The whole town gets involved posing as famed artwork for a festival. While the show goes on, Luke's about-to-be ex shows up - and Sookie's baby is a no-show, days after the due date.
Sookie and Jackson decide to have a home birth and enlist the services of a formidable midwife. When Stars Hollow mounts a festival of living pictures, Kirk goes way overboard in getting into character for his role as Jesus in "The Last Supper", while Lorelai has a bad case of stage fright. Meanwhile, Lane, Zack, and Brian finally find an awesome guitarist to replace Dave, but wonder if he isn't too old to join the band. Nicole asks Luke if they can postpone the divorce and start dating again.
- "The Entertainer" by Scott Joplin
- "99 Luftballoons" by Nena
- "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana
- Also referenced: Pink Floyd, R.E.M., Thompson Twins, Bananarama, Quiet Riot, Skid Row, Stevie Wonder
- The Bible
- 1984, by George Orwell
Pop Culture ReferencesEdit
Sookie: Leave Oscar Wilde here to his reading.
Lane: I've already figured out that our spin cover should be against a blood-red backdrop with a skull hovering over us.
Lorelai: Well, very Norman Rockwell.
Lorelai: You better do what John Ashcroft says or they may just follow us home.
Lane: We could dress him up like Angus Young in AC/DC, that school boy outfit.
Brian: He could have seen AC/DC with their original lead singer.
Zack: And 1980 is when that guy choked on his own vomit.
Lorelai: The magazine I was reading that night with a special feature on who's hotter Andrew McCarthy or Emilio Estevez.
Lorelai: You might want to check that Gumby-Pokey watch, Kirk.
Taylor: ... of our former ally France
Rory: You ready for your close-up, Miss Desmond?
Lorelai: I'm a Weeble, and Weebles wobble.
Rory: Close your eyes and think of England.
Portrait of a Young Girl Named Anthea by Girolamo Parmigianino
The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
The Reaper by Nicolas Poussin
Dance at Bougival by Pierre-Auguste Renoir