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Gilmore Girls began airing on the WB in 2000. With Chad Michael Murray and Jared Padalecki both having starred in it - (Murray leaving in 2001 for a role on the WB's Dawson's Creek) - it is tangentially related to CW RPS fandom. Adam Brody also guest starred for a time, leaving toward the end of season three to "go to college in California"
The show focuses on the lives of Lorelai Gilmore and her daughter Rory Gilmore. Lorelai, who became pregnant at 16, rebelled against her controlling parents and left home to raise her daughter on her own. 16-year-old Rory and 32-year-old Lorelai live in the quaint town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, and the town's residents, along with Lorelai's parents (Richard and Emily), make up the supporting cast. The show lasted for 7 seasons, the last of which was produced without its creator.
Gilmore Girls Fandom
Fanfiction in this fandom leans heavily toward het and gen. Rory/Paris has a small subfandom. Overall, this fandom is quite small, but still has produced a few popular unconvential ships, such as Lorelai/Dean.
- Boston Marriage by Jae for the Femslash '05 Ficathon. Rory/Paris. "A Boston marriage," Paris said. "A passionate friendship between equals. A mutual relationship of love and support. A primary emotional attachment and outlet between two women. Forsaking all others. You and me. Till death, blah blah blah --"
Gilmore Girls LJ Communities
Fansites & Other Fannish Links
- Gilmore Girls dot org : An Unofficial Website
- Gilmore Girls News
- Gilmore Memories
- Femslash Friday: Rory & Paris, the Real Gilmore Girls, a ship manifesto for Rory/Paris