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Watch It Wednesday: Gilmore Girls

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It's a classic, but in case you never heard of it (or seen it), Gilmore Girls is a great show. I know it recently was put on Netflix so it's easier to get a hold of to watch (or binge watch). I grew up watching reruns on ABC Family after school and then I actually tried to watch it while it was still running but then that was the confusing year where no one was sure if it was being cancelled so I missed the last season. 

Regardless, Gilmore Girls is about the life of Lorelai Gilmore and her daughter Rory who live in the small town of Starshallow in Connecticut. It starts out with Rory trying to get into a private high school for her Junior year (or senior's been a while since I saw the first episode). It's mainly focused on Rory and her life and her ups and downs and then Lorelai's life is in the background. Rory has a few love interests and Lorelai has quite a few herself.

Lorelai is more of a free spirit and Rory is a bookworm and although they sound like opposite personalities. they are best friends. I always felt like I was more like Rory so I always rooted for her and mostly cared about her story.

There are other characters that I love dearly. Luke owns the diner and is one of Lorelai's good friends. Lane is Rory's best friend. Kirk is one of the townspeople and has nearly every job imaginable but is a great character and so funny. Taylor is another one of those type of characters but he is the ringleader among a lot of the town events. Sookie is Lorelai's best friend and the cook in the inn that Lorelai works at (and later owns). Michel is my favorite. He works at the inn too. Emily and Richard Gilmore are Lorelai's parents and they are just both equally special characters of their own. Emily is very outspoken and Richard is more soft-spoken and the pair is never boring.

Basically, it's a drama show filled with lively characters and you get sucked in by the chemistry between the characters and the story line. It's one to watch. 

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