Gilmore Girls: Season 4, Episode 4

Chicken or Beef? (14 Oct. 2003)

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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.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Paris Geller (credit only)
Emily Gilmore (credit only)
Richard Gilmore (credit only)
Michael Winters ...


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.

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Lorelai Gilmore: Kirk, please, what can we do right now? The alarm is just so loud.
Kirk Gleason: Yeah, that's my fault too. I asked Jimmy to really crank it up.
Lorelai Gilmore: Well, he did.
Kirk Gleason: If you're gonna have an alarm, you need it loud. You don't want some crazed knife-wielding gunman at your throat, and the neighbors are going, like, "Is that a fan? Did I leave the water running?" You want them to know, hey, that's an alarm.
Lorelai Gilmore: Your imaginary attacker has a knife *and* a gun?
Kirk Gleason: And a really dirty tank top.
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this episode is one of my favorites!!!
1 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In this episode you can see the strain on mother lorelai with daughter Rory who is out of the house and in college (Yale). When Rory comes home to find kirk has installed an alarm system that gets tripped very easily she remarks she hates kirk.Usually mother and daughter are very close but when Rory returns home after cutting her hair without telling lorelai, lorelai is hurt that she was not told. after saying that Rory pulled "a G.I. Jane" Rory confirms that she will never do anything without telling lorelai again. This statement is is remarked by lorelai saying she was enjoying the guilt but in the end says she likes Rory's hair. The next scene takes place in lorelai's home and it involves Rory, lorelai and a post-it note path. All in all this episode is a great journey through Stars-Hollow with your witty guides Lorelai Gilmore, Rory Gilmore, and the rest of the Stars-Hollow crew that I have grown to love and i'm sure you will too.:)

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