We don’t mean to alarm you, but the Lorelai Gilmore we all know and love almost didn’t exist.
Some other woman is dropping Rory off to her first day at Chilton and having an on again/off again relationship with Luke.
Graham, the actress who plays our favourite TV mum, recently told Variety she was originally encouraged not to take on the role.
And the reason was all about her age.
“At the time, everyone in my peer group saw it as sort of a ‘mom’ role predominantly, and there was all sorts of discussion,” explained Graham.