This is a list of all the times Bert has been on screen
1.21 - 2.07 - 2.08 - 2.11 - 3.18 - 3.19 - 4.03 - 4.11 - 4.13 - 5.06 - 5.09 - 5.15 - 5.17 - 5.18 - 5.22 - 6.02 - 6.05 - 6.14 - 7.12 - 7.22

1.21 - Love, Daisies, and Troubadours (21)
transcript - episode description
LUKE: Oh sorry. I forgot my toolbox so I just thought I'd come pick it up.

LORELAI: Oh yeah. It's right over here. Rory and I couldn't lift it or we would've brought it to you and then we got used to having it here, so we named it Bert and we'd say Goodnight Bert and it'd say Goodnight girls and we spend too much time home alone.

LUKE: Well, thanks for taking care of it.

LORELAI: Our pleasure.

Lorelai names Bert the toolbox

Luke has has been fixing things around her house and comes over to pick Bert the toolbox up.

At the end of the scene Luke has left Bert at the house still and Lorelai says "Bye bye Bert" as she leaves with Max.

2.07 - Like Mother, Like Daughter (28)
transcript - episode description
LORELAI: Ah, thank God! You brought Bert.

LUKE: Right here.

LORELAI: My men, follow me.

LUKE: By the way, you do tell people that you're the one that named my toolbox, right?

LORELAI: Toolbox, dirty.

LUKE: Oh geez.

Luke brings Bert to the inn to fix a run way for a fashion show

This is also the same scene as the first dirty comment by Lorelai.

2.08 - The Ins and Outs of Inns (29)
transcript - episode description
LUKE: Mia hey!

MIA: Nice to see you Lucas.

LUKE: You're the only person in the world who can call me that, Mia.

MIA: I know this.

LUKE: I'm saying it for others who plan to try it later.

LORELAI: Whatever Lucas.

Bert is on the counter

Luke is at the counter fixing a toaster.
LORELAI: Gilbert.

LUKE: What?

LORELAI: The goat. We named him Gilbert, he's headless. Can you fix him?

LUKE: Yeah, I got some glue here. I can fix him.

Luke is over to waterproofer chuppah he made for Lorelai

Bert is on the kitchen table.

One of the figures, Gilbert falls off and Luke fixes it.

2.11 - Secrets and Loans (32)
transcript - episode description
[Out front, Luke is lying halfway under the porch as Lorelai sits nearby]

LORELAI: Well, how's it look?

LUKE: It's dark. Hand me the flashlight.

LORELAI: Why don't you have one of those hats with the lights on them?

LUKE: I flip burgers for a living.

LORELAI: Right, right.

Luke is checking Lorelai's house

Bert is on the ground near the front steps and Lorelai is sitting on "him"

Luke is trying to be sweet and pay for the repairs but she declines the offer.

3.18 - Happy Birthday, Baby (61)
transcript - episode description

LUKE: Your slave is here.

LORELAI: And where’s the French maid outfit I requested?

LUKE: I’ve got it on under the plaid.

LORELAI: So what else is new?

Every year Luke does fix-it jobs around Lorelai's house

Bert is on the kitchen counter near the stove.

It's also the scene with another dirty comment which Luke reliases and cuts Lorelai of before she can say anything.

3.19 - Keg! Max! (62)
transcript - episode description
SOOKIE: I don't know. I've been keeping my distance because of what happened.

LORELAI: What happened?

SOOKIE: Well, he was lying on the floor pretty much like that, tinkering with stuff back there, and I got down and leaned in to see what he was doing, and after a while, I realized that the whole time, my hand was on his butt.

LORELAI: Sookie!

Luke is checking the stove at the inn

Bert is on the floor and luke takes Bert with him when he leaves.

Sookie has a close encounter with Luke.

4.03 - The Hobbit, The Sofa and Digger Stiles (68)
transcript - episode description
JACKSON: Okay, Sookie, can you hear me now? Hello?

SOOKIE: Jackson, I can hear you.

JACKSON: Use the monitor!

SOOKIE: Sorry!

Bert of Sookie's House

Bert is on the counter behind Lorelai and Sookie. It looks like Jackson borrowed Bert from Like to install a home communication kit for the baby,

4.11 - In the Clamor and the Clangor (76)
transcript - episode description
LORELAI: You want to help me break the bells?

LUKE: I'll get my toolbox.

Bert stand-in

I don't know what happened but the toolbox used is not Bert. It is bigger and red. Luke says also that he only has one toolbox which leads to a dirty moment. I'm going to name him Fred.

4.13 - Nag Hammadi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels (78)
transcript - episode description
LUKE: Oh, yeah. Nothing I can do about it, just the way I am. It is my big problem. Didn't know it was my big problem until today, but now I know. It is my big problem. [Luke looks at his hand] Got a handful of Barbie.

Luke is half drunk fixing Lorelai's window

Bert is in front of the window siting on something.

5.06 - Norman Mailer, I'm Pregnant! (93)
transcript - episode description
LORELAI: So, how are you? Do you wanna laugh?

RORY: Oh, laughing would be good.

LORELAI: Luke did the funniest bit before, I thought you would so be –

LUKE: Would you stop? I did not do a bit.

LORELAI: What are you talking about? The bit! It was a riot.

LUKE: It wasn’t a bit! I banged my head on the stove and it hurt like hell.

Luke is fixing Lorelai's stove

Bert is on a box.

5.09 - Emily Says Hello (96)
transcript - episode description
[A work bench is set up with tools, pipes and thermos and cups. Luke busies himself cutting a pipe on one side of the bench, while on the other T.J. waves a pipe-cutting tool at Luke.]

T.J.: You know, we work pretty good together.

LUKE: I guess.

Luke helps T.J. with his pipes

Bert is on the bench with the tools.

5.15 - Jews & Chinese Food (102)
transcript - episode description
BRADLEY: You’re ten minutes late.

LUKE: Yeah, uh, sorry about that. Hey, I brought my tools.

LULU: Great. Well, this is Damon.

Luke is helping build the sets

Bert is on the floor.

5.17 - Pulp Friction (104)
transcript - episode description
[Emily enters, furious.]

EMILY: What on earth is wrong with you, besides the obvious lack of fashion sense?

LUKE: What are you –

Luke is fixing a toaster again

Bert is on the counter behind Luke.

5.18 - To Live And Let Diorama (105)
transcript - episode description
DEAN: Then go. They want more than this. Don’t you see that? And all you are is this.

LUKE: Rory was a kid, Dean. She grew up. She moved on. Accept it.

DEAN: You accept it. This town, it’s all you are, and it’s not enough. She’s going to get bored, and you can’t take her anywhere. You’re here forever.

LUKE: It’s different.

DEAN: It’s not different. You and me. Same thing.

Luke is finishing up with the Museum.

Dean and Luke get into an argument about the Gilmore Girls.

5.22 - A House Is Not A Home (109)
transcript - episode description
LORELAI: Yes. No, I don’t know. What are you freaking out about?

LUKE [hysterical]: Well, what about the kids?

LORELAI: What kids?

LUKE: Uh, nothing. Never mind, forget it. I’m going to – [He points up the stairs.] Fix the window.


LUKE: Room three. Got it.

[Lorelai looks after him, stunned.]

Luke is at the dragonfly to fix things.

Luke walks in with Bert, talks to Lorelai about her job offer, drops the bombshell about kids and goes upstairs.

6.02 - Fight Face (111)
transcript - episode description
LUKE: And I know you don't want my opinion on this, but you're both being dumb, and you should be talking. There. I won't say anything more about any of this again ever. (TJ seems to be having a hard time with the drill, Luke approaches him) TJ. the screw's not going in right 'cause you got the drill on counterclockwise. It's righty-tighty, lefty-loosey.

TJ: I've got to remember that.

LUKE: Ugh. (to Lorelai) Right! I got to get back to work. We're gonna be done with what we're doing here today. We won't be here tomorrow.


LUKE: We're okay.

LORELAI: Good. (Luke throws the frisbee at her. Lorelai catches it)

LUKE: Nice catch. (Lorelai looks pleased)
Luke is fixing Lorelai's wall.

Bert is on the roof off to the right of the ladder.

6.05 - We've Got Magic To Do (114)
transcript - episode description
LUKE: You really should get a second screwdriver.

JACKSON: Nag, nag, nag. (Luke and Jackson exit the Inn kitchen)
Fred is back or is he!

Luke and Jackson are checking the damage to the stove, Jackson has a toolbox which is red but smaller than the one in 4.11. They don't call the took box by any name, lol.

6.14 - You've Been Gilmored (123)
transcript - episode description
LORELAI: We do, but Luke offered, and he has his own tool belt, and the price was right.

MICHEL: Oh, really? No charge?

LORELAI: No, well, I did have to give him a coupon for 100 free snuggles.
No Bert again

But his tool belt is back.

7.12 - To Whom It May Concern (143)
transcript - episode description
CHRISTOPHER: Ah you're gonna love it. Hey, have you seen the level?

LORELAI: The thing with the green bubble that goes back and forth?


LORELAI: Yeah, Paul Anka and I were playing with it.

CHRISTOPHER: You were playing with it with the dog?

LORELAI: Yes I was trying to hypnotize him with the bubble.
No Bert again

This time Chris has his tool box to put up the plasma.

7.22 - Bon Voyage (153)
transcript - episode description
No dialogue
Bert is on the counter

Luke is sewing together different material to make a giant tarp to cover the party.
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