When Richard and Emily have no real reaction to the news of her break up, Lorelai suddenly realizes that most of her emotional life has been based on doing and feeling the opposite of whatever her parents want. Later, when Michel forces Lorelai to attend Emily's cotillion dance, Lorelai discovers that some things her parents wanted for her weren't really that terrible. Meanwhile, Rory has a tough time making her long-distance relationship work. Written by
Did You Know?
This episode doesn't have any movie references, which is something unusual for Gilmore Girls
(2000) because the show is known for its movie references in every episode. See more
Within the episode, they mention several times that this was Lorelai's First Cotillion. But in the episode Gilmore Girls: Presenting Lorelai Gilmore
Christopher says that he and Lorelai went to 17 cotillion, a dozen débutante balls and a brief but scarring experiment with the children of the American Revolution when they were young. So, this would indicate that Lorelai had previously gone to at least 17 other cotillions. See more
Hey, you're gonna wow 'em at your cotillion.
Did you ever attend a cotillion?
No, I haven't actually, but I had a coming out party.
And I totally supported her decision, she shouldn't have to hide her love for women.
Written by: Johann Strauss See more