(Lorelai has been set up on a awful blind date by her mother and has resorted to climbing out her old bedroom window when her father walks in…)
Richard: Lorelai, your mother wants to know if…
Lorelai: Hi daddy. Okay, I know this is bad. And I know this probably brings back all the horrible aspects of my childhood life for you. And see, I’m really sorry that we fought last week, and I’m really sorry that you’re so disappointed in me, and I really wish there was something I can do to fix that, but there probably isn’t and I can accept that because I am an adult now and I am proud of who I have become. But I am begging you, please, please do not make me go back down there because that guy is boring.
Richard: Emily, she’s not up here!
Lorelai: Thank you Daddy.
Gilmore Girls — Season 1: Episode 16 — “Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers”
One of the scenes that really showed how much Richard vs Emily brought out the incorrigible indulged Lorelei