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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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 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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Thirty-two year old single mom, Lorelai, lives with her daughter Rory in the small town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, with crazy neighbors and many ups and downs. The two go everywhere together and are each other's best friends. No matter what goes on, they always end up happy and eating take-out!

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Best friends first. Mother and daughter second. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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5 October 2000 (USA)  »

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Gilmore Girls: Beginnings  »

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Trivia

The character of Lane Kim is based on Helen Pai, a co-producer of the show and the best friend of creator Amy Sherman-Palladino. See more »

Goofs

Lorelai's kitchen is on the right side of the house (when facing the house) with the door leading to the back. However, in nearly every external shot, characters who exit through the door come out onto the porch on the left side of the house. See more »

Quotes

Luke: How about that one?
Lorelai: Too pale. Pale means sickly.
Luke: Or sunscreen.
Lorelai: Or mad cow disease.
Luke: Pale does not mean mad cow disease.
Lorelai: Have you ever had mad cow disease?
Luke: Twice last week and my coloring was great.
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Referenced in Super Fun Night: ...Till the Fat Lady Sings (2014) See more »

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Thoughtful show

While it may appear to be a chick thing, I enjoy watching this show. The characters are not stereotypical and stand out thanks to the great job of both writers and actors (I especially enjoy Melissa McCarthy and Liza Weil's portrayal of their characters), the show is chock full of wit (that is if your brain is quick enough to register the references made through the fast speech) and the plot, from what I have seen, is more than sufficient to keep you wanting to see more.

My favorite thing about the show is that, unlike other dramas, it isn't too over the top. The plot progresses smoothly and slowly (just slow enough), and while the show changes as time passes, it doesn't change so completely as other shows in the same genre would. It is a perfect example of that while life changes, it is a subtle change, not an overt one.

I would recommend anyone in search of intelligent, witty television to watch this show. I give it a 9 out of 10, and I hope that it stays on the air for years to come.


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