- ❝You do or say anything to upset Jess and make it harder for me to keep him on the right path, I'm gonna put your head through a wall❞
- —Luke to Jimmy Mariano
The Great Party Brawl of 2003 is over, but so much else is just beginning: Jess's loser father shows up, Dean and Lindsay are engaged, and Fran the bakery lady dies, which means the Dragonfly may be for sale.
- Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore
- Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore
- Melissa McCarthy as Sookie St. James
- Scott Patterson as Luke Danes
- Liza Weil as Paris Geller
- Jared Padalecki as Dean Forester
- Milo Ventimiglia as Jess Mariano
- Sean Gunn as Kirk Gleason
- and Kelly Bishop as Emily Gilmore
Special Guest Star
- Liz Torres as Miss Patty
- Michael Winters as Taylor Doose
- Emily Kuroda as Mrs. Kim
- Shelly Cole as Madeline Lynn
- Teal Redmann as Louise Grant
- Adam Brody as Dave Rygalski
- Alan Blumenfeld as Rabbi David Barans
- Jim Jansen as Reverend Archie Skinner
- Chauncey Leopardi as Kyle Gibson
- ❝Alright. You can go to the prom, but you cannot get married!❞
- —Mrs. Kim to Dave
- suffragette city | DAVID BOWIE
- jimmy and jess meet
- Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
- National Lampoon's Animal House
- The Graduate
- Scream 2 (when Dave mentions video games turning people into serial killers)
- Lorelai – Are you sure she's gonna want that back? It's been left alone all night at a keg party. There's no getting it over that. That backpack is permanently scarred. That backpack is Zelda Fitzgerald.
- Lorelai – Did they bring the paddy wagon?
- Rory – Yeah, but then we snuck out the back of the speakeasy and headed straight for the Algonquin.
- Lorelai – How was Benchley?
- Rory – Drunk again.
- Lane – After I finished with my Farrelly Brothers audition in the bushes.
- Lane – It was more Stepford than cold -- very calm, very serene.
- Taylor – The day we all thought would never get here has arrived.
- Kirk – Arbor Day?
- Taylor – No.
- Kirk – The day of reckoning?
- Taylor – No.
- Kirk – The day the music died?
- Jess – Where the hell have you been? The place is a freaking zoo. Every table's full and I've got Sammy Davis Jr. here thinking it's the Desert Inn.
- Lorelai – If we're meant to have the Dragonfly Inn, then we're meant to have it.
- Sookie – Right. Like Doris Day.
- Lorelai: Que sera....
- Sookie: ...sera.
Notes and references
- ↑ First appearance of Jess's father Jimmy Mariano