Episode 5.04: Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too
Airdate: October 12, 2004
Rory interrupts Lorelai’s cozy breakfast with Luke; Lorelai loses her patience with Taylor when his enforcement of zoning regulations prevents her from expanding her parking lot by two spaces; Rory is irritated when Paris moves a printing press into their dorm room.
Rory and Dean find it increasingly difficult to be alone together due to their distant living arrangement and the fact that he is sharing a car with his estranged wife. Impulsively, Rory asks Dean if he only left Lynsey because she found Rory’s letter, and is not completely satisfied with his response. Lorelai and Sookie run Jackson’s campaign when he decides to run against Taylor for Town Selectman. Lane tells her band-mate Zach that she has feelings for him. Scott Patterson, Yanic Truesdale, Liza Weil, Liz Torres and Sean Gunn also star. Bill Prady wrote the episode directed by Lee Shallat Chemel.
Taylor, Jackson, and a woman named Maggie, talk vegetables. Rory goes to Dean’s parents house. There we see Dean’s mother and Clara. Dean and Rory go into Dean’s old room… they start kissing but are interrupted. May doesn’t want Rory to stay too late. The band is celebrating in Lane’s apartment. Lane stuns Zach with a personal revelation.
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