7 Unexpected Facts About Gilmore Girls

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Who knew?!? Were you aware of these seven surprising facts about Gilmore Girls?

1. Fooled You!

Fooled You!
Neither Keiko Agena (Lane Kim) nor Emily Kuroda (Mrs. Kim) are Korean. They faked their accents on the series.

2. The Real Life Stars Hollow

The Real Life Stars Hollow
Stars Hollow is based on Washington Depot, a small town in Western Connecticut. Producers Amy Sherman-Palladino and her husband fell in love with the real-life village during a trip prior to filming.

3. A Different Sookie

A Different Sookie
Alex Borstein was originally selected to portray Sookie. But she had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts with MadTV and Family Guy.

4. THAT'S Why He Wore a Baseball Hat!

THAT'S Why He Wore a Baseball Hat!
Scott Patterson (Luke) played in the minor league systems of the New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Dodgers.

5. THAT's Where I Know It From!

THAT's Where I Know It From!
Does the Dragonfly Inn looks familiar? The show used the same exterior as the one used for the Waltons' house on The Waltons.

6. A Favorite Lane

A Favorite Lane
Lane is based on Amy Sherman-Palladino's best friend, Helen Pai, who served as a producer on the show. Moreover, Lane's band's name, Hep Alien, is an anagram for Pai's name.

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luke wears a baseball CAP, not a baseball hat. that drives me nuts.

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Gilmore Girls Quotes

Rory: God! You're like Ruth Gordon just standing there with the tannis root. Make a noise.
Dean: Rosemary's Baby.
Rory: Yeah.
Dean: Well, that's a great movie. You've got good taste. Are you moving?
Rory: No, just my books are.

Emily: I blame Peg Mosley.
Lorelai: Peg Mosley. Evil, evil woman.
Rory: What did Peg Mosley do?
Lorelai: She lured these two German children to her gingerbread house and then she tried to eat them.