We all know and love Gilmore Girls. I mean, if you didn’t grow up thinking you were either “totally a Lorelei” or “such a Rory” then I don’t understand your life. Go home and stop lying.
Very recently we have learned that Gilmore Girls is making a comeback, on Netflix. There really is a god. This reunion will include four 90-minute episodes, the original cast (YES, EMILY GILMORE FOR THE WIN) and the return of series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.
As a major fan, I am beyond ecstatic. The coffee, the humor, THE FAMILY LOVE. Ugh, can’t you just feel the excitement brewing.
Sadly, the late Edward Herrmann will not be reprising as Richard Gilmore. No one can replace him and his Yale wit. He will be missed.
Even Madeline Albright is beyond excited about this event!
If you actually haven’t seen the show, email your teacher for an extension on your paper, pick up a pint a Ben & Jerry’s and four cups of coffee and go spend some quality time with your new bestie, Netflix.
Get ready for the reunion of the century.
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There are many things that go hand in hand without need for explanation. Football and Thanksgiving, Lau 2 and procrastination, Burnett’s and regrets, winter and leggings, Leo’s and sickness, Rhino and freshmen. But one of the most important of all of these is a good ol’ pint of Ben & Jerry’s and your go-to Netflix show. We at 4E have enough experience to provide you with a proper menu for pairing the perfect flavor with the perfect show.
“House of Cards” and Americone Dream: What better way to celebrate ‘MERICA and its politically corrupt president in “House of Cards” with a vanilla, caramel, chocolate swirl waffle cone infused pint of B&J. You’ll be scooping mouthfuls of this stuff as you observe Frank mercilessly and oh so cleverly battle his way to the top.
“Gilmore Girls” and Raspberry Chocolate Chunk Froyo: You may need a little something for comfort as you ceaselessly fret over the future of Lorelai and Luke or Rory’s incessant complaints over her boy troubles. This is where a pint of delicious raspberry froyo sprinkled with chocolate chunks comes into play. Better yet, the fact that it’s froyo and says raspberry on the label makes it healthy enough to fit into the diet you started this morning.
“Weeds” and Half Baked: With recent legalization laws in place, it’s only fitting that you celebrate with a classic stoner show and some ice cream to help with the munchies. This flavor is not very complicated, but it’s oh so good with its chunks of gooey cookie dough that your pint will be gone in no time.
“Scandal” and Karamal Sutra: Not only will the title of this ice cream make you feel a little scandalous, but its rich caramel chocolatey core may also get you all hot and bothered. Maybe this is what you need to embrace your inner Olivia Pope and her fierceness. ¡Muy escandalosa!
“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and Hazed and Confused: What better way to watch the debauchery of these five underachievers with a little, scratch that, a lot of Ben & Jerry’s Hazed and Confused. Like this show, this ice cream combines everything that is good in life into a pint of pure bliss (hazelnut and chocolate). Beware: this show does involve hysterical laughing and tears of happiness, so remember to eat your ice cream in between episodes or during commercials.
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All seven seasons of Gilmore Girls hit Netflix today, so if this weekend is a slow one, it’s because everyone is understandably busy. With the best show of the early 2000s/ever coming back into our lives, some people couldn’t help imagining where Lorelai and Rory and the rest of Stars Hollow would be in 2014.
According one fan-fiction writer on Decider, the answer is: Georgetown! After graduating Yale in 2007 and heading off on the campaign trail with Obama, Rory ended up in Washington.
When Obama moved to Washington in 2009, so did Rory Gilmore. She covered politics for the online magazine until it was inevitably rolled into Gawker Media in 2010. Feeling a bit tired of the journalism game, Rory called in an old favor and got a job supporting Samantha Power in the White House. She took night classes at Georgetown. There, she struck up a relationship with Dr. Howard Minkoff, her professor of Global Health. Howard was dependable. Howard was polite. “Howard would never consider jumping off a cliff in South America,” Rory assured herself while making Howard a dairy-free omelet one autumn morning.”
Is Howard Minkoff real? Can I find him? Where does he fall in the Jess/Logan/Dean debate? Why didn’t Rory learn from Paris and Asher Fleming not to date your professor in case he dies and you have to keep his printing press in your dorm room?
The other characters are doing pretty well, too. Lorelai had a show on the Travel Channel, Luke moved into Lorelai’s house and April comes to visit (ugh), Sookie and Jackson are trendy with their local food, Paris went to med school, Jess is still writing, Logan made a ton of money, and Miss Patty wrote The New York Times bestseller “I Always Get a Standing O.”
To be honest, I am not on board with this account because it does not involve Rory and Jess spending their lives reading books together. But Rory as a Hoya (GRD ’13? MSFS ’12?) is a very exciting development.
Rory for commencement speaker 2k15!