"Emily Says Hello" - (TV-PG) (HDTV)
Monday , July 25 2005 (R)
8:00 - 9:00 PM ET
DIVIDE AND CONQUER - Rory (Alexis Bledel) decides that she and Lorelai (Lauren Graham) should split up at the next Friday night dinner and confront Richard (Edward Herrmann) and Emily (Kelly Bishop) individually about ending their separation. However, Emily dashes their hopes of a reconciliation by announcing that she is ready to begin dating. Meanwhile, Lorelai invites Christopher for lunch at the inn, unaware that Rory had warned Christopher to stay away from her mother. Feeling guilty that she hadn¿t told Luke (Scott Patterson) about seeing Christopher, Lorelai confesses that they had lunch, and Luke "convinces" himself that he isn't jealous. Melissa McCarthy, Yanic Truesdale, Liza Weil, Sean Gunn and Liz Torres also star. Rebecca Rand Kirshner wrote the episode directed by Kenny Ortega (#2T5309).