SOOKIE: You know, I could still make up the dinner for the three of us.
RORY: Yeah, but then it would be like the three of us, all alone in the dining room.
LORELAI: It would be like The Shining, except instead of Jack Nicholson, we have Rune.
The Shining, previously discussed …. and alluded to previously within this same episode! We are now up to three or four references to this film.