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Here's Why You Probably Won't See Lorelai Gilmore Onscreen Anymore

"Where you lead, I will follow..."

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When Netflix made the decision to revive the classic series Gilmore Girls, I nearly lost it. My reaction looked a lil' something like this:

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And then Rory Gilmore (Alexis Bledel) leaving us with that unforgettable cliffhanger in the final episode had me like:

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I won't include any spoilers here, just in case you're that one person who STILL hasn't watched it.

While many fans are looking for answers after the way Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life ended, Lauren Graham (Lorelai Gilmore) believes another season might be a bad idea.

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In a new interview with IndieWire, Graham admits continuing the series could be extremely risky:

Just as an experience, it was kind of perfect. I always said, while we were doing it, that I couldn’t see more episodes in that form. Five years from now do you have A Very Gilmore Christmas? Maybe, but there’s no reason anymore except enjoyment. And, actually, I think there’s far more risk to continue — you run the risk of disappointing people.

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Letting fans down wasn't Graham's only concern. She also opened up about shifting her career in a new direction:

I kind of got what I wanted out of this, out of being an actor, and now I’m actually just as interested in helping somebody else have that, whether through directing or producing.

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But this isn't the first time she shut down ideas about filming another season. Back in April, she told this to TVLine:

If it all existed in a vacuum, I would play that character until my dying day… Now it’s become what could we do with this story that is satisfying, that is worth continuing. I don’t know if there is a need to do more. I wouldn’t want it to feel like we overstayed our welcome.

Overall, it seems like writing is the real thing that stole her heart:

It takes longer but it gives me a satisfaction that is still very new and refreshing. What’s satisfying to me has changed, so now I like to be part of the creative process, not just get a script and go do it.

And with two books under her belt already, we're pretty confident Graham will have no problem writing a script or two.

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So, even though Netflix is eager to take us back to Stars Hollow, you might not want to get your hopes up.

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