What Do you Get the Gilmore Girls Fan who has Everything?

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With only nine sleeps to go ’til Christmas Day, what do you get for the Gilmore Girls fan who has everything?

pizza on a razor scooter

You’ve got the DVD box set with unaired additional scenes and behind the scenes extras and the CD soundtrack. How about the novels, the essays, a copy of the pilot shooting script or signed head shots of the cast?

If it’s cold enough, how about a home-made ice rink?  Cat themed pot-holders?  Rock polisher?  A dozen glass apples?  I could  go on, obviously.

Or how about a piece of Stars Hollow?  There’s tie-in merchandise, both WB Studio-approved and WB-not-so-approved. Some of the official stuff is a little bizarre… I mean, watches with Luke’s cafe logo? Maybe in Bizarro World, where Richard’s plan to turn Luke’s into a franchise actually happened… They also shill t-shirts, mugs, phone covers(?) and ‘ornaments'(?!!).

On the not-so-approved side, creative types have put their related wares on Etsy.  Now, I’m on no commission here but to ease my conscience I must deliver this WARNING: Check your bank balance before hitting this Etsy link. Here be Cross-Stitch.

coffee cup and book included

Nice to see Luke and Richard shaved for the picture.  It took me a while to figure out Rory is holding a book. Emily Stitchinson, if I’m not mistaken.

Etsy also has t-shirts, mugs, prints, copies of Lorelai’s winter scarves and this beauty:

hail lorelai

I hope you all get what you need for Christmas.  Personally, I’d like world peace but I’d settle for ASP announcing the movie in June and another LiveTweet get-together sometime.  And that candle, obvs.

What’s the best Gilmore Girls-related present you ever received? And what are you dropping hints for in your stocking this year?

Pics c/o TheWB and Etsy shops epicstitchery and worshipworthywax

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Rich

Rich originally began contributing to GIlmore News as 'Dairyman' in 2013, a reference to the character Dairyman Dick in Tess of the D'Urbervilles, (call me Rich). Here in the UK we were late to the Gilmore party and I don't remember what made me watch my first episode - the one where Lorelai picks Rory up from the police station after she and Logan steal a yacht - but I remember watching it again immediately. And then again. Thankfully, the next show was on the next day and I watched that one three times too. And then the boat one again. I couldn't believe the dialogue was so quick and so funny and I pretended to myself that I was only watching it so I could figure out who I was more keen on - the mom or the daughter. I swore that Aaron Sorkin must have been involved but I couldn't find his name attached anywhere, even on the internet. So I watched and loved and laughed and cried and the day after the series finale, they ran the entire show from the beginning again and Rory turned into a baby so then I was all about Lorelai. Lauren Graham is astonishing ("Mother: Breathtaking") and the show was - and is - lightning in a bottle. It's a treasure for those who watch and get swept up in it, like I did and like the readers of Gilmore News. It's heartbreak and chicken soup, family dysfunction and blind optimism, lighthearted romanticism and balls-out brilliant. Thanks to Arieanna and gilmorenews.com for letting me squat and allowing my inner Gilmore Geek out for air. I worry how it would otherwise manifest.

6 thoughts on “What Do you Get the Gilmore Girls Fan who has Everything?

  • December 17, 2015 at 10:10 am
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    AS Berman’s 2010 book “The Gilmore Girls Companion” is highly useful and fun, especialy for the newbies to the show generated from all the recent Netflix activity.

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  • December 22, 2015 at 12:31 pm
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    I don’t have that! I have the collected essays (‘Coffee at Luke’s’?) but I shall add that to my list. Wait does that mean I’m a noob? :O)

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