Probawhore makes her entrance here, asking where Jess went. She says she's been sitting alone for twenty minutes. "Break's only for ten," Jess says, like he's recapping an episode. "It's just a saying," Probawhore says. Jess says he came to get some food. Rory says again that the food is for the dancers. Probawhore: "Who are you -- Bobby Brady? Get a life." Jess: "Rory's feeling a little territorial today." Jess pointedly pulls Shane to his side, so much so that she stumbles into his ribcage. Rory does the same thing to CuteDean, whose face shows he's not playing this game anymore. He pulls himself out of Rory's grip and tells her to get her things so they can leave. Jess: "Ooh! That was good. Now say, 'And get in there and make me my supper.'" See? What a shit. Rory pushes CuteDean away from Jess before he can say anything and grabs two sandwiches. Why didn't Lane get involved in this conversation? She's standing right there. She totally would have said something. CuteDean puts his arm around Rory as they walk away. Jess says he'll see Rory inside. Probawhore stares at Jess. He takes his arm off her immediately and leaves to get a soda.
Luke's coffee stand. Lorelai asks if he's seen Sookie or Jackson. He hasn't, but suggests she try the insane asylum, where everyone in this room should be. Jackson walks up and tells Lorelai he needs to say something to her. Sookie runs up and asks him to drop it. Jackson: "Contrary to your belief, there are some things in life that you do not get to have an opinion on." He says that the rate at which he has kids and the number of kids he has falls in that category. Lorelai asks Sookie what she told Jackson. Sookie says her communication skills aren't so good. Jackson: "No? Telling Sookie that she immediately needs to inform me that four in four is crazy?" Lorelai says she didn't say that, but she kind of did, didn't she? I mean, she practically called their marriage a sham if Sookie couldn't tell Jackson that she didn't want four in four, and that having that many kids in that kind of time meant no happiness, joy, or booze for many years. ["Which is true, anyway." -- Wing Chun] Luke says that four kids in four years is crazy. Jackson says he's very happy that this issue is now going open for even further discussion. Luke says that even one kid in four years is crazy. "Hey!" Jackson warns. Luke apologizes, and tells them to "drop another kid into this mess." Lorelai tells everyone who isn't helping to raise his hand. Jackson asks if anyone understands that a man has a right not to have his personal life debated in a public forum. "I am not Winona Ryder," he declares. Sookie says she knows that. Lorelai apologizes. Jackson says that his child-bearing plans are between he and Sookie. "And the Lord," Luke adds. Lorelai gives him a look. "Still not helping?" he asks. Sookie asks Jackson to calm down. Jackson says he'll calm down at home. "What about the contest?" Sookie asks. "To hell with the contest!" Jackson shouts. "I'm quitting the contest. That is, if it's okay with Lorelai. Or Luke. Or that strange man in the corner who I've never met. Excuse me, strange man in the corner? Is it okay if I quit this contest?" Oh, they miss the moment for a great joke: the quiet, off-camera "okay" after Jackson storms off. Sookie apologizes to Lorelai for making Jackson hate her so much. Lorelai tells her to go follow her husband. Sookie runs after him. Luke tells Lorelai that Jackson and Sookie are going to make great parents. Taylor sounds the horn and calls the dancers back on the dance floor. Rory brings over some sandwiches. "Let's go," Lorelai says. Fade to commercial as Luke stares at Lorelai longingly.