Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, To Live and Let Diorama

Season Five Episode One Hundred Five: "To Live and Let Diorama" Original Airdate: April 19, 2005 Disgruntled with the men in their lives, Rory, Paris, and Lane share a blue funk . . . and too much booze. And Luke is curiously eager to help renovate an old house into the town museum. So, we [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, Pulp Fiction

Season Five Episode One Hundred Four: "Pulp Fiction" Original Airdate: March 8, 2005 A Quentin Tarantino-themed party initiates a new phase in Logan and Rory's relationship. Emily and Lorelai stop not speaking and start yelling. Michel wins a very un-Michel prize: a motorhome. Well, surprise, surprise, Mr. Logan who wants to date other people doesn't [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, So . . . Good Talk

Season Five Episode One Hundred Three: "So . . . Good Talk" Original Airdate: March 1, 2005 Big snits: Lane's peeved at Mrs. Kim. Lorelai won't speak to Emily. Rory will---very loudly. And Luke, miserable without Lorelai, burns the borders and snarls at customers. Ah, the great freeze out. Yeah, Emily got what she deserved, [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, Jews and Chinese Food

Season Five Episode One Hundred Two: "Jews and Chinese Food" Original Airdate: February 22, 2005 Matchmaker, matchmaker. With Lorelai designing costumes for a school production of Fiddler on the Roof, Luke gladly volunteers as set builder. Marty is attracted to Rory, but Rory is attracted to Logan. So, I know that Paris really hasn't changed [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, Wedding Bell Blues

Season Five Episode One Hundred: "Wedding Bell Blues" Original Airdate: February 9, 2005 That whoosh you hear is the air rushing out of the Luke-Lorelai romance. Richard and Emily's elegant recommitment ceremony ends with Logan and Rory in dishabille, people shouting, and Luke gone. I seriously wish I could eat like Lorelai and Rory and [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, Come Home

Season Five Episode Ninety-Nine: "Come Home" Original Airdate: February 1, 2005 A relationship salvaged: a fender bender reunites Emily and Richard. A relationship savaged: to force Luke out of the picture, Emily encourages Christopher to woo Lorelai. Lane's band celebrates Korean New Year. I have to say, I like Lane both with and without the [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, Women of Questionable Morals

Season Five Episode Ninety-Eight: "Women of Questionable Morals" Original Airdate: January 25, 2005 Events snowball with the first snowfall. The annual Revolutionary War reenactment gets spicy. Christopher tries to make amends with Rory and a Jack Russell brings Emily and Richard together, at least temporary. It would have been nice to have maybe more than [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, But Not as Cute as Pushkin

Season Five Episode Ninety-Seven: "But Not as Cute as Pushkin" Original Airdate: November 30, 2004 Rory hosts a girl from her prep school whose only interest in New Haven is the Yale male. Meanwhile, Lorelai discovers why Luke disappears every November 30th and Paris speed-dates . . . with rapid results. I have to say [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, Emily Says “Hello”

Season Five Episode Ninety-Six: "Emily Says 'Hello'" Original Airdate: November 16, 2004 The girls' plan to reunite Emily and Richard doesn't toes up when Emily declares her intentions to start dating. Are dating drama, Lorelai invites Christopher to lunch (and doesn't tell Luke). Yay! It's the return of the Autumn episodes where the set is [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, The Party is Over

Season Five Episode Ninety-Five: "The Party's Over" Original Airdate: November 9, 2004 It's time to call it a day. Richard and Emily, eager to play matchmaker, throw a party for Rory that dooms her relationship with Dean. And Luke and Lorelai's romantic dinner is disturbed by a fuming TJ. Once again Emily and Richard have [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, You Jump, I Jump, Jack

Season Five Episode Ninety-Four: "You Jump, I Jump, Jack" Original Airdate: November 2, 2004 On an overnight adventure with Logan and the Life and Death Brigade, Rory attempts a life-or-death stunt. Luke faces an even more terrifying ordeal: bonding with Emily and Richard. Ah yes, finally we hit the episode where Logan suddenly goes from [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: Season Five, Norman Mailer, I’m Pregnant

Season Five Episode Ninety-Three: "Norman Mailer, I'm Pregnant" Original Airdate: October 26, 2004 The write stuff. Rory investigates an on-campus secret society for the school newspaper. And literary lion Norman Mailer takes up a table at the Dragonfly, dining room, but only orders an ice tea. Yay! Glen is back for another season and is [...]

Gilmore Girls Project: We Got Us a Pippi Virgin

Season Five Episode Ninety-Two: "We Got Us a Pippi Virgin" Original Airdate: October 19, 2004 Bring together: Lorelai, Luke, Rory, and Dean go on a disastrous double date. Being apart: Emily and Richard, separated after 39 years of marriage, find the single life more lonely than liberating. Ah! We finally have the fearsome threesome back [...]