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Gilmore Girls TV Show Facts

Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel star in the WB drama, Gilmore Girls.
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Lorelai and Rory are a mother and daughter team that are quick witted and a lot of fun to watch. Find out more about this dynamic duo that resides in Stars Hollow, and the show they star in - The Gilmore Girls!

Gilmore Girls - Main Cast

  • Lorelai Gilmore - Lauren Graham
  • Rory Gilmore - Alexis Bledel
  • Emily Gilmore - Kelly Bishop
  • Richard Gilmore - Edward Herrmann
  • Luke Danes - Scott Patterson
  • Lane Kim - Keiko Agena
  • Paris Gellar - Liza Weil
  • Logan Huntzberger - Matt Czuchry
  • Dean Forester - Jared Padelecki
  • Jess Mariano - Milo Ventimiglia
  • Sookie St. James - Melissa McCarthy
  • Michel Gerard - Yanic Turesdale
  • Gilmore Girls - Fun Facts

  • The town of Stars Hollow, where Lorelai and Rory live, is actually a set at Warner Bros. Studios called Midwest Street. It was originally built in 1946 for a movie called Saratoga Trunk.
  • Adam Brody, who plays Seth Cohen on The OC, used to play the part of Lane's boyrfriend, Dave Rygalski.
  • Jared Padelecki launched his acting career by winning the Claim to Fame Contest in 1999, which had him appearing as a presenter on the Teen Choice Awards.
  • Actor Nathan Wetherington was originally cast to play the part of Dean.
  • Alexis Bledel and Milo Ventimiglia are currently dating.
  • Most scripts for hour-long shows are about 45-50 pages, but because of the fast-paced conversation that Lorelai and Rory usually have, Gilmore Girl scripts usually end up having 75-80 pages!
  • Chad Michael Murray played the role of rich kid, Tristan DuGrey, on the Gilmore girls during the first season.
  • Gilmore Girls - Quotes

    "Well the worst that can happen is that I spend some time in your town and suddenly have an urge to enter a pie in the county fair." - Paris

    "I really like him, Rory. I can't help it. And it's been a really long time since I've felt like this. You can't always control who you're attracted to, you know. I think the whole Angelina Jolie/Billy Bob Thornton thing really proves that." - Lorelai.

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    "Crazy people. Whole town should be medicated and put in a rec room with ping pong tables and hand puppets." - Luke.

    "Hey, I have kind of a crazy idea." - Lorelai
    "Those are never comforting words coming from you." - Rory

    "Why aren't you dancing?" - Rory.
    "I'm dancing on the inside." - Jess.

    "I gotta place an order." - Dean.
    "Talk into the clown." - Jess.
    "I am." - Dean.

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