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Gilmore Girls S01 E07 – Dean ruiner.

by Gina February 11, 2017 Gilmore Girls
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We open in the town square, prepping for one of their adorably ridiculous town festivals (get used to these – there are a lot of them!), with Lorelai bemoaning the fact that she hasn’t had clean underwear in three days. When Rory asks what she’s wearing under her skirt, she replies with, “Not underwear.”(#RoleModelMom) In Connecticut. In October. Without stockings or anything. It could not be more clear that the show was produced in California.

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Gilmore Girls S01 E06 – Fancy and creepy.

by Catherine January 9, 2017 Gilmore Girls
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This episode opens with a Friday Night Dinner where only Emily, Lorelei and Rory are in attendance. See how I used the term ‘in attendance’ because this is fancy? That’s the kind of fanciness you can expect in my recap. If you’re not already wearing your cravat, you should be.

Marines: RSVP: YES.

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Gilmore Girls S01 E05 – Great restraint

by Annie January 6, 2017 Gilmore Girls
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Straight talk: I have a loooong history with Gilmore Girls. I watched the show when it first aired with my mum. It started out just the two of us watching, but eventually my brothers and even my dad would watch it with us. I have the complete series on DVD, I have watched the series all the way through so many times that I’ve lost count. Gilmore Girls coming to Netflix has only made it worse, because it’s much easier to rewatch it when I don’t have to change DVD discs every 3 episodes like a sucker. So now that I’ve exposed my probably unhealthy obsession with GG, let’s get to the recap!

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Gilmore Girls S01 E04 – Harsh Desserts

by Marines January 2, 2017 Gilmore Girls
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The episode’s adorable expository banter leads us into school supply shopping which is a thing I miss. I wrote out a whole very long paragraph about the glorious nostalgia this scene gave me, but I deleted it because I don’t want to blow my nostalgia quota before we even hit the intro. Moving on. There is adorable banter about how Rory needs serious school supplies for her serious school.

Where you lead, I will follow!

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Gilmore Girls S01 E03 – It’s never just golf.

by Samantha December 5, 2016 Gilmore Girls
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Okay, so lets get this third episode party started! I’m your host, Samantha “Bubbles” Spice, and am an already avid GG junkie. Let’s have some fun!

We kick things off at a Friday Night Dinner. Emily and Richard are listing off the various cooks they’ve had since Heidi, the last one that Lorelai remembers hearing about. Richard mixes up a cook named Anton and one named Sophia, which Lorelai can’t let go because “one is a man and one is a woman.” Maybe they don’t identify that way Lorelai, you don’t know.

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Gilmore Girls S01 E02 – That girl with the Daisy Dukes on.

by Marines December 1, 2016 Gilmore Girls
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Lorelai and Rory are sitting on the porch. Lorelai is painting Rory’s toenails red while she squirts whipped cream into her mouth. Lorelai tells Rory that she’s starting private school the next day and private school girls are bad girls and bad girls wear red polish. She clearly subscribes to Bad Girl Styling school of thought. Lorelai asks if Rory is nervous about starting Chilton. Rory jokes that she wasn’t until she heard all about these bad girls.

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Gilmore Girls S01 E01 – Emotional music and boy banter.

by Marines November 28, 2016 Gilmore Girls
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This past weekend the Gilmore Girls revival premiered on Netflix. Why not choose this moment to start our journey from the very beginning?

A title card and jaunty yet dated music bring us to a street in the quaint town of Stars Hollow.

Annie: I know it’s early for me to be already interrupting, but Pilot!Stars Hollow was filmed in a small town near Toronto. I visited it last year and all these years later, it really, really looks like Stars Hollow to me. (Sorry, sorry, sorry).

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