1. Because Luke always made sure Lorelai was well-fed.
2. Because they wanted the same things out of life.
3. Because Luke can waltz.
4. Because when they were repainting the diner and crawling around behind the counter you were screaming at the TV, "KISS ALREADY!"
5. Because a first kiss this perfect should NEVER have to end...
...and neither should a first date this perfect, for that matter.
6. Because Luke was always a pseudo-dad to Rory.
7. Because they toasted their engagement with chick beer.
8. Because they did pet names better than any other couple ever.
9. Because sometimes Lorelai dressed him like this.
10. Because they understood the benefits of their relationship.
11. Because Leopold/Loeb or Sid/Nancy were real in all our hearts.
12. Because they understood that compromise is important in any relationship.
13. Two words: THE. HOROSCOPE.
14. Because he built her an ice skating rink...
15. ...and a Santa Burger...
16. ...AND A CHUPPAH.
17. Because when the show ended, we all felt cheated. But no one moreso than Luke and Lorelai.
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