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Gilmore Girls
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Genre Comedy-drama
Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino
Starring
Opening theme "Where You Lead" by Carole King and Louise Goffin
Composer(s) Sam Phillips
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 7
No. of episodes 153 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Amy Sherman-Palladino
  • Daniel Palladino
  • Gavin Polone
  • David S. Rosenthal
Production location(s) Burbank, California
Cinematography
  • Michael A. Price
  • John C. Flinn III
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 39–45 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions
  • Hofflund/Polone
  • Warner Bros. Television
Distributor Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
Release
Original network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Audio format
Original release October 5, 2000 (2000-10-05) – May 15, 2007 (2007-05-15)
Chronology
Followed by Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Gilmore Girls is an American television series. It is about a single mother Lorelai Victoria Gilmore (Lauren Graham) and her teenage daughter Lorelai “Rory” Leigh Gilmore (Alexis Bledel). They live together in a fictional small town called Stars Hollow, Connecticut. The show aired on television from October 5, 2000 until May 15, 2007. Gilmore Girls was created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. She also acted as the executive producer during the first six series with her husband Daniel Palladino. The show first aired on The WB network and moved to the CW network when the WB merged with UPN.

Gilmore Girls episodes are an hour long. It has very witty storylines that explored family, generational divides, love, and friendship. It has the makings of a comedy because of the fast paced dialogue, the wild references and sense of humour that was in the program. Gilmore Girls is set in Stars Hollow, a fictional town where everyone knew each other and many strange types of people walked the streets.

In 2016, the main cast and Sherman-Palladino returned for a four-part miniseries revival titled Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, which streamed on Netflix.

Characters

Character Actor
Lorelai Gilmore Lauren Graham
Rory Gilmore Alexis Bledel
Luke Danes Scott Patterson
Emily Gilmore Kelly Bishop
Richard Gilmore Edward Herrmann
Sookie St. James Melissa McCarthy
Lane Kim Keiko Agena
Mrs. Kim Emily Kuroda
Paris Geller Liza Weil
Jess Mariano Milo Ventimiglia
Kirk Gleason Sean Gunn
Logan Huntzberger Matt Czuchry
Dean Forester Jared Padalecki
Michel Gerard Yanic Truesdale
Jackson Belleville Jackson Douglas
Taylor Doose Michael Winters
Babette Dell Sally Struthers
Tristan DuGrey Chad Michael Murray
Jason Stiles Chris Eigeman

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