Francie is trying to cause bad blood between Rory and Paris. Meanwhile Emily is sued by a former maid and Lorelai meets an interesting new man at a business conference.
Luke offers to teach Lorelai angling after Alex invites her to go fishing.
Lorelai is forced to miss the Stars Hollow Winter Carnival because of her grandmother's surprise visit.
Lorelai and Rory are set to have their Thanksgiving dinner at four different places.