When Lorelai visits Luke's diner for the first time since their breakup, she finds that they are awkward and uncomfortable together. Later, Lorelai's Jeep breaks down, and she asks Luke to help her shop for a new car. But Lorelai and Luke's irritation with each other finally explodes into a fight--which Lorelai secretly takes as a good sign. Meanwhile, after Paris is accepted into numerous law schools and medical schools, she decides she must break up with her boyfriend so their relationship won't influence her choice of graduate school. And Rory gets a surprising letter that impacts her future plans.