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A dramedy 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
...  Lane Kim 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
...  Kirk Gleason / ... 137 episodes, 2000-2007
...  Paris Geller 127 episodes, 2000-2007
...  Miss Patty 79 episodes, 2000-2007
...  Dean Forester 63 episodes, 2000-2005
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Thirty-two year old single mom, Lorelai, lives with her teenage daughter Rory in the small town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, with crazy neighbors and many ups and downs.

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Gilmore Girls: Beginnings  »

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According to the town sign (shown in season 1, episode 2), Stars Hollow has a population of 9,973. 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 »

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Rory: I can go from zero to studying in less than sixty seconds.
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From charming ladies to self-centered harridans
27 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

When I first watch this series, the impression I got was that the characters were charming and funny, Lorelai and Rory in particular were witty and intelligent conversationalist albeit a bit too talkative. After watching it for some time, however, my opinion changed.

The main characters slowly revealed themselves to be self-centered self-obsessed narcissists, who treated tiny wounds to their pride as the worst insults in their existence. For example, Rory wouldn't speak to her mother for months when Lorelai didn't consult her on her impulsive marriage, while Lorelai dumped Luke for simply wanting a little time to adjust to his new life circumstances. These people are shallow, see themselves as the center of the universe where everyone else should behave exactly according to how their own rigid rules, and if they don't, they will hold grudges against them for an eternity. They don't want to see other people's problems and treat the smallest slight as the gravest offence. Most of the characters appear to lack the ability to behave in a grown-up way. They think they should do whatever that they wanted and everyone else be damned.

The series is character-based, so when the main characters became so unlikeable the show also became impossible to watch. I still have the rest of the series, but I doubt if I will ever finish watching them. I will also hold anyone who think highly of the show and its awful characters with the greatest suspicion - they must just as horrid as Lorelai et al.


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