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Let Me Hear Your Balalaikas Ringing Out 

Who can finally get Rory thinking she made a BIG mistake dropping out of Yale? If you guess Jess, you're right. Her old flame returns with exciting news about his life... and some blunt advice about hers.

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Sookie St. James (credit only)
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Michel Gerard (credit only)
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Paris Geller (credit only)
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Storyline

Luke sponsors a girls' soccer team, but takes issue with the team's tough play. Lorelai is distressed when her dog is sick and she can't seem to find a way to help it. Jess makes a return with a gift to Rory. He has a run-in with Logan and makes it clear to Rory how he feels about the life he sees her living. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Comedy | Drama

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8 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The title for this episode comes from a line in the song "Back in the USSR," by The Beatles. See more »

Goofs

When Jess arrives at Rory's grandparents' house, Rory has just come back from driving Logan, Finn, and Colin home after the bar in New Haven had closed. Bars close very late at night, so it's probably around 3 AM, which is a very strange time of day for Jess to make a surprise visit. See more »

Quotes

Lorelai: I tried so hard. I have a list of things that he's afraid of on the fridge. And I try to do the right thing. I should not have socialized him at Kirk's doggy day care the other day. I should have taken him to the best doggy day care in the country, even if it was in Seattle. That's where I should have taken him.
Luke: He's fine hanging with Kirk.
Lorelai: I did this wrong. I did this all wrong! How could I have let this happen? How did I not see it coming? How didn't I step in and do something? And why can't ...
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References Battlestar Galactica (1978) See more »

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Tom Dooley
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Written by Alan Lomax, John Lomax, and Frank Warner
Performed by Amy Kuney
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