The perfect dress: elegant blush-silk tulle, in Lorelai's size and on sale -ideal for a wedding. The perfect mess: Lane, short tempered, belligerent and miserable since she broke up with Zach and moved back home.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Gerard (credit only)
Emily Gilmore (credit only)
Richard Gilmore (credit only)


Lorelai and Rory are fresh back from Atlantic City, where they had a late celebration of Rory's 21st birthday. Lorelai surprises herself when she finds the perfect wedding dress in the first shop she looks in, and finishes planning the wedding in no time. Back at Yale, Rory moves into Paris and Doyle's run-down apartment and rejoins the Daily News. Lane is distressed after her break-up with Zach and takes it out on her mother. Luke meets up with Anna, the mother of his twelve-year-old daughter. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Comedy | Drama


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10 January 2006 (USA)  »

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When Paris, now editor of the Yale Daily News, is handing out assignments, a "Russ Tamblyn" gets the Sports beat. Russ Tamblyn is the actor who played Dr. Jacoby in the cult series Twin Peaks (1990). Later in this episode, Luke's old girlfriend Anna Nardini makes her first appearance, played by the actress Sherilyn Fenn, who also had a major role in Twin Peaks. In seasons 2 and 3, another Twin Peaks actor - Mädchen Amick - appeared as Rory's dad Christopher's girlfriend Sherry Tinsdale. See more »


In this episode, Rory gets in her car and starts to drive away, but when a close up is shot of the side of the car it is clearly not Rory driving. A man's hairy arm with a Hawaiian shirt and gold watch is shown steering the car out of the driveway. See more »


Anna Nardini: Hey, Luke! You happy?
Luke Danes: Yeah.
Anna Nardini: Me too, it's pretty cool, isn't it?
Luke Danes: Yeah, it is.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


(I've Got a) Golden Ticket
Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Performed by Melissa McCarthy
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different character...same actor
24 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was just watching an old episode of Gilmore Girls entitled, Here Comes the Son, where Jess goes to California to stay with his dad. Sherilyn Fenn plays Sasha, his dads girlfriend, and has a daughter named Lily. In the current season, she plays Anna Nardini, the mother of Luke's daughter, April??? Now that all of these TV shows are releasing past seasons on DVD, they should be careful about recasting actors as different characters...its very confusing!! Also, it reminds people that it is just a television show. I enjoy getting sucked in to the show and feeling like I am watching real peoples lives unfold. Just as a side note... I am glad Jess is gone! Rory is too good for him!

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