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. Written by
Did You Know?
When Rory tells Lorelai that Miss Patti made her sit down and watch her dance with Dean, Lorelai says, "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." This is a line from Dirty Dancing
(1987). Kelly Bishop
, who plays Emily Gilmore in this show, played Baby's mother in Dirty Dancing. See more
Lorelei complains to Rory that Christopher's new girlfriend, Sherry, is named after a Journey song, when in fact the song she means, "Oh Sherrie", is by Steve Perry solo, after he left Journey. See more
[to Emily and Richard
Are you two completely out of your minds? There's a ceremony going on in there! Young girls in ugly dresses and stupid fans are parading around in circles for god knows what reason, and you two are ruining it!
References Endless Love
The Way You Look Tonight
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
and music by Jerome Kern
Performed by Frank Sinatra See more