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Sadie, Sadie... is the premiere of Season 2 of Gilmore Girls.

Synopsis

Lorelai (Lauren Graham) accepts Max's (Scott Cohen) proposal, but when Emily (Kelly Bishop) hears about the upcoming wedding from Sookie (Melissa McCarthy), she is hurt and angry that Lorelai did not bother to tell her. Meanwhile; Rory (Alexis Bledel) brings Dean (Jared Padalecki) to dinner at her grandparents' house and Richard's (Edward Herrmann) obvious disapproval of Dean leads to the first fight between Rory and her grandfather.

Plot 

The whole town, including Rory, is waiting for Lorelai to give an answer to Max's proposal—and to tell Luke. Lorelai's distributed the 1000 daisies to Stars Hollow, and the town is a summery sea of yellow. Lorelai tells Luke, who masks his sadness with sass about how well the couple really know each other. Luke's words preoccupy a frazzled Lorelai who calls Max and tells Rory with a joyful expression at Friday Night Dinner that she accepts. Lane is panicked that her parents have bought a one-way ticket for her to spend the summer with her family in Korea, fearing that this is good-bye to America forever and Rory tries to assuage Lane that maybe there is hope. Richard and Emily wish to celebrate Rory's accomplishments at Chilton with a special dinner and Rory asks Dean to join. Richard is livid at the sight of Rory having a serious boyfriend and unapologetically interrogates Dean, causing Rory to yell at Richard. Sookie plans a surprise engagement party for Max and Lorelai, and invites Emily, who is devastated that Lorelai did not tell her. Max gives Lorelai the perfect engagement ring.

Starring

Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore
Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore
Melissa McCarthy as Sookie St. James
Keiko Agena as Lane Kim
Yanic Truesdale as Michel Gerard
Scott Patterson as Luke Danes
Jared Padalecki as Dean Forester
and Kelly Bishop as Emily Gilmore
special appearance by
Edward Herrmann as Richard Gilmore

Recurring cast

Liz Torres as Miss Patty
Emily Kuroda as Mrs. Kim
Jackson Douglas as Jackson Belleville
Sean Gunn as Kirk Gleason

Guest starring

Scott Cohen as Max Medina
Brian Tarantina as Bootsy

Co-Starring

Joyce Greenleaf as Antonia
Todd Truley as The Fishmonger

Quotes

Jackson – I'm not the wedding-vegetable guy! [leaves]
Lorelai – Uh-oh, Jackson's got panicked 'my-girlfriend-wants-to-get-married' face on
Sookie – Yup. Next time he's here, tell him you're pregnant
Lorelai – With twins!
Sookie – Why not

Trivia

  • Emily prepares Beef-a-roni and Twinkies, mirroring the pudding fluke.[1]
  • Richard's treatment of Dean is very similar to the Huntzbergers' treatment of Rory, except with Richard it comes from emotions.[2]
  • Jared Padalecki (Dean) is upgraded from recurring cast to series regular and features in the opening credits. He would be a part of the main cast for seasons 2 and 3.

Music

I'll be your mirror | THE VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO
I found love | THE FREE DESIGN

Gilmorisms

MUSIC

LITERATURE

FILM

POP CULTURE

Lorelai – Ugh, I'll take any other subject in the world for two hundred, Alex.
Lorelai – You know how on All in the Family when Edith would be yapping about something and Archie would pretend to make a noose and hang himself or shoot himself in the head?
Bootsy(reading a gossipy magazine) So, apparently they shoot a gland from a pig's head into Ivana Trump's rear end twice a month to keep her looking young.
Lorelai(referring to Emily) Oh yeah, Dad, J. Edgar Hoover over here was just telling us.
Sookie – Who's catering?
LorelaiBobby Flay.
Dean(about breaking up) I'm sure some people like it.
Rory – Oh, sure. Cher, Gregg Allman, bet they'd give it a big thumbs up.
Lorelai – Supposedly ripped right off of Zelda Fitzgerald's cold, dead hand.
Dean – I'm not great in math.
Lorelai – Yeah except who is really? Except mathematicians or blackjack dealers or I guess Stephen Hawking doesn't suck.

Notes and references

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