RORY: An hour ago you were totally screwing with Dean and now you’re totally nice to me.
JESS: You see, it’s the screwing with Dean – that’s an important step to getting here so that I can be nice to you.
RORY: So it was a plan … The whole bidding on my basket, it was a plan.
Of course it was a plan! Nobody believed it was anything other than deliberate. Just ask Dean.