The priest returns to the podium and replaces the microphone. He points out that it's noon, the time that Fran would be opening her bakery on Sunday, welcoming people from church. They take a moment of silence for her. Miraculously, Sookie and Lorelai don't talk about themselves for an entire moment. Instead, there's a marching band outside, and it starts up in full fanfare. Taylor runs out of the church, screaming that the grand opening has been postponed. The priest says that Fran wanted one last walk around the town square before being put in her final resting place, and he's inviting everyone to take the walk with her. "Walking with dead people not my thing," MamaLane says to Lane. "Let's go." Rory asks Lorelai where Sookie went off to. You know how people are always mingling at funerals. Lorelai says that Sookie went to give her condolences...and find out what's happening with the inn. Can't wait one day. Sookie comes back and says that the man in the suit is Fran's lawyer, and that he's here to put her business affairs in order. Lorelai asks if they could talk to him. Sookie reminds Lorelai that she has to get back to the Inn, and that Sookie has a group of B&B people showing up at her house to make jam. Amazing that they're still going to keep those obligations, I know. Lorelai says they should talk to Fran's lawyer now. "I think our window of opportunity just slammed shut," Sookie says. And by that, she means the casket. The lawyer is also a pallbearer, and he's one of the six men carrying Fran's casket around the town square. So's Kirk. Lorelai says they will respectfully hover until the walk is over, and then they will swarm him after the walk and talk to him. Lorelai asks if Rory's coming. Rory says she'll stay way in the back so that when the Earth opens up and swallows Sookie and Lorelai whole, Rory will still be alive to tell the tale.
Outside the church in her bright red coat, Rory runs into Dean. He's very happy to see her, and pulls her aside to tell her something. After small talk about Fran being a nice lady, he promises that they'll catch up with the walk if they can talk for a second. They walk the two feet to the left that actors do when they want to talk privately. He says, "I asked Lindsay to marry me." Now Rory's first question is, "Why?" But my first question is, "When?" Neither Jess nor Dean has even so much as a scratch on him after fighting for twenty minutes Friday night.