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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Year: 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | unknown

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 0: Unaired Pilot

This show is about a relationship between mom and daughter. And about how your choices reflects on the others people lifes!

Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot

5 October 2000
Rory is accepted into the elite Chilton prep school. Bad news for Lorelai: she must make amends with her parents to borrow the money for Rory's tuition. The money is available- with strings attached.

Season 1, Episode 2: The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton

12 October 2000
Rory's first day at Chilton, where she has a confrontation with Paris. Emily tries to install an internet connection at Lorelai's house without asking first.

Season 1, Episode 3: Kill Me Now

19 October 2000
Rory goes golfing with her grandfather and surprisingly has a good time. At Lorelai's inn, a wedding is stressing everyone out.

Season 1, Episode 4: The Deer Hunters

26 October 2000
Rory misses an English test, for which she has studied especially hard. Lorelai yells at headmaster Charleston to get Rory a make-up test.

Season 1, Episode 5: Cinnamon's Wake

2 November 2000
Babbette and Morey's cat dies. Lorelai misses her date with Max because of the funeral. She also discovers that Rory is keeping a secret from her, namely Dean.

Season 1, Episode 6: Rory's Birthday Parties

9 November 2000
It's Rory's birthday. She gets two parties. An elegant and horrible affair thrown by her grandmother and an informal fun party thrown by Lorelai.

Season 1, Episode 7: Kiss and Tell

16 November 2000
Rory gets her first kiss from Dean. The whole town is buzzing about it, yet Rory has not told Lorelai.

Season 1, Episode 8: Love and War and Snow

14 December 2000
It's snowing, and Lorelai is giddy. She runs into Max in Stars Hollow, and invites him back to her place. But they run into someone unexpected when they get there. Lane feels left-out of Rory's life.

Season 1, Episode 9: Rory's Dance

20 December 2000
Rory asks Dean to accompany her to a formal dance at Chilton, but the lovely evening is spoiled when they fall asleep together after the dance, leading to a fight between Rory's grandmother and her mom over who has been a worse mother.

Season 1, Episode 10: Forgiveness and Stuff

21 December 2000
Richard Gilmore is rushed to hospital after collapsing at the Christmas party. Luke goes with Lorelai to the hospital, where Emily and Rory already are.

Season 1, Episode 11: Paris Is Burning

11 January 2001
As the relationship with Rory's teacher Max grows more serious, Lorelai panics and decides to end it, but her attempt to break up with him during Parent-Teacher night at Chilton causes even more trouble at school for Rory.

Season 1, Episode 12: Double Date

18 January 2001
Two double dates. Rory and Dean set up Lane with Dean's friend and the four go out. Meanwhile Sookie and Jackson's first date includes Lorelai and Jackson's cousin, who's very very weird. Lorelai does not enjoy the evening.

Season 1, Episode 13: Concert Interruptus

15 February 2001
Lorelai gives Rory, Paris, Madeline and Louise tickets to a Bangles concert, but the evening doesn't go quite as planned.

Lauren Graham ... Lorelai Gilmore

Alexis Bledel ... Rory Gilmore

Melissa McCarthy ... Sookie St. James

Keiko Agena ... Lane Kim

Yanic Truesdale ... Michel Gerard (credit only)

Scott Patterson ... Luke Danes

Kelly Bishop ... Emily Gilmore (credit only)

Edward Herrmann ... Richard Gilmore (credit only)

Liz Torres ... Miss Patty

Liza Weil ... Paris Geller

Chad Michael Murray ... Tristin Dugray

Emily Kuroda ... Mrs. Kim

Michael Winters ... Taylor Doose

Deborah Theaker ... Mrs. Caldicott

Shelly Cole ... Madeline Lynn

Teal Redmann ... Louise Grant

Cleo King ... Angry Woman
Loren Lazerine ... Usher

Jeffrey Hutchinson ... Customer
The Bangles ... Themselves

Susanna Hoffs ... Herself (as The Bangles)
Debbi Peterson ... Herself (as The Bangles)
Victoria Peterson ... Herself (as The Bangles)
Michael Steele ... Herself (as The Bangles)

John Stephens ... Guy

Brandon Routh ... Jess (as Brandon 'B.J.' Routh)
Glenn Dunk ... Sean

Jackie Zane ... Concert Goer (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 14: That Damn Donna Reed

22 February 2001
Rory and Dean fight, because Dean likes the idea of a 50s type house wife. Rory ends up pretending to be such that type of woman for an evening.

Season 1, Episode 15: Christopher Returns

1 March 2001
Christopher visits the Hollow for the first time and Rory shows him off and shows him the town. Dinner with the parents ends up with both Rory's grand parents fighting. After talking up his business venture, Lorelai gets Christopher to admit he's failing and has him proposing before leaving town.

Season 1, Episode 16: Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers

8 March 2001
It's Rory and Dean's 3-months anniversary, and he plans a special surprise, but it doesn't quite go as he planned. Luke's old girlfriend, Rachel, turns up.

Season 1, Episode 17: The Breakup: Part 2

15 March 2001
Rebounding from a fight with Dean, Rory ends up kissing Tristin at a party, while Lorelai follows her own impulse to show up at Max's house for a night of passion.

Season 1, Episode 18: The Third Lorelai

22 March 2001
Lorelai's paternal grandmother arrives from England and stresses Emily out in a big way.

Season 1, Episode 19: Emily in Wonderland

26 April 2001
Rory takes her grandmother around Stars Hollow for a day. She's horrified to see where Lorelai and Rory first lived.

Season 1, Episode 20: P.S. I Lo...

3 May 2001
Lorelai and Max start dating again. After a fight with Lorelai, Rory spends the night at her grandparent's house. Lorelai confronts Dean about the break-up.

Season 1, Episode 21: Love, Daisies and Troubadours

10 May 2001
In one of the highest rated shows: Lorelai is becoming seriously involved with Max just as she finds herself getting in the middle of another relationship when Luke's girlfriend Rachel accuses him of being in love with Lorelai. Meanwhile, Rory has her own romance drama and tries to work up the courage to win Dean back.

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: Sadie, Sadie

9 October 2001
Lorelai accepts Max's proposal, but when Emily hears about the upcoming wedding from Sookie, she is hurt and angry that Lorelai didn't bother to tell her. Meanwhile, Rory brings Dean to dinner at her grandparents' house and Richard's obvious disapproval of Dean leads to the first fight between Rory and her grandfather.

Season 2, Episode 2: Hammers and Veils

9 October 2001
Lorelai avoids telling her parents about her engagement to Max, while Rory urges her to spill. But due to a call from Sookie asking them to come to a surprise wedding shower for the happy couple, they already know, and are appalled that Lorelai didn't tell them and so they give her the cold shoulder. Meanwhile, Rory and Dean are having trouble in paradise due to the fact that Rory suddenly becomes obsessed with finding enough extracurricular activities that will set her apart from the hundreds of other Harvard applicants.

Season 2, Episode 3: Red Light on the Wedding Night

16 October 2001
During a wild bachelorette party thrown by Sookie, Lorelai makes an impulsive phone call to Rory's dad Christopher and sadly realizes that Max is not the man for her.

Season 2, Episode 4: The Road Trip to Harvard

23 October 2001
The Gilmore Girls' road trip takes them to a most unusual bed and breakfast and more importantly to tour Harvard and Rory's possible future. Meanwhile Lorelai decides to move forward with her dream of opening an inn.

Lauren Graham ... Lorelai Gilmore

Alexis Bledel ... Rory Gilmore

Melissa McCarthy ... Sookie St. James

Keiko Agena ... Lane Kim

Yanic Truesdale ... Michel Gerard (credit only)

Scott Patterson ... Luke Danes

Kelly Bishop ... Emily Gilmore

Edward Herrmann ... Richard Gilmore (credit only)

Liz Torres ... Miss Patty

Susan Ruttan ... Bed & Breakfast Wife

Nancy Lenehan ... LaDawn
Brian Reddy ... Bed & Breakfast Husband

Sean Gunn ... Kirk Gleason

Karl T. Wright ... Professor
Steve Rifkin ... Chad (as Steven M. Rifkin)

Julie Neumark ... College Girl

Liza Del Mundo ... College Girl #2

Masi Oka ... Philosophy Student

Season 2, Episode 5: Nick & Nora/Sid & Nancy

30 October 2001
Lorelai's well-intentioned advice falls on deaf ears when Luke reluctantly takes in his wild 17-year-old nephew Jess, while Rory finds herself attracted to the town's newest resident.

Season 2, Episode 6: Presenting Lorelai Gilmore

6 November 2001
Rory surprises everyone by agreeing to Emily's request that she make her debut at a Debutante Ball, and when Lorelai asks Rory's dad Christopher to present his daughter to society, she finds herself attracted to the new, more responsible man he has become.

Season 2, Episode 7: Like Mother, Like Daughter

13 November 2001
Chilton's headmaster Charleston thinks Rory isn't properly socializing and when Lorelai disagrees he tells her Rory may be taking after her mom. Rory's attempt to reach out gets her involved with a sorority while Lorilais becomes a booster.

Lauren Graham ... Lorelai Gilmore

Alexis Bledel ... Rory Gilmore

Melissa McCarthy ... Sookie St. James

Keiko Agena ... Lane Kim (credit only)

Yanic Truesdale ... Michel Gerard

Scott Patterson ... Luke Danes

Liza Weil ... Paris Geller

Kelly Bishop ... Emily Gilmore

Edward Herrmann ... Richard Gilmore

Dakin Matthews ... Hanlin Charleston

Sean Gunn ... Kirk Gleason

Adilah Barnes ... Mrs. Burdiness

Brenda Strong ... Eva

Shannon Cochran ... Meena

Emily Bergl ... Francie Jarvis
Katie Layman ... Ginger

Nicole Eggert ... Aubrey
Agatha Drake ... Ivy (as Agatha Nishida Drake)

Hilary Angelo ... Lemon (as Hilary Salvatore)

Madeline Zima ... Lisa

Roz Witt ... Mrs. Traiger

Felice Heather Monteith ... The Gilmore Maid (as Felice Heather Monteith)

Mary Kathleen Gordon ... The Woman at Inn (as Mary-Kathleen Gordon)

Lance Barber ... The Man at Inn

Soledad St. Hilaire ... The Maid

Danielle Stratton ... Anna (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 8: The Ins and Outs of Inns

20 November 2001
Lorelai and Sookie have the first fight of their long friendship when, upon hearing that the Independence Inn may be sold, Lorelai panics and decides that their shared dream of opening an inn together is doomed to failure.

Season 2, Episode 9: Run Away, Little Boy

27 November 2001
When Rory and Tristan are cast as Romeo and Juliet in a school play, a jealous Dean insists on attending every rehearsal, forcing Rory to beg Tristan not to tell Dean about the time they shared a kiss, while Lorelai has to put up with Luke's teasing after she dates a much younger guy.

Season 2, Episode 10: The Bracebridge Dinner

11 December 2001
While Rory struggles to keep the budding rivalry between Dean and Jess under control, Lorelai invites most of the citizens of Stars Hollow to an elaborate feast complete with Elizabethan costumes and horse-drawn sleigh rides, during which Richard announces to Emily that he has retired.

Season 2, Episode 11: Secrets and Loans

22 January 2002
Lorelai's concern over the fact that she can't afford to repair her home's extensive termite damage turns to anger when Rory tells Emily about their problem and Emily again offers Lorelai a loan.

Season 2, Episode 12: Richard in Stars Hollow

29 January 2002
Newly retired Richard is driving Emily crazy, so Lorelai is coerced into taking her father for a day in Stars Hollow, where he proceeds to drive both Lorelai and Rory batty while criticizing every aspect of their lives and refusing to let Rory accept the car that Dean has built for her.

Season 2, Episode 13: A-Tisket, A-Tasket

5 February 2002
During the annual Stars Hollow charity picnic basket auction, both Lorelai and Rory's baskets have more competition then they both anticipated. Meanwhile Jackson refuses to bid on Sookie's basket leading them to work on their communication. Rory and Lorelai have their own communication problems but work it out after Emily sides with Lorelai's initial reaction to Jess worming his way into Rory's life.

Season 2, Episode 14: It Should've Been Lorelai

12 February 2002
Christopher and his girlfriend Sherry visit Stars Hollow leading Sherry to push for a Friday night out alone with Rory to bond. So Lorelai takes Christopher to a tumultuous Friday night dinner at her parents. Lorelai, thinking she missed out on a life with Christopher, confesses her self-realization.

Season 2, Episode 15: Lost and Found

26 February 2002
Rory panics when she suddenly realizes that she lost the bracelet Dean made for her, and when a suspicious Lorelai catches Jess in Rory's room, she accuses him of stealing the bracelet. Meanwhile, Luke goes a little stir-crazy after living with Jess in the tiny apartment over the diner, and he impulsively buys the building so he can expand.

Season 2, Episode 16: There's the Rub

9 April 2002
Lorelai and Emily spend a weekend at a health spa, but they sneak out for some real food at a local restaurant where Emily dances with a distinguished stranger, then blames Lorelai for her feelings of guilt. Back at home, Rory looks forward to a rare evening alone, but when Paris, Jess and Dean all drop by to keep her company, the sparks fly.

Season 2, Episode 17: Dead Uncles and Vegetables

16 April 2002
Lorelai and Rory help out at the diner while Luke is left to plan his unpleasant uncle's funeral, which causes him to reflect on his own existence. Meanwhile, Emily lends a hand planning Sookies wedding and the skies the limit.

Season 2, Episode 18: Back in the Saddle Again

23 April 2002
After helping Rory out with her business project for the annual Chilton Business Fair, Richard realizes retirement isn't for him. Meanwhile Dean, for good reason, is feeling insecure about Rory. Michel's mother visits and their once great relationship is over after Lorelai interferes.

Season 2, Episode 19: Teach Me Tonight

30 April 2002
Luke asks Rory to tutor Jess who is close to failing, but Jess uses it to get closer to Rory and when they get into a car accident, Lorelai takes it out on Luke for taking Jess in to begin with. Lorelai takes over the movie selection for the town square movie night, but in the end realizes why Taylor chooses the same movie every year and Kirk uses the night to show of his work.

Season 2, Episode 20: Help Wanted

7 May 2002
Lorelai helps her dad open his new office and gets the cold shoulder when she tells him she has a job already. Rory tries to let everyone know Jess wasn't the only one at fault for the accident and with a new music store in town, Lane discovers her new love.

Season 2, Episode 21: Lorelai's Graduation Day

14 May 2002
After doing her best to avoid Luke, Lorelai can't avoid the inevitable, but Luke isn't ready to patch things up yet. Rory invites her grandparents to her mom's graduation, but misses it herself after cutting school to meet Jess in New York.

Season 2, Episode 22: I Can't Get Started

21 May 2002
It's Sookie's wedding day and Jackson is wearing a kilt. Jess and Rory happen to see each other before the wedding, which Rory and Lorelai are part of. Chris has to leave because his girlfriend calls with some news.

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 1: Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days

24 September 2002
Rory returns from Washington just in time for the First Annual Stars Hollow End of Summer Madness Festival where she realizes her feelings for Jess might be a lot stronger then she thought, but is it too late to do anything about it? Lorelai is having strong feelings of her own.

Season 3, Episode 2: Haunted Leg

1 October 2002
Christopher tries to talk to the Gilmore girls, but Emily saves the day. Francie tries to assert her power on the student council. Meanwhile Rory and Jess have it out about their hurt feelings and are Lorelai and Kirk dating?

Season 3, Episode 3: Application Anxiety

8 October 2002
As college nears, Rory receives her Harvard application leading her and Lorelai to have lunch with an alumni to see if she stands a chance at getting in, but the college talk has Dean worried about their future. Meanwhile Taylor decides to open an old soda shop next to Lukes and Lane advertises for a band member.

Season 3, Episode 4: One's Got Class and the Other One Dyes

15 October 2002
Lorelai and Luke are asked to speak about their success at the local high school, but things don't go quite like Lorelai planned. Lane asserts her independence, at least for a short time.

Season 3, Episode 5: Eight O'Clock at the Oasis

22 October 2002
Lorelai is cornered by a new local and talked in to watering his garden whilst he's away on a business trip. When Lorelai has to get to work, she asks Rory to take over, but when things go wrong she has to enlist Jess' help. Lorelai also asks Emily for help finding a guy she met at an auction house, but realizes he's not quite what she anticipated.

Season 3, Episode 6: Take the Deviled Eggs...

5 November 2002
Rory is invited to Sherry's baby shower and Lorelai gets pulled in with her. Between Sherrys good will and the party poppers, Lorelai is at her breaking point and feels the need to let off some steam. Jess comes home with a car and the town gathers for a not so successful town demonstration.... stop the noodle shoes????

Season 3, Episode 7: They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They?

12 November 2002
It's time for the annual Stars Hollow Dance marathon again and Lorelai is determined to win. Dean sits in the bleachers to support Rory, but so does Jess whose intentions aren't quite so innocent.

Season 3, Episode 8: Let the Games Begin

19 November 2002
Sore from the dance marathon and the break up with Dean, Rory and Lorelai adjust to having Jess and Rory going together. Richard corners Rory and invites her to a Yale reunion where he has more plans then he tells her. Rory apologizes to Dean and Lorelai and Rory both consider Yale.

Season 3, Episode 9: A Deep Fried Korean Thanksgiving

26 November 2002
Rory and Lorelai work to fit in four thanksgiving dinners but they don't eat much at the family dinner when Lorelai finds out Rory applied at more colleges then just Harvard. Lane has her first kiss and human Kirk and cat Kirk have a little adjusting to do.

Lauren Graham ... Lorelai Gilmore

Alexis Bledel ... Rory Gilmore

Melissa McCarthy ... Sookie St. James

Keiko Agena ... Lane Kim

Yanic Truesdale ... Michel Gerard

Scott Patterson ... Luke Danes

Liza Weil ... Paris Geller

Jared Padalecki ... Dean Forester

Milo Ventimiglia ... Jess Mariano

Sean Gunn ... Kirk Gleason

Kelly Bishop ... Emily Gilmore

Edward Herrmann ... Richard Gilmore

Sally Struthers ... Babette Dell

Emily Kuroda ... Mrs. Kim

Jackson Douglas ... Jackson Belleville

Shelly Cole ... Madeline Lynn

Teal Redmann ... Louise Grant

Adam Brody ... Dave Rygalski

Judy Geeson ... Natalie Swope
Brent Hinkley ... Jackson's Relative

John Aniston ... Douglas Swope

Michael Des Barres ... Claude Clemenceau
Ted Rooney ... Morey Dell

Lydie Denier ... Monique Clemenceau
Jason Lasater ... Lou

Matt Jones ... Morgan (as Matt L. Jones)
Shaheen Vaaz ... Mrs. Cunningham

Sean Everett ... Jackson Family #1

Danny Buday ... Jackson Family #2
Kristin Caruso ... Jackson Family #3

Lynne Garbet ... Jackson Family #4

Monty Bane ... Jackson Family #5
John Jabaley ... Jackson Family #6
DeVera Marcus ... Jackson Family #7 (as Dee Marcus)
Peter Kim ... Korean Relative #1
Jennifer Bolton Lee ... Korean Relative #2 (as Satya Lee)

Janet Song ... Korean Relative #3

Kim Kim ... Korean Relative #4

Alexis Rhee ... Korean Relative #5

Greg Joung Paik ... Korean Relative #6
Jae Woo Lee ... Korean Relative #7
Sunny Bonner ... Korean Relative #8

John D. Kim ... Korean Relative #9
April Moon ... Young Korean Relative

Season 3, Episode 10: That'll Do, Pig

14 January 2003
It's Richards's birthday and his mother arrives from Europe to help celebrate and announce she's moving back to the states, but not everybody is happy about the news. Rory has her hands full at school with Francie and her and Dean decide to be friends, which has Jess a little insecure.

Season 3, Episode 11: I Solemnly Swear

21 January 2003
Emily is being sued by a maid for wrongful termination and asks Lorelai to attest to her character. Francie manages to come between Paris and Rory leaving Rory out in the cold and Sookie unwittingly sets up a date with an old friend.

Season 3, Episode 12: Lorelai Out of Water

28 January 2003
Lorelai and Rory clean out the garage so Lane's band can use it for practice. Luke and lawyers don't mix except for maybe Taylors new attorney. Paris tries to impeach Rory during the student council meeting, which gets them both sent to the head masters office. Lane's prom plans back fire.

Season 3, Episode 13: Dear Emily and Richard

4 February 2003
When Sherry goes into labor and asks Rory to be with her at the hospital, Lorelai is reminded of the day Rory was born. Flashbacks tell the story of 16-year-old Lorelai as she learns she is pregnant, decides not to marry Christopher, and ultimately leaves home with her new baby.

Season 3, Episode 14: Swan Song

11 February 2003
Lorelai heads off to New York with Alex, Sookie and Jackson. Meanwhile, Jess gets a black eye and doesn't want anybody to know just how it happened, which leads to trouble at Friday night dinner.

Season 3, Episode 15: Face-Off

18 February 2003
Jess said he would call Rory but he doesn't, so she goes to a hockey game where she sees Dean with his new girlfriend. Trix surprises Richard and Emily freaks out.

Season 3, Episode 16: The Big One

25 February 2003
Rory and Paris finally hear from Harvard. Lorelai and Max meet again.

Season 3, Episode 17: A Tale of Poes and Fire

15 April 2003
The Poe Society is in town, and the inn catches fire, forcing guests to move into Lorelai's house. Rory tries to decide between Harvard, Yale and Princeton.

Season 3, Episode 18: Happy Birthday, Baby

22 April 2003
Rory plans Lorelai's birthday party.

Season 3, Episode 19: Keg! Max!

29 April 2003
Lane's band lands a gig at a local party. Everyone in town is there and it leads to trouble.

Season 3, Episode 20: Say Goodnight, Gracie

6 May 2003
Jess' father shows up in the diner, Dean gets engaged, and Fran dies, leaving the inn up for sale

Season 3, Episode 21: Here Comes the Son

13 May 2003
While Rory frets over her last term of finals before graduation, Jess finds himself in Venice, California where he rejoins his Dad and meets his live-in girlfriend and her book loving daughter.

Season 3, Episode 22: Those Are Strings, Pinocchio

20 May 2003
Rory graduates from Chilton, and the girls look forward to traveling in Europe, Yale, and opening the new inn.

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 1: Ballrooms and Biscotti

23 September 2003
Lorelai and Rory return from their summer backpacking trip to Europe only to discover Rory miscalculated how much more time she had off till school starts which puts her in a bind with Taylor and Lorelai in a bind with Emily. Luke's summer cruise with Nicole got him in a bind and Sookie is almost ready to have her baby.

Lauren Graham ... Lorelai Gilmore

Alexis Bledel ... Rory Gilmore

Melissa McCarthy ... Sookie St. James

Scott Patterson ... Luke Danes

Keiko Agena ... Lane Kim (credit only)

Yanic Truesdale ... Michel Gerard (credit only)

Liza Weil ... Paris Geller (credit only)

Sean Gunn ... Kirk Gleason

Kelly Bishop ... Emily Gilmore

Edward Herrmann ... Richard Gilmore

Michael Winters ... Taylor Doose

Jackson Douglas ... Jackson Belleville

Sally Struthers ... Babette Dell
Ted Rooney ... Morey Dell
Gabriel Brock ... Boy #1

Austin Marques ... Boy #2 (as Austin Noah Marques)
Katya Abelski ... Christy (as Katya Abelsky)

Lillian Byrd ... Maid

Jeanine Anderson ... Soda Shop Employee (as Jeanine T. Anderson)

Kelly Klein ... Soda Shop Employee

Rachel Marinacci ... Soda Shop Employee
Seth Todd ... Soda Shop Employee
Abraham Zucker ... Soda Shop Employee

Season 4, Episode 2: The Lorelais' First Day at Yale

30 September 2003
Always willing to help, Luke lends his truck to Lorelai to get Rory moved into her dorm despite how much trouble it turns out to be. Meanwhile, the Gilmores realize Rory is growing up, but Lorelai helps her ease into her new life. Paris turns out to be one of Rory's new roommates and not by accident. Luke has to deal with his pending divorce.

Lauren Graham ... Lorelai Gilmore

Alexis Bledel ... Rory Gilmore

Melissa McCarthy ... Sookie St. James (credit only)

Scott Patterson ... Luke Danes

Keiko Agena ... Lane Kim (credit only)

Yanic Truesdale ... Michel Gerard (credit only)

Liza Weil ... Paris Geller

Sean Gunn ... Kirk Gleason (credit only)

Kelly Bishop ... Emily Gilmore (credit only)

Edward Herrmann ... Richard Gilmore (credit only)

Olivia Hack ... Tana Schrick

Robert Cicchini ... Russell Bynes

Alan Oppenheimer ... Mr. Blodgett

Howard S. Miller ... Mr. Stein #1

Allan Wasserman ... Mr. Stein #2

Aris Alvarado ... Caesar

Joy Darash ... Tess

Nicole Mansour ... Diane

Aasha Davis ... Susan

Mitch Silpa ... Terrence

Jake Bern ... Ice Cream Guy
Garret Edington ... Pizza Delivery Boy
Grace McLaughlin ... Claudia

Drew Ferrandini ... Older Student

Vanessa Lunnon ... Yale Student (uncredited)
Kara Naomi White ... College Student (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 3: The Hobbit, the Sofa, and Digger Stiles

7 October 2003
To earn some money before the baby arrives, Sookie asks Lorelai if they can cater a kids party but Sookie doesn't know what kids like. Emily sets Rory up the proper way and Richard contemplates a business partner.

Season 4, Episode 4: Chicken or Beef?

14 October 2003
Lorelai needs to get permits approved before they can more forward with the inn and learns that business also involves back room deals. Rory runs into Dean who invites her to his wedding.

Season 4, Episode 5: The Fundamental Things Apply

21 October 2003
After reflecting on her lack of social life, Rory decides to try dating and finds it harder than it looks. Lorelai is still adjusting to an empty house and has Luke over to try to fill the gap. Meanwhile Lorelai is somewhat disturbed after discovering that the designer she just hired to decorate the inn used to work for Emily.

Season 4, Episode 6: An Affair to Remember

28 October 2003
Rory's roommates have her on edge so she tries to find the perfect place to study, meanwhile Emily hires Sookie and Lorelai to cater Richards office party only to find out Jason has other ideas.

Season 4, Episode 7: The Festival of Living Art

4 November 2003
Stars Hollow is asked to host a Festival of Living Pictures when a neighboring town backs out, inspiring the town regulars pitch in to pull it off in only a week. Lane finds the perfect guitarist to replace Dave, but Zach objects because of his age. Sookie and Jackson hire one of the best midwifes on the eastern seaboard. Luke and Nicole decide to hold off on their divorce.

Season 4, Episode 8: Die, Jerk

11 November 2003
After receiving advices from the Yale Daily News editor on what he is looking for, Rory's next article is a huge hit with everybody except the dancer she reviewed. Richard and Emily return from their Atlantic City business trip while Lane is told to send a special jug to Dave in California. Lorelai confronts Luke about his relationship with Nicole and Bruce confronts Lorelai and her anti midwife energy on retarding the baby's acquisition rate.

Season 4, Episode 9: Ted Koppel's Big Night Out

18 November 2003
At lunch, Richard introduces Rory and Paris to his old friend who Paris is more than intrigued with. Meanwhile it's time for the Yale/Harvard game and the Gilmores go in style, happy flask and all till Emily realizes she's been deceived for many years which inadvertently pushes Lorelai into the arms of Jason.

Season 4, Episode 10: The Nanny and the Professor

20 January 2004
Luke hires Lane to help out at the diner. Rory isn't happy Paris is dating her new teacher. Lorelai and Jason decide to keep their relationship from her parents at least for now and Michel, out of jealousy babysits Davey.

Season 4, Episode 11: In the Clamor and the Clangor

27 January 2004
Lane's band gets a gig at famous CBGB's in New York, but it doesn't come without a price. Luke and Lorelai make up to silence the newly restored bells but only after Lorelai realizes maybe Luke hasn't moved completely away and Rory confronts William about their relationship.

Season 4, Episode 12: A Family Matter

3 February 2004
Lane fits right in at Yale, almost. Luke's sister Liz visits for her high school reunion and Jess returns to get his car. Meanwhile with Jaime in town, Rory makes Paris decide between her two guys. Lorelai finds money is tight. She and Jason agree to let her parents know they've been dating, but that's easier said than done.

Season 4, Episode 13: Nag Hammadi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospel

10 February 2004
It's firelight festival time again and with Taylor stuck out of town, Kirk tries to fill in. Luke meets his sister Liz's latest boyfriend, Lorelai meets Liz and realizes Luke really is always there for them and Jess, anxious to get out of town as soon as his car is repaired, stirs up trouble with family and friends.

Season 4, Episode 14: The Incredible Sinking Lorelais

17 February 2004
Lane moves in with Lorelai for the time being and lets Mrs. Kim know who advises her to wear socks. Lorelai the first visits and learns that Lorelai's inn construction is costing more then anybody expected. Lorelai and Rory play phone tag as their frustrations mount. Lorelai's financial woes reach a boiling point and so does Rory's school pressures as each have a melt down with the strong married men in their lives.

Season 4, Episode 15: Scene in a Mall

24 February 2004
Kirk tries his hand at dog sitting meanwhile the Gilmore girls are finally able to connect and decide to spend some quality time together window shopping, but with both of them "skint", shopping isn't much fun. The two run into Emily on a shopping binge... angry and upset about her marriage, lack of accomplishments and a little jealous of her daughter.

Season 4, Episode 16: The Reigning Lorelai

2 March 2004
Lorelai the first passes on suddenly leaving Richard a mess and Emily handling all the arrangements till she discovers a letter Trix wrote Richard the day before he and Emily married. Lorelai finishes up the arrangements the best she can. Luke and Nicole quarrel in the town square and bar glass pinching cousin Marilyn reminisces about Lorelai the First's full life.

Season 4, Episode 17: Girls in Bikinis, Boys Doin' the Twist

13 April 2004
Rory and Paris flee from a rainy Dickens-like late winter for a week in Florida for college spring break with the socially awkward Glen and the fitness-freak Janet. There, Rory and Paris meet old school friends Madeline and Louise, the party queens of the area, who give them some pointers for partying, in which Paris goes out of her way to get some attention. Back in Stars Hollow, Lorelai struggles with her growing romance with Jason while she's forced to bail out Luke from jail when he's arrested over stalking his former girlfriend.

Season 4, Episode 18: Tick, Tick, Tick, Boom!

20 April 2004
Richard and Jason invite Jason's father for dinner only to discover he wants to ruin their competing company. Rory tells Lane what she thinks of Deans selfish wife not knowing Lindsay can hear her and after months of deception, Richard and Emily learn Jason and Lorelai have been dating.

Season 4, Episode 19: Afterboom

27 April 2004
Luke and Nicole finalize their divorce. Lorelai concerned only about Jason, confronts her father on their business problems. Emily too question Richards decisions and gets the cold shoulder which is the final straw for her. Jason then decides to counter sue Richard which leaves Lorelai with only one clear choice.

Season 4, Episode 20: Luke Can See Her Face

4 May 2004
Liz returns to Stars Hollow with news that she and TJ will marry next week in the towns square which has Luke asking Jess to attend. Lorelai and Sookie overhear Dean and Lindsay's problems and Luke works on his dating and communication skills with a self help tape that makes him realize Lorelai is the one.