Gilmore Girls is a quirky TV show about single mother Lorelai Gilmore and her daughter Rory. Viewers are shown Lorelai and Rory going through their everyday lives in a small town called Stars Hollow. Lorelai wants the best for her daughter so when Rory gets to opportunity to go to a private high school, Lorelai does everything in her power to give Rory the change to go, even if it means that Lorelai has to reconcile with her parents. Lorelai dreams of running an inn and Rory dreams of attending Harvard, so the show is centered on these two plots. The show also has subplots of romance, comedy, and family drama. This isn't the type of show that I would normally watch, but since the show includes a lot of comedy I gave it a chance and it became
Happy Gilmore is a comedic 90's movie about the transition from an ineffective hockey player to a talented golfer. This is a 1996 film, Adam Sandler, who portrays Happy Gilmore faces few obstacles when learning how to play golf. The reason why he joins a golf tournament was that he needed the money to save his grandmother's house. His grandmother has not pay taxes for past 10 years so she owed $270,00 otherwise her home would be lost. Happy Gilmore is a naïve and absurd character that struggles with anger issues but later learns how to deal with it through dumb childish humor. Throughout the golf tournament, he has a nemesis, Shooter Mcgavin, who is arrogant that gets jealous at Happy Gilmore for his hidden talent at golf. Although Gilmore has serious anger issues, his patience and dedication teach the audience that one's passion is not always something one is good at.
First titled Life and Stuff, Roseanne aired its first season in 1988 and its last season in 1997. The show starred Roseanne Barr as Roseanne Conner and John Goodman as Dan Conner. The couple lived in Lanford, Illinois with their three children Becky, Darlene, and D.J. They are a blue-collar, working-class family with both parents working outside of the home. They struggled just to pay the bills and put food on the table, sometimes each working two jobs. It portrayed real life issues such as pre-marital sex and pregnancy, financial struggles, sexuality, infidelity, death, drugs, and much more. In the first of its nine seasons, Roseanne (Barr) works at Wellman Plastics, along with her sister Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) and friend Crystal
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a supernatural drama series lasting from March of 1997 to May of 2003 was a popular television show created by Joss Whedon. The show is considered one of the top fifty shows of all times for many reasons including the fact that it is deeply rooted in the literary tradition, the episodes always having deeper meanings and metaphors. The show was so successful despite being on a small network that it led to hundred of tie-in products such as novels, comics, and video games according to Wikipedia. The show went as far as winning many awards and achievements including a total of three Emmys including Outstanding Writing for the episode of “Hush”. In the episode of “Hush” there are monsters called the “gentlemen” who appear in the town and steal everyone’s voice. Buffy and her friends, who already lacked communication had to defeat those monsters using a source to interactive way in order to get it done. The episode “Hush” shows the significance and effectivity of having good communication which is something that is taken for granted.
The television show Gilmore Girls was a very successful “dramedy” created by Amy Sherman-Palladino that starred Laure Graham and Alexis Bledel. It is centered around a young mother named Lorelai (Graham) and the daughter that she had at sixteen named Rory (Bledel) who live in a very small town, the fictional Stars Hollow, Connecticut. Lorelai’s parents, Richard and Emily Gilmore, live in Hartford, Connecticut and are rich and proper and have very specific ideas of what a life should look like. Lorelai never felt like she belonged in that world, which is why she moved to Stars Hollow when she was seventeen, just a year after she had Rory. Lorelai began her life in Stars Hollow by living in a potting shed behind The Independence Inn, where she got
Gilmore Girls follows the lives of three women in the Gilmore family. Rory, the youngest, is a teenager at the beginning of the show. She is an only child and was raised by her single mother, Lorelai, in the small town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut. Lorelai is in her thirties throughout the show. She became pregnant with Rory when she was sixteen, and left her wealthy parents’ home to raise Rory alone. Emily, the
The data indicates that movies with a PG-13 rating have an average rating of about 3.8 for sex/nudity, 4.7 for violence, and 4.3 for profanity. The rating category with the highest variance is
Different cultures and race are also widely accepted in today's sitcoms. Sometimes, programs may show racial difficulties like we see in real life. In "Gilmore Girls" Rory has friends who come from different
The rating system also ignores the fact that the age divisions are wide-ranging. The different age divisions are ages 0-13, 13-17, over 17, and over 18. The main concern is the group of kids aged 0-13. The problem with this is a four-year-old and a twelve-year-old would react in different ways to a movie because “younger children attribute life and realism to any character that looks real” while older children are more mature and
Inhaling and exhaling a deep breath, Veronica tried to ignore the ticking in her head that counted the seconds she’d been seated at Dominick’s. Her table was a strategic choice; far from, but angled towards, the door- a perfect position to watch for any man that had the slightest potential to be CA152. Talking to a stranger and daring to meet the man and be nervous about it, there was some silliness in that. Waiting at a table alone, with a rose as identification felt completely silly to Veronica. Wait a minute, was that… Veronica’s watchful eyes caught a glimpse of Logan Echolls, striding into Dominick’s with a big grin on his face.
Before revising my review of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life I must reevaluate the purpose, the strengths, and the weakness of my original review. What I determined the project or purpose of my review to be is to express the various emotions that fans of the original series felt while watching the revival. I feel I accomplished; however, I do see room to improve my expressions to help include and convince new viewers. This leads into some of the weakness of my original review. Although I made some specific allusions to the original series such as the reference to Lorelai’s coffee addiction and to “The Life and Death Brigade” these examples did not supply any substantial content for the readers. Fans of the original series may understand them,
I chose the television series American Horror Stories to do my analysis on breaking the norm in television. I chose this series because it breaks all of the norms due to its graphic content. The show is geared for a more mature audience and is rated TV-MA. Programs rated MA are unsuitable for children under seventeen.
The T.V show " Girlfriends" is very eye catching for young women between the ages of 16-35. It deals with girl related issues, for example: what am i going to wear on my first date, or do i look fat? These are some of the topics friends talk about. The show is based on four African American women who have been friends since early childhood, it takes place now in the present. The girls are in there mid-20's-early 30's. The characters names are Jone, Tony, Mya, and Lin. Some of the topics which they talk about include marrige, finnancial problems, legal issues, children, and fashion. Jone is a highly known attourney, Mya is Jone's secretary, Tony is a real estate agent, and Lin is a free soul.
Kids also have mistaken this show for an excuse to experiment with sexual desires. While high school students are taught to abstain from sex in numerous health classes, they learn from MTV that a lot of teenagers participate in sexual intercourse. This gives them the idea that sex is normal for young teens and that they should join the bandwagon too
* The main focus of many teen dramas is sex, with each episode containing countless verbal and visual references to sexual activity. These highly sexualized portrayals of relationships bear little resemblance to the real lives of teens—and are generally not balanced by clear messages about safe and healthy attitudes towards sex.