Lorelai's concern over the fact that she can't afford to repair her home's extensive termite damage turns to anger when Rory tells Emily about their problem and Emily again offers Lorelai a loan.
Lorelai and Rory have a major falling out after Rory goes against her mother's wishes and asks her grandparents to lend Lorelai the money she needs to repair termite damage to their house. Lane's desire to become a cheerleader causes a strain in her relationship with Rory. After an exhaustive and unproductive attempt to raise the funds she needs based on her own credit rating, Lorelai is forced to ask Emily to cosign a loan. Rory drives Paris crazy when she refuses to reveal her PSAT scores.
- "Que Sera Sera" by Doris Day
- "Be True to Your School" by Grant Lee Phillips
- "One Step Beyond" by Madness
- Also referenced: Nico, Exene
Pop Culture ReferencesEdit
Madeline: Boys, a Nancy Drew mystery.
Lorelai: Aw honey, it's not the amount of places that turns you down that matters, it's the quality of the place that turns you down that matters. And when you've got Jacko's Loans and Stuff not wanting your business, you know it's time to hang out with the Coreys.
Lorelai: Oh, you think I don't know that? You think I sit around all day swapping witticisms with Robert Benchley at the Algonquin?
Lorelai: Cause I'm Tony Soprano?
Lorelai: You will say nothing, you will do nothing, you will sit in the corner and offer no opinions and pull a full-on Clarence Thomas.
Lorelai: (to Emily) I swear, one of these days, Alice. Pow! Right to the moon!
Rory: I liked it. Very John Waters.