Original air date: 09/21/2004 Runtime: 43:46 min. After 19-year-old Rory Gilmore (series star ALEXIS BLEDEL) makes love with her former boyfriend, Dean (recurring guest star JARED PADALECKI)--who is married--she argues bitterly with Lorelai, who is disappointed by her daughter's choices.
Original air date: 10/26/2004 Runtime: 43:47 min. Lorelai and Sookie are thrilled when author NORMAN MAILER (himself) and a young reporter, Josh Davies, show up repeatedly in the dining room of the Dragonfly Inn, but Sookie's awe turns to annoyance when Mailer refuses to order any food.
Original air date: 11/02/2004 Runtime: 43:32 min. Rory is impressed when Logan takes her to an elaborate event staged by his secret society, and she participates in a thrilling--but dangerous--stunt. Meanwhile, when she discovers that Lorelai is dating Luke, Emily insists he come to dinner.