Where you lead, we will follow, Luke and Lorelai, because we hardcore ship your relaysh. On the anniversary of the final "Gilmore Girls" episode on May 15, , The Huffington Post took a look back at one of the early '00s most tantalizing on-screen romances. True will-they won't-they believers known the most exciting TV romance moments are often in the slow build-up before a couple gets together, or the quiet, tender exchanges that remind viewers why the characters fit together so well. So while we're huge fans of the big, iconic scenes in Luke and Lorelai's relationship - the dance at Liz's wedding, the kiss at the Dragonfly Inn, the spontaneous diner proposal - we wanted to commemorate some of the more underrated exchanges from their long, tumultuous, amazing, anxiety-provoking, very romantic affair. Read on for our picks of the 10 best Luke-Lorelai moments that we cannot let fade into obscurity. Luke brings Lorelai to the hospital after her Dad has a heart attack, wherein Emily tells Luke, after he says he and her daughter are just friends: "You're idiots. The both of you.
But the snide way he predicts his own return just negates all of that momentary sympathy; he knows that no one else can run the town like he can, of course.
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Now you can get the top stories from The A. Club delivered to your inbox. Gwen Ihnat. He does not tell his girlfriend Nicole this when she calls, because Lorelai has become a sore point in their relationship. Luke and Lorelai aren't looking at each other as she tells him the details of the dream, but when she mentions that they were married, they both grin from their separate spots.
Lorelai doesn't want Luke to move: Season 4, Episode 11, "In the Clamor and the Clangor" The church bells in Stars Hollow are once again functioning, and Lorelai discovers Luke moved in with his girlfriend Nicole three weeks ago and never told her. When the bells begin to be a true scourge on the innocent town peoples' ears, Luke and Lorelai sneak into the church to break them.
On the way, Lorelai goes up with Luke to his old apartment to grab his toolbox, and can tell from the lived-in space that he isn't spending too much time at his supposedly new place.
Luke Danes | Gilmore Girls Wiki | . Luke standing up for them in the town meeting, Lorelai quickly clueing in that Luke needs to get to bed early and hates champagne-as we always suspected, the two are perfect together. At Author: Gwen Ihnat. Nov 24, Luke, Lorelai and Rory in 'Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life' promo photoSaeed Adyani/Netflix. But, as with all of the relationships Lorelai has had, this one will not be complete without moments Author: Hayley Wilbur.
At the church, she confronts him about it, leading him to ask why she cares whether or not he moved:. LUKE: How much adjusting did you have to do?
Nothing's changed! I still see you everyday, I still cook your food, I still serve your coffee.
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What do you care? At this point, the Reverend walks in, effectively ending their conversation. We never get to hear exactly how Lorelai would spin the fact that she wants Luke to just be around the corner. But the moment is powerful.
Luke comforts Lorelai during her breakdown: Season 4, Episode 14, "The Incredible Shrinking Lorelais" Luke and Lorelai's diner banter is, obviously, a true life force of the show. But their meatier emotional moments - especially in the period before they get together - are an equally vital indicator of their potential as a couple. In this episode, Lorelai is flailing as preparations for the Dragonfly Inn begin to spiral. She breaks down to Luke, crying into his chest that she is failing.
He tells her she's not failing, and is generally a solid shoulder to cry on.
It's a great reminder that even though Luke can be a real grump machine, he can actually handle emotional situations and be there for Lorelai when she needs support. Luke comes running after Lorelai's voicemail: Season 5, Episode 14, "Say Something" After Luke breaks up with Lorelai in Season 5, she leaves him a devastated voicemail asking him to come over.
Realizing mid-way through that she's crossing a line, she hangs up and runs to Luke's place to steal the answering machine tape before he hears it. When she gets back home, she finds Luke frantically scanning the place for her.
He'd heard the voicemail before she nabbed it and rushed over.
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Luke is patient with Lorelai about setting a wedding date: Season 6, Episode 3, "The UnGraduate" Luke and Lorelai are engaged, but there is still no wedding date on the calendar. Sookie pushes Lorelai to set a date, thinking the lack of plans stem from a fear of commitment.
But in a vulnerable moment later with Luke, Lorelai reveals her true hesitation about setting the date is because she wants to wait until she makes up from her fight with Rory. Luke totally gets it because he totally gets Lorelai, and jumps right on board like the super supportive romantic partner of everyone's dreams.
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During Lorelai and Rory's infamous, horrible not-speaking-to-each-other time, Lorelai's dog Paul Anka gets sick. Luke finds Lorelai in the rocking chair in Rory's room near where Paul Anka is lying, where she's been all night. She's teary-eyed, and as she talks about her worry about Paul Anka, it's clear she's actually talking about what's going on with Rory:. Luke panics, and cannot commit, and Lorelai walks away. In Season 7, Lorelai starts dating Christopher as an adult and fairly quickly they marry, initially souring the relationship between Luke and Lorelai, especially after Lorelai tells Luke that she slept with Christopher shortly after walking away from Luke after he refused her ultimatum.
Eventually, a reconciliation occurs, Lorelai ends her marriage with Christopher and begins to rebuild her relationship with Luke, which is helped by Lorelai needing Luke's help with purchasing a new car and he goes to great lengths to help her. Audiences see a glimmer of hope when Luke returns to his signature blue baseball hat a gift from Lorelai  and a drunk Lorelai serenades Luke with "I Will Always Love You" at a karaoke party.
The series ends with a kiss between Lorelai and Luke, after he worked all night to throw a goodbye party for Rory. Anna and Luke dated in the early '90s, and Anna was present at the opening of Luke's Diner. Anna also seems to have known Luke's family, as Liz says that she remembers Anna and that she liked her. They seem to have had a good relationship and been close, but not star-crossed as they are able to communicate somewhat calmly and tensionless upon seeing each other again after 12 years - aside from the matter of April, of course.
Rachel and Luke dated in the mid-'90s. Rachel is an adventurous spirit and wanted to live somewhere more exciting then Stars Hollow, but Luke didn't want to leave the place he grew up and so Rachel left, devastating Luke. Rachel asks what is going on between Luke and Lorelai, but Luke insists they are just friends.
During this outing, Rachel and Lorelai talk about Lorelai's dream to open an Inn and how Rachel is ready to settle down with Luke and ready to make things serious.
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Rachel invites Lorelai over to Luke's apartment to look at photo she developed of the Dragon Fly Inn, Rachel tells Lorelai about how she has changed her mind and feels like she might leave Stars Hollow, she says she cant seem to convince Luke that she is serious about making the relationship work this time. Rachel asks Lorelai to put a good word with Luke if they talk about it. While Lorelai helps Luke unload groceries in the storage room, Lorelai encourages Luke to take the plunge and commit to Rachel, Luke gets angry with Lorelai for taking Rachel's side.
Lorelai doesn't understand why Luke is so scared to commit unless there is another reason Luke doesn't want to be with Rachel.
Nov 28, Neither Luke nor Lorelai knows if they are actually dating. That's all figured out once they kiss at the opening of the Dragonfly Inn, and everything seems right with the world. the last epside of season 4 all throug season 5 and 6 Lorelai and Luke kissed in the season finale of Season 4. They go on their first date in Season 5 Episode 3, titled 'Written in the Stars'.
Luke says there isn't another reason. After this conversation, Luke cleans out a drawer for Rachel and gives her a key to his place.