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"Gilmore Girls" The Road Trip to Harvard (TV Episode 2001) Poster

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References 

Summertime (1955)
Lorelai suggests that she may live a life similar to Kathryn Hepburn's character in this film
The Munsters (1964) (TV Series)
Lorelai mentions that Fred Gwynne went to Harvard and references Herman Munster.
Happy Days (1974) (TV Series)
Rory remarks that all of Lorelai's college slang comes from "Happy Days."
Chinatown (1974)
Rory quotes the film's famous last line.
Midnight Express (1978)
Lane says that she smuggled her bootleg CD's through customs by strapping them to her body. This is the series' 2nd reference to this movie.
Grease (1978)
Rory calls Lorelai Rizzo for suggesting sneaking a smoke and checking for an aspirin in her coke. This is the series' 2nd reference to this movie
Twin Peaks (1990) (TV Series)
When Lorelai is looking at pictures of Valedictorians a close up of blonde girl who's name is 'Erika Palmer' is shown. No doubt a reference to Laura Palmer especially since co-creater David Lynch is referenced earlier in the show.
Behind the Music (1997) (TV Series)
Rory to Lorelai: "Your 'Behind the Music' is gonna be really wild."
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Rory cites it as an example of Nicolas Cage's lack of subtlety.

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