Gilmore Girls Episodes

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Gilmore Girls Season 3 episodes

Those Are Strings, Pinocchio Season 3, Episode 22

Rory readies to graduate from Chilton and circumvents Lorelai to make a deal that will ensure her future at Yale and enable her mother to bid on the Dragonfly Inn. In other developments, Emily and Richard give Rory an extravagant gift; Luke considers taking a cruise with Nicole; and Rory and Lorelai negotiate the contents of their summer-abroad backpacks. read more

Here Comes the Son Season 3, Episode 21

As Jess arrives in California hoping to spend some time getting to know Jimmy (Rob Estes), Lorelai searches for the right moment to tell a stressed-out Rory that her beau has left town. In other developments, Lorelai gets news from Yale's financial-aid office; and Emily asks for Rory's help in selecting graduation-ceremony attire. Sasha: Sherilyn Fenn. read more

Say Goodnight, Gracie Season 3, Episode 20

Already frustrated by his nephew's recent behavior, Luke has an uncomfortable encounter with an unexpected (and unwelcome) visitor (Rob Estes) who's looking for Jess. Elsewhere, Dean has shocking news for Rory; Lane tries to smooth things out with her mother in order to go to the prom with Dave; and Lorelai and Sookie conspire to embark on a new business venture. read more

Keg! Max! Season 3, Episode 19

Hoping to ensure that Rory's graduation goes smoothly, Lorelai reluctantly attends booster-club meetings, where she is surprised by Max's presence---and his attitude towards her. Meanwhile, Jess gets a wake-up call from Principal Merten; and Lane's band gears up for a gig at a house party that turns into a kegger. Max: Scott Cohen. read more

Happy Birthday, Baby Season 3, Episode 18

As Lorelai oversees repairs at the inn, Rory plans her mother's birthday bash. Also: Richard schedules a meeting with Lorelai; Luke agrees to meet Nicole's folks; Jess is caught in a lie; and Paris returns to school a changed person. Tobin: Bruce McCulloch. read more

A Tale of Poes and Fire Season 3, Episode 17

As Rory considers which college to attend, an emergency arises at the inn and displaces members of the Edgar Allan Poe Society. Also: Luke is perplexed by Jess's employee-of-the-month award; and Rory pays a house call on the hibernating Paris. read more

The Big One Season 3, Episode 16

While in Hartford, Lorelai runs into Max (Scott Cohen) and begins to wonder if she made the right decision in calling off their engagement. Meanwhile, Rory enters a speech contest at Chilton, and Sookie's strange behavior is explained. Sookie: Melissa McCarthy. Jackson: Jackson Douglas. Paris: Liza Weil. read more

Swan Song Season 3, Episode 14

Rory asks Jess (Milo Ventimiglia) to attend a Friday supper at her grandmother's house, but he's reluctant to go on the dinner date. Meanwhile, Lorelai heads for New York City with Alex; and Lane hatches a plan to hang out with her new beau. Alex: Billy Burke. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Lane: Keiko Agena. read more

Dear Emily and Richard Season 3, Episode 13

When the Gilmore gals are invited to attend the delivery of Sherry's baby, Lorelai (Lauren Graham) reminisces about her experiences as a teen mother-to-be, including the day she realized she was pregnant with Rory. Meanwhile, Luke gets ready for his first date with Nicole. Sherry: Madchen Amick. Nicole: Tricia O'Kelley. Luke: Scott Patterson. read more

Lorelai Out of Water Season 3, Episode 12

Lorelai gears up for her fishing date with Alex (Billy Burke) by reading library books netted by Rory, but finds herself needing to hook up with someone with more technical expertise. Meanwhile, Lane tries to persuade her mother to let her go to the senior prom. Lane: Keiko Agena. Mrs. Kim: Emily Kuroda. Luke: Scott Patterson. read more

I Solemnly Swear Season 3, Episode 11

Rory gets caught in the middle of Francie (Emily Bergl) and Paris's student-council feud over the senior prom. Meanwhile, Lorelai may have found a new love interest in a guy she met at a business seminar; Emily learns that she is being sued by a former maid. Alex: Michael Weaver. Paris: Liza Weil. Michel: Yanic Truesdale. read more

That'll Do, Pig Season 3, Episode 10

Emily throws a dinner party for Richard's 60th birthday, and his mother (Marion Ross), much to Emily's dismay, unexpectedly shows up to the event. Meanwhile, Rory tries to persuade a reluctant Jess to accompany her to the Stars Hollow High Winter Carnival, but Dean's possible attendance may influence Jess's decision. Jess: Milo Ventimiglia. Dean: Jared Padalecki. Sookie: Melissa McCarthy. read more

A Deep Fried Korean Thanksgiving Season 3, Episode 9

Emily (Kelly Bishop) insists that Lorelai and Rory come to Thanksgiving Day dinner, which causes the girls to be even more overbooked: They have already committed to three other feasts, including celebrations being held by Lane, Luke and Sookie. While dining at the Gilmore estate, Lorelai is floored to learn that Rory applied to Yale University without telling her. Sookie: Melissa McCarthy. Lane: Keiko Agena. Luke: Scott Patterson. read more

Let the Games Begin Season 3, Episode 8

Richard (Edward Herrmann) causes a family uproar after he persuades Rory (Alexis Bledel) to visit Yale University, his alma mater, despite the teen's lifelong dream of Harvard. Meanwhile, Luke lays down the law to Jess about his relationship with Rory. Jess: Milo Ventimiglia. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. read more

They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They? Season 3, Episode 7

Lorelai (Lauren Graham) begins her search for a dance partner in hopes of capturing the winner's trophy at the annual Stars Hollow 24-hour dance marathon. She ends up recruiting Rory to complete her dancing duo, and Dean goes along to cheer them on. But when Jess arrives at the event with a date, Rory can't take her eyes off him, and Dean can't help but notice. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Jess: Milo Ventimiglia. Dean: Jared Padalecki. read more

Take the Deviled Eggs Season 3, Episode 6

When Rory (Alexis Bledel) is invited to Sherry's baby shower in Boston, Lorelai plays chauffeur and finds herself dragged into the festivities against her will. Back in Stars Hollow, Jess comes home with a car, and Luke investigates where he got the money to pay for the new set of wheels. Sherry: Madchen Amick. Luke: Scott Patterson. Jess: Milo Ventimiglia. read more

Eight O'Clock at the Oasis Season 3, Episode 5

Lorelai is attracted to a man (Jon Hamm), a son of high society, she meets at an auction, but her parents fear if Lorelai dates him her behavior could jeopardize their own status. Meanwhile, Rory needs Jess's help when she has trouble turning off a neighbor's sprinkler system. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Richard: Edward Herrmann. read more

One's Got Class and the Other one Dyes Season 3, Episode 4

The Stars Hollow PTA invites Lorelai and Luke to talk about their businesses at the high school's Career Day, but the students are more interested in Lorelai's teen pregnancy. Meanwhile, Lane learns her mom wants to send her off to a conservative religious college, so she declares her independence by dyeing her hair purple (with Rory's help). Luke: Scott Patterson. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. Rory: Alexis Bledel. read more

Application Anxiety Season 3, Episode 3

Rory (Alexis Bledel) takes her first steps on the road to Harvard when her long-awaited application arrives in the mail and she sets up an appointment to meet an alumnus for advice. Meanwhile, Taylor tries to persuade Luke to open a soda fountain in Stars Hollow, and Lane puts an ad in the local paper searching for a rock band to join. Taylor: Michael Winters. Lane: Keiko Agena. read more

Haunted Leg Season 3, Episode 2

Emily and Lorelai have a spat when the meddlesome Emily ignores Lorelai's request to stay out of her love life and tries to reunite Christopher and Lorelai. Meanwhile, Rory discovers that Jess is upset that they didn't talk over the summer. Emily: Kelly Bishop. Christopher: David Sutcliffe. Jess: Milo Ventimiglia. read more

Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Season 3, Episode 1

Lorelai deals with the disappointment after her rekindled romance with Christopher is thrown off track by his ex's pregnancy. Rory, back from her summer trip to Washington, D.C., starts her senior year and tries to deal with her parents' failed reconciliation. Lorelai: Lauren Graham. Rory: Alexis Bledel. Paris: Liza Weil. read more

Face-Off Season 3, Episode 15

Rory (Alexis Bledel) tires of waiting for Jess to call so she meets up with Lane at a hockey game, where she also runs into Dean's new love interest. At the Gilmore estate, Gran visits for a few days, and Emily learns that she may be hiding a secret. Gran: Marion Ross. Lindsay: Arielle Kebbel. Emily: Kelly Bishop. read more

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