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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

the-series-philosopher-gilmore_girls_netflix_posterGilmore Girls: A Year in the Life is an American web television series on the streaming service Netflix. It is a sequel to Gilmore Girls, an American comedy-drama television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel, which ran from 2000 to 2007 on The WB and The CW.

The miniseries sees the return of Sherman-Palladino and her husband Daniel Palladino to the series after leaving prior to season 7. The series consisted of four 88 to 102-minute episodes, which were released on November 25, 2016. Each episode follows the characters through one of the four seasons.

Cast and characters


  • Lauren Graham (Parenthood, Web Therapy) as Lorelai Gilmore
  • Alexis Bledel (Us & Them, Mad Men) as Rory Gilmore
  • Scott Patterson (The Event) as Luke Danes
  • Kelly Bishop as Emily Gilmore


  • Keiko Agena (Shameless, Felicity) as Lane Kim
  • Yanic Truesdale (The Fixer) as Michel Gerard
  • Liza Weil as Paris Geller
  • Sean Gunn (H+) as Kirk Gleason
  • Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us, Gotham, Mob City) as Jess Mariano
  • Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife) as Logan Huntzberger
  • Liz Torres (American Family) as Miss Patty
  • Sally Struthers (General Hospital, Still Standing) as Babette Dell
  • Michael Winters (Days of Our Lives) as Taylor Doose
  • Mike Gandolfi (Don’t Make Me Sick) as Andrew
  • Rose Abdoo (ScandalParenthood, Bunhead) as Gypsy / Berta
  • Todd Lowe (Ave 43, True Blood) as Zach Van Gerbig
  • John Cabrera (H+) as Brian Fuller
  • Alex Borstein (Shameless, Workaholics, Getting On) as Drella / Miss Celine
  • Aris Alvarado (Twentysixmiles) as Caesar
  • Danny Strong (Justified, Clueless, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Mad Men) as Doyle McMaster
  • Alex Kingston (Arrow, Doctor Who) as Naomi Shropshire
  • Carolyn Hennesy (Cougar Town, Jessie, RevengeGeneral Hospital) as Toni
  • Ray Wise (Twin Peaks, Fresh Off the Boat) as Jack Smith
  • Kerry Butler (One Life to Live) as Claudia
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