Gilmore Girls has become a cult classic. It starred Lauren Graham as fast-talking, coffee-drinking single mom Lorelei Gilmore and Alexis Bledel as her daughter Rory Gilmore and followed the mother-daughter team through Rory’s high school and college years. Men came and went for these two, but their strong bond and love of caffeine got them through. Gilmore Girls had a very successful seven season run from 2000-2007 and along with Dawson’s Creek, One Tree Hill and The O.C. helped shape the family/teenage dramas we have come to love. The show’s reboot will be airing on Netflix on November 25 so, while we all wait, we have 12 things you didn’t know about the popular show:
12. English is Not My First Language.
In a few scenes during season six, Rory Gilmore (Alexis Bledel) speaks to her grandmother’s maid Ezsperanza in Spanish. While Rory uses simple sentences in her conversation with Ezsperanza, Bledel is actually fluent in Spanish as both her parents are from Latin America. Bledel only learned English when she went to school.Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com