- Dates: October 5, 2000 - May 15, 2007
- Type: Television Series
The show follows single mother Lorelai Victoria Gilmore (Graham) and her daughter Lorelai "Rory" Leigh Gilmore (Bledel) in the fictional town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, a close-knit small town with many quirky characters, located roughly thirty minutes from Hartford. The series explores family, friendship, generational divides, and social class. Gilmore Girls features intricate, extremely fast-paced dialogue, with frequent popular-culture references and allusions to politics. It also features social commentary, which is manifest most clearly in Lorelai's difficult relationship with her wealthy upper class parents.