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A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.
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Series cast summary:
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 Lorelai Gilmore (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Rory Gilmore (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Luke Danes (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Lane Kim (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Michel Gerard (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Emily Gilmore (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Richard Gilmore (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Sookie St. James (153 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Kirk Gleason / ... (137 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Paris Geller (127 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Miss Patty (79 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Dean Forester (63 episodes, 2000-2005)
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Lorelai Gilmore, 32, has such a close relationship with her daughter Rory that they are often mistaken for sisters. Between Lorelai's relationship with her parents, Rory's new prep school, and both of their romantic entanglements, there's plenty of drama to go around. Written by lcheala@imdb.com

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5 October 2000 (USA)  »

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Gilmore Girls: Beginnings  »

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Trivia

Logan's very wealthy family runs a venerable publishing empire. Their last name, Huntzberger, is a reference to the Sulzberger family, who have owned The New York Times since Arthur Hays Sulzberger succeeded his father-in-law Adolph S. Ochs as publisher in 1935. See more »

Goofs

The iconic last cut in the opening credits for each and every season is an external shot of Luke's diner (we can see Lorelai, Rory, and Luke inside). This cut is from the last scene of the pilot. However, in the pilot, Luke's diner is a stand-alone building in the middle of a block on a busy street rather than a corner unit adjacent to the town square with windows facing in two directions and a door set in from the corner. The shot pulls back so that we can see the door and address. It can't be the Luke's we know from every episode after the pilot. The interior is a bit different as well. See more »

Quotes

[Kirk is sitting at a table with a cup of coffee. Luke is trying to give him his check]
Luke: You've been sitting there for two hours.
Kirk: I just want a little more coffee.
Luke: You've had eight refills.
Kirk: You know, in France, when you sit and order, you can have the table as long as you want.
Luke: I bet you know what I'm gonna say next.
Kirk: That we're not in France?
Luke: Give or take a profanity.
Kirk: Fine, I'll go. Can I have my check?
[Luke picks up the check already on the table and slams it down]
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A Wonderful Show!
8 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

OK, I admit it... I started to watch this show because I knew my favorite actor, Scott Cohen, was going to be a guest star. (My family tapes the episodes and sends them to me here.) I fully intended to stop watching it after his appearances were done. But, somewhere along the line I found myself enjoying the show even when Scott wasn't a guest star. The writing is absolutely wonderful. Lorelei's verbal comebacks are some of the best I've ever heard -- her verbal banter with Max in the coffee shop scene of the Cinnamon's Wake episode is one of my favorite scenes. It's warm, funny, serious, and just all-round enjoyable. Lauren Graham is perfect as Lorelei, and special kudos go to Alexis Bledel as Rory... for a first time actress, she's done a marvelous job. I very much enjoy Kelly Bishop and Edward Hermann as Lorelei's parents. And Max... well, I think I'd like him even if he wasn't played by my favorite actor :). My thanks to Scott Cohen -- if he hadn't been on this show, I would have missed something very special.


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