“That’ll do, pig”

[Emily begins to slowly eat the rest of her meal]

LORELAI: That’ll do, pig. That’ll do. [takes a sip of wine]

A reference to the movie Babe, previously discussed.

In the film, a grateful misty-eyed Farmer Hoggett says this line to the pig Babe after he has, against all odds, won a sheepdog trial, despite not being a dog. One of the most understated last lines in film history, it’s a dignified, restrained way for Lorelai to say Emily is doing very well indeed.

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