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Gilmore Girls - Series 1 (Box Set) (DVD) 11/03/2007

Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls - Series 1 (Box Set) (DVD) The success of the new TV show created by Amy Sherman, "Gilmore Girls", was instant. From the very first episode it has appealed not only to mothers and daughters but to the whole American family. It carried along a breath of freshness after a bulk of TV shows concerning the rich and the beautiful. Anxious parents could finally stop driving their teenage kids away from the telly and simply join in. An hour that used to be a common waste of time was replaced by an intelligent and valuable entertainment. There are two things that make this show so special. The first is of course the character of Rory Gilmore. She is so different from the young people we had a chance to see on TV till now. She doesn't live in sunny California and is far away from what we call a rich spoiled kid with ten various credit cards in her wallet. Her passion is reading not fasion and although the charm, wittiness and modesty she possesses win many hearts, love stories are not what drives her actions. As an independent and well educated young woman she has high aspirations and never loses her head for a boy she likes. The publicity can see her reading till the small hours on many episodes and the dialogues with mother or friends very often relate to or refer to literature and art in general. One might get the impression of boredom in the show. Not at all. In fact, 'Gilmore Girls' can be characterised as a comedy. The conversations, which the show is full of, are carried out in a clever but funny and ...
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