Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls

Lorelai (Lauren Graham, Evan Almighty), 32 years old, has always done things her way. Raised in a world of money and cotillions, she was wilder than the other girls. Pregnant at age 16, she chose her own path, and, in true style, walked with flawless posture right out the door. With fire and determination, Lorelai has worked her way up from maid to manager at the historic Independence Inn, all while keeping sight of her dream to open her own inn with best friend Sookie (Melissa McCarthy, Samantha Who?
Lorelai (Lauren Graham, Evan Almighty), 32 years old, has always done things her way. Raised in a world of money and cotillions, she was wilder than the other girls. Pregnant at age 16, she chose her own path, and, in true style, walked with flawless posture right out the door. With fire and determination, Lorelai has worked her way up from maid to manager at the historic Independence Inn, all while keeping sight of her dream to open her own inn with best friend Sookie (Melissa McCarthy, Samantha Who?

Season 1 (20 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 10/05/2000 Runtime: 44:03 min.

    Original air date: 10/05/2000 Runtime: 44:03 min. When Rory gets accepted to a fancy prep school, Lorelia is forced to humble herself and ask her mother for help in paying the tuition.

  • 2. The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton

    Original air date: 10/12/2000 Runtime: 43:05 min.

    Original air date: 10/12/2000 Runtime: 43:05 min. A T-shirt, shorts and cowboy boots clad Lorelai accompanies Rory on her first day at school, drawing disapproving stares from the other mothers and from Lorelai's own mother, Emily.

  • 3. Kill Me Now

    Original air date: 10/19/2000 Runtime: 42:39 min.

    Original air date: 10/19/2000 Runtime: 42:39 min. When Richard and Rory form an instant bond during a wonderful day of golf, Lorelai feels left out and finds it difficult to observe Rory's emotional connection with Emily and Richard.

  • 4. The Deer Hunters

    Original air date: 10/26/2000 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 10/26/2000 Runtime: 43:42 min. Rory has trouble getting good grades at her new school. Lorelai becomes interested in Rory's handsome teacher.

  • 5. Cinnamon's Wake

    Original air date: 11/02/2000 Runtime: 41:54 min.

    Original air date: 11/02/2000 Runtime: 41:54 min. Lorelai forgets to tell Rory that she has a date with Rory's teacher Max. Rory has a new crush.

  • 6. Rory's Birthday Parties

    Original air date: 11/09/2000 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 11/09/2000 Runtime: 44:24 min. Rory gets upset at Emily, who plans a formal birthday party for her but feels that Rory is being ungrateful when Rory reveals that she would not like to have a formal birthday party.

  • 7. Kiss and Tell

    Original air date: 11/16/2000 Runtime: 44:21 min.

    Original air date: 11/16/2000 Runtime: 44:21 min. Rory decides not to tell her mother that she and Dean have kissed. Lorelai takes the liberty of inviting Dean over, and Rory is embarrassed by her mother's actions.

  • 8. Love and War and Snow

    Original air date: 12/14/2000 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 12/14/2000 Runtime: 44:24 min. Lorelai shares a wonderful day with Max while Rory is snowed in at her grandparents home. Lane misses Rory and comes to visit.

  • 9. Rory's Dance

    Original air date: 12/20/2000 Runtime: 44:21 min.

    Original air date: 12/20/2000 Runtime: 44:21 min. Rory turns down two boys' offers to take her to a school dance and instead chooses to go with Dean. Dean gets into conflict with the two jealous boys, who were rejected by Rory.

  • 10. Forgiveness and Stuff

    Original air date: 12/21/2000 Runtime: 42:21 min.

    Original air date: 12/21/2000 Runtime: 42:21 min. Richard collapses at the Gilmores' Christmas party. Dean assures Lorelai that nothing improper happened on the night he and Rory fell asleep together.

  • 11. Paris is Burning

    Original air date: 01/11/2001 Runtime: 44:14 min.

    Original air date: 01/11/2001 Runtime: 44:14 min. Paris exposes the relationship between Lorelai and Rory's teacher, Max, causing a scandal. Lorelai and Max sadly part.

  • 12. Double Date

    Original air date: 01/18/2001 Runtime: 41:55 min.

    Original air date: 01/18/2001 Runtime: 41:55 min. Lorelai finds herself on a hellish double date with Sookie, Jackson and Jackson's very odd cousin. Meanwhile Rory double dates with Dean, Lane and Dean's friend.

  • 14. That Damn Donna Reed

    Original air date: 02/22/2001 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 02/22/2001 Runtime: 44:24 min. Rory and Dean disagree about women's roles after watching "The Donna Reed Show."

  • 15. Christopher Returns

    Original air date: 03/01/2001 Runtime: 42:58 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2001 Runtime: 42:58 min. Rory's father, Christopher, returns, causing tension in Emily and Richard's house--and forcing Lorelai to make a big decision about her family's future.

  • 16. Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers

    Original air date: 03/08/2001 Runtime: 44:22 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2001 Runtime: 44:22 min. Dean and Rory share a special evening as the town celebrates its romantic history.

  • 17. The Breakup, Part 2

    Original air date: 03/15/2001 Runtime: 44:21 min.

    Original air date: 03/15/2001 Runtime: 44:21 min. Dean ends his and Rory's relationship on the their third anniversary. Refusing to indulge in self-pity, Rory attends a party and finds her classmate Tristin, who just lost his girlfriend.

  • 18. The Third Lorelai

    Original air date: 03/22/2001 Runtime: 44:18 min.

    Original air date: 03/22/2001 Runtime: 44:18 min. Emily becomes worried when Lorelai's grandmother offers Lorelai a trust fund for Rory's education.

  • 19. Emily in Wonderland

    Original air date: 04/26/2001 Runtime: 42:09 min.

    Original air date: 04/26/2001 Runtime: 42:09 min. Aghast to finally see the conditions in which Lorelai reared Rory instead of living with Richard and her, Emily tries to create the perfect bedroom for Rory in her house.

  • 20. P.S. I Lo...

    Original air date: 05/03/2001 Runtime: 43:55 min.

    Original air date: 05/03/2001 Runtime: 43:55 min. Still upset over Dean, Rory becomes angry with Lorelai, who didn't tell her that she is dating Max again.

  • 21. Love, Daisies and Troubadours

    Original air date: 05/10/2001 Runtime: 43:47 min.

    Original air date: 05/10/2001 Runtime: 43:47 min. Rory finally tells Dean that she loves him. Rachel senses that Lorelai and Luke are attracted and leaves town rather than pursue Luke anymore.