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Gilmore Girls Season 5 Episodes

22 Episodes 2004 - 2005

Episode 1

Say Goodbye to Daisy Miller

Tue, Sep 21, 2004 60 mins

Rory's feelings for Dean (Jared Padalecki) deepen, creating a rift between her and Lorelai, who already has her hands full with her growing attraction to Luke and Emily's unhappiness with Richard. Lindsay: Arielle Kebbel. Gil: Sebastian Bach. Lulu: Rini Bell. Zack: Todd Lowe. Brian: John Cabrera.

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Episode 2

A Messenger, Nothing More

Tue, Sep 28, 2004 60 mins

Lorelai cautiously agrees to pass a letter to Dean from Rory, who is in Rome with her grandmother, while Luke becomes antsy with his role at a medieval fair. Also, Lorelai's zealous supervision of the Dragonfly irks Sookie and Michel; Zack and Brian consider altering the band's set list to highlight their original songs. Zack: Todd Lowe. Brian: John Cabrera. Caesar: Aris Alvarado. Lindsay: Arielle Kebbel.

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Episode 3

Written in the Stars

Tue, Oct 5, 2004 60 mins

Lorelai and Luke spend the night at his diner after a romantic dinner, but her appearance at his place wearing his shirt causes nary a ripple among the townsfolk---at first; Richard and Emily bicker about their separation protocol; Paris reveals sad news about her older lover; Rory reunites with old friends after returning to Yale. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Marty: Wayne Wilcox. Gypsy: Rose Abdoo.

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Episode 4

Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too

Tue, Oct 12, 2004 60 mins

Rory interrupts Lorelai's cozy breakfast with Luke; Lorelai loses her patience with Taylor when his enforcement of zoning regulations prevents her from expanding her parking lot by two spaces; Rory is irritated when Paris moves a printing press into their dorm room.

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Episode 5

We Got Us a Pippi Virgin!

Tue, Oct 19, 2004 60 mins

Lorelai decides to thaw her frosty relations with Dean by inviting him and Rory to double-date with her and Luke; the strain of separation wears on Richard and Emily; Lane is frustrated with her inability to connect with Zack (Todd Lowe). Kyle: Chauncey Leopardi. Brian: John Cabrera. Sarah: Christy Keefe. Dean: Jared Padalecki.

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Episode 6

Norman Mailer, I'm Pregnant!

Tue, Oct 26, 2004 60 mins

Norman Mailer appears as himself, chatting with a reporter at the Dragonfly Inn---to the delight of Lorelai and the displeasure of Sookie, who can't get the author to eat her food. Also: journalist Rory has trouble finding an inspiring story idea for the Yale newspaper. Josh: Stephen Mailer. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Christopher: David Sutcliffe. Doyle: Danny Strong. Dean: Jared Padalecki.

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Episode 7

You Jump, I Jump, Jack

Tue, Nov 2, 2004 60 mins

Lorelai is mortified at the prospect of Luke interacting with her snooty parents---and Luke soon learns why; Rory participates in a bizarre off-campus event to research a story on Logan's secret clique; Lane and Zack (Todd Lowe) have a stay-at-home first date. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Doyle: Danny Strong. Colin: Alan Loayza. Finn: Tanc Sade. Stephanie: Katherine Bailess.

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Episode 8

The Party's Over

Tue, Nov 9, 2004 60 mins

Richard and Emily reunite in order to find a suitable young man for Rory after learning of her relationship with Dean; Luke's culinary oeuvre intrigues Lorelai, but their dinner is ruined by his new neighbors---T.J. and Liz (Michael DeLuise, Kathleen Wilhoite). Also, Zack is read the riot act by Mrs. Kim, whose intimidation of Kyon also irks Lane. Kyon: Susane Lee. Colin: Alan Loayza. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Finn: Tanc Sade. Robert: Ed Brigadier. Zack: Todd Lowe.

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Episode 9

Emily Says Hello

Tue, Nov 16, 2004 60 mins

Emily stuns Lorelai with her plans to begin dating, while Rory is furious to see Christopher (David Sutcliffe) with her mother at the Dragonfly. Meanwhile, Jackson is overwhelmed by the twin burdens of Sookie's pregnancy and his role as town selectman; Paris tries to observe Ramadan; Marty (Wayne Wilcox) invites Rory to study. Andrew: Mike Gandolfi.

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Episode 10

But Not as Cute as Pushkin

Tue, Nov 30, 2004 60 mins

Rory is flattered when her former headmaster (Dakin Matthews) asks her to guide one of his pupils (Sarah Foret) around Yale; Lorelai learns the story behind Luke's "dark day"; Paris tries speed dating---and finds herself paired with Doyle (Danny Strong); Logan (Matt Czuchry) embarrasses Rory; and Miss Patty celebrates her showbiz anniversary. Marty: Wayne Wilcox. Prof. Bell: George Bell. Finn: Tanc Sade. Terence: Mitch Silpa. Colin: Alan Loayza.

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Episode 11

Women Of Questionable Morals

Tue, Jan 25, 2005 60 mins

Lorelai's warm regard for snow turns frosty after several mishaps; Rory gives her visiting father the cold shoulder; and Richard and Emily find a stray dog. Elsewhere, a bizarre Revolutionary War reenactment is held. Christopher: David Sutcliffe. Rev. Skinner: Jim Jansen. Sy: Steve Eastin. Lulu: Rini Bell. Burt: Dion Anderson. Andrew: Mike Gandolfi. Robert: Ed Brigadier.

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Episode 12

Come Home

Tue, Feb 1, 2005 60 mins

An ulterior motive spurs Rory to help Logan pen an article for the Yale Daily; a fender bender reunites Richard and Emily; Christopher realizes Lorelai is serious about Luke; Lane's mother wants her to attend a Lunar New Year bash. Christopher: David Sutcliffe. Logan: Matt Czuchry.

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Episode 13

Wedding Bell Blues

Tue, Feb 8, 2005 60 mins

Richard and Emily renew their wedding vows in the series' 100th episode, which is highlighted by a rowdy bachelorette party and a fracas during the reception. Marilyn: Marion Ross. Christopher: David Sutcliffe. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Gypsy: Rose Abdoo.

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Episode 14

Say Something

Tue, Feb 15, 2005 60 mins

Following her parents' vow-renewal ceremony, Lorelai tries to make amends with Luke---but first she has to find him. Elsewhere, Rory puts on a poker face to deal with watching Logan's card game. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Babette: Sally Struthers. Gypsy: Rose Abdoo. Morey: Ted Rooney. Colin: Alan Loayza.

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Episode 15

Jews and Chinese Food

Tue, Feb 22, 2005 60 mins

Still smarting from her split with Luke, Lorelai is further stung when she notices that Luke has moved his boat while he builds sets for a school production of "Fiddler on the Roof." Meanwhile, at Yale, Rory reconnects with Marty (Wayne Wilcox) to watch Marx Brothers movies. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Andrew: Mike Gandolfi. Glenn: Ethan Cohn. Colin: Alan Loayza. Doyle: Danny Strong.

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Episode 16

So...Good Talk

Tue, Mar 1, 2005 60 mins

When Richard and Emily return from their second honeymoon, Rory attends Friday-night dinner---sans Lorelai, who refuses to speak to her mother and plans a girls' night out with Sookie instead. Meanwhile, Luke, who's miserable without Lorelai, takes his anger out on his customers.

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Episode 17

Pulp Friction

Tue, Mar 8, 2005 60 mins

An agreement to only date casually inspires Rory to attend a party with one of Logan's friends after she spies Logan with another gal; Kirk asks a wary Luke for relationship advice; Michel's game-show prize arrives as Lorelai and Sookie prepare to guide a magazine writer around the inn. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Robert: Nick Holmes. Lulu: Rini Bell.

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Episode 18

To Live and Let Diorama

Tue, Apr 19, 2005 60 mins

The death of Old Man Twickham inspires Taylor to turn the deceased's house into a museum---with Luke's help; Rory, Paris and Lane drown their guy troubles in Miss Patty's punch; and Lorelai has second thoughts after ranting about her mother in a magazine article on her inn. Carole King appears as a music-shop owner.

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Episode 19

But I'm a Gilmore

Tue, Apr 26, 2005 60 mins

Rory forces Logan to make a decision about their relationship; Lorelai needs to find a substitute cook when a pregnant Sookie is ordered to stay in bed; and Paris uses her nanny (Soledad St. Clair) to care for a sick Doyle. Mitchum Huntzberger: Gregg Henry. Lanny: Sean Riblett.

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Episode 20

How Many Kropogs to Cape Cod?

Tue, May 3, 2005 60 mins

After learning of Rory's dinner with the Huntzbergers, Emily and Richard invite her and Logan to dine with them, prompting a suspicious Lorelai to tag along. Also, Rory receives a stressful introduction to the newspaper biz, courtesy of Logan's hard-driving dad (Gregg Henry); and Luke persuades Taylor to close the museum. Logan: Matt Czuchry. Manny: Alejandro Cardenos. Prof. Bell: George Bell.

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Episode 21

Blame Booze and Melville

Tue, May 10, 2005 60 mins

Lorelai discovers her comments about Emily were not edited out of the article on the Dragonfly and braces for the fallout; Rory's newspaper career hits a snag; and Sookie goes into labor. Elsewhere, a rival buyer interferes with Luke's attempt to purchase the Twickham estate; and Emily becomes the patron of a Russian ballet dancer. Mitchum: Gregg Henry. Charlie: Gil Glasgow. Harry: Dave Shalansky. Patel: Amir Talai. Caesar: Aris Alvarado. Audrey: Deborah Cresswell.

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Episode 22

A House Is Not a Home

Tue, May 17, 2005 60 mins

Lorelai comes to the rescue after an out-of-character prank lands her daughter in a jam; Luke fears that Lorelai may sell the Dragonfly; Rory rethinks her future; Lane's fragmenting band gets an unlikely booster; and bikers descend on Stars Hollow. Town Troubadour: Grant Lee Phillips. Gil: Sebastian Bach. Zack: Todd Lowe. Prof. Bell: George Bell.

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