17 Definitive Reasons Luke And Lorelai Deserved A Better Ending On “Gilmore Girls”

“Oy, with the poodles already.”

1. Because Luke always made sure Lorelai was well-fed.

Via http://lessonsoflorelai.tumblr.com

Donuts and coffees and burgers, oh my!

2. Because they wanted the same things out of life.

Via http://thoughtcatalog.com
Via giphy.com

Really, they did.

3. Because Luke can waltz.

Via http://gilmoregirls0007cw.tripod.com
Via ramblingsofatvwhore.raelee.com

And Lorelai was making this face when he did.

Via http://madd09.tumblr.com

And this face when she told Rory about it.

4. Because when they were repainting the diner and crawling around behind the counter you were screaming at the TV, “KISS ALREADY!”

Via acepez.wordpress.com

Sureeee Luke, you just wanted to show her your father’s notes on the side of the counter… we’ll go with that.

5. Because a first kiss this perfect should NEVER have to end…

Via http://la-petite-singe.livejournal.com

“Will you just stand still?”

…and neither should a first date this perfect, for that matter.

Via http://foreveryoungadult.com

6. Because Luke was always a pseudo-dad to Rory.

Via http://fyeahgilmoregirls.tumblr.com

Bonus points because he’s yelling at Christopher here. I mean ChrisDORKpher.

7. Because they toasted their engagement with chick beer.

Via http://www.crushable.com

And simultaneously made Zima the most romantic beverage to ever beverage.

8. Because they did pet names better than any other couple ever.

Via http://kill-switch-eve.tumblr.com

9. Because sometimes Lorelai dressed him like this.

Via http://giphy.com

(By the way, that suit? 50 TRILLION percent off.)

10. Because they understood the benefits of their relationship.

Via http://lookatthelights.tumblr.com

11. Because Leopold/Loeb or Sid/Nancy were real in all our hearts.

Via http://www.fanpop.com

BRB CAN’T BREATHE.

12. Because they understood that compromise is important in any relationship.

Via http://weheartit.com

13. Two words: THE. HOROSCOPE.

Via www.gilmorenews.com

Two more words: EIGHT. YEARS.

14. Because he built her an ice skating rink…

Via http://theotherdani.blogspot.com

15. …and a Santa Burger…

Via http://ohthathayley.blogspot.com

16. …AND A CHUPPAH.

Via http://www.tvfanatic.com

Never mind the fact that Lorelai was engaged to a man who wasn’t him and he was secretly 50 different types of torn up inside.

17. Because when the show ended, we all felt cheated. But no one moreso than Luke and Lorelai.

Via http://lookatthelights.tumblr.com

SOB.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

          
    Now Buzzing