Gilmore Girls

Ended Tuesday / 8:00pm The CW US 45 min.
Set in a storybook Connecticut town populated with an eclectic mix of everyday folks and lovable lunatics, Gilmore Girls is a humorous multigenerational series about friendship, family and the ties that bind. Thirtysomething Lorelai Gilmore has made her share of mistakes in life, but she has been doing her best to see that her college-bound daughter - and best friend in the world - Rory, doesn't follow in her footsteps. That may be easier said than done, considering that the two share the same interests, the same intellect, the same coffee addiction and the same eyes.

Season 7

22 Episodes

Rory lands her dream job as a political reporter in Ohio. Luke enlists the help of everyone in Stars Hollow to throw her a graduation party in order to say goodbye. Luke's thoughtfulness brings out a long-awaited reaction from Lorelai.
May 15 2007
At Rory's graduation party at her grandparent's house, Logan proposes to her, catching Rory off-guard.
May 08 2007
After getting into a science camp, April tells Luke that she cannot go on the boating trip with him over the summer. Zach is asked to go on tour with another band. A drunk Lorelai serenades Luke at Karaoke night. Logan gets a job in San Francisco.
May 01 2007
Lorelai tries to reacquaint herself and Luke by visiting the diner. Paris freaks out over too many opportunities when she gets accepted to a quite a few graduate programs. Rory's hopes get squashed when she gets bad news.
Apr 24 2007
When Taylor spends all of the Spring budget on a hay bale maze, it forces Lorelai and Luke to reunite. Rory and Logan come to Stars Hollow for the Spring fair and Rory learns that she was given a job offer for a newspaper.
Apr 17 2007
Lorelai and Rory plan a road trip to attend Mia's wedding. Emily invites herself along in an effort to get away from Richard, who is driving her crazy while he recuperates at home. At the wedding, Emily is upset by the close relationship Mia shares with Lorelai and Rory. Finally, Lane goes into labor and Luke helps get everyone to the hospital.
Mar 06 2007
Lorelai and Rory throw Lane's baby shower, but Lorelai has to settle a fight between Lane and her mother first. Rory has an interview with the New York Times. Logan finally tells Rory about his business situation, and she tries to help out even though there's nothing she can do.
Feb 27 2007
Lorelai is having a hard time confessing her breakup to Emily. Rory prepares a "Gilmorish-birthday" for Logan to show him that a birthday can be fun as opposed to the way they get celebrated in the Huntzburger family. Emily handles Richard's recovery.
Feb 20 2007
Richard is feeling better and prepares to leave the hospital. Rory has a crush on the teacher's assistant that is filling in for Richard. Lorelai and Christopher talk about their feelings.
Feb 13 2007
As The Gilmore face a crisis, Lorelai tries in vain to contact Christopher, as Logan and Luke come by their side to offer support.
Feb 06 2007
Rory makes amends with Lucy while Christopher finds the letter Lorelai wrote for Luke's character reference. Rory witnesses a frightening sight while at Richard's Economics class. Sookie is acting weirdly so Lorelai makes Jackson confess.
Jan 30 2007
Luke asks Lorelai to be a character reference in his custody case. Rory comes back from London from Chirstmas with Logan, where she and him have made amends. The Gilmore girls celebrate Christmas a month late and April sneaks out to see Luke.
Jan 23 2007
Christopher beings to doubt Lorelei's feelings for him when he witnessed Luke and Lorelai sharing a moment. Logan discovers that Rory and Marty have been pretending that they just met, and he reveals the truth to Lucy. Emily gives Lorelai advice about her marriage.
Dec 05 2006
Chris and Lorelai tell Emily and Richard about their marriage. Anna tells Luke that she is moving across the country and taking April with her, in which Luke tells Anna he will fight for custody. Rory moves in with Paris, after moving out of Logan's apartment.
Nov 28 2006
Rory is angry that she could not attend Lorelai and Chris's wedding. Logan is moving from London to New York City. He and Rory fight about an article she wrote. April develops appendicitis and Luke takes her to the hospital.
Nov 21 2006
Lorelai and Chris fly to France to take Gigi to see her mother, Sherry. Zach and Lane find out they're having twins and break the news of their impending parenthood to Mrs. Kim, with unexpected consequences.
Nov 14 2006
Lorelai and Chris attend Yale Parents' Weekend where they find Emily and Richard. Chris takes Rory and all her friends out for dinner after feeling guilty that he wasn't around when Rory was growing up. At the end, she shows her commitment to her duties as editor of the newspaper by gathering the troops to report on a story.
Nov 07 2006
Logan returns to town on business to acquire an internet company and pays Rory a surprise visit. Rory is thrilled but, during a dinner with Logan's colleagues, realizes that she has no connection to his new business world. Lorelai and Christopher fight about Gigi going to Paris to be with Sherry for a few months.
Oct 24 2006
Lorelai and Chris begin to date but Lorelai struggles to be fully committed. Rory returns to Yale for the fall semester of her senior year. April is staying with Luke temporarily while her mom, Anna, is out of town.
Oct 17 2006
Lorelai begins to wonder if all the choices she's made have been due to her trying to rebel against her mother. Christopher tells Lorelai that he loves her.
Oct 10 2006
After Rory isn't able to go on the trip to Asia with Logan, Lorelai throws her an Asian-themed party. Lane and Zach return from their less-than-perfect honeymoon in Mexico. Luke and Lorelai begin to deal with their break-up.
Oct 03 2006
Rory receives a strange going-away present from Logan and struggles to decode its significance. Luke tries to get Lorelai back, but a unwelcome night's event forces Lorelai to brush him off.
Sep 26 2006

Season 6

22 Episodes

Stars Hollow needs a new town troubadour and there are many hopeful people trying out, much to Taylor's dislike. Lorelai finally confronts Luke about their long engagement and Rory and Logan spend their last night together before he must go to London.
May 09 2006
Logan comes home from the hospital and is cared for by an overprotective Rory. Emily has LASIK eye surgery, so Lorelai has to serve as her chauffeur. Rory is upset by a statement Logan's dad made about her in an interview in the Wall Street Journal.
May 02 2006
Luke decides to give April a birthday party at the diner. Lorelai volunteers to help, and is hurt when Luke explains that he still thinks it's too soon for April and Lorelai to meet. Meanwhile, Rory rushes to be with Logan at the hospital after he is seriously injured during a stunt with the Life and Death Brigade.
Apr 25 2006
Lane and Zack's wedding is coming up. Rory suggests that Chris go as Lorelai's date and Chris is totally psyched to do it. Grandma Kim is a Buddhist and doesn't know that Mrs. Kim is a 7th Day Adventist. At Lane's wedding, Lorelai collapses and Christopher is there to take care of her.
Apr 18 2006
Although Rory and Logan are back together, Logan is miserable knowing that Rory hasn't really forgiven him, and he takes off with his friends for another stunt with the Life and Death Brigade. Rory accepts Jess's invitation to attend an open house at his new book store/art gallery/publishing house in Philadelphia. While there, she is surprised to run into Luke, who is accompanying his daughter April on an academic field trip.
Apr 11 2006
Although Lorelai refuses to admit that she is upset, Rory can tell that she is bothered by the news that Luke will be gone for a few days on a field trip with his daughter, April. Meanwhile, when Zack finally works up the courage to ask Mrs. Kim for permission to marry Lane, he is surprised at the deal she makes with him.
Apr 04 2006
Lorelai offers to help Christopher out by babysitting his 4-year-old daughter, G.G, and is horrified by the toddler's terrible behavior. The next day, Rory and Logan attend the wedding of Logan's sister, Honor. While helping the bride and her three bridesmaids get ready, Rory is devastated to learn how Logan spent his time during their recent breakup.
Feb 28 2006
As Valentine's Day approaches, Rory and Logan invite Lorelai and Luke to spend a weekend with them at Logan's family's house on Martha's Vineyard. Lorelai is upset at Luke's attitude towards Logan until an unexpected event bring the two men closer. When Lorelai finally confesses to Luke that she is worried the wedding will never take place, he reassures her that they will get married soon.
Feb 14 2006
Emily tells Lorelai that she'd like to get to know her future son-in-law better and asks her to invite Luke over for dinner. The Yale Daily News staff finally fires Paris and chooses Rory to be the new editor.
Feb 07 2006
While Luke deals with the reality of having April in his life, Lorelai tries to pretend she doesn't mind the repercussions the new situation is having on their engagement. Rory's concern over Paris' lack of management skills at the Yale Daily News finally reaches a crisis point. The subsequent Friday night dinner erupts into an emotional confrontation where all four Gilmores finally get their issues out on the table.
Jan 31 2006
Lorelai discovers Luke's secret and is distraught by his reaction. Logan tries to get Rory back.
Jan 17 2006
While Luke tries to catch up with his daughter, Lorelai finally decides to settle for a wedding date, choosing not to let her doubts have the best of her.
Jan 10 2006
After a long absence, Christopher reappears in Lorelai and Rory's lives. Lorelai and Rory enjoy their first Thanskgiving at the Dragonfly Inn, and Rory receives surprising news about Logan. On the eve of an important gig for the band, Lane has to deal with Zach's jealousy over a song Brian wrote about her. Luke struggles with his life's new development.
Nov 22 2005
Luke becomes jealous when Lorelai receives a phone call from Christopher. After Rory moves into Lane's apartment, re-enrolls in Yale, and scores herself a job, Rory and Lorelai take the first steps towards reconciliation.
Nov 15 2005
Rory is pleasantly surprised when her old flame appears at her grandparents' house and reveals an amazing development in his life, making her reconsider the choices she's made. Meanwhile, Luke agrees to sponsor a local girls' soccer team.
Nov 08 2005
Both Rory and Lorelai are saddened by the fact that their estrangement is keeping them apart on Rory's 21st birthday. Emily takes it upon herself to plan a party for her granddaughter when Rory shows no interest in the event. Lorelai tries to convince Luke to participate in her mad scientist Halloween skit.
Oct 25 2005
After trying to figure out what Rory's future plans are by talking to Logan, Richard finally admits that he made a mistake by letting Rory drop out of Yale and comes to Lorelai to find a solution.
Oct 18 2005
Rory organizes a fabulous D.A.R. party for Emily but the evening doesn't turn out so well when Richard confronts Mitchum Huntzberger, Logan's father, about his opinion on Rory's journalistic talents. Emily and Richard find out Lorelai was right about Logan's parents.
Oct 11 2005
After months of separation, Sookie tries to reconcile Rory and Lorelai by asking them to be the godmothers of her two children. However, they both end up fighting when Lorelai realizes that Rory didn't see fit to share her new cell phone number with her.
Oct 04 2005
While Rory plays spy for her grandmother at her new job, Lorelai can't decide on a date for the wedding.
Sep 27 2005
Feeling a little lonely, Lorelai adopts a dog. Luke agrees to repair Lorelai's house, rather than buy the Twykham house. Rory starts her community service assignment. Feeling neglected and unhappy with how things are going, Rory visits Luke at his diner. He lets it slip that he and Lorelai are engaged, leaving Rory feeling even more alone.
Sep 20 2005
Luke answers Lorelai's question and as news of Luke's reply leaks to the denizens of Stars Hollow, the untraditional proposal stirs up more talk than the answer itself. Richard and his lawyer go to bat for Rory in court for her yacht incident, but the judge is tougher than expected.
Sep 13 2005

Season 5

22 Episodes

Lorelai picks Rory up after a crazy night with Logan. Rory decides that she will not go back to Yale next year, much to Lorelei's dismay.
May 17 2005
The magazine comes out and Luke and Lorelai get a little too enthusiastic when celebrating. Rory is given a surprising review by Mitchum Huntzberger.
May 10 2005
Rory starts her internship. Due to low attendance and much to Luke's delight, Taylor decides to close down the museum and sell the house. Richard and Emily invite Logan to dinner.
May 03 2005
Rory finally realizes that she's not a casual dater and tells Logan that she wants to be friends. Luke fills in as Head Chef at the Dragonfly while Lorelai looks for a temporary replacement for Sookie, who must remain in bed. Paris learns the real reason why Doyle hasn't returned her calls lately.
Apr 26 2005
Much to everyone's surprise, Luke volunteers to help with the museum to remain close to the house. Lorelai is interviewed by a magazine due to her success with the Inn. Rory and Paris sulk over their recent pitfalls with love.
Apr 19 2005
Rory and Logan are still dating, however not exclusively. Emily and Richard assume that since Emily gave instructions to Luke to get back together with Lorelai everything must be all set now. However, they are surprised to see only Rory show up for Friday dinner.
Mar 08 2005
When Richard and Emily return from their second honeymoon, Rory attends Friday-night dinner without Lorelai, who refuses to speak to her mother or see her, and plans a girls' night out with Sookie instead. Meanwhile, Luke, who's miserable without Lorelai, takes his anger out on his customers. Meanwhile, Lane has a horrific realization about her mother's inluence.
Mar 01 2005
Luke volunteers to build the sets for a school production of "Fiddler on the Roof," knowing that Lorelai is doing costumes, in hopes that their paths will cross. Meanwhile, at Yale, Rory plans to reconnect with Marty to watch Marx Brothers movies, but Logan interrupts their day by inviting them to dinner with his group.
Feb 22 2005
Lorelai does her best to get Luke to not give up on them after the awful events at the wedding. After taking care of her mom Rory goes back to Yale to work things out with Logan.
Feb 15 2005
Emily and Richard renew their vows in front of 100's of their closest friends with Lorelai as Emily's Maid of Honor, and Rory as Richard's Best Man. Luke gets in a fight with Christopher over Lorelai. Logan comes to the ceremony with a girl that looks like his girlfriend, and Rory gets jealous.
Feb 08 2005
Rory offers to help Logan write an article for the Yale Daily. Richard is distraught when he sees Emily talking to man she dated.
Feb 01 2005
Wanting to make peace with Rory, Christopher shows up at Yale, but she brushes off his attempt. Christopher finds comfort thanks to Lorelai, who disdains to tell Luke the truth about where she was.
Jan 25 2005
Lorelai's attempt to do something nice for Luke backfires. At Headmaster Charleston's request, Rory happily gives Anna, a Chilton student and prospective Eli, the Yale grand tour.
Nov 30 2004
Emily decides to start dating again, and calls on a reluctant Lorelai for advice. Lorelai invites Christopher to lunch at the Inn and decides to surprise Rory by inviting her as well, but tension erupts into a heated argument out of Lorelei's earshot.
Nov 16 2004
Emily calls a temporary truce with Richard so that they can jointly host a Yale alumni party whose express purpose is to find a suitable match for their unsuspecting granddaughter.
Nov 09 2004
Emily demands that Lorelai bring her new boyfriend to dinner so that they can get reacquainted. Logan encourages Rory to participate in a mysterious event.
Nov 02 2004
Desperate for a story idea for her features assignment after several concepts fail to pan out, Rory uncovers a secret Yale society which counts Logan as a member, and enlists his cooperation in getting a story on the group.
Oct 26 2004
Lorelai decides that a double date with Rory and Dean is the way to smooth over the bumps in her relationship with Dean, but the evening quickly goes awry.
Oct 19 2004
Lorelai and Sookie head up Jackson's campaign committee when he decides to run against Taylor for town selectman. Rory and Dean have difficulty finding a comfortable place to be alone to clear up their relationship.
Oct 12 2004
No one seems to care when Luke's and Lorelei's new relationship blossoms, that is until the town meeting. Rory meets a rich Yale student named Logan and chews him out for being rude to her friend Marty.
Oct 05 2004
Rory calls to apologize and to ask her mother to deliver a letter to Dean with dire consequences. Emily and Rory return from Europe.
Sep 28 2004
Things are still testy between Lorelai and Rory, and Rory's refusal to discuss the Dean situation causes Lorelai anguish. Emily decides to go to Europe and invites Rory to accompany her.
Sep 21 2004

Season 4

22 Episodes

The Dragonfly Inn approaches opening day. Rory and Dean take a major step forward in their relationship, to Lorelei's dismay. Two suitors go after Lorelai.
May 18 2004
Stars Hollow prepares for the Renaissance-themed wedding of Liz and T.J.. Jess expresses his gratitude to Luke before saying goodbye.
May 11 2004
Liz returns to Stars Hollow to announce that she's getting married in the town square in a week. Rory tries to hide her discomfort when Lorelai tells her about overhearing a fight between Dean and Lindsay. A self-help tape helps Luke clarify his thinking, and a talk with Jess gets him started on the path to having the relationship he's been looking for all along.
May 04 2004
Luke finalizes his divorce. When Jason decides to sue Richard after discovering his treachery, Lorelai breaks up with him.
Apr 27 2004
All of Stars Hollow is amused when Taylor returns from his Caribbean cruise with a drastic change in his appearance. Richard resolves his problems with Floyd at Jason's expense. Dean and Rory agree to continue their friendship.
Apr 20 2004
Rory, Paris, Janet and Glenn escape a Dickensianly cold winter in Connecticut and head to Florida, where they run into olds Chilton friends. Luke and Nicole's relationship takes its final turn.
Apr 13 2004
Stricken with grief and guilt, Richard is inconsolable after loosing someone dear to him. Emily finds an old letter addressed to her husband and has a meltdown.
Mar 02 2004
Lorelai and Rory decide to play hooky and go window shopping in the mall, where they run into Emily in the middle of a shopping binge meltdown.
Feb 24 2004
Lorelai and Sookie explore ways to ease their financial crunch and raise money to pay their construction crew, one of whom is now Dean. Rory is distraught when one of her professors tells her to drop a class because she can't handle her course load.
Feb 17 2004
Jess's attempts to keep a low profile but keeps bumping into Rory all over town. Emily is in a dither about filling a table at a benefit and enlists the help of Lorelai and Jason, whom she encourages to pretend that they're a couple. Luke is less than impressed by Liz's latest business venture and newly-arrived boyfriend.
Feb 10 2004
Luke has his hands full as family members return to Stars Hollow. Jamie's in town, and Paris keeps avoiding him. Rory becomes concerned that her mother is having financial problems.
Feb 03 2004
Lorelai is distressed when she learns that Luke has moved to Litchfield to live with Nicole. Lane and her mother have a long-overdue talk with life-changing consequences after Mrs. Kim discovers her daughter's secret life.
Jan 27 2004
Luke becomes overwhelmed by Lane's work ethic when he hires her to work at the diner; Rory is less than thrilled with the new man in Paris's life. Richard becomes intensely irritated when the Chez Gilmore walking tour benefitting the Historical Society overstays its welcome.
Jan 20 2004
Rory and Paris have lunch at Yale with Richard, who introduces them to his friend, Professor Asher Fleming. Emily is upset when she discovers one of Richard's secrets. Lorelai takes Jason up on his earlier offer of a dinner date.
Nov 18 2003
Spurred on by her editor, Rory writes a strongly opinionated dance review that leads to a dining hall confrontation. When she learns that Nicole and Luke have put their divorce on hold and have resumed dating, Lorelai becomes so flustered that she has an argument with Luke.
Nov 11 2003
When Stars Hollow mounts a festival of living pictures, Kirk goes way overboard in getting into character for his role as Jesus in "The Last Supper". Lane, Zach, and Brian finally find an awesome guitarist to replace Dave.
Nov 04 2003
Emily offers Lorelai and Sookie the job of catering the party to launch Richard's new business venture, then runs them ragged with demands. At school, Rory finds that her roommates' activities are preventing her from studying.
Oct 28 2003
Rory accepts a classmate's invitation to go out on her first date since breaking up with Jess, while her roomates engage in a war of wills. Lorelai invites Luke over to share the traditional Gilmore movie night she used to have with Rory, although she is somewhat disturbed after discovering that the designer she just hired to decorate the inn used to work for Emily.
Oct 21 2003
Back home for the weekend, Rory has an uncomfortable encounter with Dean, her ex, and ends up getting invited to his wedding the next day. Meanwhile, Lorelai and Sookie visit Michel at his trendy new workplace, but run into problems getting the permit they need to begin construction on the inn.
Oct 14 2003
To help meet the expenses of opening the inn, Lorelai and Sookie decide to become caterers on the side, with their first assignment being a "Lord of the Rings" theme party. At Yale, Rory returns from class to find that Emily has redecorated the apartment. Meanwhile, Richard ponders a proposal to take on a new business partner.
Oct 07 2003
While Luke is willing to lend Lorelai his truck to help Rory move into her dorm, he's not too thrilled when the project turns out to take all day. Rory meets her new roommates.
Sep 30 2003
Lorelai and Rory return from their whirlwind tour of Europe. Mother and daughter get caught up in a flurry of activity after Rory realizes that she wrote down the wrong date for freshman orientation, and she only has two days to get ready for Yale.
Sep 23 2003

Season 3

22 Episodes

Rory finally learns her mother can't afford to buy the Dragonfly Inn since financial aid for Yale didn't come through. Luke has second thoughts about a trip with Nicole after something Lorelai tells him. Jess makes silent contact with Rory.
May 20 2003
Jess heads out to Venice California to see his father. The rift widens between Lorelai and Emily. Luke tells Lorelai that Jess took off for good and Lorelai waits for the right moment to break the news to Rory, who is stressing over finals and graduation.
May 13 2003
Fran Weston dies and Lorelei and Sookie try to buy the Dragonfly Inn. Rory and Jess try approaching each other but fail to talk. Dean tells Rory unexpected news. Jess's father comes to Stars Hollow.
May 06 2003
On their first free Friday night, Lorelai and Rory are at a loss over how to spend the evening. Lane's band gets their first gig at a party and rocks the house. Lorelai runs into Max at a Chilton reunion.
Apr 29 2003
Emily and Richard rejoice when Rory announces her decision to attend Yale. Richard gives a very good surprise to Lorelai for her birthday, causing Emily's anger. Luke makes a bad impression on Nicole's parents.
Apr 22 2003
A fire at the Independence Inn forces Lorelai to relocate its guests. Sookie invades Luke's with staff in tow to prepare breakfast for the Inn's guests. Questions arise about Jess's attendance at school when he receives the Employee of the Month award from WalMart. Lorelai and Rory start picking up on weird and somewhat unfriendly vibes coming from Nicole and Lindsay.
Apr 15 2003
Rory and Paris compete for the honor of speaking at Chilton's Bicentennial. Lorelai runs into an ex and it's apparent that they're not quite over each other yet. Rory's college acceptance letters finally arrive.
Feb 25 2003
The Stars Hollow High hockey team reaches the regional semifinals for the first time in 40 years. After Jess's too laid-back attitude about going out leaves Rory sitting home alone for most of the weekend, she takes Lorelai's advice and heads for the hockey game, where she meets someone unexpected.
Feb 18 2003
Emily guilts Rory into bringing Jess to a Friday night dinner which turns out to be an unqualified disaster. Lorelai, Alex, Sookie and Jackson go to New York for the weekend. Jess gets a black eye in an altercation with an opponent he is too embarassed to reveal to anyone but Luke.
Feb 11 2003
Sherry goes into labor with only Lorelai and Rory for company. Lorelai reminisces about her pregnancy and Rory's birth. The war between Paris and Rory continues when Paris picks a photo of the "Franklin" staff for the yearbook that has the worst possible shot of Rory.
Feb 04 2003
Lane's clever scheme to get her mother's permission to attend the prom horribly backfires. Luke offers to teach Lorelai the fine art of fishing after Alex invites her to go fishing. Paris' and Rory's conflict is brought to a swift end by Headmaster Charleston, who threatens to revoke the glowing letters he wrote to Harvard for each of them.
Jan 28 2003
Offers of dates ensue when Lorelai and Sookie attend a seminar on operating an inn and run into two handsome men. After Rory and Francie butt heads at the student council meeting, Francie proposes a truce and then immediately lies to Paris who then believes Rory has betrayed her.
Jan 21 2003
Lorelai's grandmother arrives in Hartford unexpectedly on Richard's birthday and announces that she's moving back, throwing Emily into a tizzy. Rory declares war on Francie after she pulls a runaround on Paris with the Student Council. Jess gets Dean alone at the Christmas carnival.
Jan 14 2003
It's Thanksgiving, and Lorelai and Rory have dinner at four different places: the Kim's, where Lane has managed to get Dave invited; Luke's, where Luke and Jess make it a foursome with Lorelai and Rory; Sookie's, where Jackson and his family have deep-fried the turkey, the lawn and just about everything else; and Emily and Richard's, where, to Lorelai's horror, Rory reveals that she has applied to Yale.
Nov 26 2002
In the aftermath of the Dance Marathon, Kirk parades around Stars Hollow with the trophy until someone steals it, while Lorelai and Rory painfully inch their way towards Luke's. Lorelai and Rory reluctantly agree to accept Richard's invitation to accompany him and Emily to his Whiffenpoof reunion at Yale.
Nov 19 2002
Lorelai is determined to win the Stars Hollow Dance Marathon and wrest the trophy from four-time champion Kirk, but has trouble getting a partner until she finally convinces Rory to help her dance her way to victory.
Nov 12 2002
Lorelai chauffeurs Rory to Sherry's baby shower in Boston and finds herself dragged into the festivities against her will. Jess comes home with a car and Luke tries to find out where he got the money to pay for it. One of Stars Hollow's more eccentric citizens requests a permit to mount a demonstration in the town square.
Nov 05 2002
After a disastrous first date, Lorelai turns down an invitation to another, not realizing that Emily and Richard have invested a lot in her dates. Jess comes to Rory's rescue.
Oct 22 2002
Lorelai's stint in the Stars Hollow High School local business success speakers forum gets derailed by some controversial personal questions, much to the delight of Luke and the consternation of some PTA mothers. Lane alleviates her frustration about the strictures of her household and the future of her band through a colorful display of independence.
Oct 15 2002
Rory's application for Harvard arrives, plunging Rory, Lorelai and Emily into a frenzy. Taylor steamrolls Luke into opening a soda shop next to the diner. Lane places an ad in the paper for a band and finds a musical soulmate. Dean has a talk with Rory about their future after she goes to Harvard.
Oct 08 2002
Christopher shows up uninvited at Friday night dinner and quarrels with both Lorelai and Rory before Emily asks him to leave. Rory runs into Jess and they each betray their hurt feelings. Francie targets Paris and Rory for a world of trouble if Rory doesn't stop Paris from running the student council like a dictatorship.
Oct 01 2002
Amidst her sadness about Christopher, Lorelai has an intriguing dream about Luke. Rory returns from Washington to realize that she still may have feelings for Jess. Rory once again guides Paris through the rocky shoals of preparing for a date.
Sep 24 2002

Season 2

22 Episodes

Sookie's wedding draws near, and both bride and groom are getting frazzled. After Christopher comes to town and confesses that his relationship with Sherrie is over, he and Lorelai rekindle their relationship.
May 21 2002
Rory gets her excited about attending her mother's college graduation ceremony and secretly invites Richard and Emily, despite Lorelai's assertion that they'd never agree to attend.
May 14 2002
Richard opens a new office and hires a secretary with Lorelei's help. Lane falls in love with a drum set at Stars Hollow's new music shop and discovers that becoming a rock drummer is her new dream in life. Rory is dismayed to discover that everyone blames Jess for the accident.
May 07 2002
Lorelai agrees to Luke's request that Rory tutor an about-to-flunk-out Jess, but they quickly decide to take a break from studying to get some ice cream. Kirk's short film premieres at Movie Night.
Apr 30 2002
Rory asks Richard for help in creating and marketing a first-aid kit for Chilton's annual Business Fair, which leads him to realize that he is unhappy in retirement and wants to start a second career. Dean goes overboard in trying to be close to Rory, afraid that she is losing interest in him.
Apr 23 2002
Lorelai and Rory pitch in at the diner while Luke plans his Uncle Louie's funeral. Emily goes completely overboard in helping Sookie plan her wedding. Luke is upset when family and friends cite Louie's unpleasant personality as a reason for not attending his funeral.
Apr 16 2002
When Emily and Lorelai go to a spa for a weekend of relaxation, Emily ends up bonding with Lorelai in a way that only her daughter could inspire. Thrilled that she has the house all to herself, Rory hopes to spend a quiet night at home doing laundry and eating Indian food but her plans are foiled -- first by Paris, then by Jess, and finally by Dean.
Apr 09 2002
When Dean notices that Rory isn't wearing the bracelet he made for her, she covers her shock at its loss and lies that she removed it because of a rash on her arm. She searches for it frantically all over Stars Hollow, not realizing that Jess picked it up after she dropped it on the bridge two weeks earlier.
Feb 26 2002
Christopher comes to town on a business trip with his girlfriend Sherrie in tow. Lorelai finds out that Emily has always envisioned that Lorelai and Christopher would end up together and blames Lorelai for always keeping him, and everyone else, at arms length.
Feb 12 2002
The annual Stars Hollow charity picnic basket lunch auction sparks controversies among couples throughout town; Jess outbids Dean for Rory's basket, causing Dean and Rory to quarrel.
Feb 05 2002
Richard visits Stars Hollow, and drives Lorelai and Rory crazy by passing judgment on every aspect of their lives.
Jan 29 2002
Lorelai and Rory have a major falling out after Rory goes against her mother's wishes and asks her grandparents to lend Lorelai the money she needs to repair termite damage to their house. Lane's desire to become a cheerleader causes a strain in her relationship with Rory.
Jan 22 2002
A blizzard prevents a group from attending the historical dinner that Sookie has painstakingly prepared at their request, so she and Lorelai decide to invite all their friends in Stars Hollow to enjoy the feast at the Inn. Jess tries to get between Rory and Dean.
Dec 11 2001
Lorelai receives a late wedding present without a card attached, and insists that it be returned. Rory, Paris, Madeline and Louise are assigned to present the death scene from "Romeo and Juliet" as part of ther class participation.
Nov 27 2001
Lorelai and Sookie gear up their plans to open an inn, but encounter a roadblock when the owner of their dream location refuses to sell the property. The unexpected arrival of Mia, the absentee owner of the Independence Inn, complicates matters even further.
Nov 20 2001
Headmaster Charleston decrees that both Gilmore girls need to improve their socialization skills at Chilton if they want him to write a glowing recommendation for Rory's Harvard application.
Nov 13 2001
At the urging of her friends, Emily decides that Rory's will be making her debut at a society ball. Lorelai asks Christopher to escort their daughter on the night of the big event, and he surprises her by agreeing to come willingly.
Nov 06 2001
Luke's sister Liz, afraid that her 17 year old son Jess is headed for trouble, puts him on a bus to Stars Hollow to live with Luke. However, the rest of the town isn't thrilled to welcome the new inhabitant.
Oct 30 2001
To escape everyone's reaction to the news of the broken engagement, Lorelai and Rory hit the road, and stumble upon the bed and breakfast from hell. Rory gets a taste of college life while visiting Harvard and Lorelai muses over what might have been. Lorelai decides to get serious about making her dream of opening an inn a reality.
Oct 23 2001
During Lorelai's bachelorette party, where Emily regales the group with stories about the week before her wedding, Lorelai realizes she isn't ready to commit to Max.
Oct 16 2001
Rory stresses out about being too far behind on extracurriculars, which puts a strain on her relationship with Dean. Henry expresses an interest in dating Lane. Richard and Rory patch up their differences.
Oct 09 2001
Lane freaks out when her parents buy her a one-way ticket to Korea for the summer. Luke gives Lorelai a lot to think about when she tells him about Max's proposal. Emily is heartbroken when she finds out about the wedding from Sookie instead of Lorelai.
Oct 09 2001

Season 1

21 Episodes

Rachel makes an important decision after she becomes convinced that despite his protests, Luke is in love with Lorelei. Rory finally manages to talk to Dean about her feelings.
May 10 2001
Lorelai helps Luke shop for a birthday present for Rachel. Meanwhile overwhelmed by sadness at her breakup with Dean, Rory is distressed to discover that Lane and Dean have become science project partners, and incensed to find out from Max that Lorelai has neglected to mention that they are dating again.
May 03 2001
Rachel finds an abandoned inn that Lorelai and Sookie fall in love with. Rory takes Emily on a tour of Stars Hollow. Emily hits it off with Mrs. Kim and Michel, but becomes distraught when she sees Lorelai and Rory's first home. At Sookie's urging, Lorelai gives Jackson's cousin Rune a job at the Inn.
Apr 26 2001
Paris is outraged when she discovers that Tristan asked her for a date at Rory's urging. Emily opposes Trix's offer to set up a trust fund for Rory, afraid she'll never see Lorelai again.
Mar 22 2001
Rory decides to engage in a flurry of activity to avoid thinking about Dean, despite Lorelai's advice to wallow. Lorelai decides to visit Max when she realizes how much she misses him. Lane is torn when she meets the perfect guy at the party.
Mar 15 2001
Luke's ex-girlfriend Rachel arrives in Stars Hollow unexpectedly. Lorelai and Rory are amazed when Emily agrees to excuse Rory from Friday night dinner so that Rory and Dean can celebrate their three month anniversary.
Mar 08 2001
Wanting to play a greater role in Rory's life, Christopher settles in for his visit. When his parents arrive in Hartford for a visit, Emily invites everyone to Friday night dinner, which turns out to be an unqualified disaster.
Mar 01 2001
An evening of "The Donna Reed Show" reruns infects Dean and both Gilmore Girls. Lorelai helps Luke spruce up the diner with a fresh paint job and new curtains. Sookie and Emily force Lorelai to confront her feelings for Luke.
Feb 22 2001
Lorelai organizes the Stars Hollow Charity Rummage Sale, leading her to learn new informations about Luke's love life. Rory and her friends head to New York for a concert.
Feb 15 2001
Lorelai finds herself on the double date from hell with Jackson's very odd cousin after offering to help ou Sookie. Meanwhile, Rory and Lane get into trouble when they double date with Dean and his friend Todd without telling their moms.
Jan 18 2001
Sookie and Lorelai have a frank talk about relationships. Paris needs to make amends after revealing a parent/teacher affair. Sookie asks Jackson out on a date.
Jan 11 2001
Things are still chilly between Rory and Lorelai. Lane gives Rory advice about the right Christmas gift for Dean. The Gilmores are forced to settle their differences as a tragic event bring them closer.
Dec 21 2000
During dinner at her mother's, Lorelai finds out that not only is there a formal dance at Chilton, but that Rory doesn't want to go. Eventually Lane prods Rory into asking Dean to go, and she nervously does so, creating tensions between Emily and Lorelai.
Dec 20 2000
The first snow of the season falls heavily, stranding Rory at Emily and Richard's house. Luke is obsessing about the silliness of the re-enactment of the Battle of Stars Hollow in the town square. Lorelai is enjoying a walk alone in the snow when she comes upon Max. Lane decides to pay a visit to Rory.
Dec 14 2000
Dean gives Rory her first kiss: fearful of her mother's disapproval, Rory decides not to tell her her yet. However Lorelai hears about the kiss and invites Dean over to watch videos and eat junk food.
Nov 16 2000
It's Rory's birthday, and her grandmother and mother each plan a party representative of their respective styles.
Nov 09 2000
During their weekly dinner at Emily's, Lorelai learns of her cousin's funeral. The next day Rory reminds Lorelai of the Chilton bake sale where Lorelei accepts to meet Max Medina, Rory's teacher, for coffee. Rory's friendship with Dean takes a new turn.
Nov 02 2000
Max Medina gives Rory the first "D" of her life on an English paper. Lorelai spends the week helping Rory study, but things don't go as planned, ending in Rory having a meltdown, finally giving Paris and Tristan the chewing out they so richly deserve.
Oct 26 2000
When Rory announces at Friday night dinner that she has to pick a team sport to play at Chilton, Emily insists that Richard take Rory to the club and teach her golf. At the Inn, Lorelai has her hands full overseeing all the preparations for an ornate double wedding ceremony.
Oct 19 2000
Lorelai oversleeps on Rory's first day at Chilton to the dismay of her daughter. Rory's day goes downhill from there and meets some insufferable classmates who are determined to make her life at Chilton miserable.
Oct 12 2000
Pilot 1x01
After Rory is accepted at Chilton, an extremely prestigious and expensive prep school, Lorelai's difficulty in raising the tuition money forces her to ask her wealthy parents, from whom she is estranged, for a loan.
Oct 05 2000