Gilmore Girls: Season 3, Episode 22

Those Are Strings, Pinocchio (20 May 2003)

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Rory graduates from Chilton, and the girls look forward to traveling in Europe, Yale, and opening the new inn.


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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 Anonymous

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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 »


Rory: Headmaster Charleston, faculty members, fellow students,family and friends, welcome. We never thought this day would come. We prayed for its quick delivery, crossed days off our calendars, counted hours, minutes, and seconds, and now that it's here, I'm sorry it is because it means leaving friends who inspire me and teachers who have been my mentors - so many people who have shaped my life and my fellow students' lives impermeably and forever. I live in two worlds. One is a world of books. I've...
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References Bambi (1942) See more »


Written by Terry Kirkman
Performed by Adam Wylie
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