Some of her favorite movies are The Way We Were, His Girl Friday, Funny Face, and Casablanca, which she claims has "no bad parts." Rory does not want Christopher messing up that relationship, so she tells Chris to stay away from Lorelai. Initially, Paris is threatened by Rory's academic prowess, which is compounded by her schoolmate crush, Tristan Dugray (Chad Michael Murray), budding interest in Rory. Has broken his nose at least twice, the first time as a kid during his "hockey phase". Luke was never someone who expressed himself emotionally or discussed his personal life. Logan was threatened by the return of Jess in season 6, even more so when he found out that Jess and Rory had been "high school sweethearts". Maverick guys. Now, that's not to say she deserves all of the credit, because it was Luke's choice to be the man he was from beginning to end, but the people he surrounded himself with and the woman he fell head over heels in love with definitely played a part. Paris attends Yale also and is roommates with Rory for all four years. They played just two songs – Back in the U.S.S.R. and (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone. Later in season two, Liz sends her son, Jess, to live with Luke. Emily Gilmore — Age: 74. He returns to Stars Hollow to help Luke take care of his mom, Liz, and, while visiting, encourages Rory to write her own novel, after seeing she's lost professionally. In Season 7, Lorelai starts dating Christopher as an adult and fairly quickly they marry, initially souring the relationship between Luke and Lorelai, especially after Lorelai tells Luke that she slept with Christopher shortly after walking away from Luke after he refused her ultimatum. He was named the Braves Minor League Pitcher of the Month twice. Mrs. Kim, played by Emily Kuroda, is a vehemently conservative Korean woman living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut, and she is the mother of Lane Kim, Rory Gilmore's best friend. Paris starts to date Yale Daily News editor Doyle McMaster (Danny Strong) after exhaustion during a speed dating session the two attend, and eventually moves in with him, though involuntarily as her parents fled the country to avoid tax evasion charges at the start of the sixth season, leaving Paris without any financial means outside of loans and a closed trust not yet opened due to her age. 14 Mrs. Kim says: "I know you’re Kirk. She begs Mia to hire her though she has no experience of any kind. In season three, Paris starts her first romantic relationship with a Princeton student, Jamie (Brandon Barash). The couple separated and reunited various times — once leading to a kissing session during Parent's Day at the school — before Max proposes in the season-one finale ("Love, Daisies and Troubadours"). She is a board member on the Hartford Zoological Silent Auction, the Mark Twain House Restoration Fund Luncheon, and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Literacy Auction. The two finally find time for a date; it would be planned that Dean would pick Rory up after a party that her grandparents planned to throw for her. Weil dyed her hair from brown to blonde for the part of Paris to highlight the contrast between Paris and Rory. The family was modeled after New York Times publisher family, the Sulzberger family. Instead, she ran away to the town of Stars Hollow, which is half an hour away from Hartford. When its owner dies, they decide to purchase it.  Weil was known to Polone through her supporting role in the 1998 Kevin Bacon film Stir of Echoes, which was produced by Polone, and was under a talent holding deal with Warner Bros. at the time which saw her previously guest star on The West Wing and ER. After his father's death, Luke converted the family hardware store to the diner, having worked there in his youth. was set); bandmate Zach became Lane's new love interest and eventual husband. 6 "An Affair to Remember." Although the reasons for his move remain vaguely defined, Luke reports that Jess had been "getting into some trouble", including "staying out late, getting rowdy", and possibly "heading for something bad", so Liz is sending Jess to Luke to "straighten him out." Gothamist is a website about New York City news, arts and events, and food, brought to you by New York Public Radio. Rachel invites Lorelai over to Luke's apartment to look at photo she developed of the Dragon Fly Inn, Rachel tells Lorelai about how she has changed her mind and feels like she might leave Stars Hollow, she says she cant seem to convince Luke that she is serious about making the relationship work this time. She writes for the Yale Daily News and is its editor towards the end of her studies. Rachel and Luke dated in the mid-'90s. In the revival, it was revealed that she went into reproductive medicine, running a successful surrogacy/fertility clinic in New York known as Dynasty Makers, which Lorelai and Luke visit while considering having a child of their own.