7 Shocking Facts About Gilmore Girls: From Baseball to Best Friends

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Gilmore Girls went off the air in 2007.

However, this comedy-drama - created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel - will never truly go away.

The story of a single mother, her daughter and their lives in the fictional town of Stars Hollow continues to resonate with loyal viewers, who quickly fell for the heart, humor and rapid dialogue.

But did you know on which real-life town Stars Hollow is based? Which stars dated in real life? And why Luke so often wore a baseball hat?

Below, we present 7 facts about the beloved program with which even the more ardent Gilmore Girls fan may not be familiar...

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Gilmore Girls Quotes

Rory: Louis, I think this is the beginning of a wonderful friendship.
Tristan: (pause) Who's Louis?
Rory: Think about it.

Mrs. Kim: (angrily, to a man in her store) You break, you buy!
Man: But it was sticking out in the aisle.
Mrs. Kim: You break, you buy!
Man: But I didn't put it in the aisle.
Mrs. Kim: You have eyes, yes?
Man: Yes, I have eyes.
Mrs. Kim: These eyes work?
Man: Yes, these eyes work.
Mrs. Kim: They can make out shapes, sizes and colors?
Man: Yes they can do all that, but ...
Mrs. Kim: Eyes work, they see lamp in aisle, send message to brain: 'Lamp in aisle - move!' You move. You don't break lamp.
Man: I ...
Mrs. Kim: You have no eyes, not my problem, that is between you and them. You break, you buy!
(The man gives in and gives her some money)
Mrs. Kim: (suddenly sweet) We appreciate your business.