Gilmore Girls

Season 4 Episode 16

The Reigning Lorelai

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Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Mar 02, 2004 on The WB
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The rift between Emily and Richard widens when he goes on a golf date with clients instead of accompanying his wife to the funeral of her best friend. Doyle goes on a theft and plagiarism rant; Trix dies suddenly and stricken with grief and guilt, Richard is inconsolable; Emily calls it quits on arranging Trix's funeral and drops everything in her daughter's lap after finding a letter in which her mother-in-law pleads with her son on the eve of his wedding to Emily to marry Pennilyn instead; Luke and Nicole have all of Stars Hollow listening in and reading lips as they quarrel; worried about her parents and frantic over fulfilling Trix's exacting requirements for her funeral, Lorelai has a meltdown while shopping for Trix's funereal undies; after the service, cousin Marilyn regales family and friends with tales of Lorelai the First; Emily and Richard finally reach out to each other as he defies one of his mother's last wishes for the sake of his wife.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Sean Gunn

Sean Gunn

Kirk Gleason (Episodes 44 - , recurring previously)

Keiko Agena

Keiko Agena

Lane Kim

Kelly Bishop

Kelly Bishop

Emily Gilmore

Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel

Rory Gilmore

Lauren Graham

Lauren Graham

Lorelai Gilmore

Edward Herrmann

Edward Herrmann

Richard Gilmore

Charles C. Stevenson Jr.

Charles C. Stevenson Jr.

Rev. Wilder

Guest Star

Tiffany Fraser

Tiffany Fraser

Shannon

Guest Star

Gay Storm

Gay Storm

Darcy

Guest Star

Marion Ross

Marion Ross

Marilyn

Recurring Role

Liz Torres

Liz Torres

Miss Patty

Recurring Role

Danny Strong

Danny Strong

Doyle

Recurring Role

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