The Prodigal Daughter Returns is the 9th episode of Season 6 on WB drama Gilmore Girls.


Like meat and potatoes, like salt and tomatoes, the Gilmore girls belong together: Rory comes home. And a super-smart middle schooler shows up at Luke's Diner with a startling idea for a science-fair project.


Luke becomes jealous when Lorelai receives a phone call from Christopher. Luke makes a big deal about being honest with each other, but when he discovers that he has a daughter he never knew about, he is unsure of how to tell Lorelai. After Rory moves into Lane's apartment, re-enrolls in Yale, and scores herself a job, Rory and Lorelai take the first steps towards reconciliation.


Zack – Sure, just leave your computer plugged in, sucking up all our energy
Lane – Zack!
Zack – What? I'm just writing a song
—Zack vs. house guests
Jackson – Was it because I brought up my meat rub?
Sookie – (dead pan) Yes. It was.




the sound of silence | SIMON & GARFUNKEL
saturday night's alright for fighting | ELTON JOHN







The Prodigal Daughter Returns
LorelaiLand Shark. Candygram.
Lorelai – Say hello to Yao Ming for me.
Lorelai – Yeah, you're giving me a Valerie Cherish, you know, an "I don't wanna see that!"
Lorelai – I'm convinced it's haunted, and one night Luke will come back from the bathroom and find nothing but a bloody hook hanging from the cherubs.
Lorelai – Oh, my God. Enjoy Wisteria Lane, you major drama queen.
Lorelai – I think they enjoyed watching a show for once that didn't have Laa-Laa playing the guitar.
Lorelai – When I was in fifth grade, I told everybody that Erik Estrada was my boyfriend and that we used to make out on his motorcycle.
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