10 Times Another TV Show Threw In A Perfect Gilmore Girls Reference

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Gilmore Girls is famous for its rapid-fire pop culture references. In a single conversation, Rory and Lane might jump from Janis Joplin to Kelly Clarkson. Lorelai's morning diner chats with Luke can contain enough movie titles to fill an advanced film seminar syllabus. But just because other shows aren't so prolific with their references doesn't mean they don't talk about other pieces of pop culture—including Gilmore Girls.

The mother-daughter drama has been brought up by a number of your other favorite TV characters. Television doctors passing the time with some late-night viewing talk up the show. Animated aliens prove they enjoy watching the Gilmores' unique bond. This Reddit thread acts as a list of all the GG TV references (and would double as one of the strangest Netflix queues ever). Click through to see all the times Gilmore Girls was name-dropped across the television landscape.
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Glee
Season 4, Episode 5 (2012)

Poor Blaine. After he cheated on Kurt, not even a Gilmore Girls peace offering could get his ex to talk to him.
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Happy Endings
Season 3, Episode 3 (2011)

There is absolutely no shame in being informed about the Gilmore Girls.
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Supernatural
Season 2, Episode 18 (2007)

Supernatural does get pretty winky, so it makes sense they'd direct Jared Padalecki to have a tiny bit of anxiety as he passes his old set.
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Family Guy
Season 4, Episode 12 (2005)

They did kind of capture the tenor of the show, until they veered into Game of Thrones territory.
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Scrubs
Season 5, Episode 17 (2006)

Turk understands the appeal of mother-daughter bonding at a million words per minute.
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Chasing Life
Season 2, Episode 9 (2015)

Again with the Gilmore Girls-shaming.
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American Dad
Season 1, Episode 18 (2006)

The wolf doesn't seem to want to be the Rory to Roger's Lorelai.
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Scrubs
Season 4, Episode 21 (2005)

Missing Gilmore Girls can be very upsetting.
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Gossip Girl
Season 2, Episode 16 (2009)

Blair is obviously wrong on this one; nobody is more suited for the Bulldog life than Rory.
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Will & Grace
Season 5, Episode 23 (2003)

Jack knows the secret to a good burn is to pair it with the right pop culture reference.
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