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The Real Paul Anka 

Although Rory and Logan are back together, Logan is miserable knowing that Rory hasn't really forgiven him, and he takes off with his friends for another stunt with the Life and Death ... See full summary »

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Although Rory and Logan are back together, Logan is miserable knowing that Rory hasn't really forgiven him, and he takes off with his friends for another stunt with the Life and Death Brigade. Rory accepts Jess's invitation to attend an open house at his new book store/art gallery/publishing house in Philadelphia. While there, she is surprised to run into Luke, who is accompanying his daughter April on an academic field trip. Back in Stars Hollow, Lorelai is horrified to find that Richard and Emily have been looking at real estate in her town. Written by Alex

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11 April 2006 (USA)  »

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Trivia

While strolling through Stars Hollow, Emily says they are antique shopping in Litchfield and Washington Depot. Washington Depot is known as the "real Stars Hollow". See more »

Goofs

When Mrs. Kim brings her wedding dress to Lorelai for alterations she tells her that she was married to Mr. Kim 28 years ago, . When Mrs. Kim has her sex talk with Lane in the next episode, Gilmore Girls: I Get a Sidekick Out of You, she remarks that maybe she will be lucky like Mrs. Kim was and only have to do "it" once. This would make Lane 27, but she is only 22. See more »

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Luke Danes: First things first: What the hell is that?
Jess Mariano: It's an abstract painting.
Luke Danes: But what is it supposed to be?
Jess Mariano: Check the title.
Luke Danes: I did, it's called "Untitled".
Jess Mariano: There you go.
Luke Danes: I give up.
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References This Is Your Life (1952) See more »

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The Elements
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Music by Arthur Sullivan
Lyrics by Tom Lehrer
Performed by Mia Bernardino, Sarah Graceson, J.T. Kubala, Vanessa Marano, Hayley McFarland, Blaine Miller, Taylor Parks, and Cameron Scher
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Rory turns up
17 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

  • Anka (the human one) couldn't resist working with his canine


counterpart on an upcoming episode of Gilmore Girls. "I have a dream that Paul Anka and Paul Anka meet," explains Lauren Graham. "It's very surreal," Especially when he sits on Babette's (Sally Struthers') lap. the real Paul Anka will make a guest appearance in the April 11 episode. He'll apparently be turning up in a dream/fantasy sequence.

After hitting another rough (and possibly permanent) patch with Logan, Rory decides to attend the opening of Jess' new 'zine/bookstore/art gallery in Philadelphia.- Luke is a chaperone during April's school trip to a math contest held in Philadelphia. He must befriend Mr. Munster, a math teacher, and Kelly and Earl, two other chaperones. During the bus drive, he sits with the kids rather than with the adults. Luke is a fish out of water, especially when the kids start singing Tom Lehrer's The Elements (a song about all the chemical elements). He tries to connect with the kids, but mostly, April. At the Inn, Lorelai takes care of the Moores, a couple who will go horseback riding. Logan and Rory are still a couple but things are somewhat tense. In Philadelphia, we see the building where Jess works (downstairs) and lives (upstairs) with some of his co-workers. In the work/shop area, Jess discusses with two co-workers, Matthew and Chris, about the fact they want their own bar. Alicia Mattheson, a woman who works for The Weekly comes in. It seems she may write a piece about a poet who'll perform later. Matthew takes care of her. It is at that moment, that Jess notices one of the customers... Luke. Later, Luke and April attend the poetry reading at Jess' workplace. Rory will somehow make her way to Philadelphia where she will meet up with Jess.


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