History Trivia / GilmoreGirls

18th Feb '17 8:10:30 PM missmoon
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** Sookie was played by Alex Borstein in the unaired pilot, but she couldn't dedicate her time to the series proper because of her commitments to ''Series/{{MADtv}}''. And if she had taken the part, since Jackson was played by her real-life husband, it would have been a case of RealLifeRelative as well.

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** Sookie was played by Alex Borstein in the unaired pilot, but she couldn't dedicate her time to the series proper because of her commitments to ''Series/{{MADtv}}''. And if she had taken the part, since Jackson was played by her real-life husband, then-husband, it would have been a case of RealLifeRelative as well.
22nd Jan '17 6:14:01 AM missmoon
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* DawsonCasting:
** At the time of filming the pilot, Alexis Bledel (19), Keiko Agena (27), Liza Weil (23) and Jared Padalecki (18) were all extremely convincing as sophomores in high school. Milo Ventimiglia was 24 when he joined the show as 17-year-old Jess.

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* DawsonCasting:
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DawsonCasting: At the time of filming the pilot, Alexis Bledel (19), Keiko Agena (27), Liza Weil (23) and Jared Padalecki (18) were all extremely convincing as sophomores in high school. Milo Ventimiglia was 24 when he joined the show as 17-year-old Jess.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Sookie was played by Alex Borstein in the unaired pilot, but she couldn't dedicate her time to the series proper because of her commitments to ''Series/{{MADtv}}''. And if she had taken the part, since Jackson was played by her real-life husband, it would have been a case of RealLifeRelative as well.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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Sookie was played by Alex Borstein in the unaired pilot, but she couldn't dedicate her time to the series proper because of her commitments to ''Series/{{MADtv}}''. And if she had taken the part, since Jackson was played by her real-life husband, it would have been a case of RealLifeRelative as well.
20th Dec '16 7:16:06 PM missmoon
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** Jess was supposed to appear in the final season, but Milo Ventimiglia refused when Amy wasn't the showrunner anymore. The character was also intended to stay on the show much longer as the Palladinos offered Milo a six-year contract, but he declined in favor of a two-year contract and the option to drop in any time he was available.

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** Jess was supposed to appear in the final season, but Milo Ventimiglia refused when Amy wasn't the showrunner anymore. The character was also intended to stay on the show much longer as the Palladinos offered Milo a six-year contract, but he declined in favor of a two-year contract and the option to drop in any time he was available.available, resulting in Jess's CommutingOnABus.
17th Dec '16 6:36:18 PM missmoon
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** Jason Mantzoukas, a frequent guest on the above podcast because he was a huge fan of the show, appears as Naomi Shropshire's lawyer breaking the book agreement between her and Rory.



** Jess was supposed to appear in the final season, but Milo Ventimiglia refused when Amy wasn't the showrunner anymore.

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** Jess was supposed to appear in the final season, but Milo Ventimiglia refused when Amy wasn't the showrunner anymore. The character was also intended to stay on the show much longer as the Palladinos offered Milo a six-year contract, but he declined in favor of a two-year contract and the option to drop in any time he was available.
10th Dec '16 6:41:55 PM missmoon
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** Liza Weil had actually auditioned as Rory, but Alexis Bledel won the role. However, Amy Sherman-Palladino saw potential in Weil and wrote Paris Geller especially for her to perform.

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** Liza Weil had actually auditioned as Rory, but Alexis Bledel won the role.role because of her strong resemblance to Lauren Graham. However, Amy Sherman-Palladino saw potential in Weil and wrote Paris Geller especially for her to perform.
9th Dec '16 4:26:07 PM missmoon
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* According to Milo Ventimiglia, [[http://mashable.com/2016/07/29/mili-ventimiglia-the-fountainhead-gilmore-girls/#fiu3p5xmDOqs he did]] read all the books Jess was shown reading in the show. However, even he couldn't finish ''The Fountainhead''.

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* According to Milo Ventimiglia, [[http://mashable.com/2016/07/29/mili-ventimiglia-the-fountainhead-gilmore-girls/#fiu3p5xmDOqs he really did]] read all the books Jess was shown reading in the show. However, show but even he couldn't finish ''The Fountainhead''.
5th Dec '16 11:16:52 PM Invisible27
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** Semi-subverted in season 6 when Rory spoke Spanish with Emily and Richard's maid. While Rory admitted that she didn't speak much Spanish and didn't speak it well, Spanish is actually Alexis Bledel's first language which she still speaks fluently as an adult. Not many people know that Bledel is actually Latina with Mexican and Argentine ancestry.

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** Semi-subverted in season 6 when Rory spoke speaks Spanish with Emily and Richard's maid. While Rory admitted admits that she didn't doesn't speak much Spanish and didn't doesn't speak it well, Spanish is actually Alexis Bledel's first language which she still speaks fluently as an adult. Not many people know that Bledel is actually Latina with Mexican and Argentine ancestry.
5th Dec '16 11:15:52 PM Invisible27
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** Alexis Bledel showed off her Spanish-speaking in season 6. Not many people know that Bledel is actually Latina with Mexican and Argentine ancestry.

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** Alexis Bledel showed off her Spanish-speaking Semi-subverted in season 6.6 when Rory spoke Spanish with Emily and Richard's maid. While Rory admitted that she didn't speak much Spanish and didn't speak it well, Spanish is actually Alexis Bledel's first language which she still speaks fluently as an adult. Not many people know that Bledel is actually Latina with Mexican and Argentine ancestry.
4th Dec '16 11:12:42 AM missmoon
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* According to Milo Ventimiglia, [[http://mashable.com/2016/07/29/mili-ventimiglia-the-fountainhead-gilmore-girls/#fiu3p5xmDOqs he did]] read all the books Jess was shown reading in the show. However, there was one book he absolutely could not finish: ''The Fountainhead''.

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* According to Milo Ventimiglia, [[http://mashable.com/2016/07/29/mili-ventimiglia-the-fountainhead-gilmore-girls/#fiu3p5xmDOqs he did]] read all the books Jess was shown reading in the show. However, there was one book even he absolutely could not finish: couldn't finish ''The Fountainhead''.
4th Dec '16 10:34:28 AM roldarryl
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** In ''A Year in the Life'', Doyle is a Hollywood screenwriter. The actor who played Doyle, Danny Strong, is also a Hollywood screenwriter in real life.
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