Rory's father Christopher comes to stay, giving Rory an opportunity to show him the town's sights and attractions.
Rory is touched when Dean makes a fuss over their three month anniversary but their evening is ruined when she doesn't give him the response he wants.
Rory and Dean fall out when it becomes apparent that Dean thinks that life should mirror 'The Donna Reed Show'. Rory ends up pretending to be a 1950s housewife for the night to prove a point.
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.