8.09 You're Drooling, Gilmore!

Previously on the Gilmore Girls...

LORELAI: (At FND) Luke and I came here to share our engagement with you.

RICHARD: Oh my.

LORELAI: (Looks at her father and smiles) Luke asked me to marry him, and I said yes.

RICHARD: Well then, congratulations!

LUKE: Thank you, Richard.

LORELAI: (With a smile) Thanks dad.

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RORY: He said he'd like to work on it with me… but then he turned around and gave it to Don…

KEN: I'm sure there's a good reason.

RORY: (Completely frustrated) He's a jerk… that's the only reason (Ken sighs — then clears his throat not wanting Rory to carry on)… Nathan DiLuca is a jerk… I can't believe he… (sees Ken looking behind her — she quickly turns to find Nate standing a couple of steps behind her — her face suddenly falls at the sight of the man)…

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TOM: The master bedroom and the hallway are completed. The paint hasn't dried completely — all that's left right now is to paint the two new rooms, and then finish the kitchen… we're moving right along — so the place should be ready by mid-November.

LUKE: (Nods) That's great, Tom.

As Tom leaves, Luke stands in the same spot and admires everything in front of him. Scene fades on his smiling face.

TEASER

INT. RANDOM FURNITURE STORE - FRIDAY AFTERNOON - MID NOVEMBER

Lorelai and Rory are browsing the store and walking up to Luke as we fade in. Luke is chatting with a sales representative.

LORELAI: (To Rory) I'm so full from that big lunch we just had.

RORY: (Touches her stomach) Me too… I could just fall asleep now.

They make their way closer to Luke and the sales rep.

LUKE: (As he gestures) Are those the only ottomans you have in the store?

SALES REP: At the moment, yes.

LUKE: (Looks over) That one does look interesting. (Looks at Lorelai) You like interesting, don't you?

LORELAI: Interesting is good. Ooh, you know what would be really interesting? An ottoman the shape of a huge turtle (Luke and the sales rep make quizzical expressions – Lorelai turns to the sales rep) Do you have one of those?

RORY: (Joins in before the rep responds) An ottoman the shape of a turtle?

LORELAI: Wouldn't that be awesome?

RORY: I don't know how I'd feel about resting my feet on a turtle.

LORELAI: (Rolls her eyes) It's not a real turtle. It just looks like one… (Luke and the rep are still looking at the ladies as if they have just lost their mind)

RORY: Oh yeah?

LORELAI: (Explains) The top part of the shell…

RORY: (Nods) The carapace…

LORELAI: Yeah, that… is the cushion part and the rest all intricately carved wood.

RORY: That does sound interesting.

LORELAI: See?

RORY: (Looks around) Where is this turtle-shaped ottoman? (Both ladies look at the sales rep)

SALES REP: (Confused, looks at Luke) Ugh…

LUKE: (Rolls his eyes) Ignore them. (Looks at the ladies and continues sarcastically) How about the two of you go around and look at the rest of the nice furniture… and I will join you in a bit.

LORELAI: (Frowns as she moves away with Rory) Did you see that? Luke just shooed us away.

RORY: (Fakes a frown as well) I know. How rude.

LORELAI: (Sees a chaise she likes) Ooh, look at that… (changes the topic as she takes a seat) By the way… thank you for joining us during your lunch break.

RORY: (As she takes a seat in a couch next to her) No problem… it's only a 10 minute walk from the Courant.

LORELAI: (As she leans back) Wow… this is so comfortable.

RORY: (As she accidentally pulls the levy on the side) Oh! It reclines!

LORELAI: So, talked to Logan recently?

RORY: (Enjoys the reclined couch) Not since my birthday… we've both been so busy.

LORELAI: (Her eyes gradually close) Tell me about it. Am I going to see you at dinner tonight?

RORY: (Yawns) Got nothing else planned.

LORELAI: (Mumbles) How are... (yawns)... hmm... things with Nate?

RORY: Hmm… ugh… (drags her speech) we haven't really talked… (her voice trails)…

LORELAI: (Mumbles again) Mm-hmm.

Luke makes his way through the maze of furniture to talk to the ladies…

LUKE: (As he looks at a brochure) They said they can deliver most of the furniture on Monday. (Not hearing a response, he looks up) Lorelai? (Seeing the ladies sound asleep, he sighs and crosses his arms).

Scene fades.

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