Season 8: Episode 8.01 starts a couple of hours after the final scene
Yes, I'm back to my silly episodes. Hopefully, I will have the time to write more of these episodes and end the show as it should've ended.
Note: These are episodic — and each episode will be in segments much like the TV show.
LAST SEASON ON THE GILMORE GIRLS…
INT. LORELAI'S HOUSE
LORELAI: (To Chris) It's not just Luke… I mean, you're right — there are feelings there…
EXT. LORELAI and RORY IN THE JEEP
LORELAI: …Honey, your dad and I
split up - last night.
RORY: Oh, mom. I'm so sorry. Are you okay?
EXT. MISS PATTY'S DANCE STUDIO
LORELAI: God - I
can't believe you bought a boat in a day. It used to take you a week
to buy a t-shirt.
LUKE: Yeah - well, things change.
EXT. STARS HOLLOW — HAY BALE MAZE
LORELAI: I messed up. That
night I went to Christopher… I mean I never admitted it to you that
it was wrong what I did, and it was — and I'm really sorry.
LUKE: …I'm sorry too.
INT. KC's KARAOKE BAR
LORELAI: (Sees Luke walking across the floor of the bar as she continues to sing) Bittersweet memories - that's all I'm taking with me - so goodbye please don't cry… We both know I'm not what you need, and I will always love you…
Luke looks down as he is overcome with emotion.
INT. LUKE'S DINER
LORELAI: (To the
people in the diner) …the party's cancelled.
KIRK: Wait a second; did you just say Rory's graduation party is cancelled?
LORELAI: … it's good news. (Gesturing at Rory) Someone got a job.
BABETTE: (Saddened) So this is goodbye?
Luke looks on as the girls leave the diner.
INT. DRAGONFLY INN KITCHEN
LUKE: Well, you know she cancelled Rory's graduation
SOOKIE: Yeah. I mean I knew that kid wouldn't last a whole summer at home before landing some kind of amazing job, but, god, it happened so lightning fast.
LUKE: You know I was thinking maybe we should throw it anyway… And I think we should make it a surprise party.
SOOKIE: You know - that's a very sweet idea, Luke.
CUT to Luke putting the box with the necklace in his jean pocket.
EXT. STARS HOLLOW — Bon Voyage Party
LORELAI: (Looks in wonder) I
can't believe they did this for her.
RICHARD: I don't think this is all for Rory. I think this party is a testament to you, Lorelai. And the home you've created here… (As his voice cracks) It takes a remarkable person to inspire all of this.
LORELAI: (Touched) Thanks, dad.
EMILY: (Yammering on and on about a spa and
tennis court for the Dragonfly) … All it would require is the three
of us sit down and hash out the details. Obviously we want to get
together with you from time to time to see how things are
LORELAI: Mom, why don't we just talk about it Friday-night-dinner?
EMILY: (Pleasantly surprised but unwilling to admit it) Oh, so our Friday-night dinners are going to continue then?
LORELAI: (Looking around at all the decorations) It's
so beautiful. I can't believe you pulled it off.
SOOKIE: No, I just did all the baking. (CUTS to Luke sewing tarps together while Sookie continues) This was all Luke.
CUTS to Lorelai's face when Sookie reveals the truth about the party.
EXT. STARS HOLLOW - LUKE'S DINER
LORELAI: (Longingly) Luke.
LUKE: I just (voice breaks) like to see you happy.
CAMERA PANS OUT ON LUKE & LORELAI KISSING.
INT. LUKE'S DINER
RORY: (Smiles at her mother) Hey, I like your necklace… It suits you.
FADE OUT as Lorelai grins and tilts her head toward Luke.
A couple of hours after breakfast at Luke's…
INT. AIRPORT — NEAR SECURITY CHECK-POINT
Lorelai and Rory are walking toward the check-point.
LORELAI: (Abruptly stops Rory) We should've gotten a pass to the gate when we checked in your luggage. (Turns in a hurry) Let me go do that now…
RORY: (Cuts her off) Mom, no… really. They will be boarding in few minutes and let's say goodbye here. (Sighs as she looks at her mother's face and rambles on to keep herself from getting sad again) I fear that if you see me off near the gate - I will be crying while handing my boarding pass … and the flight crew will see it — and if I do become a famous journalist one day - thirty years from now — they will have a special on Larry King's 80th anniversary on me and how I was a cry baby when I left my mommy to go work on Obama's campaign trail. (Lorelai can't help but smile at her daughter) It will be like freshman year at Yale all over again.
LORELAI: (Tries to carry on the bit — so she thinks) Why would Larry King have a special on you on his 80th anniversary, again?
RORY: I haven't worked that out yet.
LORELAI: (Smiles as her eyes get teary) I'm going to miss you, kid.
RORY: (Eyes get teary as well) You better.
LORELAI: (Gives Rory one last hug) Call me… okay? (Her turn to ramble on) I mean, not every day… you don't have to call me every day. Unless you want to call me every day — and that's fine too.
LORELAI: …ooh. Also, try to get a really good photograph of Obama — I want to make it a poster and hang it up in my bedroom.
RORY: (Thinks) I don't think Luke will appreciate that.
LORELAI: It's ok, I will let him hang up a poster of Sheryl Crow.
RORY: (Confused) Luke likes Sheryl Crow?
LORELAI: I don't know… but for some reason I just had an image of Luke having a poster of Sheryl Crow. (Shakes her head) Weird, I know.
RORY: (Realizing that they are only trying to buy more time) Mom… (Lorelai gets serious and looks directly at her) … I should get going.
LORELAI: (With a sad smile, she pulls her daughter in for another one last hug) I'm so proud of you, Rory…
They move apart.
RORY: (Sadly) Bye, mom.
Lorelai looks on as Rory makes her way through the security.
Move on to Second Segment…