Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)
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The Road Trip to Harvard 

The Gilmore Girls' road trip takes them to a most unusual bed and breakfast and more importantly to tour Harvard and Rory's possible future. Meanwhile Lorelai decides to move forward with her dream of opening an inn.

Director:

Jamie Babbit

Writers:

Amy Sherman-Palladino (created by), Daniel Palladino
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lauren Graham ... Lorelai Gilmore
Alexis Bledel ... Rory Gilmore
Melissa McCarthy ... Sookie St. James
Keiko Agena ... Lane Kim
Yanic Truesdale ... Michel Gerard (credit only)
Scott Patterson ... Luke Danes
Kelly Bishop ... Emily Gilmore
Edward Herrmann ... Richard Gilmore (credit only)
Liz Torres ... Miss Patty
Susan Ruttan ... Bed & Breakfast Wife
Nancy Lenehan ... LaDawn
Brian Reddy ... Bed & Breakfast Husband
Sean Gunn ... Kirk Gleason
Karl T. Wright ... Professor
Steve Rifkin Steve Rifkin ... Chad (as Steven M. Rifkin)
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Storyline

The Gilmore Girls' road trip takes them to a most unusual bed and breakfast and more importantly to tour Harvard and Rory's possible future. Meanwhile Lorelai decides to move forward with her dream of opening an inn.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Nancy Lenehan, who plays Ladawn, the Bed and Breakfast owner, also played Pat in one episode of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997). Coincidentally, Susan Ruttan, who appears as a guest at the B&B in this episode also appeared in an episode of "Buffy" as social worker Doris. They both join Danny Strong (who later plays Doyle) as actors who appears on both shows. Danny Strong played recurring character Jonathan on "Buffy" in multiple episodes throughout the series' seven year run. In at least two episodes of "Gilmore Girls", Rory makes references to "Buffy" and mentions being a fan of the show. See more »

Goofs

At Harvard, when Lorelai leaves Rory at the lecture hall, she says something about someone putting "an aspirin in my coke". Rory responds with "Okay, Rizzo", referring to the character in "Grease". However, in "Grease" it is Marty, not Rizzo, who catches someone putting aspirin in her coke at the dance. See more »

Quotes

Lorelai Gilmore: We're not gonna have this fight in a flowery bedroom with dentists singing "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves" in the background. It's too David Lynch!
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Connections

References Twin Peaks (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Perfect Situation For A Fool
(uncredited)
Written by Hank Cochran
Performed by Jai Josefs, Roy Brown
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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