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Girls in Bikinis, Boys Doin' the Twist is the 17th episode of Season 4 of Gilmore Girls.

Synopsis

Rory and Paris go south for a rite of passage: spring break! Jason deals with the rite of giving Lorelai his house key. Luke is read his rights after beating up the car that belongs to Nicole's secret boyfriend.

Plot

Rory, Paris, Janet and Glenn escape a Dickensian-esque cold winter in Connecticut and head to Florida, where they run into Madeline and Louise, who show them the spring break ropes. Jason gives Lorelai the key to his apartment as a symbol of his commitment to their relationship. Lorelai bails Luke out of jail after he's arrested for beating up the car belonging to the man he suspects is having an affair with Nicole. Lorelai and Rory get the dubious honor of the first ride in Kirk's latest venture, the Stars Hollow pedi-cab.

Starring

Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore
Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore
Scott Patterson as Luke Danes
Liza Weil as Paris Geller
Sean Gunn as Kirk Gleason
Chris Eigeman as Jason Stiles

Special Appearance By

The Shins

Recurring cast

Katie Walder as Janet Billings
Ethan Cohn as Glenn Babble

Guest starring

Rose Abdoo as Gypsy
Shelly Cole as Madeline Lynn
Teal Redmann as Louise Grant
Colin Egglesfield as Sean

Co-Starring

Kevin Kirkpatrick as Motel Check-In Guy
Beau Davidson as Volleyball Guy
A.J. Tesler as Bo
Elizabeth Bond as Girl

Music

suspended from class | CAMERA OBSCURA
step into my office baby | BELLE & SEBASTIAN
so says I | THE SHINS
get yourself together | TAHITI 80
the laws have changed | THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS
it's gonna be a long night | WEEN

Photos

Gilmorisms

LITERATURE

FILM

POP CULTURE

Rory – So the person is David Caruso?
Rory – Man, that's a lot of people stuck in that tiny car
Paris – They should all be wearing Shriner hats
Paris – Fine, go. I hear melanoma is very in this year. Here, Casper, you better use this
RoryHe looked, he saw, he changed his mind
Lorelai – Nice to see Michael Caine working again
Louise – Well, Anna Nicole, look at you
Lorelai – You know, I'll just tell Shirley MacLaine, "Hey, look, back off, Shirl"
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