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After All These Years, We See That Mysterious “Gilmore Girls” Character In The Revival

It’s been 84 years… (Warning: Spoilers within, obvs.)

1. We were left with many unanswered questions after the 2007 Gilmore Girls series finale, but none loomed larger than one: Where the fuck was Mr. Kim all these years?

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2. He was referred to multiple times over the course of the show, but we NEVER SAW HIM. We were left to assume he was a living spirit with no corporeal form.

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3. He didn’t even walk Lane down the aisle at her wedding.

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4. HOWEVER, in the second episode of the Gilmore Girls revival, “Spring,” Lane and Rory are hanging out at the Stars Hollow International Festival, helping Mrs. Kim with the Korean food station.

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5. Then, Lane just looks to her left right, and casually SEES HER FATHER.

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6. LO AND BEHOLD, THERE HE IS. THERE’S MR. KIM.

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7. JUST STANDING THERE, NO BIG DEAL, NOT A DISEMBODIED SPIRIT AFTER ALL.

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8. Aaaand that’s the only time we see him.

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