Gilmore Girls: Season 3, Episode 5

Eight O'Clock at the Oasis (22 Oct. 2002)

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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 ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sookie St. James (credit only)
Lane Kim (credit only)
Kirk Gleason (credit only)
Natalie Swope
Peyton Sanders
Christopher Cowan ...
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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. Written by

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While on the phone with Payton Sanders, a voice-over has Lorelai saying that his jet just got back "from Maui," while her lips appear to say "from Bali." This episode aired ten days after a car bomb attack in Bali left 202 dead and 209 injured. See more »


When showing Lorelai how his sprinkler spigot works, Dwight demonstrates that turning it right (clockwise) turns it on and left (anti-clockwise) turns it off. Later, Rory turns the spigot anti-clockwise and successfully turns the sprinklers on. See more »


Lorelai Gilmore: [on telephone] Hi, yes. I was at your auction yesterday, I was wondering if you could help me? I met a man there, and I would like to contact him, but I didn't get his name and I wondered if you could look it up for me. He was paddle number 17, and - Oh, right. - Confidential. Got it. Well you know actually I misspoke earlier because this isn't a complete stranger I'm trying to contact here, he's an old friend from school - Good question. Well I don't know his name because I only knew him by his...
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