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:: Gilmorealong: Season One | Episode 03

You know what it’s time for! Let’s break down Episode 3!  Tell me if you watch! Tag any related images on Instagram with #gilmorealong so we can see! Let’s do this thing!

Episode Title: Kill Me Now

After you watch: Things I noted/liked

This is the one where Rory and Richard play golf together, much to the chagrin of Lorelai (mostly because Emily engineered it). It’s also the one where Lorelai plans the twins’ wedding at The Independence Inn.
I wish I had been tracking the maids’ names. Dang. #notetoself
This ep is produced by Jenji Kohan (of Orange Is The New Black and Weeds fame) – she also produced Episode 2 of this Season and a bunch more (as well as producing AND writing the upcoming Episode 7).
Lilac tulle for weddings? Fantastic.
The brides-to-be are wearing their sweaters around their necks in the weirdest way.
I’d love to talk more about Emily’s flower arrangements some day soon…
Rory and Richard really start to get to know each other in this ep. It’s really cute.
There are many man-boobs.
Kirk- MICK shows up again. This time with swans. #attackedbyabandofswans
Rory is SO extra beautiful and sparkly eyed in this episode.
Whenever I see mustard and ketchup on a table I pine for a burger or hotdog. It’s a thing.
Poor Lorelai.
Sookie chasing Jackson is really funny.
Miss Patty’s dance moves at the wedding are amazing

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Gilmore looks

Sheer olive (?) cardigan with sequins over strappy little black dress with ruffly hem with pretty coat (I can’t tell what colour it is. The Gilmores need more exterior lighting)
Pinstripe suit with an I Mean Business shirt
Black suit with electric blue tee
Baby blue sweater of fuzz and jeans
Jeans, pink t-shirt that says something like ‘Rosie’ on it, dorky leather jacket
Purple jersey plunging choker dress that Prince’s mum wore in the 70s

Cap sleeve blue lace dress and denim jacket
Beige pants, pale blue shirt, amazing woolly beret
Striped tee and jeans
Red sweater and cargo pants (with striped skivvy)
Burgundy crocheted sweater, Kabbalah bracelet (or not)

Lovely star(fish?) brooch

Lane – no Lane today


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Foodie mentions in this episode

Cake (thanks Sarah/Mira)
Cake (thanks Sookie) – chocolate
Blueberries, mushrooms, strawberries, melon, endive, peaches, kiwi, kiwi ice cream
Strawberry Shortcake
Soup or salad
Burger and fries (or possibly onion rings)
More strawberries
Blueberry shortcake
White wine… Coke

Also: The Gourmet Gilmores! GOOD idea.

Books mentions/appearances

Mencken’s Chrestomathy, by HL Mencken
My Life As Author And Editor by HL Mencken
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious

Things they are watching or talking about watching

Peyton Place

Our Gilmore Girls Playlist is here (I’m updating it with each episode’s tracks as we Gilmorealong!)

A few fave lines

Lorelai: I’d rather cut off my head and use it as a punchbowl, than go to the club with you.

Michel: Do you stage these events to torture me?
Lorelai: Yes
Michel: Job well done

Michel (to Lorelai) : To me your are the teacher in the Charlie Brown cartoon.

Miss Patty: Let passion be your choreographer

Babette (to Morey): Play me home, baby!


Discussion points:

Which bits were your faves?
How did you feel about the chest measuring scene?
Did you love it when Sookie and Jackson played the chasing game?
Michel and the swans… discuss?
Where was Lane?

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More of the Gilmorealong

Gilmorealong: Pilot
Gilmorealong : S01 E02


  • Reply
    April 1, 2015 at 9:58 AM

    What designer made the purple jersey plunging choker dress Lorelei wears in “kill me now” episode ?

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      Alexa R.
      August 23, 2016 at 11:36 AM

      Yes! I’ve been looking for that dress everywhere! Still no luck! :'(

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    Natalie | Paper & Birch
    March 3, 2015 at 10:55 AM

    I’d like to know who decided on that hat that Rory wore while playing golf! The style fine, but the colors?? I loved the 2 old guys that sit with Richard, complaining about how some guy used his cart, when everyone knows it’s his cart!

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    March 1, 2015 at 9:38 AM

    Just watched the episode. I love it when Jackson find Sookie looking at strawberries and she chases him around town, haha. I also think this episode is sweet because it’s when Rory and her grandpa first really get close and get to know one another, and they have such a sweet relationship. 🙂

    p.s. Pip, I had this funny dream that you were visiting my nearby city so we met at a cute coffee shop and had coffee and talked crafts. Ha! 🙂

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      Meet Me At Mikes
      March 1, 2015 at 10:28 AM

      Oh I love the strawberry chase too! I also love your dream! That is heart-warming and adorable!! Love to you. x

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    Jade @ thyme and me
    February 11, 2015 at 10:35 PM

    Sookie chasing Jackson is hilarious! I feel sad for Lorelai in this ep. Her mother really is nasty.

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    February 10, 2015 at 7:31 PM

    I feel bad for Loreali in this Ep as she seems so lonely/ the odd one out in her family at the very end. Also the fact that Emily is a little snippy and rubs it in her face.

    I love Sookie and Jackson. They are so perfect, crazy and wacky together. I miss Lane but she’s probably at bible study or passing out religious flyers for her mother.

    I love the scene where Loreali brings the left over blueberry shortcake. The look on Emily’s face is hilarious. It really shows Lorelai’s character and how free spirited she is. She is welcome at my house any time with used dessert.

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    February 9, 2015 at 8:08 PM

    Watching this RIGHT NOW! Possibly my fave episode ever, because of the adorable Rory-Richard golf date. I have always found those scenes so sweet and charming.
    Also, one of the best Michel lines EVER “to me you are the teacher in a charlie brown cartoon.”. Gold. Just gold.

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