"Tick, Tick, Tick Boom" - (TV-PG, L)
Tuesday , August 17 2004 (R)
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
LORELAI AND JASON'S RELATIONSHIP IS REVEALED - Jason's (Chris Eigeman) father, Floyd (guest star Lawrence Pressman), brings a lawsuit against Jason and Richard (Edward Herrmann) for taking his clients. Floyd also reveals that Jason and Lorelai (Lauren Graham) have been dating secretly for months. Meanwhile, Dean (Jared Padalecki) upsets Rory (Alexis Bledel) when he admits he has dropped out of college to work full time so he and Lindsay (guest star Arielle Kebbel) can buy a townhouse. Lindsay demands that Dean stop seeing Rory, but Dean and Rory make an agreement to keep seeing one another secretly. Melissa McCarthy, Scott Patterson, Kelly Bishop, Keiko Agena, Yanic Truesdale and Sean Gunn also star. Daniel Palladino wrote and directed the episode (#176168).