Stars: Alexis Bledel, Lauren Graham, Keiko Agena

Running for seven years, Gilmore Girls is the definitive mother/daughter television series of our time. The Gilmores—Lorelei (Lauren Graham) and Rory (Alexis Bledel)—live in the fictional Stars Hallow, Connecticut, along with an eclectic supporting cast, and together they experience romance, disappointment, and navigate the complicated generational divide between both themselves and their high society relatives. They also speak very fast and use way more pop culture references than the average person. Gilmore Girls was Amy Sherman-Palladino’s first show before she created current megahit The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and she situated herself as a great writer of funny women with this charming classic.