After returning from a summer internship in Washington, D.C., where she mingled with members of the U.S. Congress, preparatory school student Rory Gilmore faces a dilemma with her classmates Dean and Jess. Mariano Lorelai Gilmore, the manager of the historic Independence Inn, is overjoyed to have her daughter home, but upon learning that the girlfriend of Rory's father is having a baby, Lorelai questions her own future. MELISSA McCARTHY stars as Sookie St. James, a clumsy culinary genius and Lorelai's best friend. KEIKO AGENA stars as Lane Kim, Rory's pal. YANIC TRUESDALE stars as Michel Gerard, the inn's haughty concierge. SCOTT PATTERSON stars as Luke Danes, the rugged owner of the local diner who never fails to charm Lorelai with his smile and great coffee. LIZA WEIL stars as brainy and popular student Paris Geller. SEAN GUNN stars as Kirk, one of the town's eccentrics. KELLY BISHOP stars as Emily Gilmore, Lorelai's mother, with EDWARD HERRMANN appearing as Lorelai's father.