Gilmore Girls Episodes

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Gilmore Girls Season 1 episodes

Love, Daisies and Troubadours Season 1, Episode 21

Lorelai and Max send sparks flying as they reestablish their relationship, while Luke and Rachel find their flame fizzling out. Rory has a run-in with Tristin, whose fibs trick Paris, Madeline, and Louise into being angry with Rory. Also, the younger Gilmore finally has her first conversation with Dean since their breakup. Rachel: Lisa Ann Hadley. Luke: Scott Patterson. Max: Scott Cohen. read more

P.S. I Lo... Season 1, Episode 20

Rory's emotions get the best of her after her breakup with Dean, and her grumpy disposition sparks a fight with Lorelai---and a flight to her grandparents' house for comfort. In other developments, Lorelai and Max decide to try to rekindle their relationship with a date. Max Medina: Scott Cohen. Lane: Keiko Agena. Emily: Kelly Bishop. read more

Emily in Wonderland Season 1, Episode 19

Rory invites Emily to Stars Hollow for some antiques shopping and a tour of the town. At first, Emily seems hesitant, but she trades in her heels for sneakers to see the sights. Meanwhile, Lorelai struggles with finding a job for Sookie's friend Roon and building her friendship with Luke's girlfriend, Rachel. Rachel: Lisa Ann Hadley. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Roon: Max Perlich. read more

The Third Lorelai Season 1, Episode 18

Richard announces that his mother (Marion Ross) is coming for a visit in a week. The news sends Emily into a panic as she tries to ready their home for the occasion by unpacking all the gifts the elderly woman had given the couple over the years. Meanwhile, Rory tries to ease the tension between her and Tristin by suggesting that the boy consider dating Paris. Tristin: Chad Michael Murray. Paris: Liza Weil. Richard: Edward Herrmann. Emily: Kelly Bishop. read more

The Breakup, Part 2 Season 1, Episode 17

After receiving disturbing news from Dean the night before, Rory tries to occupy her time with a list of errands and she drags Lorelai along with her---at 6 A.M. Saturday morning. Also, Luke has a physical confrontation with Dean in front of the diner. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Paris: Liza Weil. Tristin: Chad Michael Murray. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Luke: Scott Patterson. Lane: Keiko Agena. read more

Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers Season 1, Episode 16

Emily agrees to let Rory miss the weekly dinner so the teen can celebrate her three-month anniversary with Dean; Luke's former girlfriend visits the diner. Elsewhere, the townsfolk prepare for a festival that celebrates the founding of Stars Hollow. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Mayor Porter: David Huddleston. Luke: Scott Paterson. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Emily: Kelly Bishop. read more

Christopher Returns Season 1, Episode 15

Lorelai allows Rory's dad, Christopher (David Sutcliffe), to stay at their home during his visit. The distant dad hopes to make up for lost time with his daughter, who is glad to see him. However, Lorelai wonders what effect his presence will have on the teen, especially when he decides to leave again. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Strobe: Peter Michael Goetz. Francine: Cristine Rose. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Emily: Kelly Bishop. read more

That Damn Donna Reed Season 1, Episode 14

Dean watches reruns of the “The Donna Reed Show” with Lorelai and Rory, who mercilessly mock the program. Later, Dean tells Rory he likes the idea of a doting housewife. His remark irks feminist Rory, who sets out to change his sexist views. Elsewhere, Lorelai persuades Luke to repaint his diner. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Babette: Sally Struthers. Taylor: Michael Winters. Luke: Scott Patterson. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. read more

Concert Interruptus Season 1, Episode 13

Sookie gets concert tickets for Lorelai, Rory, Lane and herself, but Lane must negotiate with her strict mother before she can agree to attend the event. Meanwhile, Rory works with Paris, Madeline and Louise after the four girls are assigned to a debate team in their history class. Music group the Bangles performs a song. Paris: Liza Weil. Madeline: Shelly Cole Louise: Teal Redmann. Lane: Keiko Agena. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Sookie: Melissa McCarthy. read more

Double Date Season 1, Episode 12

Upon Lane's request, Rory asks Dean to set up a double date that would pair Lane with Dean's friend Todd. Meanwhile, Lorelai studies for a test in her business class, and Sookie prepares to ask Jackson for a date. Jackson: Jackson Douglas. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Lane: Keiko Agena. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Sookie: Melissa McCarthy. read more

Paris Is Burning Season 1, Episode 11

Lorelai reluctantly agrees to attend a Parents' Day event at Chilton, while Paris fumes over the fact that her parents' divorce has become a public spectacle. Rory spends an awkward few minutes with Mr. Medina before his date with Lorelai. Paris: Liza Weil. Max Medina: Scott Cohen. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Sookie: Melissa McCarthy. read more

Forgiveness and Stuff Season 1, Episode 10

Emily suggests that Lorelai skip the annual Christmas dinner at the elder Gilmores' home after Lorelai says she can't leave work early to get there on time. Alone in her own house at dinner time, Lorelai catches Dean knocking on Rory's window, and the two endure an awkward conversation. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Emily: Kelly Bishop. read more

Rory's Dance Season 1, Episode 9

Lorelai persuades Rory to attend her first dance at Chilton, then sets out to make her daughter a dress for the occasion. A nervous Rory asks Dean to join her for the event, and Emily invites herself to Lorelai's home to help with Rory's party preparations. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Paris: Liza Weil. Tristin: Chad Michael Murray. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Emily: Kelly Bishop. read more

Love and War and Snow Season 1, Episode 8

Rory spends the night at her grandparents' house during a snowstorm that strands Lorelai in Stars Hollow and keeps her from attending the weekly dinner. Luke bemoans the town's annual reenactment of a Revolutionary War battle that never came to fruition. Max: Scott Cohen. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Taylor: Michael Winters. Harrison: David Huddleston. Kirk: Sean Gunn. Luke: Scott Patterson. Lane: Keiko Agena. Sookie: Melissa McCarthy. read more

Kiss and Tell Season 1, Episode 7

Dean kisses Rory for the first time and the girl is hesitant about telling her mother, only to have Lane's mom spill the beans when Lorelai stops by the furniture shop to pick up a rocking chair. Elsewhere, the townsfolk pester Luke when he refuses to decorate the coffee shop for Thanksgiving. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Taylor: Michael Winters. Mrs. Kim: Emily Kuroda. Miss Patty: Liz Torres. Luke: Scott Patterson. read more

Rory's Birthday Parties Season 1, Episode 6

Emily insists that Rory's birthday party takes place at the elder Gilmores' home and then asks Lorelai for help in finding a special gift for her granddaughter. But Rory is horrified to discover her grandmother sent party invitations to her classmates. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Paris: Liza Weil. Tristin: Chad Michael Murray. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Richard: Edward Herrmann. Luke: Scott Patterson. read more

Cinnamon's Wake Season 1, Episode 5

Rory has an embarrassing encounter with Dean on a bus ride to school. Lorelai is courted by Rory's English teacher, who asks her out during a bake sale at Chilton. At the inn, Michel deals with an enthusiastic group of French clients. Max: Scott Cohen. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Babette: Sally Struthers. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. Michel: Yanic Truesdale. read more

Deer-Hunters Season 1, Episode 4

After receiving a bad grade on an English paper, Rory tries to prepare for a major test on Shakespeare, only to find a bored Lorelai nagging her for attention. Elsewhere, Sookie broods over a review from a magazine's food critic. Max Medina: Scott Cohen. Paris: Liza Weil. Tristin: Chad Michael Murray. Sookie: Melissa McCarthy. Luke: Scott Patterson. Rory: Alexis Bledel. read more

Kill Me Now Season 1, Episode 3

Emily badgers Richard into taking Rory to their country club for golf lessons after the grandparents learn Rory's required to join a school sports team. Meanwhile, Lorelai oversees the double wedding of a set of spoiled twin brides. Babette: Sally Struthers. Arlene: Meagen Fay. Jackie: Kelly Cohen. Jessica: Ashley Cohen. Richard: Edward Herrmann. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Rory: Alexis Bledel. read more

The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton Season 1, Episode 2

Lorelai oversleeps on the morning of Rory's first day at Chilton. The hurried woman dresses in casual clothes, only to find her own mother waiting in the headmaster's office. Lorelai's attire draws sharp criticism from the elder Gilmore, and dirty looks from the other students' parents. Headmaster Charleston: Dakin Matthews. Ian Jack: Nick Chinlund. Paris Geller: Liza Weil. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Emily: Kelly Bishop. read more

Pilot Season 1, Episode 1

Lorelai begrudgingly turns to her parents for financial help after daughter Rory is accepted at a pricey private school. Lorelai's parents agree to help---but at a price. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Richard: Edward Herrmann. read more

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Premise: Family matters take center stage in this charming drama about a single mother raising her teenage daughter in a Connecticut town. The pair, only 16 years apart in age, act more like friends than mother and daughter and even share the same taste in music.

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