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“Gilmore Girls”

I was a huge nerd in my youth. I mean, my favored tactic for wooing boys as a teen-ager was to mail them the ripped-out final page of “Cannery Row.” So when “Gilmore Girls”—a show about the idyllic small-town lives of the earnest Rory (Alexis Bledel), and Lorelai (Lauren Graham), her sassy, obscure-allusion-prone mom—came on the air, in 2000, I was ecstatic. Per a New York magazine tally, Rory reads or mentions reading three hundred and thirty-nine books throughout the original seven seasons of the show. But, of course, not everything is peachy in the fictional Connecticut

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