Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)

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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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 Lane Kim (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Luke Danes (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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Nathan Wetherington was originally cast to play Dean, instead of Jared Padalecki. Alex Borstein was originally cast to play Sookie, instead of Melissa McCarthy. See more »

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The gender of Babette's cat "Cinnamon" changes. In the first season "he" gets stuck under Babette's porch and she borrows cooking oil from the Gilmores. Later on, the cat dies and "she" is mourned by many of the townsfolk. See more »

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Taylor: I don't get this, people. This man is practically a vagrant. I mean, where do you even live? What do you do for a living?
Grant, the 1st Troubadour: I don't want people to know those things!
Taylor: Why not?
Grant, the 1st Troubadour: Because that's part of being a troubadour.
Taylor: What is part of being a troubadour?
Grant, the 1st Troubadour: The mystique!
Taylor: Oh, this is absolutely ridiculous. Do you subscribe to this troubadour mystique?
The 2nd Troubadour: I run a Kinko's in Groton.
Grant, the 1st Troubadour: You see, that proves it. He doesn't respect the code. You're not supposed to talk. You're not supposed to run a Kinko's. ...
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Fast-paced, intelligent show.
19 August 2004 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

I was surprised when I saw this show because WB has a reputation for churning out mindless, sleazy shows that don't add any value to television. 'Gilmore Girls' has to be the only quality show on WB and one of the few on television in general. It's about the relationship between a mother and daughter in a small town in Connecticut. Lorelai Gilmore had Rory when she was 16 and ran away from her uptight, old money parents to start her own life independently as a maid at an inn and then working her way up to general manager. Their relationship is more like a sister relationship than a parent-child relationship. The townspeople only add charm to the show.

'Gilmore Girls' is an intelligent show with quick, witty dialogue that often refers to literature, music, movies, and pop culture. The characters talk extremely fast, which can be quite unrealistic sometimes when in a span of five seconds, two people can create comebacks for each other that contain references to Shakespeare and Madonna. But c'mon, it's just a show, and the point of the fast-paced dialogue and references is for the entertainment of audiences. We watch the show, hear the dialogue and laugh hard because we know what they're talking about. It's what makes 'The Simpsons' enjoyable, and the same can be applied to 'Gilmore Girls'. We know that such a quirky place as Stars Hollow most likely doesn't exist, but we watch it for the admiration for a dedicated single mother, hard-working daughter, and their minds that are abundant with intelligent and witty remarks about everything from Billy Bob Thornton to Bob Dylan.

Give it a try. It's just one smart joke after another. Definitely not a typical WB show.


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