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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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Seasons 4-7 were filmed and aired in HD widescreen. The DVDs were released in the cropped full screen format however, reportedly because Amy Sherman-Palladino didn't like widescreen. When the reruns air on HD networks they can be seen in widescreen, and in 2010 the 16:9 versions were put on iTunes. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[after Rory has been arrested for stealing a yacht; she's telling Luke about it]
Lorelai: Rory never even shoplifted. Not a candy bar, not a lipstick. She forgot to return a library book once. And she was so guilty about it that she grounded herself. I mean, can you imagine? She's just sitting there in her bedroom yelling at me, "Now no one else got to read the Iliad this week because of me!"
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god i love this show!
3 September 2007 | by (pune,india) – See all my reviews

Gilmore Girls is my favorite TV show of all times. they only aired the first 2 seasons in India but i've watched the rest on DVD or read it online. it's very refreshing to find a show where the protagonist isn't sneaking around her mother's back but has an open relationship with her. the chemistry between Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel who play Lorelai and her daughter Rory is really great. all the acting is excellent and the characters, though extremely quirky, are still believable. the residents of stars hollow show all the amusing bizarreness of small town life, which is contrasted by the endless snobbishness and social norms that make up the high society life of Lorelai's parents. on one hand there are dance-athons and firelight festival's while on the hand you have cotillions, DAR meetings and cocktail parties. all the character's develop a lot and there's a happy ending for more or less everybody. there are dramatic elements but also a lot of very witty humor. Rory's boyfriends are all incredibly hot as are her friend Lane's. basically it's a cool, funny, very satisfying show which encompasses all the aspects of life and gives you a feeling of -if you work hard enough and wait patiently, you'll get what you want even if it wasn't what you intended.


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