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    Adam Brody "Didn't Love" Having "Two Script Supervisors" On "Gilmore Girls" When He Was On Set

    "I've never seen that before."

    Adam Brody played Dave Rygalski in Gilmore Girls.

    Adam Brody attends the "Startup" Season 3 Premiere for the Tribeca TV Festival
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    In a recent interview with the AV Club, the actor recalled an element of the show's production that he "didn't love" at the time.

     Adam Brody attends Build Series to discuss his new Crackle scripted drama "StartUp"
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    "They had two script supervisors. I've never seen that before or since,” he said. “One for continuity's sake, and the other purely to go through dialogue and after every take go to every actor, 'You missed the pause.'"

    Adam Brody attends the screening of 'StartUp' at Bing Theater At LACMA
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    He added, "I thought that was — I didn't love it."

    Adam Brody during "Music and Lyrics" Los Angeles Premiere and Red Carpet at Grauman's Chinese Theater
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    Brody did note, however, that “the script was a joy” and “it was phenomenally well written" — and he now understands why Gilmore Girls had two script supervisors "in hindsight."

    Adam Brody arrives to the Premiere of Sony Pictures Classics' "Damsels In Distress"
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    "Almost 20 years later, I realize that's still some of the best-written stuff I've ever gotten to do, and the rarity of it,” he explained. “If they wanted it word-for-word perfect, they're writing at such a high level, they deserve it. Who was I to chafe at that?"

    Adam Brody arrives at "Damsels in Distress" Premiere
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    Dave left Gilmore Girls to play Seth Cohen on The O.C., and he revealed which character he liked more.

    Adam Brody during "The O.C." Press Conference at Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, California
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    "Dave was short-lived, so who knows what missteps he would have made in a longer arc. I'm sure he was not as infallible as he seemed," Brody explained. "So it's not a real fair comparison with Dave."

    Adam Brody attends the LA Screening Of Fox Searchlight's "Ready Or Not"
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    The actor continued, “He only got one window into one relationship in his life, but he really put it all out there and sacrificed, and it was a little bit heroic. Even though he was likable and it's been a long time, and maybe I'll reassess when I see it again, but I don't know if Seth was ever heroic."

    Adam Brody during GQ Magazine Celebrates its 2004 Men of the Year
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    Brody had quite the experience on Gilmore Girls. As for more recent projects, you can catch him in the Oscar-nominated Promising Young Women.

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