Lorelai finds herself on a hellish double date, while Rory has her own dating problems to contend with.
Lorelai offers Rory tickets to a Bangles concert so she can bond with some of her schoolmates. However, the evening does not go entirely to plan.
Paris sees Max and Lorelai kissing and decides to tell the whole school, causing Rory all manner of problems with her classmates.
Lorelai is frantic when she hears that her father has collapsed at a Christmas party and has been rushed to hospital. The family gathers at the hospital to await the news.