While listing everything he knows about Rome, Marty says "Audrey Hepburn had a holiday there."
Lorelai jokes that Emily should go on a date in her dressing gown, saying that she is a big fan of Butterfield 8.
Emily says, "It's like the Beatles on 'The Ed Sullivan Show.'"
Rory compares recent dramas in her life to the show.
Jackson speaks of threats from the film, specifically mentioning the fish on the doorstep, the horse head in the bed and "either his brains or his signature will be on the contract."
Lorelai recalls Rory's strong reaction to the film.
Lorelai and Luke discuss the film as they return from seeing it on a date.
Lorelai says that "Less Than Zero" is a "close second" to "St. Elmo's Fire" on her list of favorite Andrew McCarthy movies.
Lorelai talks about ditching an Audi in Marseilles and finding a tracking device.