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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life 

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Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.
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Series cast summary:
Lauren Graham ...  Lorelai Gilmore 4 episodes, 2016
Alexis Bledel ...  Rory Gilmore 4 episodes, 2016
Scott Patterson ...  Luke Danes 4 episodes, 2016
Kelly Bishop ...  Emily Gilmore 4 episodes, 2016
Rose Abdoo ...  Berta / ... 4 episodes, 2016
Keiko Agena ...  Lane Van Gerbig 4 episodes, 2016
Matt Czuchry ...  Logan Huntzberger 4 episodes, 2016
Yanic Truesdale ...  Michel Gerard 4 episodes, 2016
Frank Gallegos ...  Alejandro 4 episodes, 2016
Sophia Rosales ...  Berta's Kid #1 4 episodes, 2016
Julio Umana ...  Berta's Kid #2 4 episodes, 2016
Sean Gunn ...  Kirk Gleason 3 episodes, 2016
Todd Lowe ...  Zack Van Gerbig 3 episodes, 2016
Michael Winters ...  Taylor Doose 3 episodes, 2016
Ray Wise ...  Jack Smith 3 episodes, 2016
Aris Alvarado ...  Caesar 3 episodes, 2016
Sally Struthers ...  Babette Dell 2 episodes, 2016
Liz Torres ...  Miss Patty 2 episodes, 2016
Milo Ventimiglia ...  Jess Mariano 2 episodes, 2016
Liza Weil ...  Paris Geller 2 episodes, 2016
Alex Kingston ...  Naomi Shropshire 2 episodes, 2016
John Cabrera John Cabrera ...  Brian 2 episodes, 2016
Jackie Hoffman ...  Esther 2 episodes, 2016
Alex Borstein ...  Drella / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Kerry Butler ...  Claudia 2 episodes, 2016
Danny Strong ...  Doyle 2 episodes, 2016
Carolyn Hennesy ...  Toni 2 episodes, 2016
Nancy Linari ...  Martha 2 episodes, 2016
Mike Gandolfi ...  Andrew 2 episodes, 2016
Brian Tarantina ...  Bootsy 2 episodes, 2016
Sam Pancake ...  Donald 2 episodes, 2016
Julia Silverman ...  Bernice 2 episodes, 2016
Carrie Madsen ...  Sandra 2 episodes, 2016
Charles C. Stevenson Jr. ...  Charlie 2 episodes, 2016
Mara Casey ...  Ellen 2 episodes, 2016
Tom Connolly ...  Francis 2 episodes, 2016
Armand Vasquez ...  Eric 2 episodes, 2016
Camila Conte Camila Conte ...  Hispanic Teenage Daughter / ... 2 episodes, 2016


Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.

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Live more. Laugh more. Eat more. Talk more. Gilmore.


Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

25 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital



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16:9 HD
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Matt Czuchry (Logan) & & Jack Carpenter (Paul) also worked together on episode 2.14, The Good Wife: Net Worth (2011), of The Good Wife (2009) as Cary Agos & Patric Edelstein respectively. See more »

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Finally, the true Gilmore Girls returns
29 December 2016 | by cheroldSee all my reviews

One of the great television tragedies of our age was the final season of Gilmore Girls, in which creator/showrunner Amy Sherman-Palladino was ditched and the show ran off the rails. Everything in that last, Amy- less season was wrong; it made me think of The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, when the little boy insists that the woman who looks and speaks like his mom just isn't her.

I gave up a few episodes in, heartbroken that the GG story arc had gone off a cliff. To this day I have no idea how life turned out for those Gilmore Snatchers.

From the beginning, A Year in the Life feels like the true Gilmore Girls. The characters speak and act as they're supposed to. At the same time, the first episode is not *great* Gilmore Girls. It's just nice to see them again.

The second episode is better, but it's not until the third episode that the mini-series truly becomes the show I always loved. That episode is wildly funny, particularly a brilliantly terrible musical that I loved from beginning to end (I disagree with those who feel it should have been shortened).

Like the original, AYITL is very funny and very touching, and I care about its characters, who are the same lovable but deeply flawed (yes, Rory was always deeply flawed, so quit acting like her not being a saint is a betrayal of the series) people I remember. And Emily's journey as she deals with the changes in her life is glorious.

Were there flaws and oddities? Sure. I found Rory's encounter with the rich kids a silly overreach and some characters seem to be there just because they were in the original rather than because they added something to the plot.

So yeah, I could pick at the loose threads of this mini-series, but I won't, in the same way I never picked at the loose threads of the original series. It was Sherman-Palladino's vision, and as far as I'm concerned, whatever she does with those characters is the right thing to do with them. I love them all, and I am thrilled to have a chance to reenter their lives. Here's hoping they return yet again.

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