Rory's in her dorm room; Lane's at her house. I miss MamaLane. Where did she go? Is she on another show? Just tell me so I can watch her over there. Lane's complaining about shopping with mfTL when he wants to buy beer for other girls. She prefers their normal bickering, full of fun times they'll look back on with laughter later. Lane confesses she likes mfTL's "grunt-grunt-caveman behavior," something I wouldn't imagine Lane would like in the slightest. Rory is trying to work in front of her blueberry clamshell iBook. I call bullshit on that machine (as I said in the recaplet, but come on). Props department, hook a sister up with a G4, for Pete's sake. Lane is worried about the ramifications of intra-band dating. Success stories include The Cramps, Yo La Tengo, Kim and Thurston, Sonny and Cher: The Early Years. And there are bands who survived break-ups -- X, Supertramp, the White Stripes, No Doubt (Rory: "Wish they hadn't."). But then there's Sonny and Cher: The Later Years, Jefferson Airplane, Fleetwood Mac. Lane knows of two country backup singers who shot their exes in the groin. Paris storms into Rory's room, frantic that her headphone batteries are dead. Rory says she and CuteDean are just watching a movie tonight. She invites Paris to join them. Paris declines, knowing there's no way two nineteen-year-olds aren't "getting carnal." Have you met Rory, Paris? The only time she's carnal is when she's eating a cheeseburger. Rory, who shouldn't be giving advice to anyone trying to make a relationship work, suggests Lane come clean to mfTL about her crush, avoiding all the intra-band talk. Rory gets another call, putting Lane on hold once again. It's Dean, who doesn't have a ride into New Haven, because his wife needed the car. Rory doesn't remember she has her own car until CuteDean reminds her, and she reluctantly agrees to drive into Stars Hollow. CuteDean is no match for Lorelai. Lane tells Rory she's going to play two Rilo Kiley songs, and wants to know if Rory can tell the difference between before and after Jenny and Blake broke up. Was their first album when they were still together? Because, I love Rilo Kiley, but nothing is better than "Take-Offs and Landings." Sorry, Lane.
Episode Report CardPamie: C | 338 USERS: B-
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