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. Written by
Did You Know?
Lorelai said to Rory that Jess seems cool because he has a problem with authority and he's seen a lot of Sylvester Stallone
movies. 6 years later he does appear in a movie with Stallone: Rocky Balboa
(2006). See more
During the bidding for Rory's basket, Jess outbids Dean (10 dollars to 5). When Taylor asks for another bid, Jess bids again (20 dollars), outbidding himself for no reason. See more
It's quaint, isn't it? The women make a nice lunch basket, the men bid on it, and the world rotates backward on its axis.