Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Season 7 – Episode 22
Rory lands her dream job as a political reporter in Ohio. Luke enlists the help of everyone in Stars Hollow to throw her a graduation party in order to say goodbye. Luke’s thoughtfulness brings out a long-awaited reaction from Lorelai.
The episode was rated from 488 votes.
#2 – Those Are Strings, Pinocchio
Season 3 – Episode 22
Rory finally learns her mother can’t afford to buy the Dragonfly Inn since financial aid for Yale didn’t come through. Luke has second thoughts about a trip with Nicole after something Lorelai tells him. Jess makes silent contact with Rory.
The episode was rated from 446 votes.
#3 – Raincoats and Recipes
Season 4 – Episode 22
The Dragonfly Inn approaches opening day. Rory and Dean take a major step forward in their relationship, to Lorelei’s dismay. Two suitors go after Lorelai.
The episode was rated from 464 votes.
#4 – The Incredible Sinking Lorelais
Season 4 – Episode 14
Lorelai and Sookie explore ways to ease their financial crunch and raise money to pay their construction crew, one of whom is now Dean. Rory is distraught when one of her professors tells her to drop a class because she can’t handle her course load.
The episode was rated from 423 votes.
#5 – You Jump, I Jump, Jack
Season 5 – Episode 7
Emily demands that Lorelai bring her new boyfriend to dinner so that they can get reacquainted. Logan encourages Rory to participate in a mysterious event.
The episode was rated from 449 votes.
#6 – Friday Night’s Alright For Fighting
Season 6 – Episode 13
While Luke deals with the reality of having April in his life, Lorelai tries to pretend she doesn’t mind the repercussions the new situation is having on their engagement. Rory’s concern over Paris’ lack of management skills at the Yale Daily News finally reaches a crisis point. The subsequent Friday night dinner erupts into an emotional confrontation where all four Gilmores finally get their issues out on the table.
The episode was rated from 428 votes.
#7 – Rory’s Dance
Season 1 – Episode 9
During dinner at her mother’s, Lorelai finds out that not only is there a formal dance at Chilton, but that Rory doesn’t want to go. Eventually Lane prods Rory into asking Dean to go, and she nervously does so, creating tensions between Emily and Lorelai.
The episode was rated from 552 votes.
#8 – So… Good Talk
Season 5 – Episode 16
When Richard and Emily return from their second honeymoon, Rory attends Friday-night dinner without Lorelai, who refuses to speak to her mother or see her, and plans a girls’ night out with Sookie instead. Meanwhile, Luke, who’s miserable without Lorelai, takes his anger out on his customers. Meanwhile, Lane has a horrific realization about her mother’s inluence.
The episode was rated from 433 votes.
#9 – Dear Emily and Richard
Season 3 – Episode 13
Sherry goes into labor with only Lorelai and Rory for company. Lorelai reminisces about her pregnancy and Rory’s birth. The war between Paris and Rory continues when Paris picks a photo of the “Franklin” staff for the yearbook that has the worst possible shot of Rory.
The episode was rated from 450 votes.
#10 – Love, Daisies and Troubadours
Season 1 – Episode 21
Rachel makes an important decision after she becomes convinced that despite his protests, Luke is in love with Lorelei. Rory finally manages to talk to Dean about her feelings.
The episode was rated from 500 votes.