Why The Final Four Words Of Gilmore Girls Were Perfect

Why The Final Four Words Of Gilmore Girls Were Perfect

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The moment that everyone was waiting for finally arrived last Friday, November 25, when Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life was released on Netflix. While all four episodes were highly anticipated, there is by far one scene was surely the most awaited, and that every true Gilmore Girls fan was on the edge of their seat for—those coveted final four words.

From the time the revival finished filming, Amy Sherman Palladino, the original creator of Gilmore Girls, confirmed that she would be be ending the final of the four episodes with the same four words that she wanted to end the original series with, but never got the chance to because she did not take part in the final season of the show. Somehow, though, having to wait for what seemed like forever to finally hear Lorelai and Rory deliver what have come to be known solely as “The Final Four Words” only made them that much more exciting. As fans began to finish A Year In The Life, however, not everyone was completely happy with the words they so longed to hear, leading Palladino to defend them, saying that they made “perfect sense.” So, were they really the perfect ending?

As far as I am concerned, absolutely. Rory telling Lorelai that she is pregnant does make perfect sense, and wraps up the series in an incredibly special way. The father is undoubtedly Logan Huntzberger, Rory’s college boyfriend with whom she is currently having an affair. While I have never been a fan of Logan, Rory’s relationship with him has always resembled that of Lorelai and Christopher, Rory’s father who did not play much of a role in her life at all, and who, for the record, I have also never liked. Nonetheless, in the final episode of A Year In The Life, Rory goes to Christopher and asks him if he minded that Lorelai took her and raised her on her own, or if he felt that it was the right thing to do in their situation, and, in that moment, everything makes sense.

Rory likely wants to know this because it is what she wants to do—she wants to raise her child on her own as Lorelai raised her, with Logan having a minimal role in their child’s life. Of course he would have the ability to have a relationship with him/her if he chooses to, but he would not be there to raise them on a daily basis, which is probably the right choice considering he is currently engaged to a French heiress who is obviously not Rory. Even more than this, Rory knows that she does not need Logan to help her, just as Lorelai did not need Christopher. Essentially, Rory wants to create the life and relationship she had with Lorelai growing up for her own child and continue the strong Gilmore girl ways. What could be a better ending than that?

Now, want to know the the truly best part about the final four words? They most definitely leave room for more episodes. Will we get to see Rory as a mother, Lorelai as a grandmother and Emily as a great grandmother? Amy Sherman Palladino, as well as the entirety of the cast consistently says that they are open to more, so will it ever happen? No one can no for sure right now, but if there is one thing that is inevitable, it is that fans of Stars Hollow and all its characters will be just as dedicated no matter what happens. What can I say? Where the Gilmore girls lead, we will follow.

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30 Things I'd Rather Be Than 'Pretty'

Because "pretty" is so overrated.
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Nowadays, we put so much emphasis on our looks. We focus so much on the outside that we forget to really focus on what matters. I was inspired by a list that I found online of "Things I Would Rather Be Called Instead Of Pretty," so I made my own version. Here is a list of things that I would rather be than "pretty."

1. Captivating

I want one glance at me to completely steal your breath away.

2. Magnetic

I want people to feel drawn to me. I want something to be different about me that people recognize at first glance.

3. Raw

I want to be real. Vulnerable. Completely, genuinely myself.

4. Intoxicating

..and I want you addicted.

5. Humble

I want to recognize my abilities, but not be boastful or proud.

6. Exemplary

I want to stand out.

7. Loyal

I want to pride myself on sticking out the storm.

8. Fascinating

I want you to be hanging on every word I say.

9. Empathetic

I want to be able to feel your pain, so that I can help you heal.

10. Vivacious

I want to be the life of the party.

11. Reckless

I want to be crazy. Thrilling. Unpredictable. I want to keep you guessing, keep your heart pounding, and your blood rushing.

12. Philanthropic

I want to give.

13. Philosophical

I want to ask the tough questions that get you thinking about the purpose of our beating hearts.

14. Loving

When my name is spoken, I want my tenderness to come to mind.

15. Quaintrelle

I want my passion to ooze out of me.

16. Belesprit

I want to be quick. Witty. Always on my toes.

17. Conscientious

I want to always be thinking of others.

18. Passionate

...and I want people to know what my passions are.

19. Alluring

I want to be a woman who draws people in.

20. Kind

Simply put, I want to be pleasant and kind.

21. Selcouth

Even if you've known me your whole life, I want strange, yet marvelous. Rare and wondrous.

22. Pierian

From the way I move to the way I speak, I want to be poetic.

23. Esoteric

Do not mistake this. I do not want to be misunderstood. But rather I'd like to keep my circle small and close. I don't want to be an average, everyday person.

24. Authentic

I don't want anyone to ever question whether I am being genuine or telling the truth.

25. Novaturient

..about my own life. I never want to settle for good enough. Instead I always want to seek to make a positive change.

26. Observant

I want to take all of life in.

27. Peart

I want to be honestly in good spirits at all times.

28. Romantic

Sure, I want to be a little old school in this sense.

29. Elysian

I want to give you the same feeling that you get in paradise.

30. Curious

And I never want to stop searching for answers.
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10 Places From Movies And TV You Can Visit In Real Life

It's like stepping into Hollywood!

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I am constantly so enamored by the world of Hollywood and by going to visit places I have seen on screen. It's always such an unreal feeling to see where my favorite pieces of entertainment were shot. Here are 10 places from some of our favorite movies to see and visit in the real world!

The High School from "10 Things I Hate About You"

If you have ever wanted to dance on the same stairs as Heath Ledger or just stand in the same courtyard as Julia Stiles then you're in luck! Along the water in Tacoma, Washington, Stadium High School is located which was used both inside and out as the high school from one of the greatest teen movies of all time. This school is massive and so beautiful it's almost Hogwarts level stunning.

Pacific Coast Academy from  "Zoey 101"

Growing up I always dreamed about going to Pacific Coast Academy and being best friends with Jamie Lynn Spears and one of those things can (kinda) become a reality! Located in Malibu is a beautiful campus called Pepperdine University and it is the school they used to shoot scenes of Zoey and the gang at PCA. It is a christian based college and is prestigious in it's own right so if unlike me you are smart enough you can live out my dreams.

Central City Police Department from "The Flash"

Have you ever wanted to show up to Detective Joe West's place of work? Well head to the Vancouver City Hall in Vancouver, Canada and you will recognize your surroundings as the Central City Police Department! If you are lucky enough to show up on a filming day, you might even seen the man himself — Barry Allen.

Forks High School from The Twilight Saga

Personally, I am more invested in Bella and Jacob but for all my Team Edward ladies (and gentleman) you can visit the real-life school where Bella and Edward first met and their love blossomed into whatever obsessive weird thing it was. They also used the parking lot at this school to film the infamous scene where Edward saves Bella from getting crushed by a car. The school is called Kalama High School and is located in Kalama, Washington

Max And Dani's House from "Hocus Pocus"

Anyone with taste loves the movie Hocus Pocus — that's just facts! And I have some good news for fans of the film...you can visit the infamous Denison house! Located in none other than Salem, Massachusetts you will find this beautiful home where my favorite siblings once lived.

Silent Hill from "Silent Hill"

I will say before talking about this place that visiting it is EXTREMELY dangerous as just like in the movie the town as been burning from below for years and years. This small town is called Centralia and is located Pennsylvania and has a roaring population of about four people.

Hobbiton from "Lord Of The Rings"

I am personally not a fan of Lord of the Rings but I know a lot of people are so I wanted to include this super cool place on the list. If you ever find yourself in New Zealand you can visit Hobbinton from the movies and spend a day living like your favorite characters.

Platform 9 3/4 from the Harry Potter Series

Now this place will unfortunately be packed with muggles of course but you can find it at King's Cross Station in London! If you are anything like me and are obsessed with these magical movies this is a dream destination just don't run too hard at the wall if you're a muggle it will probably end in a concussion.

East High from the High School Musical Saga

Located in Salt Lake City Utah is the real life East High that was used in the filming of all three High School Musical movies. It is my absolute dream to attend this high school and walk the halls of the greatest high school of all time. They used both the outside and inside and the school so every inch of the school will remind you of these great teen movies.

Gus and Hazel's Bench from "The Fault in Our Stars" 

If you ever wanted to visit the site of this kiss between star crossed lovers you're in luck! Located along a canal in Amsterdam is a bench that is clearly marked by all the fault in our stars graffiti. Recreate this cute picture with your significant other and use a quote from the movie — then you'll just win in life.

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