(Plus, unlike all its regular shows it's an hour series.)My rule of thumb is that if a series doesn't encourage me to keep watching by its third episode, it won't do so after its thirtieth; Amy Sherman-Palladino's series passed by the end of the first one.
A number of viewers have commented that the dialogue isn't too realistic, and Lorelei Gilmore is certainly so quick with the witty repartee you wonder why she's not a stand-up comic instead of managing an inn (possibly a clue as to why one of the companies involved is called Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions?
New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr.
After season six, when the series moved to its new network, Sherman-Palladino left the show and was replaced by David S. The series was produced and distributed by Warner Bros.
Television and filmed on the studio's lot in Burbank, California.
The contrasting father–daughter relationships of Emily–Lorelai and Lorelai–Rory become a defining theme of the show.
Series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino has summarised the core of Gilmore Girls: "I think the theme was always family and connection. The ironic twist in her life is that then this daughter that she created this half family for, likes the family that she left.
The series explores issues of family, romance, education, friendship, disappointment, and ambition, along with generational divides and social class, the latter themes manifesting through Lorelai's difficult relationship with her high society parents, Emily and Richard, and Rory's experiences at elite schools.
Sherman-Palladino, who served as showrunner for the majority of the series, infused Gilmore Girls with distinctive fast-paced dialogue filled with pop culture references.
Gilmore Girls originally ran for seven seasons, with the final season moving to The CW, and ended its run on May 15, 2007.
The show's main focus is on the relationship between single mother Lorelai Gilmore and her daughter Rory, who live in Stars Hollow, Connecticut, a small fictional town filled with colorful characters.
She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.