Rory shares her mother's taste in junk food, coffee, movies, music, and much more.
They both exhibit a talent for witty, fast-paced, pop-culture-laden dialogue.
Some of her favorite movies are The Way We Were, His Girl Friday, Funny Face, and Casablanca, which she claims has "no bad parts." She is also addicted to coffee, takeout food, and she loves to shop for clothes and shoes.
When her father gives her a check for $75,000 because the government was building a road on a property that Richard bought under her name, she exclaims, "That's 150 pairs of Jimmy Choos!
Rory spent her childhood in the Independence Inn in Stars Hollow where her mother originally worked as a maid.
Lorelai was later able to buy a house in town when Rory was 11, and they remain there throughout the end of the show.
She begins the journey, but has an epiphany and calls her mother to share a warm recollection of her father; she and Emily reconcile.
Abandoning her plan for the hike, Lorelai returns to Stars Hollow and proposes marriage to Luke, and the two marry in November 2016.
The series pilot indicates that Rory harbours a long-held dream to study at Harvard University, and it is for this reason she transfers from Stars Hollow public high school to the prestigious Chilton Preparatory.
She attends Chilton for her sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school.
When Rory is unexpectedly accepted to Chilton Preparatory School (from a waiting list), Lorelai is unable to come up with the tuition due immediately, Lorelai turns to her parents for help.
They agree to it, if only the girls will attend dinner every Friday night and allow them into their lives. James find an old run-down inn called the Dragonfly Inn. However, the Independence Inn is in a point of crisis due to a recent fire, causing the pair to question the timing of their new endeavor.
Lorelai and Emily enter therapy sessions together, but Emily ultimately abandons the sessions, claiming that Lorelai has neglected to change her hurtful behavior.