‘Gilmore Girls’: 3 Things Amy Sherman-Palladino Should Have Explained in ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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While Gilmore Girls followers wait, on the fringe of their
seats, for phrase of a second revival, they nonetheless have some questions concerning the
first revival season.  Gilmore Girls:
A Year within the Life spent eight hours delving into the lives of Stars
Hollow’s most famous residents
, Rory Gilmore and her mom Lorelai Gilmore,
however three key questions had been by no means answered. Could the primary revival have tied
up the collection higher if Amy
Sherman-Palladino
had delved into the character’s lives over the last decade
they had been away from the display screen?

How did Rory and Logan begin their situationship?

When followers meet up with Rory after a nine-year hiatus, she’s
closely concerned in an affair together with her engaged ex-boyfriend. While Rory’s
habits stymied many followers, it’s truly par for the course. Rory additionally rekindled
her relationship with Dean Forrester as soon as he was married. Rory, for higher or
worse, appeared to have a fairly sturdy case of FOMO.
She solely appeared to need the boys in her life when it was clear she couldn’t have
them any longer.

What is rarely talked about, nonetheless, is how the previous couple’s
situationship began. Had Rory and Logan Huntzberger been sleeping collectively
for the whole thing of the final 9 years? Did they rekindle one thing after
Logan discovered the faceless Odette? There are so many questions and only a few
solutions. Fans who’re firmly planted within the Team
Logan
camp will argue that the pair is supposed to be, however discovering out how the
two ended up again in a sexual relationship, whereas seriously
involved with other people
, might assist followers solidify their emotions a bit.

Rory’s profession is rarely defined

Luke
Danes
might have been happy with Rory’s one huge byline, however by journalistic
requirements, one main byline in 9 years suggests you’re doing one thing very
improper. Over the course of the revival, followers watched Rory wrestle to determine
what she’d love to do together with her life. Still, at 32-years-old, with an Ivy League
schooling, she in all probability ought to have had that discovered already, or, on the
very least, have had a gentle gig so she may pay to maintain her underwear in an
condominium.

Sherman-Palladino by no means delved into what Rory had been doing
for the 9 years between Gilmore Girls and Gilmore Girls: A Year in
the Life
. Are followers to imagine that Rory spent a decade freelancing with out
amassing an unlimited portfolio of high-profile tales? If she solely had a number of notable
bylines, how precisely did she pay the lease on her Brooklyn pad, regardless of how dilapidated
it was? Delving into what Rory was as much as for 9 years, even in a fast recap,
may have rapidly answered these questions.

The
Atlantic points out
that maybe,
Rory was a foul journalist. That probably was true. After all, Mitchum
Huntzberger
referred to as it years in the past. Even if that was the case, a little bit of an
rationalization appears essential.  

How did Luke and Lorelai find yourself residing collectively with out ever
getting married?

Luke and Lorelai’s relationship was an enormous storyline in Gilmore
Girls: A Year within the Life
, however followers are nonetheless left to query how the pair
acquired from level A to level B. When followers left Luke
and Lorelai
again in 2007, that they had lastly discovered they wished to be
collectively once more, however Sherman-Palladino by no means defined how that relationship progressed.

Fans had been left to determine how the pair managed to get again
collectively, transfer in collectively, and kind a life collectively with out ever discussing marriage
and kids once more. Marriage and having children was a significant story arc in the course of the couple’s
first romance, so how did they find yourself a number of years into a brand new relationship with out
the subject ever developing once more?

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