Rory surprises everyone by agreeing to Emily's request that she make her debut at a Debutante Ball, and when Lorelai asks Rory's dad Christopher to present his daughter to society, she finds herself attracted to the new, more responsible man he has become.
Did You Know?
Emily buys Richard cufflinks with bulldogs on them. This is probably a reference to that Richard went to Yale, whose mascot is the bulldog. See more
Rory is supposedly wearing the dress that Lorelai would have worn to her own debutante ball. However, the dress she wears looks nothing like either the one we see Lorelai wearing in a picture in episode 1.8 or the one Lorelai wears in a flashback in episode 3.13. See more
[to Emily and Richard
Are you two completely out of your minds? There's a ceremony going on in there! Young girls in ugly dresses and stupid fans are parading around in circles for god knows what reason, and you two are ruining it!
References Jeeves and Wooster
Thank Heaven For Little Girls
Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
and music by Frederick Loewe
Performed by Maurice Chevalier See more