Lorelai and Rory's house suffers from a termite infestation. Lorelai gets angry when Emily offers to help out with the repair costs.
Richard visits the town and irritates Lorelai and Rory by passing judgement on everything. He goes on to make things even worse.
Lorelai and Sookie invite the townspeople to dinner at the inn after a historical interest group cancels a booking. Emily and Richard argue over employment.
Sookie notices that Lorelai is having trouble attaining closure on her relationship with Max. Rory has an important drama assignment.