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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:
 Lorelai Gilmore (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Rory Gilmore (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Luke Danes (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Michel Gerard (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Emily Gilmore (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Richard Gilmore (154 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Sookie St. James (153 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Lane Kim (153 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Kirk Gleason / ... (137 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Paris Geller (127 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Miss Patty (79 episodes, 2000-2007)
 Dean Forester (63 episodes, 2000-2005)


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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Release Date:

5 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gilmore Girls: Beginnings  »

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Did You Know?


In season 2 episode14, Lorelei and Sookie comment on how Madchen Amick's character Sherry must be a witch because her dress is wrinkle-free. Madchen Amick later went on to play witch Wendy Beauchamp in Witches of East End. See more »


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 »


[Luke's deceased Uncle Louie is being buried with his prized possessions]
Luke: Taylor and the guys were right. I was cutting Louie slack out of respect for my dad, but the man was rotten and mean and selfish all his life. For God's sake, he's even selfish in death. Other people would've loved to have had those baseball cards. I would've loved to have those baseball cards. He's got Lou Gehrig's rookie card, Joe DiMaggio, Willie Mays, tons of others - but no. My uncle, King Tut, has to take all of them...
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I Love This Show
4 February 2005 | by (THAILAND, BANGKOK) – See all my reviews

Even though this is a chick series, tell the truth I really like it. Love it, maybe?. There is something different about this show. Something good that make it so unique, and I'm not talking about fast pace of conversation and loads of sarcasm between each character.

The story is good and not boring, somewhat very memorable and it going to make you feel very cozy watching it. Plus with good acting and gorgeous girls, this show is so great that I can't find any negativity. (a little bias, I know, but it is that good.)

Anyway, when did you last see any show that have millions of fans and site especially for it, that how good the show is, and I highly recommend anyone and everyone to watch the show.

Rating: 9.9/10 (Grade: A+)

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