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S04, E12 (First Aired:
Luke's ditzy sister surprises him with a visit; Lorelai is torn about telling her parents about her relationship with Jason; Paris talks to Rory about her affair.
S04, E13 (First Aired:
Car trouble strands Jess in Stars Hollow; Jess walks away from Rory over and over again, then makes a startling confession; at a charity dinner, Emily asks Lorelai and Jason to pretend to be lovey-dovey.
S04, E14 (First Aired:
Rory succumbs to self-doubt after a professor suggests she drop a class; Lorelai takes out her frustration on Sookie; Gran is nasty to Richard and Emily.
S04, E15 (First Aired:
Rory gets a glimpse of Dean's new life; Lorelai and Rory get swept up in Emily's wild shopping spree, then Emily admits her out-of-control spending is in retaliation against Richard's neglect.
S04, E16 (First Aired:
The sudden loss of his mother undoes Richard; Emily finds an old letter to her husband from her mother-in-law; Lorelai takes over the funeral arrangements.
S04, E17 (First Aired:
Rory and Paris take off to Florida for their first spring break; Paris makes an unexpected bid for attention at a nightclub where the Shins are performing.
S04, E18 (First Aired:
Jason's father, Floyd, exposes Jason and Lorelai's secret relationship and brings a lawsuit against Jason and Richard for taking his clients.
S04, E19 (First Aired:
Lorelai angrily confronts her father about his treatment of Jason, after Jason tells her that he and Richard are no longer in business together.
S04, E20 (First Aired:
Depressed over the failure of his marriage, Luke resorts to a self-help tape and suddenly realizes he already knows who his soul mate is; Luke's sister announces that she is getting married; Lorelai stresses over the opening of The Dragonfly Inn.
S04, E21 (First Aired:
All of Stars Hollow turns out for Liz's (Kathleen Wilhoite) Renaissance-themed wedding; Jess walks Liz down the aisle, and Lorelai and Luke share a romantic dance, after which Luke asks Lorelai out on a date.
S04, E22 (First Aired:
Lorelai invites friends and family to a test run of the opening of the Dragonfly Inn, but preparations for the big day keep her from thinking about Luke's feelings for her.
S05, E01 (First Aired:
Lorelai learns that Rory slept with her married ex-boyfriend, Dean; Luke is relieved that Lorelai wants to pursue their romantic relationship; after announcing her separation from Richard, Emily leaves for Paris.
S05, E02 (First Aired:
Rory calls Lorelai from Rome and admits she made a mess of things with Dean; Dean's wife throws him out of the house after she finds a letter from Rory; Luke and Lorelai are interrupted by a town parade.
S05, E03 (First Aired:
Lorelai is offended that no one appears to care about her relationship with Luke, until it becomes the topic of a heated town-meeting discussion.
S05, E04 (First Aired:
Dean's sharing a car with his estranged wife and distant living arrangement make it difficult for him and Rory to be alone together.
S05, E05 (First Aired:
Lorelai suggests that she and Luke double-date with Rory and Dean, but things don't quite go as planned; Emily and Richard are lonely and lost without each other, but neither wants to take the first step toward reconciliation.
S05, E06 (First Aired:
Lorelai and Sookie are thrilled when author Norman Mailer and a young reporter make return visits to the inn's dining room, but Sookie's awe turns to annoyance when the writer fails to order any food.
S05, E07 (First Aired:
Logan brings Rory to an event staged by his secret society, where she finds herself participating in a thrilling and dangerous stunt.
S05, E08 (First Aired:
Rory is touched when Emily and Richard throw a party to introduce her to their Yale alumni friends; when Dean arrives at the party to pick up Rory, it is clear to him that he has no place in her privileged world.