The Nanny and the Professor is the 10th episode of Season 4 of Gilmore Girls.


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.


Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore
Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore
Melissa McCarthy as Sookie St. James
Scott Patterson as Luke Danes
Keiko Agena as Lane Kim
Yanic Truesdale as Michel Gerard
Liza Weil as Paris Geller
Chris Eigeman as Jason Stiles
and Kelly Bishop as Emily Gilmore
special appearance by
Edward Herrmann as Richard Gilmore

Special Guest Star

Michael York as Asher Fleming

Recurring cast

Ethan Cohn as Glenn Babble

Guest starring

Danny Strong as Doyle McMaster
Bruce McCulloch as Tobin


Monique Coleman as Andy
Pat Lentz as Dorrie The Docent
Jim Coari as Man
Alexandra Kenworthy as Lady
Evan Mann as Student
Robert Noble as George
Rachel Style as Girl






Michel – I'm being Punk'd. I know I'm being Punk'd.
Lorelai – I'm sorry, it's I know who Woody Allen's next leading lady's gonna be.
Rory – This guy's risking everything! His job, his reputation...
Lorelai – Yes, well, he'll always have Paris.
Jason – Cyrus was actually trained by the monks of New Skete.
Lorelai – So, how beautiful was she? Are we talking Catherine Zeta-Jones or the weird-looking Hilton sister?
Lorelai – Who are you, Hugh Hefner?
LorelaiFonzie used the bathroom as his office.
Lorelai – I watched The Daily Show.
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