All four parts will drop on Netflix on Nov. 25 at midnight PT. That may mean a dilemma for some fans: Get up early for door-buster Black Friday deals, or get up early for “Gilmore Girls?” (Possible solution: Watch on your phone or tablet while waiting in line to snag that 50-inch smart TV.)
The four-pack of 90-minute episodes picks up nearly 10 years after we said goodbye to Rory (Alexis Bledel) and Lorelai (Lauren Graham). Luke (Scott Patterson) and Lorelai are together. Gilmore matriarch Emily (Kelly Bishop) is a widow. Rory’s dreams of becoming a hard-hitting journalist have come true in a fashion, though she’s experiencing the same upheaval as everyone else in the media industry.
Most of the “Gilmore Girls” cast is reprising their roles for the series, including Keiko Agena, Liza Weil, Matt Czuchry, Milo Ventimiglia, Jared Padalecki and, yes, Melissa McCarthy as Sookie.
There’s winter (which, judging by their lack of coats, caught Rory and Lorelai off guard):
And then spring:
Followed by summer, with its attendant displays of patriotism via fire:
And finally fall: