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'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 8: Introducing Lorelai Planetarium

Directing and writing credits: “Introducing Lorelai Planetarium” is directed by Lee Shallat Chemel and written by Jennie Snyder Urman. This is the second episode in a row directed by Chemel, so I won't bore you with another rehashing of her previous "GG" credits. This is the
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'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 7: French Twist

Directing and writing credits: “French Twist” is directed by Lee Shallat Chemel and written by David Babcock. Chemel has worked on the show since S4 and directed the previous episodes: "Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too" - If you thought Jackson was detestable before, just wait until he turns into
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'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 6: Go, Bulldogs!

Directing and writing credits: “Go, Bulldogs!” is directed by Wil Shriner and written by Rebecca Kirshner and David S. Rosenthal. This is Shriner's first and only episode of "GG." Fellow '90s kids might remember him as the host of classic stoner game show, "That&
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'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 5: The Great Stink

Directing and writing credits: “The Great Stink” is directed by Michael Schultz and written by Gina Fattore. Again, both are new to the "GG" universe and, especially in the case of the writing, it shows. Shultz has been working in the TV industry for a long time and
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'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 4: 'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous

Directing and writing credits: “'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous” is directed by Victor Nelli and written by Gayle Abrams. Both are new to the "GG" universe, presumably brought on for S7 by David Rosenthal. This is the only episode directed by Nelli, although he's worked
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'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 3: Lorelai's First Cotillion

Directing and writing credits: “Lorelai's First Cotillion” is directed by Lee Shallat Chemel and written by Rina Mimoun. Chemel was last seen just a few episodes ago and will crop up steadily throughout S7. I recently noticed that she directed an episode of "Maggie," a newish
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'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 2: That's What You Get, Folks, For Makin' Whoopee

Directing and writing credits: “That's What You Get, Folks, For Makin' Whoopee” is directed by Bethany Rooney and written by Rebecca Kirshner. Rooney previously worked on S1's "Forgiveness and Stuff," the episode where Jane Lynch plays a cranky nurse. As I was perusing
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'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Season 4, Episode 8: How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

At the start of this season, I fully expected to sit through eight hours of Midge's narcissistic bullshit, seething with rage as everyone continued to praise her comedic prowess while ignoring her more unattractive qualities. By this finale, I was pleasantly surprised to find that not only was
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'Gilmore Girls' Season 7, Episode 1: The Long Morrow

Directing and writing credits: “The Long Morrow” is directed by Lee Shallat Chemel and written by new S7 showrunner, David S. Rosenthal. Chemel previously worked on the following episodes and will pop up several more times over the course of this season: "Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too" - Lane&
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'Gilmore Girls' Season 6, Episode 22: Partings

Directing and writing credits: “Partings” is directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino, who co-wrote the episode with Daniel Palladino. In their 2006 interview with Michael Ausiello, they insist the S6 ending was in no way a bitter sabotage. When Ausiello presses Amy, this is what she says: "Everything we put in
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