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10 Essential Gilmore Girls Episodes To Rewatch Before A Year In The Life Season 2

10 Essential Gilmore Girls Episodes To Rewatch Before A Year In The Life Season 2
Ah yes, Gilmore Girls. Perhaps one of the CW/WB's greatest accomplishments. This show has something for everyone, whether you're an Emily or a Lorelai. Well, ladies and gents, it could be returning yet again! Back in 2016, Netflix released a four-episode miniseries featuring everyone's favorite mother-daughter pair, and according to producer Amy Sherman-Palladino, season two is very possible.

While we wait, we might as well re-watch some of the classics. Or the entire show, if you have that kind of time. But on the off chance you don't, here are 10 episodes of Gilmore Girls to re-watch before A Year In The Life, season 2.

Related: Gilmore Girls: 10 Unanswered Questions We Still Have About The Main Characters
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Gilmore Girls: Mbti® Of Lorelai And Rory’s Love Interests

It could be argued that mother/daughter duo Lorelai and Rory Gilmore have both professed their undying love for coffee, but the main characters on Gilmore Girls do date quite a lot over the show's seven seasons (plus the Netflix revival A Year In The Life). Whether they're in serious relationships or dealing with a more casual situation (or the subject of a one-sided crush), these Stars Hollow residents have pretty dramatic love lives.

Related: Gilmore Girls: 10 Couples That Would Have Made A Lot Of Sense (But Never Got Together)

Let's take a look at the Myers-Briggs® Personality Types of the people that these two characters have dated. Read on to find out the Mbti®s of Lorelai and Rory's love interests on Gilmore Girls.
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Gilmore Girls: Rory’s 5 Best Outfits (& 5 Worst)

The fast-talking, coffee-loving Gilmore Girls possess so much more than just charm and quick wit. They’re flawlessly beautiful and effortlessly stylish, consistently pushing fashion boundaries through their seven-season run, and then maintaining those fashion standards in the long-awaited follow-up series Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.

Related: 20 Things Lorelai And Rory Did Between Gilmore Girls And A Year In The Life

Undeniably, Lorelai takes more fashion risks than her daughter. While Rory may be inspired by Lorelai’s daring fashion choices, Rory’s style is essentially more simplistic. Her priorities throughout the earlier seasons of the show were on her studies and getting into an Ivy League college, so it's understandable that she didn’t initially spend too much time and attention on her clothing. However, fans would no doubt have noticed how Rory's wardrobe transforms over the years, reflecting changes in both her personal and professional life.
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Gilmore Girls: Top 10 Romantic Moments, Ranked

Gilmore Girls offers a compelling mother/daughter duo whose bond is unique to television. In addition, we have layers of family drama, great friendships, and wacky neighbors that make the show truly unique and interesting. There is a reason why the show ran for seven seasons and had a one-year special reboot, A Year in the Life. All of these ingredients created that fan connection and popularity.

Related: 10 Quotes from Gilmore Girls That Are Still Hilarious Today

One of the key ingredients is also the romance. Before there was a Team Jacob or Team Edward of Twilight fame, there was a Team Jess, Team Dean, and Team Logan--the three most important boyfriends in Rory's life. We also waited in anticipation to see if Luke and Lorelai would develop into a couple. Apart from our two main characters, others also had interesting romantic moments. Here are 10 of the most important.
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Gilmore Girls: 10 Lorelai Gilmore Life Lessons That We Still Need Today

Gilmore Girls, a show that centered on the mother/daughter relationship between Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, had a successful run of seven seasons from 2000 to 2007. In 2016, there was a four-episode reboot told in seasons—autumn, winter, spring, and summer—called, A Year in the Life.

Those of us who grew up with Gilmore Girls recognize how special the show was, both with its depiction of the core relationships, family struggles, and strong friendships. In addition, the dialogue was quick, fun, full of literary and pop culture references. Those unfamiliar with Gilmore Girls who watched the A Year in the Life complained about the world of privilege to which both Lorelai and Rory seemed to belong and tried to understand why Gilmore Girls had been and has been popular for so long. One of those reasons is Lorelai Gilmore, a complicated/layered character. She grew from being a single teenage mother
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21 Complicated Mother/Daughter Relationships from the Last 15 Years

"It's complicated," isn't just a Facebook relationship status from the early 2000s. Sometimes it can be used to describe the relationships between members of the same family. 

Mother and daughter relationships can be filled with emotional turbulence; on a good day.

Related: 17 TV Shows Rocked By a Pregnancy Plot Twist

While we all may fight with our mom's sometimes, there are some relationships that get thrown more curveballs, making them ripe with new layers of complication. 

Sometimes it's a story hinged on a feeling of inadequacy because as their child grew up they don't share their parent's values. Sometimes it's a shared journey through a winding and looped road of sobriety. Sometimes your child gets picked to be used as weapon against your alien best friend. 

Related: Mom Renewed for Two Seasons on CBS

Still, the depth and dimension displayed in these narratives make them compelling stories worth delving into over and over again.
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‘Marvelous Mrs Maisel’ Duo Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino Renew Overall Deal at Amazon

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Amazon Studios has re-upped its overall deal with “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and husband Daniel Palladino, the streamer announced at the Television Critics Association press tour on Wednesday.

“Amy and Dan have a remarkable partnership, grounded in their complete trust in each other and evidenced by the magic they create on-screen — especially with revolutionary roles for women and with their trademark brilliant dialogue,” said Amazon Studios boss Jennifer Salke. “We celebrate the critical success of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and our extended overall deal with them, which will allow our Amazon Prime audience to continue to enjoy their groundbreaking show and future original series from this incredible duo.”

“We did everything we possibly could to scare them off, but nothing worked,” Sherman-Palladino said in a statement. “So now we happily plant our flag in Amazon world.”

Also Read: 'Marvelous Mrs Maisel': Zachary Levi Fast-Talks About Joining Amy
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John Falsey, ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘Northern Exposure’ Co-Creator, Dies at 67

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John Falsey, ‘St. Elsewhere’ and ‘Northern Exposure’ Co-Creator, Dies at 67
John Falsey, a television writer best known for his work with co-writer Joshua Brand on the acclaimed television series “St. Elsewhere,” “Northern Exposure” and I’ll Fly Away, died Jan. 3 in Iowa City. He was 67.

Falsey’s death was first announced to the New York Times by his brother, James Falsey, who said the death was caused by complications from a head injury sustained during a fall in the writer’s home.

Nominated for 11 Emmy Awards throughout his television career, Falsey took home his first win in 1987 for the hit show “A Year in the Life,” which followed the lives of the fictional Gardner family for one year. Two more Emmys came just five years later in 1992 for “Northern Exposure,” which won in the outstanding dramatic series category, and “I’ll Fly Away,” which took home an award for Brand’s writing in its pilot episode.

Originating in New Haven Conn.
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John Falsey Dies: Co-Creator Of ‘St. Elsewhere’, ‘Northern Exposure’ Was 67

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John Falsey Dies: Co-Creator Of ‘St. Elsewhere’, ‘Northern Exposure’ Was 67
John Falsey, the co-creator with Joshua Brand of the groundbreaking St. Elsewhere, Northern Exposure, I’ll Fly Away, and writer of other classics of the 1980s and ’90s, died Jan. 3 in Iowa City, Iowa. He was 67.

Falsey’s death was announced to The New York Times by brother James Falsey, who said the cause of death was complications of a head injury sustained in a fall at home.

Nominated for 11 Emmy Awards, Falsey shared three wins with Brand, the first in 1987 for A Year in the Life, which won the outstanding mini-series trophy. The second and third followed in 1992, when Northern Exposure was named outstanding dramatic series and I’ll Fly Away took the best writing award for its pilot episode.

Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Falsey was a story editor for CBSThe White Shadow starring Ken Howard; Brand was a writer on the show. After that show ended,
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20 Things Lorelai And Rory Did Between Gilmore Girls And A Year In The Life

When Gilmore Girls first appeared in 2000 it was a breath of fresh air. Featuring a fast-talking mother-daughter duo who live in a postcard-perfect town full of quirky citizens, the show quickly earned legions of passionate fans. For seven seasons, the lives and loves of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore captivated viewers.

The show was created and ushered to the screen by Amy Sherman-Palladino and for six seasons her imprint was on every frame. Then in season 7, she and her husband, executive producer Dan Palladino, exited after a contract dispute. This left Gilmore Girls’ final season in the hands of others and fans never got the ending Sherman-Palladino said she had planned since the beginning. Dissatisfied by the show’s final season, fans clamored for more. While revivals, remakes, and sequels abound these days, this is exactly the kind of situation they're meant for. Enter Netflix, who not only agreed to produce
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‘Northern Exposure’ Revival in Development at CBS

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A revival of “Northern Exposure” is currently in development at CBS, Variety has learned.

Original series star Rob Morrow will reprise his role as Dr. Joel Fleischman, who returns to Cicely, Alaska, for the funeral of an old friend. Once there, he finds a new set of quirky characters and reunites with old ones.

Morrow will also executive produce in addition to starring. Fellow original series star John Corbett is attached as a producer, though he is not set to appear in the revival at this time.

Josh Brand will write and executive produce, with Morrow, John Falsey, and Ben Silverman executive producing. Universal Television will produce. Brand and Falsey co-created the original series. The duo also co-created the medical drama “St. Elsewhere” as well as shows like “A Year in the Life,” “Going to Extremes,” and “I’ll Fly Away.”

“Northern Exposure” ran for six seasons and over 100 episodes
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10 Plot Twists That Hurt Gilmore Girls (And 10 That Saved It)

Gilmore Girls has remained popular since it’s seven original seasons ended in 2007, and has stayed relevant with it’s Netflix revival A Year In The Life. Although there are mixed opinions on that later addition, fans remember crying and laughing along with main characters Lorelai and Rory through the ups and downs of the show clearly and still love rewatching the original episodes today.

While viewers love seeing what the mother-daughter pair get into each episode, not every storyline is popular. There are some plotlines that fans downright hate, and others that most fans agree are some of the best aspects of the show. A lot happened to the characters throughout the seven season run, and there was a lot more to process after the revival.

Like all shows, there were plot twists that failed and plot twists that were brilliant. Rory’s multiple love interests spawned heavy debates,
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10 New Character Additions That Hurt Gilmore Girls (And 10 That Saved It)

It’s pretty amazing that when Amy Sherman-Palladino pitched Gilmore Girls to the WB, she had little more than a sentence to sum it up. After her previous pitches had failed to elicit much reaction from the execs in the room, she threw out one final last ditch attempt: “a show about a mother and daughter, but they're more like best friends.” That is the basic premise of the series, but Gilmore Girls is so much more.

The show expertly captured complex family dynamics, with not only heart, but humor as well. Anchored by the relationships between the incredible women at its core, Gilmore Girls featured brilliant dialogue, bursting with ubiquitous pop culture references, and delivered at a breakneck pace by a fantastic cast of actors.Viewers were introduced to a flawed family that they couldn’t help but want to be a part of and a town that was
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Gilmore Girls: 20 Things That Make No Sense About Rory's Relationships

When it comes to Gilmore Girls, people have a lot of opinions. This is especially true with regards to Rory Gilmore’s romantic relationships. One of the most polarizing debates in TV history is over which guy the young Gilmore should have ended up with. We see fans of the show falling into three main camps: Team Dean, Team Jess, and Team Logan. Rory had her fair share of happy moments and disasters with all three, and if you were an avid viewer of the series, you’ll undoubtedly have your own opinions on this crucial matter.

While the arguments for and against these three men in Rory’s life could go on ad nauseam, one thing we can all agree on is the fact that there were a lot of confusing moments when it came to Rory’s relationships over the course of the show. People have pointed out
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Gilmore Girls: Netflix Exec Offers Update on Potential Second Revival

Gilmore Girls: Netflix Exec Offers Update on Potential Second Revival
A second Gilmore Girls revival is officially Tbd. At the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour on Sunday, Netflix’s VP or original content, Cindy Holland, maintained that there are no current talks to spearhead a follow-up to 2016’s Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.

“We haven’t discussed it at all,” she told reporters. “But [series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino] knows that we are very big fans of Gilmore Girls.”

Sherman-Palladino is, of course, currently busy with Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which earlier this month bagged 14 Emmy nominations, including for Outstanding Comedy Series. However, as TVLine first reported, Sherman-Palladino
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TV's Hottest Triangles: Gilmore Girls — Were You Team Jess or Team Logan?

TV's Hottest Triangles: Gilmore Girls — Were You Team Jess or Team Logan?
Over the course of Gilmore Girls‘ seven seasons (and four-episode revival), Rory Gilmore was hardly ever without a book — or a boyfriend.

It started with Dean Forester and that kiss in Aisle 3. Then, there was Jess Mariano, Luke’s rebellious nephew whose love of literature rivaled even Rory’s. And then, of course, there was Logan Huntzberger, a fellow Yale student who swept Rory off her feet in the dramedy’s later seasons. (Let’s all pour one out here for Naked Guy Marty, who never got a chance to be Rory’s beau, despite his best efforts.)

All told,
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Can John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf still earn Emmy love despite icky ‘Roseanne’ cancellation?

Can John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf still earn Emmy love despite icky ‘Roseanne’ cancellation?
When Kristin Chenoweth won an Emmy in 2009 for the cancelled ABC comedy “Pushing Daisies,” she joked, “I’m unemployed now, so I’d like to be on ‘Mad Men'” (watch below). Chenoweth’s triumph was hardly the first time someone prevailed at the Emmys for a cancelled TV show, and that’s the one potential bright spot for “Roseanne” scene-stealers John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf following the show’s shocking cancellation. However, while Goodman and Metcalf are still in the running for Emmys, might the icky demise of “Roseanne” thanks to Roseanne Barr‘s racist tweets make the entire program toxic to voters?

Seeabc cancels ‘Roseanne’ following Roseanne Barr’s ‘repugnant’ tweet

Goodman is no stranger to prevailing at the Emmys for cancelled shows, doing just that for “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” a decade ago. He won Best Drama Guest Actor at the 2007 ceremony after NBC turned
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‘The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’ Gets Third Season on Amazon

There’s plenty more Midge Maisel on the way.

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has been picked up by Amazon for a third season even before the critically-acclaimed dramedy’s second season has finished production, individuals with knowledge of the talks confirmed to TheWrap.

Following a housewife who goes into stand-up after her marriage crumbles, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has earned rave reviews, as well as a pair of Golden Globes for Best TV Series — Musical or Comedy and Best Actress for Rachel Brosnahan’s performance as the title character. The series was also honored with a Peabody Award last month.

Also Read: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Star Michael Zegen Breaks Down His Character's 'Quarter Life Crisis'

Amazon released the show’s pilot last spring and later picked up the show for a two-season order, with Season 1 premiering last November. Production on Season 2 is already underway, with a release planned for later this year.
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Emmys flashback: Amy Sherman-Palladino (‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’) was last nominated for ‘Roseanne’ 26 years ago

Emmys flashback: Amy Sherman-Palladino (‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’) was last nominated for ‘Roseanne’ 26 years ago
Amy Sherman-Palladino is best known for creating “Gilmore Girls” and her current hit show, Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” But did you know she actually got one of her first big breaks writing during the original run of “Roseanne” for six seasons (1990-1994)? Sherman-Palladino (with Jennifer Heath) earned her first and currently only Emmy nomination in 1992 for Best Comedy Writing for the episode “A Bitter Pill to Swallow.” Coming full circle, Sherman-Palladino 26 years later will now have to compete against the “Roseanne” revival at the 2018 Emmys.

Sherman-Palladino earned the original “Roseanne” its Only Best Comedy Writing nomination. “A Bitter Pill to Swallow” deals with Becky (Alicia Goranson) asking Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) to take her to get birth control and her less than excited reaction. It was as funny as it was insightful, giving audiences a glimpse of the lightening quick and hilarious dialogue which would become “Roseanne’s” signature.
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Mrs. Maisel's Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino Riff on Emma Stone's Nostrils, Lauren Graham's Emmy Snub, Second Gilmore Revival's 'New Shape'

Mrs. Maisel's Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino Riff on Emma Stone's Nostrils, Lauren Graham's Emmy Snub, Second Gilmore Revival's 'New Shape'
Time flies when you’re having a no-holds-barred convo with Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, which is the reason the latest episode of The TVLine Podcast clocks in at a record-shattering 45 minutes.

During the wide-ranging Q&A, which took place Monday morning at TVLine’s New York headquarters, I lightly grilled Team Palladino about their sumptuous new Amazon dramedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (available Nov. 29). The eight-episode period piece — which has already been renewed for a second season — stars House of CardsRachel Brosnahan as “an Upper West Side housewife who gets sucked into the Greenwich Village comedy scene,” explains As-p,
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