Friday, April 21, 2006
"Gilmore Girls' Creator Is Gone
Is this good news or bad news? Amy Sherman-Palladino and her husband have left "Gilmore Girls" after failing to come to a deal with the new CW network for a seventh season. The show will go on, but they are gone. Normally, when the creator of a series takes off, it is bad news. But since "Gilmore Girls" has gone so far astray (I don't think the characters from season two would even recognize themselves today), maybe this is GOOD news. Maybe they can recharage their batteries and get back to what made the show special -- likeable characters with quick-witted dialogue -- and avoid the soap opera plotlines and the rut of thinking Lorelai must remain bitter at her parents, Rory must be a pill, Michel must remain closeted, etc.