Rory finds herself taking over Lorelai's job of watering their new neighbor's lawn while he's on a business trip, but she has trouble with the spigot and can't get the water to turn off. She runs to town for help and Jess ends up coming to her rescue, but when he hears that Dean is on his way, he turns the water back on so that Dean can then rescue Rory. Lorelai goes to a charity auction that her mother organizes and meets a cute guy named Peyton. She asks her mother for his number, and she and Peyton end up planning on going to a David Bowie concert next week, but also planning a dinner date sooner. After dinner with Peyton, Lorelai realizes he's incredibly boring, but when she tells her mother that she wants to cancel her concert date, her mother freaks out. Emily is friends with Peyton's mother, and is worried that this slight by Lorelai will affect her social standing in her DAR circle. After getting yelled at by her father, Lorelai realizes how important this is to Emily, and agrees to go to the concert with Peyton if it will make her mother happy.
Season 3 Episode 5 of Gilmore Girls resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Set in a storybook Connecticut town populated with an eclectic mix of everyday folks and lovable lunatics, Gilmore Girls is a humorous multigenerational series about friendship, family and the ties that bind.Thirtysomething Lorelai Gilmore has made her share of mistakes in life, but she has been doing her best to see that her college-bound daughter - and best friend in the world - Rory, doesn't follow in her footsteps. That may be easier said than done, considering that the two share the same interests, the same intellect, the same coffee addiction and the same eyes. Rory is more serious than Lorelai, but there are tendencies, especially in the love department, that clearly indicate she is her mother's daughter. From the beginning, this unique mother-daughter team has been growing up together. Lorelai was just Rory's age when she became pregnant and made the tough decision to raise her baby alone.Gilmore Girls was the first series to make it to air supported by the Family Friendly Forum's script development fund. An initiative between some of the nation's top advertisers and The WB, the program is intended to offer a greater array of compelling family programming on network television. The strong and loving mother-daughter relationship portrayed in Gilmore Girls reflects the growing reality of this new type of American family.