Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls

Lorelai and Rory's unique mother-daughter relationship continues to evolve as Lorelai ponders a surprise marriage proposal, and Rory continues at the exclusive Chilton Academy and tries to sort out her feelings for Dean.
Lorelai and Rory's unique mother-daughter relationship continues to evolve as Lorelai ponders a surprise marriage proposal, and Rory continues at the exclusive Chilton Academy and tries to sort out her feelings for Dean.

Season 2 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Sadie, Sadie...

    Original air date: 10/09/2001 Runtime: 41:31 min.

    Original air date: 10/09/2001 Runtime: 41:31 min. Lorelai accepts Max Medina's marriage proposal, but when Emily hears about the upcoming wedding from Sookie, the elder woman is hurt and angry that Lorelai didn't bother to tell her.

  • 2. Hammers and Veils

    Original air date: 10/09/2001 Runtime: 44:18 min.

    Original air date: 10/09/2001 Runtime: 44:18 min. The whole town is busy making wedding arrangements, but her mother's attitude dampens the bridal bliss for Lorelai. Meanwhile, Rory brings Dean to dinner at her grandparents' house, and Richard's obvious disapproval of Dean leads to the first fight between Rory and her grandfather. "Hammers and Veils" is the second part of a two-hour episode that begins with "Sadie, Sadie..."

  • 3. Red Light on the Wedding Night

    Original air date: 10/16/2001 Runtime: 43:22 min.

    Original air date: 10/16/2001 Runtime: 43:22 min. During a wild bachelorette party hosted by Sookie, Lorelai makes an impulsive telephone call to Rory's father, Christopher, and sadly realizes that Max is not the man for her.

  • 4. The Road Trip to Harvard

    Original air date: 10/23/2001 Runtime: 43:14 min.

    Original air date: 10/23/2001 Runtime: 43:14 min. With the wedding canceled, Lorelai is eager to escape the sympathies of everyone in Stars Hollow, so she and Rory take off on a road trip that ultimately leads to Harvard University.

  • 5. Nick & Nora/Sid & Nancy

    Original air date: 10/30/2001 Runtime: 44:24 min.

    Original air date: 10/30/2001 Runtime: 44:24 min. Lorelai's well-intentioned advice doesn't dissuade Luke from reluctantly agreeing to care for his wild 17-year-old nephew Jess.

  • 6. Presenting Lorelai Gilmore

    Original air date: 11/06/2001 Runtime: 44:22 min.

    Original air date: 11/06/2001 Runtime: 44:22 min. Emily requests that Rory partake in a debutante ball. To everyone's surprise, Rory agrees.

  • 7. Like Mother, Like Daughter

    Original air date: 11/13/2001 Runtime: 44:20 min.

    Original air date: 11/13/2001 Runtime: 44:20 min. Rory is told by her guidance counselor that she is perceived as a loner, and her subsequent, reluctant efforts to socialize put her in the most popular clique at Chilton.

  • 8. The Ins & Outs of Inns

    Original air date: 11/20/2001 Runtime: 44:23 min.

    Original air date: 11/20/2001 Runtime: 44:23 min. Lorelai and Sookie have the first fight when, upon hearing that the Independence Inn may be sold, Lorelai panics and decides that their dream of opening an inn together is doomed to fail.

  • 9. Run Away Little Boy

    Original air date: 11/27/2001 Runtime: 44:21 min.

    Original air date: 11/27/2001 Runtime: 44:21 min. When Rory and her classmate Tristan are cast as Romeo and Juliet in a school play, a jealous Dean insists on attending every rehearsal.

  • 10. The Bracebridge Dinner

    Original air date: 12/11/2001 Runtime: 44:21 min.

    Original air date: 12/11/2001 Runtime: 44:21 min. While Rory struggles to keep the budding rivalry between Dean and Jess under control, Lorelai invites most of the citizens of Stars Hollow to an elaborate feast.

  • 11. Secrets and Loans

    Original air date: 01/22/2002 Runtime: 43:21 min.

    Original air date: 01/22/2002 Runtime: 43:21 min. Lorelai is concerned because she can't afford to repair her home's extensive termite damage. She becomes angry when Rory tells Emily about the problem,and Emily again offers Lorelai a loan.

  • 12. Richard in Stars Hollow

    Original air date: 01/29/2002 Runtime: 44:23 min.

    Original air date: 01/29/2002 Runtime: 44:23 min. Newly retired Richard is making Emily crazy, so Lorelai agrees to take her father for a day in Stars Hollow, where he proceeds to annoy both Lorelai and Rory.

  • 13. A-Tisket A-Tasket

    Original air date: 02/05/2002 Runtime: 42:53 min.

    Original air date: 02/05/2002 Runtime: 42:53 min. The annual Stars Hollow Picnic Basket Auction causes romantic complications when Jess outbids Dean to win a picnic lunch date with Rory.

  • 14. It Should've Been Lorelai

    Original air date: 02/12/2002 Runtime: 41:56 min.

    Original air date: 02/12/2002 Runtime: 41:56 min. Lorelai and Rory are stunned when Rory's father, Christopher, brings his new girlfriend, Sherry, to Stars Hollow.

  • 15. Lost & Found

    Original air date: 02/26/2002 Runtime: 41:57 min.

    Original air date: 02/26/2002 Runtime: 41:57 min. Rory panics when she realizes that she has lost the bracelet that Dean made for her. When the suspicious Lorelai witnesses Jess in Rory's room, she accuses him of stealing.

  • 16. There's the Rub

    Original air date: 04/09/2002 Runtime: 44:31 min.

    Original air date: 04/09/2002 Runtime: 44:31 min. Lorelai and Emily are at a health spa for the weekend, but they sneak out for some unauthorized food at a local restaurant.

  • 17. Dead Uncles & Vegetables

    Original air date: 04/16/2002 Runtime: 44:08 min.

    Original air date: 04/16/2002 Runtime: 44:08 min. Luke is overwhelmed by the funeral arrangements he must make for his deceased Uncle Louie, who was Stars Hollow's most disliked citizen, so Lorelai and Rory work at Luke's diner.

  • 18. Back in the Saddle Again

    Original air date: 04/23/2002 Runtime: 43:53 min.

    Original air date: 04/23/2002 Runtime: 43:53 min. When Chilton hosts its annual business fair, Rory must create and market a first-aid kit for teenagers, so she asks her newly retired grandfather, Richard, for advice.

  • 19. Teach Me Tonight

    Original air date: 04/30/2002 Runtime: 44:18 min.

    Original air date: 04/30/2002 Runtime: 44:18 min. Luke asks Rory for help after he learns that Jess is failing several high school classes.

  • 20. Help Wanted

    Original air date: 05/07/2002 Runtime: 43:10 min.

    Original air date: 05/07/2002 Runtime: 43:10 min. Lorelai volunteers her organizational skills to help Richard establish a consulting business.

  • 21. Lorelai's Graduation Day

    Original air date: 05/14/2002 Runtime: 42:42 min.

    Original air date: 05/14/2002 Runtime: 42:42 min. As Lorelai frantically prepares for her final examinations in business school, Rory secretly invites townspeople--including Richard and Emily--to Lorelai's graduation ceremony.

  • 22. I Can't Get Started

    Original air date: 05/21/2002 Runtime: 44:49 min.

    Original air date: 05/21/2002 Runtime: 44:49 min. On the eve of Sookie's wedding, Lorelai and Christopher (recurring guest star DAVID SUTCLIFFE) share an intimate night together.