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17 Shows All "Gilmore Girls" Fans Should Be Watching

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which show all Gilmore Girls fans should be watching. Here's what they said...

1. Parenthood

NBCUniversal

No. of Seasons: 6

Watch on: Netflix US

"It's jarring at first to see Lauren Graham as someone else when you know her as Lorelai, and it's an adjustment to accept Amber as her daughter when she is surly, and immature, and absolutely nothing like Rory. But Graham's character Sarah is a single mom too, and is just as sharp and biting as Lorelai. It's an incredibly real and honest show with an amazing cast and honestly, much better acting than in Gilmore Girls." – Emma Vitale, Facebook

2. iZombie

Warner Bros. Television

No. of Seasons: 2

Watch on: Netflix US, UK, and more

"It has wittiness on par with that of the Gilmore girls, along with pop culture references, and a strong female lead." – Tyler Symone, Facebook

3. Parks and Recreation

NBC Universal

No. of Seasons: 7

Watch on: Netflix US, Amazon Prime

"Strong female characters who support each other, a small town with quirky characters, lots of pop culture references, and a love of junk food." – Ashtree92

4. Jane the Virgin

CBS Television

No. of Seasons: 2

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"A show that at its core is about three generations of women and their relationships with each other. Add in the mother's teen pregnancy, the smart and caring daughter, the overall wit and charm of the show, AND the hot guys, and it's the closest thing you can get to Gilmore Girls." – Molly Rupp, Facebook

6. Hart of Dixie

Warner Bros. Television

No. of Seasons: 4

Watch on: Netflix US, Amazon Instant Video

"Not only does it have the same small-town feel and quirky townies, it was filmed on the same lot as Gilmore Girls was and uses their town gazebo." – c451e32fce

7. The Fosters

ABC Family

No. of Seasons: 3 (and a half)

Watch on: Netflix US and Canada

"Sure, The Fosters is more of a drama than a comedy like Gilmore Girls, but it’s still about family all the same. It's about a lesbian couple with a diverse foster family." – ashalaaylay

8. Veronica Mars

Warner Bros. Television

No. of Seasons: 3

Watch on: iTunes, Amazon Instant Video

"It's smart, witty, and always keeps you on your toes. Like Gilmore Girls, there's a great daughter-parent bond, and they live in a small town Cali beach town where nobody minds their own business." – Amanda Aromatici, Facebook

9. Sex and the City

CBS Television

No. of Seasons: 6

Watch on: iTunes, Amazon Instant Video

"It's about quick-witted women who have a tight bond, and every person without a doubt can relate to at least one of them." atrabue

10. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Warner Bros. Television

No. of Seasons: 7

Watch on: Netflix US, Canada, Brazil and more

"Another show about girl power and interpersonal relationships, but this time with a side of vampires and action. This show is filled with pop-culture references and excellent writing. You'll fall in love with the Scooby Gang, root for them when they win, and agonise with them when they lose." – Natalie Elizabeth, Facebook

11. Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23

20th Century Television

No. of Seasons: 2

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"I can now only see Krysten Ritter's character in this and Gilmore Girls as one and the same. Gilmore Girls was just the prequel." – jasminehud

12. The O.C.

Warner Bros. Television

No. of Seasons: 4

Watch on: iTunes, Amazon Instant Video

"It has the same fast-talking, sarcastic vibe you crave from Gilmore Girls. Although set in the sunny Orange County and not our beloved Stars Hollow, it provides drama and comedic moments. Also Ben McKenzie fills that bad boy Jess-sized hole very nicely." – zoeredhart

13. One Tree Hill

Warner Bros. Television

No. of Seasons: 9

Watch on: Netflix US, Amazon Instant Video

"It has a lot of the same vibes as Gilmore Girls, especially the emphasis on coming of age in a small, close-knit town. Also, Chad Michael Murray." – Cassie Freeman, Facebook

14. Charmed

CBS Television

No. of Seasons: 8

Watch on: Netflix US, UK, Canada, and more

"It's absolutely hilarious, full of action, and some of the situations the sisters get themselves into are ridiculous. And the whole 'three sister' thing is very similar to the mother-daughter aesthetic that goes on between Lorelai and Rory." – Charlotte Williams, Facebook

15. Ugly Betty

ABC

No. of Seasons: 4

Watch on: iTunes, Amazon Instant Video

"The show has such a light-hearted feel, yet has some drama that keeps it interesting. It was one of the first shows in a long time that I grew attached to after Gilmore Girls." – Kelsey Alexander, Facebook

16. Psych

NBC Universal

No. of Seasons: 8

Watch on: Netflix US and Canada, Amazon Instant Video

"If you like the fast-talking, pop culture-referencing aspect of Gilmore Girls, Psych is a good option. There's quirky characters, fast dialogue, and a great will-they/won't-they relationship." – Sarah Rose Cotter, Facebook

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