Gilmore Girls Spoilers and Rosenthal Interview
Posted November 21, 2006on:
Last Week Michael Ausiello posted this interview with GG show runner Dave Rosenthal, it should make Luke and Lorelai fans happy!
I’m assuming it’s not going to be smooth sailing for the newlyweds, right?
David Rosenthal: It’s one thing to go off on this romantic weekend and get married; it’s another thing to actually come back and deal with the reality of being married. Lorelai’s never lived with anyone. They’ve never really lived together. This marriage puts a lot of pressure on them both. That’s the big theme for the latter half of the season for Lorelai and Chris, and for Rory. She’s facing graduation and her future, and she’s always thought, “Oh, I’m going to be a journalist.” Rory’s going to open herself up to the possibility that there are other options out there for her.
Rory’s going to embark on a new career?
Rosenthal: She’s never really considered anything else; now she’s willing to consider everything else. And there’s the other issue of Logan being back in New York. There are opportunities that could pull her away from Logan. Suddenly, it’s no longer a college relationship. It’s two people out in the world, so the stakes become higher.
How will Logan’s return impact Rory in the short term?
Rosenthal: It will kind of rev up their relationship in good and bad ways. We’re going to see their relationship deepen and complicate in many ways.
Will Rory find herself torn between Marty and Logan?
Rosenthal: No. Marty’s feelings for Rory will really be the issue; it’s not reciprocated. The man is still holding a torch. It’s something he just can’t seem to let go of, and it’ll definitely cause problems. But there’s nothing on Rory’s end. It’s not her thing — it’s his thing.
Back to Lorelai and Christopher, fans are speculating that their marriage is going to be short-lived since David Sutcliffe is allegedly only going to be around for a handful of episodes during the second half of the season. And from that, they’re deducing that Lorelai will be back together with Luke by February. Your thoughts?
Rosenthal: I’m gonna say, “No comment.”
- Rory takes the news surprisingly well. Luke, on the other hand, finds out when he spots the ring on Lor’s finger. That’s gotta hurt.
- somewhat reliable Stars Hollow mole tells me that Episode 13 marks a major turning point in the Luke-Lorelai-Christopher triangle. Apparently, Luke and Christopher choose to deal with Richard’s health crisis in very different ways: Luke chooses to run around helping Emily, while Christopher chooses to go off and sulk about a bad fight he had with Lorelai. Cue the inevitable Lorelai epiphany.
Episode 7.09: Knit, People, Knit
Airdate: November 28, 2006
11/11 – When Christopher questions Lorelai about why she has avoided involving him in the daily life of Stars Hollow, she admits her concern that her old friends may not accept him. Christopher makes an effort to bond with the townspeople, and Lorelai brings him to the town knit-a-thon, where his well-intentioned gesture brings the event to an early end. When Olivia (Michelle Ongkingo) throws a 2002-themed birthday party for Lucy (Krysten Ritter), Rory gets her chance to confront Marty about his coldness toward her. Finally, Luke is touched by the birth of Liz (Kathleen Wilhoite) and T.J.’s (Michael DeLuise) baby, and when he learns that Anna (Sherilyn Fenn) is planning to move to New Mexico with April (Vanessa Marano), he demands equal rights as a parent. Liza Weil also stars. Source: The CW
Episode 7.10: Merry Fisticuffs!
Airdate: December 5, 2006
11/20 – Luke and Lorelai share a sweet moment when Luke introduces her to Liz’s new baby. Christopher witnesses the scene and it adds to his concern that Lorelai isn’t fully committed to their marriage. The next day, Lorelai and Christopher get into a fight over whether they should exchange vows at the elaborate wedding party Emily is throwing for them. Luke contacts a lawyer over his custody troubles with Ana, then runs into Christopher and the two have an ugly confrontation in the streets of Stars Hollow. Meanwhile, when Logan discovers that Rory and Marty (Wayne Wilcox) have been pretending that they just met, rather than admitting their previous friendship to Lucy (Krysten Ritter), he reveals the truth to Lucy. Finally, Emily gives Lorelai a warning about her marriage. Sean Gunn also stars. Source: The CW
11/20 – Lorelai dreads each day that she meets with her mom and a prominent party planner in anticipation of the upcoming wedding party. Meanwhile, Lorelai and Christopher can’t seem to agree on plans for their future, and she usually gets her way; Logan is in town and Rory takes him to the Yale cafeteria, where they run into Marty, and Rory explains the whole awkward reunion she had with Marty and their subsequent deception with Lucy; and Luke decides to talk to a lawyer about April. Source: TV Guide Online