32 Facts About Gilmore Girls


Gilmore Girls is an American comedy-drama television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel .

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Gilmore Girls received critical acclaim for its witty dialogue, cross-generational appeal, and effective mix of humor and drama.

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Since going off the air in 2007, Gilmore Girls has been cited in TV and Time magazine as one of the 100 greatest television shows of all time.

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Gilmore Girls's meets her first boyfriend, Dean, but the pair break up when Rory doesn't reciprocate his "I love you", instead saying "thank you".

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Gilmore Girls's begins a relationship with Richard's new business partner, Jason Stiles, which she keeps secret from her parents.

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Gilmore Girls's falls for Logan Huntzberger, a wealthy playboy Yale student whose parents think she is beneath.

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Gilmore Girls starts building a relationship with her but keeps Lorelai separate.

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Gilmore Girls proposes, but Rory says that she wants to keep her options open, which leads to their separation.

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Amy Sherman-Palladino, who came from a background of writing for half-hour sitcoms, had Gilmore Girls approved by The WB after several of her previous pitches were turned down.

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Gilmore Girls'srman-Palladino was influenced by the "acerbic wit" of Dorothy Parker.

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Pilot episode of Gilmore Girls received financial support from the script development fund of the Family Friendly Programming Forum, which includes some of the nation's leading advertisers, making it one of the first networks shows to reach the air with such funding.

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Gilmore Girls'srman-Palladino was drawn to her shyness and innocence, which she said was essential for the character, and felt she photographed well.

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Gilmore Girls's was therefore replaced by Melissa McCarthy, who re-filmed Sookie's scenes.

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Gilmore Girls'srman-Palladino wanted a snappy delivery from the characters because she believes that "comedy dies slow", which required large volumes of dialogue to fill the hour-long time slot.

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Gilmore Girls'srman-Palladino wanted the characters to speak this way as an indicator of their worldliness and intelligence, and to cater to a broad audience.

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Gilmore Girls's chose to be "very stingy with events", and the drama is low-key because "sometimes the average everyday things are more impactful".

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Gilmore Girls'srman-Palladino stated that the network did not interfere or request changes, though there is speculation that she delivered scripts at the last minute to avoid their input.

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Gilmore Girls relied on a master shot filming style, in which a scene is filmed to frame characters and their dialogue together within a long and uninterrupted, single take; often illustrated through another method regularly employed on the show, the walk and talk.

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Gilmore Girls'srman-Palladino, who served as the music supervisor of the series, was a big fan of the musician and secured her involvement.

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Gilmore Girls's was happy that it gave the song "a deeper meaning of love between a mother and her child".

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In 2002, a soundtrack to Gilmore Girls was released by Rhino Records, entitled Our Little Corner of the World: Music from Gilmore Girls.

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Gilmore Girls survived the merger, being selected as one of seven WB shows to be transferred for a new season, but it resulted in a significant change.

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In October 2015, Gilmore Girls concurrently became available on a second network, UPtv, which continues to air it to this day.

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All seasons of Gilmore Girls are available for digital download on the iTunes Store, Amazon.

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Gilmore Girls was listed as one of Time magazine's "All-Time 100 TV Shows".

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Viewer ratings for Gilmore Girls were not large, but the numbers were a relative success for the small WB network and it became one of their flagship series.

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Gilmore Girls earned several accolades, but did not receive much attention from the major awarding bodies.

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Gilmore Girls's received a Family Television Award, and she won the Teen Choice Award for Best TV Mom twice.

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Gilmore Girls's was nominated by the Satellite Awards in 2002, as was Kelly Bishop for her supporting performance in 2002 and 2004.

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Gilmore Girls is considered a cult classic, with an "avid following".

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The enduring popularity of Gilmore Girls is considered to come from its comforting quality and cross-generational appeal.

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Gilmore Girls is the basis for the successful podcast Gilmore Guys, which was named by Time as one of the 50 best podcasts of 2017 – the only television-based inclusion.

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