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Emily Gilmore Vs. Lucille Bluth: A Six Bracket Battle

In the land of the rich, drunk and passive aggressive, who is queen?

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EMILY GILMORE VS. LUCILLE BLUTH

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RIGHT NOW, you can watch the two baddest bitches on television on Netflix. But which matriarch ultimately wins in a throw-down?

Team Emily:

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Emily has fired more maids than she owns conservative blazers. She's fired them for walking too loud. Even with the ones she likes, she can't remember their names. She is the queen of not-giving-an-eff about her maids. They're just service units.

Team Lucille:

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But Lucille terrorizes her long-term maid, Lupe, throughout the whole series. Essentially, the maid bracket comes down to is an all-maid blitz vs. slow psychological torture.

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Team Emily:

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Richard and Emily are on the same page about almost everything (ignoring Pennilynn Lott.) They hate the same people and love the same people. Damn the Richmonds and their king-size candy bars! Not to mention he is like, scary tall.

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Team Emily:

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Lorelai can smell Emily's disappointment from a mile away. But it's not just a sense of lingering failure. Emily tries to break up Lorelai and Luke, and she can be downright unpleasant when she doesn't get her way.

Team Lucille:

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Lucille will pepper her daughter with criticisms...but don't worry, they're helpful. Everything she says about her can be covered with make-up and a lie about a thyroid problem.

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Team Emily:

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The only woman who could out-snob Emily was Gran. When Gran wasn't being completely dismissive, she rubbed it in Emily's face how much affection her son felt for her...and how Emily couldn't do anything about it until she was dead.

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Bracket: GRANDDAUGHTERS

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It's the battle of the girls with weirdly adorable nicknames. But who suffered more distress at the hands of her grandmother, Rory or Maeby?

Team Emily:

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To be perfectly clear, Emily loves Rory and has her best interests at heart. But Emily enables Rory's worst decision - dropping out of Yale - and boy howdy, does it backfire.

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