Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls

Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel continue to stand out as mother and daughter Lorelai and Rory Gilmore in this heartwarming drama. As graduation from Chilton Academy approaches, Rory's life becomes complex, her lifelong dream of attending Harvard at odds with her grandparents' wishes for her to attend Yale. Rory and Lorelai deal with Rory's transition from high school to university, as both of their love lives grow chaotic.
Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel continue to stand out as mother and daughter Lorelai and Rory Gilmore in this heartwarming drama. As graduation from Chilton Academy approaches, Rory's life becomes complex, her lifelong dream of attending Harvard at odds with her grandparents' wishes for her to attend Yale. Rory and Lorelai deal with Rory's transition from high school to university, as both of their love lives grow chaotic.

Season 3 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days

    Original air date: 09/24/2002 Runtime: 44:13 min.

    Original air date: 09/24/2002 Runtime: 44:13 min. After an internship in Washington, D.C., where she mingled with U.S. Congress members, including Senator Barbara Boxer, Rory faces a dilemma with her classmates Dean and Jess Mariano.

  • 2. Haunted Leg

    Original air date: 10/01/2002 Runtime: 43:18 min.

    Original air date: 10/01/2002 Runtime: 43:18 min. Ignoring Lorelai's pleas to stay out of her love life, Emily tries to reunite Rory's father, Christopher (recurring guest star David Sutcliffe), with Lorelai and Rory.

  • 3. Application Anxiety

    Original air date: 10/08/2002 Runtime: 43:48 min.

    Original air date: 10/08/2002 Runtime: 43:48 min. When an application to attend Harvard University arrives, Rory and Lorelai arrange a dinner at an alumnus' house to get advice.

  • 4. One's Got Class and the Other One Dyes

    Original air date: 10/15/2002 Runtime: 41:19 min.

    Original air date: 10/15/2002 Runtime: 41:19 min. The Stars Hollow Parent Teacher Association invites Lorelai and Luke to speak at the high school's career day, but the students question Lorelai about her teenage pregnancy.

  • 5. Eight O'Clock at the Oasis

    Original air date: 10/22/2002 Runtime: 43:10 min.

    Original air date: 10/22/2002 Runtime: 43:10 min. Lorelai pursues an attractive man, Peyton Sanders (JON HAMM), whom she met at an auction organized by her mother, Emily.

  • 6. Take the Deviled Eggs…

    Original air date: 11/05/2002 Runtime: 41:17 min.

    Original air date: 11/05/2002 Runtime: 41:17 min. When Rory's invited to a celebration for her father's pregnant girlfriend, Sherry, Lorelai is forced to attend and inadvertently learns more about Christopher than she wanted to know.

  • 7. They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They?

    Original air date: 11/12/2002 Runtime: 43:30 min.

    Original air date: 11/12/2002 Runtime: 43:30 min. Determined to win the annual Stars Hollow 24-hour dance marathon, Lorelai forces Rory to be her partner.

  • 8. Let the Games Begin

    Original air date: 11/19/2002 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 11/19/2002 Runtime: 44:16 min. Lorelai and Rory join Richard and Emily on a trip to visit Yale University, but Richard causes trouble with the news that he has arranged an interview for Rory with the dean of admissions.

  • 9. A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving

    Original air date: 11/26/2002 Runtime: 41:27 min.

    Original air date: 11/26/2002 Runtime: 41:27 min. Lorelai and Rory enjoy the bounty of Thanksgiving four times in a row when, on the way to a formal dinner party with Richard and Emily, they stop for celebrations with Lane, Sookie and Luke.

  • 10. That'll Do, Pig

    Original air date: 01/14/2003 Runtime: 42:14 min.

    Original air date: 01/14/2003 Runtime: 42:14 min. Lorelai is forced to miss the Stars Hollow Winter Carnival due to the unexpected arrival of Richard's haughty mother, the original Lorelai, otherwise known as Gran.

  • 11. I Solemnly Swear…

    Original air date: 01/21/2003 Runtime: 41:23 min.

    Original air date: 01/21/2003 Runtime: 41:23 min. Rory is tricked by her manipulative classmate Francie (recurring guest star EMILY BERGL), who convinces Paris that Rory has been plotting against her.

  • 12. Lorelai Out of Water

    Original air date: 01/28/2003 Runtime: 43:25 min.

    Original air date: 01/28/2003 Runtime: 43:25 min. After surprising herself by agreeing to go on a fishing date with her new beau, Alex (BILLY BURKE), Lorelai asks Luke for a lesson in fishing techniques.

  • 13. Dear Emily and Richard

    Original air date: 02/04/2003 Runtime: 41:15 min.

    Original air date: 02/04/2003 Runtime: 41:15 min. When Christopher's pregnant girlfriend, Sherry, begins labor and asks Rory to stay with her at the hospital, Lorelai reminisces about the day Rory was born.

  • 14. Swan Song

    Original air date: 02/11/2003 Runtime: 44:13 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/2003 Runtime: 44:13 min. Lorelai goes away with her new boyfriend, Alex (recurring guest star BILLY BURKE), for a weekend in New York, but she worries about leaving Rory and Jess together.

  • 15. Face-Off

    Original air date: 02/18/2003 Runtime: 44:06 min.

    Original air date: 02/18/2003 Runtime: 44:06 min. Tired of waiting for Jess to call and make plans for the weekend, Rory accompanies Lane to a hockey game, where she encounters Dean and his new girlfriend, Lindsay (ARIELLE KEBBEL).

  • 16. The Big One

    Original air date: 02/25/2003 Runtime: 44:13 min.

    Original air date: 02/25/2003 Runtime: 44:13 min. While nervously waiting for their college acceptance letters to arrive, Rory and Paris compete to give a speech at Chilton Academy's bicentennial celebration.

  • 17. A Tale of Poes and Fire

    Original air date: 04/15/2003 Runtime: 44:13 min.

    Original air date: 04/15/2003 Runtime: 44:13 min. When a meeting of the Edgar Allan Poe Society at the Independence Inn is interrupted by a minor fire, Lorelai must find rooms for the guests at various homes around town.

  • 18. Happy Birthday, Baby

    Original air date: 04/22/2003 Runtime: 44:18 min.

    Original air date: 04/22/2003 Runtime: 44:18 min. While Lorelai deals with the rebuilding of the fire-damaged inn, Rory schemes to give her mom a great birthday party, complete with a gigantic pizza.

  • 19. Keg! Max!

    Original air date: 04/29/2003 Runtime: 43:31 min.

    Original air date: 04/29/2003 Runtime: 43:31 min. With graduation approaching, Rory happily anticipates attending the Stars Hollow High School prom with Jess--but he gets some surprising news from Principal Merten.

  • 20. Say Goodnight, Gracie

    Original air date: 05/06/2003 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 05/06/2003 Runtime: 44:16 min. After the brawl between Jess and Dean, Lane is in a lot of trouble with her conservative mother, and Luke is furious at Jess.

  • 21. Here Comes the Son

    Original air date: 05/13/2003 Runtime: 43:41 min.

    Original air date: 05/13/2003 Runtime: 43:41 min. Jess leaves Stars Hollow and travels across the country to Venice, California, where his father, Jimmy (recurring guest star ROB ESTES), lives.

  • 22. Those Are Strings, Pinocchio

    Original air date: 05/20/2003 Runtime: 44:18 min.

    Original air date: 05/20/2003 Runtime: 44:18 min. In the season finale, Rory and Lorelai happily prepare for Rory's graduation from Chilton. But major developments involving the Independence Inn threaten to dampen the festivities.