Gilmore Girls

Season 5 Episode 21

Blame Booze and Melville

Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM May 10, 2005 on The WB



  • Allusions

    • Episode Title: Blame Booze And Melville

      The first part of the episode title, "Blame Booze" refers to Lorelai and Luke getting drunk, having sex and Lorelai thinking she might be pregnant the morning after. "Melville" refers to Herman Melville, author of "Moby Dick", who in turn is "blamed" for inspiring Rory to steal the yacht;
      Rory: "Do you know the part in Moby Dick, when the narrator says that when he's feeling grim about the mouth and wanting to knock people's hats off, he takes to the sea?"