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S03, E08 (First Aired:
While visiting New Haven, Conn., Richard announces that he has arranged a surprise interview for Rory with the dean of admissions at Yale University.
S03, E09 (First Aired:
Lorelai and Rory make the rounds on Thanksgiving Day, celebrating with Lane, Sookie, Luke and Lorelai's parents.
S03, E10 (First Aired:
Rory and Jess run into Dean at Star Hollow's winter carnival; great-grandmother Gilmore (Marion Ross) pays a surprise visit.
S03, E11 (First Aired:
Manipulative Francie convinces Paris that Rory has been plotting against her; when a former maid sues Emily, Lorelai fears giving a deposition will further strain relations with her mother.
S03, E12 (First Aired:
Lorelai agrees to go fishing with her new beau, Alex; Paris tries to have Rory impeached; Lane schemes to go to the prom with Dave.
S03, E13 (First Aired:
As Sherry goes into labor, Lorelai recalls being pregnant with Rory and the events leading up to the day she was born.
S03, E14 (First Aired:
Lorelai and her new boyfriend (Billy Burke) spend a weekend in New York; Jess refuses to explain his black eye when he shows up for dinner with Rory and her grandmother.
S03, E15 (First Aired:
Rory runs into Dean and his new girlfriend at a hockey game; Lorelai finds fault with Jess' treatment of her daughter; Emily is shocked to find her mother-in-law (Marion Ross) kissing a man.
S03, E16 (First Aired:
Rory waits for acceptance letters from colleges; Lorelai shares a passionate kiss with ex-fiance Max and wonders if ending the engagement was the right decision.
S03, E17 (First Aired:
Lorelai must find rooms for the guests at the Independence Inn when a fire breaks out during a meeting of the Edgar Allen Poe Society.
S03, E18 (First Aired:
Lorelai is busy rebuilding the inn when Richard surprises her; Luke confirms his fears that Jess is skipping school to work extra shifts at the store.
S03, E19 (First Aired:
Lane's band makes its debut at a big bash, where Jess and Dean's long-standing animosity erupts into a brawl.
S03, E20 (First Aired:
A golden opportunity arises for Lorelai and Sookie to buy another inn; Jess' long-lost father (Rob Estes) shows up in Stars Hollow and introduces himself to his son.
S03, E21 (First Aired:
After a confrontation with Luke, Jess travels to California to stay with his father, Jimmy (Rob Estes); Lorelai learns the money her father gave her will make Rory ineligible for financial aid.
S03, E22 (First Aired:
Rory makes a moving valedictory speech on graduation day; Rory discovers Lorelai is making a huge sacrifice to pay her tuition; Richard and Emily present their granddaughter with a lavish gift.
S04, E01 (First Aired:
Lorelai and Rory return from their backpacking adventure in Europe; Sookie confides the sex of her unborn baby to Lorelai; Luke returns from his cruise with surprising news; Lorelai fails to show up at her parent's Friday-night dinner.
S04, E02 (First Aired:
Lorelai helps her daughter move into the dormitory at Yale, where Rory meets a strange new roommate and encounters an old adversary.
S04, E03 (First Aired:
Rory is shocked to discover that Emily has redecorated her dorm room without permission; Richard announces that he is taking on a new business partner (Chris Eigeman).
S04, E04 (First Aired:
Dean awkwardly invites Rory to his wedding the next day; Dean confesses to Luke how much he misses Rory; Lorelai and Sookie have trouble obtaining a permit to begin construction on the inn.