What's with all the pop-culture references?
Lorelai: You lost me at carrots, which by the way was the first draft of "you had me at hello."
As I said, Gilmore Girls is a show about a single mother and her daughter struggling through relationships, jobs, school, and life in a small town. No, wait: Gilmore Girls is like if Norman Rockwell and Dorothy Parker decided to write a mash-up of The Andy Griffith Show and Rhoda. We'll get to the music later, but the show's movie references could fill their own book alone, as could TV references, true-crime references, literary references, and so on. In fact, if you remove the pop-culture references, it would become a show about a lot of mute, pretty people whom Mrs. Kim (Emily Kuroda) occasionally disapproves of. Some of Emily Gilmore's jibes might get through too, which, in thinking about it, is still a show I'd absolutely also watch.