The BEST Episodes of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2021

Network: Netflix

Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.


#1 - Fall

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 25, 2016

At odds with the most important people in her life, Lorelai seeks wisdom in nature. Rory goes out for a wild night with an unexpected crowd.

star 8.33
1,171 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino

#2 - Winter

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 25, 2016

Fresh from a career high, Rory pays a visit to Stars Hollow. Emily copes with Richard's death. The inn keeps Lorelai busy as she ponders her future.

star 7.84
1,482 votes
Writers: Amy Sherman-Palladino

#3 - Spring

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 25, 2016

As Rory's secret London love affair continues, working on her book proposal becomes increasingly difficult. Lorelai and Emily go to therapy together.

star 7.80
1,239 votes
Writers: Daniel Palladino

#4 - Summer

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 25, 2016

Rory tries to save the Stars Hollow Gazette from shutting down. Lorelai sits on the advisory committee for Taylor's musical. Rory worries about Emily.

star 7.65
1,150 votes
Writers: Daniel Palladino