Gilmore Girls Episode Guides
The Party's Over
Emily and Richard decide to throw Rory a party to get her acquainted with some of the Yale alumni, but after initially being moved, Rory is quickly disgusted to find out they are trying to match her up romantically with one of their kids. Dean comes by to pick up Rory, but quickly leaves when he realizes she belongs to a world of wealth he can never fit into. Meanwhile, a romantic dinner between Lorelai and Luke is continually interrupted by the bickering of Liz and TJ.
Following the Luke/Christopher confrontation at Emily and Richard's wedding, Lorelai tries to convince Luke to stick it out with her, but is crushed when he instead tells her he wants some time apart from her. Desperate to console her mother, Rory is forced to ask Logan for a limousine ride so as to be by Lorelai's side when her own car is unavailable. Meanwhile, Taylor stirs up Stars Hollow into taking a stance on which side, Lorelai or Luke, is right.
Wedding Bell Blues
Lorelai throws Emily a bachelorette party on the eve of Emily's renewed wedding vow ceremony with Richard. At the wedding, Rory tells Logan of her desire for the two to start dating, despite his disinclination for a relationship, but the two are later found halfway-dressed in an intimate setting by Lorelai. After this discovery quickly causes a verbal brawl between Luke and Christopher, Lorelai comes to realize that Christopher's presence was her mother's way of trying to get Luke out of her life.
You Jump, I Jump, Jack
Rory agrees to go with Logan to one of his secret society goings-on, but she soon finds herself participating in an activity that is both exciting and incredibly dangerous.
Rory is crushed when Logan reciprocates her help with his school newspaper article by not inviting her to be his date at a prestigious book-signing affair. Richard accidentally hits Emily's car from behind when he spots her with a new beau, which acts as a catalyst for the two to reconcile after he is forced to give her a ride home. Meanwhile, Emily tries to put the pressure on Christopher to pursue Lorelai by telling him she is very serious about Luke.
Norman Mailer, I'm Pregnant!
Lorelai and Sookie become ecstatic when they realize author Norman Mailer is continually showing up at the Dragonfly's dining room with a reporter in tow, but Sookie soon realizes that Mailer's not ordering anything to eat. Christopher comes to town looking for Lorelai's help after his girlfriend abandons him and their baby girl, but Rory is intent on making sure he stays out of Lorelai's life. Rory also investigates a Yale secret society in which Logan has membership while working on a story for the school paper. Meanwhile, Sookie learns she's expecting again.
A Messenger, Nothing More
Rory calls Lorelai while in Rome and opens up about how things really got out of hand with Dean. When she asks Lorelai to give Dean a letter she's written, Lindsay accidentally finds it and throws Dean out. When Rory comes home from her trip, she and Lorelai bump into Lindsay and her mother on a sidewalk and the result is a major blowup. Meanwhile, Luke returns home after several weeks of helping out his sister, but his efforts to find some quiet time with Lorelai are continually thwarted.
Written in the Stars
Waking up at Luke's place following a romantic night together, Lorelai accidentally walks into the diner wearing only a shirt and finds the diner packed with people. At first, Lorelai is bothered by people's lack of interest in the two, until it becomes the hot issue at a town meeting. Meanwhile, Paris holds a wake for her departed lover, Professor Asher Flemming, while Rory gets into a heated discussion with a student over her bartending friend Marty.
How Many Kropogs to Cape Cod?
Rory tries to do extensive research on Logan's father before going to work as an intern at one of his newspapers. A curious Lorelai decides to call off her ban on Friday night dinners with Emily and Richard when she finds out they have asked to have dinner with Logan. Over dinner, however, despite her parents' obvious fondness for Logan, Lorelai begins to worry about whether his lifestyle is compatible with Rory's. Lorelai, meanwhile, is presented with an amazing work opportunity, and Luke talks to Taylor about shutting down the town's new museum.
Emily Says Hello
Rory hatches a plan to keep the Friday night dinners with Emily and Richard going by getting herself and Lorelai to eat with them separately and coaxing the couple into getting back together. Lorelai's effort, however, proves unsuccessful when Emily begins asking Lorelai for dating pointers. Meanwhile, Lorelai invites Christopher and his baby to have lunch at the inn, unaware of his bargain with Rory, but a shocked Rory inadvertently stumbles upon their meal. Lorelai soon has feelings of guilt, prompting her to confess to Luke about the lunch, but he pretends to be fine with it.
Jews and Chinese Food
Lorelai becomes more despondent over Luke's absence when she finds his boat gone from her garage, bur Luke is planning to jumpstart communication between them when he agrees to build sets for an elementary school production of "Fiddler on the Roof" for which Lorelai is making costumes. Meanwhile, Marty's attempts to hang out with Rory are thwarted by an uninvited Logan, but after an evening with Logan's pals goes south, Marty's admittance to Rory of his romantic interest in her is rebuked as she admits to an interest in Logan.
A House is Not a Home
Lorelai comes to pick up Rory at a police station after a night of debauchery with Logan gone out of control, and is stunned to find out what Rory plans to do with her future. After asking Emily and Richard for help with the matter, she quickly learns that Luke is the only one to whom she can turn.
Say Goodbye to Daisy Miller
Lorelai is displeased that Rory has had sex for the first time with a still-married Dean. At the same time she is also happily reeling from her kiss with Luke, and both agree to keep their newfound relationship going. Meanwhile, Emily announces to the girls that she and Richard have separated and is wasting no time in heading off to Europe. Rory, conflicted over her night with Dean, decides to take up Emily's offer to accompany her to Europe.
But I'm a Gilmore!
Rory decides to just be friends with Logan after realizing she is unable to have a fleeting romance with him, but is stunned when he tells her he wants to commit to her. When he takes her to meet his parents, however, the two are given a rude awakening from the disapproving elders. After a subesquent apology from Logan's father, Rory finds herself offered a chance to intern at one of his newspapers. Meanwhile, Lorelai coaxes Luke into filling in as the Dragonfly chef after Sookie is laid up in bed.
Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too
Rory and Dean have a tough time being alone together due to the distance between their residences, which is complicated by the fact that Lindsay also has use of the car. Rory gets a sinking feeling, however, when Dean gives the impression that his choice to be with her was made for him only due to Lindsay discovering her letter. Meanwhile, Lorelai and Sookie decide to help Jackson run for local office against Taylor, while Lane becomes smitten with her bandmate Zach.
But Not as Cute as Pushkin
Rory's old headmaster asks her to show around his daughter, Anna, who is interested in applying to Yale, but Anna is more interested in the partying than anything else, and ends up breaking off from Rory to discover college life on her own. Meanwhile, Luke and Lorelai have a huge argument after he learns that she has purchased a boat whose former owner was his father.
To Live and Let Diorama
When the home of Stars Hollow's oldest resident is left to the town following his passing, Luke decides to help out when the town readies to turn the house into a museum. When Dean also takes a job on the project, he gets some sage advice from Luke about the rollercoaster ride that is loving the Gilmore girls. Lorelai decides to publicize the Dragonfly Inn in a travel magazine interview, but soon wishes she hadn't critiqued her mother so harshly in print. Meanwhile, Rory and Paris console themselves over boyfriend problems, while Lane comes to believe that Rory and a music shop owner have something going on.
So... Good Talk
Richard and Emily return from their second honeymoon and resume the usual Friday night dinners, but Rory shows up alone, as Loreali refuses to forgive Emily for interfering in her love life, a sentiment which Rory bitterly echoes over dinner. The situation also causes Luke to become both angry and scatterbrained over other things at the diner, but just as it all gets to its lowest point, to his surprise, he is soon paid a fateful visit from Emily. Meanwhile, Lane comes to an epiphany about just how much sway her mother really holds over her decisionmaking.
After spotting Logan with another girl, Rory wishes she hadn't said yes to the idea of dating other people. When Logan spots Rory at a Quentin Tarantino-themed party later that night with his friend, Robert, however, he comes clean about his discomfort with the arrangement. Emily is still getting the cold shoulder from Lorelai despite Lorelai's reconciliation with Luke, which leads Emily to once more see Luke at the diner and once more stir up conflict with Lorelai. Meanwhile, Michel wins big on "The Price is Right."
Blame Booze and Melville
Rory gets a shock when she reads the first work performance review handed down from Mitchum Huntzberger. Luke suddenly finds that he and Kirk have competing plans to purchase the Twickham house. Meanwhile, Lorelai is ecstatic over The Dragonfly's inclusion in a travel magazine, but fears Emily will be critical of the article, Emily financially takes an aspiring ballet dancer under her wing, and Sookie's baby is on its way.
Women of Questionable Morals
Christopher heads up to Yale, hoping to surprise Rory and perhaps mend his broken relationship with her, but his good intentions are refused. Lorelai learns of his father's passing and spends an evening trying to cheer him up, only she ends up keeping the truth hidden from Luke. Meanwhile, Emily and Richard temporarily come together when a stray dog commands their attention, while the Stars Hollow Revolutionary War reenactment takes on a sexy new tone.
We Got Us a Pippi Virgin
Lorelai tries to alleviate the awkward tension between herself and Rory over the Dean incident, but her plan to bring Luke on a double date with Rory and Dean go south when Luke is unable to hide his contempt for Dean. Meanwhile, Richard and Emily have a difficult time heading towards a reconciliation, despite the fact that neither knows what do with themselves without the other.
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