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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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 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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Loralei Gilmore is a single mother living in a small town in Connecticut. She reconnects with her parents in order for great things to happen to her daughter, Rory. While Loralei is always in search of men, they impact the Gilmores life's majorly. Richaird and Emily Gilmore, (Loraleis parents) come from a different livelihood and are very different. Written by bellelovessoup

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Gilmore Girls: Beginnings  »

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Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino originally wanted Sherilyn Fenn to audition for the role of Lorelai Gilmore but she was appearing in _Rude Awakening (1998)_ at the time. Fenn later guest starred as Sasha, Jess' father's girlfriend and then played the recurring character Anna Nardini. See more »

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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

Lorelai: You want to devil-egg Jess' car? And how is that gonna make me feel better about Sherry?
Rory: Because it's active. It's aggressive. It's destructive, but not too destructive. I don't know... can you make something up?
Lorelai: Let's do it.
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Referenced in Super Fun Night: ...Till the Fat Lady Sings (2014) See more »

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Outstanding Drama, Writing and Cast
18 December 2000 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

I have no idea what's going on with Friends this year. I started watching Gilmore Girls because I knew Scott Cohen was going to guest-star. I stayed with Gilmore Girls because the acting is really good (I love the actors who play Lorelai, Rory, Sookie and Luke), the writing and pace are excellent, and the theme is so similar to situations I have faced in my own life. The best thing about the show has been the budding romance between Lorelai Gilmore (played by Lauren Graham) and Max Medina (played by Scott Cohen). These two actors have magical chemistry. On top of that, the "Love, War and Snow" episode of 12/14/00 used the theme of magical snowfall in Lorelai's life to underscore the romance. Brilliant, high quality writing. I want MORE!


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