"A Messenger, Nothing More" - (TV-PG) (HDTV)
Tuesday , December 14 2004 (R)
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
ROME, REGRETS AND RENAISSANCE FAIRS - Rory (Alexis Bledel) calls Lorelai (Lauren Graham) from Rome and admits that she made a mess of things with Dean (Jared Padalecki). Lorelai gives Dean a letter from Rory, but Dean's wife Lindsay (Arielle Kebble) finds the letter and throws Dean out of the house. Rory returns from Europe, and a terrible scene ensues when she and Lorelai run into Lindsay and her mother (guest star Tawny Rene Hamilton) on the street. Meanwhile, Luke (Scott Patterson) returns to Stars Hollow after many weeks helping his injured sister (guest star Kathleen Wilhoite) on the Renaissance Fair circuit. Luke and Lorelai try to find a private spot to say hello, but are interrupted by a town parade. Kelly Bishop, Melissa McCarthy, Keiko Agena, Yanic Truesdale and Liz Torres also star. Daniel Palladino wrote and directed the episode (#2T5302).