Original air date: 09/20/2005 Runtime: 43:45 min. Rory begins to work her 300 hours of community service and finds that life on a road crew is not pretty. Lorelai and Luke try to decide whether they will fix up Lorelai's home or buy the Twickham house, which Luke has always admired.
Original air date: 01/17/2006 Runtime: 43:14 min. Knowing he has let too much time go by, Luke is still unable to tell Lorelai about the existence of his 12-year-old daughter, April (recurring guest star VANESSA MARANO), and he is thrown into a panic when April wants to hang out with him at the diner.
Original air date: 02/14/2006 Runtime: 41:35 min. As Valentine's Day approaches, Rory and Logan invite Lorelai and Luke to spend a weekend with them at Logan's family house on Martha's Vineyard. Rory and Logan have a wonderful time, but Lorelai is upset by Luke's unfriendly attitude towards Logan.
Original air date: 02/28/2006 Runtime: 43:44 min. Proud parents Lorelai and Christopher attend a journalism panel at Yale, where Rory dazzles the crowd. Afterwards, Lorelai offers to help Christopher by baby-sitting his 4-year-old daughter and is horrified by the toddler's terrible behavior.