Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, Scene in the Mall

Season Four Episode Eighty: "Scene in the Mall" Original Airdate: February 24, 2004 Conspicuous consumption. Hurt that Richard spends so much time on business, Emily hits the mall, dragging Lorelai and Rory in her wake. Plus Lane moves into an apartment with her bandmates. Oh my gosh, this is probably one of my top ten [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, The Incredible Sinking Lorelai’s

Season Four Episode Seventy-Eight: "The Incredible Sinking Loreali's" Original Airdate: February 17, 2004 Things fall apart. Humiliated when she has trouble keeping up with her course load, Rory leans on Dean for support. Running out of time and money to renovate the Dragonfly, Lorelai turns to Luke. This episode is sad. I know the struggles [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, Nag Hammadi is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels

Season Four Episode Seventy-Eight: "Nag Hammadi is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels" Original Airdate: February 10, 2004 When Luke wants to do something about Liz's latest boyfriend, who seems to be yet another life-sapping loser, Jess accuses him of being a know-it-all buttinski . . . and Luke takes the criticism to heart. Okay, [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, A Family Matter

Season Four Episode Seventy-Seven: "A Family Matter" Original Airdate: February 3, 2004 You can choose your friends. Luke is wary when his flaky sister Liz unexpectedly visits. Then the other show drops: Jess is back in Stars Hollow. And Paris dumps boyfriend Jamie in favor of Professor Flemming. Par for the course, Jason has to [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, In the Clamor and the Clangor

Season Four Episode Seventy-Six: "In the Clamor and the Clangor" Original Airdate: January 27, 2004 Here the tintinnabulation. New church bells set everyone on edge. More edginess: When Lorelai discovers Luke has moved, she freaks. When Mrs. Kim discover's Lane's secret rock 'n' roll life, she throws her out of the house. Oh the church [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, The Nanny and the Professor

Season Four Episode Seventy-Five: "The Nanny and the Professor" Original Airdate: January 20, 2004 The nanny is Michel's old rival, who has child-phobic Michel so paranoid he offers to play Mary Poppins to baby Davey. The professor is a famed academic who's dating a woman 40 years his junior: Paris Just when you think Digger [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, Ted Koppel’s Big Night Out

Season Four Episode Seventy-Four: "Ted Koppel's Big Night Out" Original Airdate: November 18, 2003 The Harvard-Yale game leads to a rift between Emily and Richard and a dinner date for Jason and Lorelai. Luke's new employee drives everyone away from the diner. So much is packed into this one episode it's hard to know where [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, Die, Jerk

Season Four Episode Seventy-Three: "Die, Jerk" Original Airdate: November 11, 2003 En Pointe and in print. To get a story published in the school newspaper, Rory blasts the Yale ballet . . . and earns the lead ballerina's wrath. Jason finagles an invitation to the Gilmore's Friday dinner. UGH!!! Nicole is back. Double UUGGHH!! And [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, The Festival of Living Art

Season Four Episode Seventy-Two: "The Festival of Living Art" Original Airdate: November 4, 2003 The whole town gets involved posing as framed artwork for a festival. While the show goes on, Luke's about-to-be ex shows up---and Sookie's baby is a no-show, days after the due date. Sookie is preparing for . . . a home [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, An Affair to Remember

Season Four Episode Seventy-One: "An Affair to Remember" Original Airdate: October 28, 2003 Emily plans a launch party for Richard's new business and hires Lorelai and Sookie to cater it. And Kirk prepares . . . extensively . . . for a date. But neither affair goes quite as expected. Again, exactly where is Lorelai [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, The Fundamental Things Apply

Season Four Episode Seventy: "The Fundamental Things Apply" Original Airdate: October 21, 2003 What do you say when there's nothing to talk about? Rory's first college date is a dud. Meanwhile, Lorelai asks Luke to take Rory's place in a Gilmore tradition: movie night. I love the fall episodes and how they decorate the set with pumpkins [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, Chicken or Beef

Season Four Episode Sixty-Nine: "Chicken or Beef" Original Airdate: October 14, 2003 After jumping through Taylor Doose's hoops, Lorelai begins renovating the Dragonfly. Another new start: Dean gets married, despite his boozy, post-bachelor-party confessions to Luke that he still cares for Rory. Ooff! The awkwardness of this episode. Between Rory an Dean's conversation to Dean's [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, The Hobbit, the Sofa, and Digger Stiles

Season Four Episode Sixty-Eight: "The Hobbit, the Sofa, and Digger Stiles" Original Airdate: October 7, 2003 The goodship partnership. Lorelai and Sookie team up to cater a children's Lord the Rings birthday party. Twins trap Rory at her first Yale party. And Richard goes into business with the son of his former associate. Ugh. The dreaded [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, The Lorelais’ First Day at Yale

Season Four Episode Sixty-Seven: "The Lorelais' First Day at Yale" Original Airdate: September 30, 2003  You look familiar. One of Rory's suite mates at Yale is . . . Paris Gellar? But that's not the only surprise college brings. Rory is stunned to discover she's not quite ready to let for of Lorelai. I've always [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Four, Ballrooms & Biscotti

Season Four Episode Sixty-Six: "Ballrooms & Biscotti" Original Airdate: September 23, 2003  Warp speed. The Gilmore girls cram one-and-a-half weeks of activities into three days so Rory can attend Yale orientation. But Luke wins the Road Runner contest. He got married during the summer cruise---and now he's getting divorced. Sookie is having a boy!!! Yay!! [...]