Jess' father shows up in the diner, Dean gets engaged, and Fran dies, leaving the inn up for sale

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As the news spreads about the fight, Luke lays down the law to Jess about his failures, but with their agreement broken, Jess only sees one way out. Lane gets to go to the prom, but not exactly like she planned. Dean gets engaged and when beloved Fran Weston passes on, Lorelei and Sookie see if they can buy the Dragonfly Inn. Written by Anonymous

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6 May 2003 (USA)  »

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First episode with Luke's cook Caesar as a credited cast character. Aris Alvarado is the third actor to portray the role of Caesar, but the first one to have spoken lines. See more »

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When Luke confronts Jess' father, Luke yells at him for having abandoned Jess and Liz when Jess was just a baby. However, in Season 2 ("Nick &N Nora/Sid & Nancy"), Luke had told Lorelai that Jess' father had walked out on them two years earlier. See more »

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Luke Danes: [to Jimmy Mariano, Jess' dad] I'm gonna put your head through a wall, any wall, you can pick the wall, but it will be a wall.
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References Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) See more »

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The Candy Man
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Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Performed by Michael Winters
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