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by Nathan Fung

Each dialogue snippet clues a person or thing referenced exactly once on the television series Gilmore Girls.

Ivan Boesky
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
The Brown Bunny
The Carringtons (from Dynasty)
Kenny Chesney
Howard Cosell
Cylons (from Battlestar Galactica)
Gérard Depardieu
Doug Henning
Jimmy Hoffa
John Houseman
I see dead people
Heather Mills
The Vanishing Newspaper

Finding the episodes that these references appeared in and indexing into the episode titles by the number of turns to speak there are in the given snippet spells out the clue FINALE DAY OF WEEK when the letters are arranged in chronological order by episode. The finale of the series aired on a Tuesday giving the answer TUESDAY.

F 1 1.10 Forgiveness and Stuff
I 3 1.20 P.S. I Lo...
N 3 2.9  Run Away, Little Boy
A 2 2.18 Back in the Saddle Again
L 1 3.8  Let the Games Begin
E 2 3.19 Keg! Max!
D 1 4.8  Die, Jerk
A 1 4.19 Afterboom
Y 1 5.7  You Jump, I Jump, Jack
O 2 5.16 So...Good Talk
F 1 6.2  Fight Face
W 1 6.6  Welcome to the Doll House
E 2 6.8  Let Me Hear Your Balalaikas Ringing Out
E 3 7.7  French Twist
K 4 7.15 I am Kayak, Hear Me Roar