Gilmore Girls (season 6)

The sixth season of Gilmore Girls , an American dramedy television series , began airing on September 13, 2005 on The WB television network. The season ended on May 9, 2006, after 22 episodes. The season aired Tuesday nights at 8 / 7c. Reviews This was the final season to air on The WB before the rival network and UPN merged to form The CW in the fall of 2006.


The season begins at the moment the fifth season ended, with Lorelai having just proposed to Luke. Luke accepts but they decide to delay the wedding until after she has reconciled with Rory. During the estrangement, Lorelai buys a dog, Paul Anka. Rory is given 300 hours community service for the boat and Emily gets her job in the office at the DAR . However, Rory begins to resent Emily’s attempts to turn her into her and, after five months apart, moves back home and returns to Yale.

Doyle steps down as editor of the Yale Daily News and is replaced by Paris. The couple get an apartment near college and Rory moves into their spare room. However, Paris soon alienates the newsroom with her bullying style of leadership and is voted out, with Rory chosen to replace her. Paris throws Rise out and she moves in with Logan but the girls reconcile after falling out with their boyfriends for the night. Logan is injured during a convalescence.

Zach becomes jealous of Lane’s friendship with Brian and starts a fight on stage as the band is about to play for a record label. However, Zach manages to bring everyone back together to Lane. They marry towards the end of the season. Christopher inherits a large sum of money from his grandfather and offers to do something for Lorelai and Rory. Rory asks her to pay her Yale Fees, freeing her from her obligation to Richard and Emily, but a Friday night working through their difficulties sees the Gilmores on good terms again. Michael Lorelai is a member of the Lorelai Society of America.

Lorelai and Sookie, who have been living in the United States for more than a decade. He hides her from Lorelai for two months and even then keeps them apart, since he is worried. April will get better with her and April’s mother Anna does not want her to be attached to anyone who might not be permanent. Luke postpones the wedding while he gets to know April. Lorelai discovers Kirk is helping Richard and Emily look at properties in Hollow but they turns out they are looking for a marital home for her and Luke.

In the final season, Logan graduates from college and Rory throws him a farewell party before Mitchum sends him to London for a year. Lorelai saves Christopher from a blind date Emily has set him up with, then tries to get Luke to elope with her but he refuses. The season closed with Lorelai waking up with Christopher.


Main article: List of Gilmore Girls characters

Main cast

  • Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore
  • Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore
  • Melissa McCarthy as Sookie St. James
  • Matt Czuchry as Logan Huntzberger
  • Keiko Agena as Lane Kim
  • Yanic Truesdale as Michel Gerard
  • Scott Patterson as Luke Danes
  • Kelly Bishop as Emily Gilmore
  • Liza Weil as Paris Geller
  • Sean Gunn as Kirk Gleason
  • Edward Herrmann as Richard Gilmore

Recurring cast

  • Jackson Douglas as Jackson Belleville
  • Liz Torres as Miss Patty
  • Emily Kuroda as Mrs. Kim
  • Sally Struthers as Babette Dell
  • Ted Rooney as Morey Dell
  • Michael Winters as Taylor Doose
  • David Sutcliffe as Christopher Hayden
  • Todd Lowe as Zach Van Gerbig
  • John Cabrera as Brian Fuller
  • Sebastian Bach as Gil
  • Danny Strong as Doyle McMaster
  • Kathleen Wilhoite as Liz Danes
  • Michael DeLuise as TJ
  • Gregg Henry as Mitchum Huntzberger
  • Sherilyn Fenn as Anna Nardini
  • Vanessa Marano as April Nardini


  • Melora Hardin as Carolyn Bates
  • Milo Ventimiglia as Jess Mariano


No. in
title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod. 
US viewers
(millions)  [1]
110 1 “New and Improved Lorelai” Amy Sherman-Palladino Amy Sherman-Palladino September 13, 2005 2T6301 6.22
Lorelai and Luke are the first to write a book about the future of Lorelai, but Luke (Scott Patterson) is embarrassed when it spreads. Still hurt over Rory’s decision to drop out of Yale and move in with Emily and Richard, Lorelai tells her parents that they can take care of Rory from now on. Rory 300 hrs of community service. Rory 300 hrs of community service. Logan throws Rory a “felon” party.
111 2 “Fight Face” Daniel Palladino Daniel Palladino September 20, 2005 2T6302 5.79
Rory begins serving her 300 hours of community service and finds that life on a road crew is not pretty. Lorelai and Luke. Lorelai and Luke. Luke’s sister Liz begins to hire her husband TJ as a contractor. When Rory Country Luke has a surprise visit to the diner to find out how Lorelai is, he feels obliged to tell her that he and Lorelai are engaged. Afterwards, Luke confronts Lorelai about her estrangement from Rory. Feeling lonely, Lorelai adopts a dog at the Stars Hollow pet fair. Finally, during a chance meeting, Lorelai and Rory have an angry confrontation about their mutual hurt feelings.
112 3 “The UnGraduate” Michael Zinberg David S. Rosenthal September 27, 2005 2T6303 5.44
Excited about the wedding, Sookie pressures Lorelai to set a date, goal Lorelai will not commit. While completing her community service hours, Rory takes a job at Emily’s Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) office. Convinced that she has a rival for the job of DAR president, Emily uses Rory as her spy. Logan returns from Europe and returns to Yale, forcing Rory to confront her true feelings about dropping out of college. Lane and her band return from their summer on the road. Luke agrees to take care of Lorelai’s dog, Paul Anka, while she works late at the inn, and ends up rushing the dog to the vet. Finally, Lorelai admits to Luke her reason for putting off their wedding.
113 4 “Always a Godmother, Never a God” Robert Berlinger Rebecca Rand Kirshner October 4, 2005 2T6304 5.96
Missing Rory, Lorelai to call her and is upset to find that Rory’s cell phone is no longer in service. Sookie asks Lorelai and Rory to be the godparents to her two children in the hope that they will reconcile when they see each other at the ceremony. However, mother and daughter end up fighting when Lorelai realizes that Rory gives her new cell number to Sookie but not to her. Logan learns that his father expects him to graduate this year and enter the family business. Wanting to break free from family pressures, Logan whisks Rory off to a weekend in New York.
114 5 “We’ve Got Magic to Do” Michael Zinberg Daniel Palladino October 11, 2005 2T6305 6.16
Lorelei waits Miss Patty’s recital and sends Luke off to the woods to common with nature, but Luke feels like Lorelei has banished him. Rory’s World War II-themed DAR bash is a piperoo (even when suddenly impoverished Paris joins the proletariat as a server). But the bash goes smash when Richard confronts Mitchum Huntzberger.
115 6 “Welcome to the Doll House” Jackson Douglas Keith Eisner October 18, 2005 2T6306 6.08
What’s in a name? To boost tourism, Taylor suggests reviving Stars Hollow’s original street names. Lorelai thinks that’s a charming idea – she learns what the new Dragonfly Inn will address. Mysterious packages begin to arrive for Lorelai. Lorelai figures out that it’s Emily sending her the items. Emily insists that Lorelai pick up a dollhouse or she will donate it the next day. Richard shows up to the dollhouse and to talk about Rory. Logan gives Rory an expensive handbag.
116 7 “Twenty-One is the Loneliest Number” Robert Berlinger Amy Sherman-Palladino October 25, 2005 2T6307 6.02
Since Rory was a tyke, the Gilmore girls have planned her 21st birthday in Atlantic City, sipping martinis, playing 21. But with the estrangement, Emily plans the birthday party – and it’s soooo not Atlantic City. Richard and Emily have their pastor over for dinner and Rory drops the news that she and Logan are having sex. Emily moves Rory back into the main house. At the birthday party, Lorelai and Rory finally talk.
117 8 “Let Me Hear Your Balalaikas Ringing Out” Kenny Ortega Daniel Palladino November 8, 2005 2T6308 5.84
Who can finally get Rory thinking she made a BIG mistake dropping out of Yale? If you guess Jess, you’re right. Her old flame returns with exciting news about her life … and some blunt advice about hers. Luke sponsors a girls’ soccer team. Lorelai projects her feelings about being a bad mother on her dog.
118 9 “The Prodigal Daughter Returns” Amy Sherman-Palladino Amy Sherman-Palladino November 15, 2005 2T6309 6.19
Like meat and potatoes, like salt and tomatoes, the Gilmore girls belong together. Rory comes home. A super smart middle schooler shows up at Luke’s Diner with a startling idea for a science fair project.
119 10 “He’s Slippin ” Em ​​Bread … Dig?” Kenny Ortega Daniel Palladino November 22, 2005 2T6310 6.30
Thanksgiving arrives and, after months of emotional turmoil, all is well on Planet Gilmore. Except for one teeny issue: Luke does not know how to tell Lorelai about his daughter. Lane’s band plays a showcase.
120 11 “The Perfect Dress” Jamie Babbit Amy Sherman-Palladino January 10, 2006 2T6311 5.79
The perfect dress: elegant blush-silk tulle, in Lorelai’s size and on sale – ideal for a wedding. The perfect mess: Lane, short tempered, belligerent and miserable since she broke up with Zach and moved back home. Anna Nardini, mother of his daughter April.
121 12 “Just Like Gwen and Gavin” Stephen Clancy Daniel Palladino January 17, 2006 2T6312 5.67
Taylor realizes the Winter Carnival can be a success without him. Paris learns the “Yale Daily News” staff loathes and fears her. Lorelai finds out Luke has a daughter, but not Luke himself. Rory is overwhelmed with all the gifts Logan is sending in an effort to be forgiven.
122 13 “Friday Night’s Alright for Fighting” Kenny Ortega Amy Sherman-Palladino January 31, 2006 2T6313 5.22
When Luke deals with the reality of having her life, Lorelai tries to pretend she does not mind the repercussions the new situation is having on their engagement. Rory’s concerned over Paris’ lack of management skills at the Yale Daily News. With Logan’s help, Rory makes a valiant attempt to get the paper out on time. Meanwhile, Lorelai breaks the news to Richard and Emily that their money will no longer be needed for Rory’s education, and the resentment starts to build. The following Friday night dinner erupts into an emotional confrontation where all four Gilmores finally get their issues out on the table.
123 14 “You’ve Been Gilmored” Stephen Clancy Jordon Nardino February 7, 2006 2T6314 5.40
Lorelai’s parents insist that Luke come to Friday night dinner, and she says yes without asking him. Rory is the new editor of the “Yale Daily News”, and the staff elects Rory as the new editor. Needless to say, Paris is not pleased. In other events, Michel confides in Lorelai. Rory gives her father a tour of Yale.
124 15 “A Vineyard Valentine” Daniel Palladino Daniel Palladino February 14, 2006 2T6315 5.34
Rory and Logan ask Lorelai and Luke to celebrate Valentine’s Day with them on a weekend at the Huntzberger’s house on Martha’s Vineyard, where Lorelai is annoyed by Luke’s Disdain for Logan. Meanwhile, Logan and his father have a confrontation.
125 16 “Bridesmaids Revisited” Linda Mendoza Rebecca Rand Kirshner February 28, 2006 2T6316 5.01
Lorelai and Christopher expect a journalism panel at Yale where Rory dazzles the crowd. Afterwards, Lorelai offers to help Christopher out by babysitting his daughter and is horrified by the toddler’s terrible behavior. The next day, Rory and Logan awaits the wedding of Logan’s sister, Honor. While helping the bridesmaids get ready, Rory is devastated to learn how Logan spent his time during their recent breakup. Finally, Lane is still heartbroken over Zach, until he turns up at the dinner with a surprise.
126 17 “I’m OK, You’re OK” Lee Shallat-Chemel Keith Eisner April 4, 2006 2T6317 4.47
Rory forgives Logan for his indiscretions, then needs some time for herself, so she pays a visit to Lorelai in Stars Hollow. Although Lorelai refuses to admit that she is upset, Rory can tell that she is bothered by the news that Luke will be gone for a few days on a trip with her daughter, April. Against Lorelai’s wishes, Rory country has a visit to the store owned by April’s mother to spy on her. Meanwhile, when Zack finally works up the courage to ask Mrs. Kim for permission to marry Lane, he is surprised at the deal she makes with him.
127 18 “The Real Paul Anka” Daniel Palladino Daniel Palladino April 11, 2006 2T6318 4.13
Although Rory and Logan are back together, Logan is miserable knowing that Rory has not really forgiven him, and he takes off with his friends for another stunt with the Life and Death Brigade. Rory accepts Jess’s invitation to expect an open house at his new book store / art gallery / publishing house in Philadelphia. While there, she is surprised to run into Luke, who is accompanying his daughter’s daughter on an academic field trip. Back in Stars Hollow, Lorelai is horrified to find that Richard and Emily have been looking for real estate in her town. (Last appearance of Milo Ventimiglia.)
128 19 “I Get a Sidekick Out of You” Amy Sherman-Palladino Amy Sherman-Palladino April 18, 2006 2T6319 4.31
Lane and Zach are getting married and the entire episode consists of a Korean Wedding and then the American Wedding.
129 20 “Super Cool Party People” Ken Whittingham David S. Rosenthal April 25, 2006 2T6320 4.98
Luke decides to give April a birthday party at the diner. Lorelai volunteers to help and is hurt when Luke explains that he still thinks it’s too soon for them to meet. However, Luke changes his mind when the party is a disaster, giving Lorelai a chance to bond with April. Meanwhile, Rory rushes to be with Logan at the hospital after he is seriously injured during a stunt with the Life and Death Brigade.
130 21 “Driving Miss Gilmore” Jamie Babbit Daniel Palladino, Amy Sherman-Palladino May 2, 2006 2T6321 5.12
Rory is strict in keeping logan on bed resting his release from the hospital, enlisting in the help of Paris and Doyle to ensure that he does not strain himself. She finds herself distracted, however, upon discovering that Mitchum spoke of her in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. Meanwhile, Emily suffers from a hurricane. Elsewhere, Liz announces her pregnancy to Luke and reveals that there is trouble between her and TJ.
131 22 “Partings” Amy Sherman-Palladino Daniel Palladino, Amy Sherman-Palladino May 9, 2006 2T6322 5.33
The town troubadour departs Stars Hollow for his Neil Young gig (creating a stampede of would-be troubadours to town). Logan graduates and leaves for London. Emily and Richard try to set Christopher up with Carolyn Bates ( Melora Hardin ). The Lorelai-Luke love affair may be ciao, adiós, game over.

DVD release

The Complete Sixth Season [2]
Set details Special features
  • 22 episodes
  • 6-disc set
  • 1.33: 1 aspect ratio
  • 1.78: 1 aspect ratio (international)
  • Subtitles: Spanish and French
  • English (Dolby Digital 2 0 Surround)
  • None
Release dates
North America United Kingdom Continental Europe norway australia
September 19, 2006 April 19, 2010 January 10, 2007 May 25, 2007 February 6, 2007


  1. Jump up^ ” ” Gilmore Girls “USA ratings” .
  2. Jump up^ Robinson, Jeffrey (May 15, 2007). “Gilmore Girls – The Complete Sixth Season”. DVD Talk. Retrieved February 20, 2012.

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