The unorthodox mother-daughter relationship between Lorelai and Rory Gilmore and their vibrant life in the town of Stars Hollow were what captivated viewers in the first place.
Bel-Air is not just a simple remake, it is a love letter to the classic sitcom.
The show essentially gives you a bite-sized glimpse into the history of Earth with Philomena Cunk, an ill-informed journalist.
The show’s expansion does not mean it strays away from the source material.
Michael Schur is the producer, director, and writer of many amazing sitcoms of the 21st century.
A show that only focuses on the plot can be a nice change of pace as it can focus wholly on storytelling, but how well is this really working out?
Even with improvisations, the show feels like the book coming to life. The little scenes that have been picked straight from the pages hit very close to home.
In many ways, McCurdy’s story is not so different from the classic tale of almost every other Hollywood child star with a stage mother who indulges in her dose of fame by living vicariously through her children. But what makes this particular narrative stand out among the rest is McCurdy’s unwavering devotion to honesty even in moments that are difficult to read, let alone write.