like a Honda. You know, they're just easy, just...nice office. | permalink
Rory: Is it hard to become a member here?
Richard: Everyone has to go through a thorough screening process.
Rory: Kind of like the FBI?
Richard: We're much more thorough than that. | permalink
Rory: Oh my God, I just got hit by a deer!
Lane: You hit a deer?
Rory: No, I got hit by a deer!
Lane: How do you get hit by a deer?
Rory: I was at a stop sign and it hit me.
Lane: Was it a 4-way stop?
Rory: What does that matter?
Lane: I don't know. I don't know what to ask after you've been hit by a deer. | permalink
Max: How about coffee? You like coffee?
Lorelai: Only with my oxygen. | permalink
Rory: I'll be back in plenty of time to help you decorate.
Lorelai: No, this is your party. You do not work. You lounge and mock those who are. Have I taught you nothing?
Rory: Sorry, I'll try to be better. | permalink
Lorelai: He kissed you and you said 'thank you'?
Rory: Yes.
Lorelai: Well that was very polite. | permalink
Dean: So are you asking me to go to a dance with you?
Rory: No... Yes... I mean... if you wanted to go, I would go too.
Dean: That would probably be good since it's your school. | permalink
Lorelai: Rory, there are only two things that I trust in this entire world. The fact that I will never be able to understand what Charo is saying no matter how long she lives in this country, and you.
Rory: Hopefully not in that order. | permalink
Dean: We were reading a book and then we fell asleep.
Lorelai: Pick a more interesting book next time. | permalink
Max: Not only are you breaking up with me, you're doing it really badly.
Lorelai: Am I being graded?
Max: No, I'm a little disappointed. I would've expected a little better dumping from you.
Lorelai: I just need space.
Max: Well, I don't. In fact, I want as little space as possible. A hundred clowns crammed into a Volkswagen, that's the kind of non-space I'm talking about. | permalink
Lorelai: Hey, you know the one good thing we learned from this?
Rory: What?
Lorelai: That I'm a babe. | permalink
Lorelai: Who wants cheese?
Rory: Are there crackers?
Lorelai: Somewhere in the state of Connecticut, yes, there are crackers.
Rory: And in the Gilmore house?
Lorelai: Who wants cheese? | permalink
Lorelai: I miss Max.
Rory: I know.
Lorelai: I had a dream about him the other night.
Rory: Really? Dirty?
Lorelai: (embarrassed) No, absolutely not. And when you're 21, I'll tell you the real answer. | permalink
Lorelai: So, last time I saw you, you were headed home. You want to fill in the blanks?
Rory: I don't know. I just snapped and I got sick of everything. I wanted to go anywhere.
Lorelai: So you picked hell? | permalink

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Miss them! They are so hilarious!

Dan and serena xxx

I miss these girls sooo much
Its the best show

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ya i just kind of ignore the finale. I remember her and lorlei talking at a cabin about rory being excited for the potential of her marrying logen, so i hold on to that and just ignore the finale.

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It makes me so sad that Rory doesn't end up with anybody. Seriously we need a movie that at least tells us how she likes her job... I LOVE this show!

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jessssss and rory forever

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:( They need to make a movie where Rory ends up with Jess, Dean, or Logan

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me tooooooooooooooo

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oooou... I miss them so much!!!

Gilmore Girls Quotes

Lorelai: Wait, close your eyes and breathe. I smell snow.
Rory: Ah, it's that time of year.
Lorelai: Can't you smell it?
Rory: You know, it's like dogs and high-pitched noises. I think it's something only you can smell.
(Rory sits down next to Lorelai and pulls a blanket over the both of them)
Lorelai: I love snow.
Rory: Really, I had no idea.
Lorelai: Everything's magical when it snows, everything looks pretty. The clothes are great. Coats, scarves, gloves, hats.
Rory: Thermal underwear, wool socks, ear flaps.

Rory: Yeah, they kept calling me Mary.
Lorelai: You're kidding me. Wow, I can't believe they still say that.
Rory: Why? What does it mean?
Lorelai: Mary, like Virgin Mary. It means they think you look like a goody-goody.
Rory: You're kidding.
Lorelai: No.
Rory: Well, what would they have called me if they thought I looked like a slut?
Lorelai: Well, they might have added a Magdalene to it.
Rory: Wow, biblical insults. This is an advanced school.