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There's A Heartbreaking Detail In The "Gilmore Girls" Trailer You Probably Missed

I need a moment.

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In case you hadn't heard, we've been gifted the first Gilmore Girls trailer and it will make you weep, laugh, and then weep again.

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It included some subtle nods to the show's original run. We see Dean standing in front of a cornstarch sign in Doose's Market — a reference to his first kiss with Rory...

there's a sign for cornstarch in doose's market when we see dean in the new #GilmoreGirls trailer 💛 🌽

...and a quick line about Jack Kerouac, who was also the first literary reference in the series.

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The Gilmore Guys podcasters also make brief cameos.

Wait I watched the Gilmore Girls trailer 800 times. How did I miss the @GilmoreGuysShow cameo!

But there's a subtle, truly heartbreaking detail from Richard's funeral scene that's easy to overlook.

Edward Herrmann, the actor who played Richard Gilmore, passed away in 2014.
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Edward Herrmann, the actor who played Richard Gilmore, passed away in 2014.

If you look closely, you'll see a table that seems to hold some of Richard's treasured personal belongings.

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All the way back in Season 3, Episode 10, Lorelai was struggling to find a birthday present for Richard that she thought he'd like.

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While Rory had already bought him something perfect.

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(She called him and asked what he wanted beforehand, but still, super cute.)

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This is what that the album cover looks like:

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And if you look closely at the table in Richard's funeral scene in the new trailer, you'll see what looks like that very album cover:

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Looks like it was, in fact, the perfect gift. Miss you forever, Richard.

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