As graduation day approaches, Rory learns her financial aid was rejected so she turns to her grand parents for help despite the strings attached. This means Lorelai can use the rest of her money to buy the Dragonfly Inn. Rory gets a call from Jess, she thinks and Luke has second thoughts about Nicole when Lorelai opens up to Luke. Written by
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An alternative ending was filmed with Lorelai having a flashback of a Young Rory and Younger Lorelai at the Independence Inn. See more
When Richard presents Rory with her new car, he calls it a "little Prius", but when she is seen driving it several times in the show, it is clearly a Toyota Yaris. See more
[fitting Rory's new dress
Maybe we should bring it in a bit more.
Oh, sure, but first why don't you use a medieval torture instrument to crush my ribs and flatten my spinal cord in order to accommodate your sadistic wishes.
Don't use subtlety on us, we're slow.
References The Dating Game
Written by Charles Fox
and Paul Williams
Performed by Lauren Graham See more