Rory’s awkward way to ask Dean to the dance ended up with her having to be straightforward with Dean. She reminds me of myself in this moment–a need to be smart-cute that ends up not being direct and directness is what guys like. Emily Gilmore in this one was way to controlling. I really didn’t like how she made Dean come to the house after he thought he was supposed to honk the horn and Rory would come out like they had agreed. That part made me a bit angry. Then when she did it again and started a fight with Lorelai about how Rory’s pregnant since she spent the whole night out with Dean and traced it all the way back to Lorelai being like that at 16, blah, blah, blah, I got angry again. The scary part is, my mother is just as controlling as Emily Gilmore. Those fights reminded me of her. This episode was hauntingly reminiscent.
Paris is also a bit ridiculous. She’s way too paranoid. Rory didn’t do anything and she starts screaming at her for something she didn’t do, just because she was afraid Rory told everyone she came to the dance with her cousin. But because of all her screaming, everyone she didn’t want to know about it, finds out about it. I’m pretty sure this is the only episode Jake makes an appearance. Then Tristan had the nerve to pick a fight with Dean right as they were about to leave. I have no idea why except that his jealousy got the better of him, but for what? He knew Rory wasn’t going with him to the dance. What was that all about?