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    Paris Geller From "Gilmore Girls" Was, Is, And Always Will Be An Icon, And Here Are 21 Reasons Why

    "TIE YOUR TUBES, IDIOT."

    Gilmore Girls is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month, so I think it's about damn time we all take a moment to acknowledge the best damn character on the entire show: Paris Geller.

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    That's right, I said it: I think that Rory's enemy-turned-friend-turned-enemy again-turned-BEST FRIEND does not receive the credit she deserves, and I'm here to change that.

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    So, here are just a FEW of the times that Paris Geller was, truly, the best character on Gilmore Girls:

    1. The time she had this iconic response to a ridiculous question:

    2. The time she was the exact type of friend you want/need after a breakup:

    3. The time she said THIS to the headmaster of Chilton when he assumed she and Rory where fighting over a boy:

    4. The time she was literally all of us at a party:

    5. And the time she knew how to identify a true friend when she saw one:

    6. The time she gave this speech as the editor of Yale's newspaper:

    7. The time she missed being asked out:

    8. And the time she said this right before her first ever date:

    Paris saying, "I can't date. I'm not genetically made for it."
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    9. No, really, she wasn't ready for that first date at all:

    10. The time she identified with...Joesph Stalin (?):

    11. The time she entered the Gilmore home with a purpose:

    Lorelei Gilmore saying, "Paris, were we expecting you?" and Paris responding, "You should have been."
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    12. The time she said this after her (much older) boyfriend, Professor Asher Fleming, died:

    13. The time she revealed she had a whole notebook just for revenge:

    14. The time she stopped someone from coming into a bathroom like this:

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    15. The time she just wanted to study, but her friends refused to stop talking about Rory's personal life:

    16. The time she revealed why she doesn't sleep through the night:

    17. The time she reacted the way we all do when stood up:

    18. And the time she made a joke:

    19. The time she debated like a pro:

    20. The time she demanded more homework for a relatable reason:

    Paris on the phone saying, "Give me more homework, it'll keep my mind off my life"
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    21. And, of course, the time she said this about Rory's grandfather...to Rory's face:

    So, uh, yeah. That's all. Paris Geller is the best character on Gilmore Girls....and maybe on all of TV, ever. We love you, girl!

    Paris looking mess and angry.
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