TV Club Binge: With four final words, “Fall” closes the book on the Gilmore Girls revival

Welcome to our “Binge Watch” coverage of Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life, where Myles McNutt will be covering the entirety of the Netflix revival over the course of Friday, November 25. Starting on Monday, Gwen Ihnat will be offering some more in-depth reviews of each episode—posting every other day—for those operating at a more moderate pace.

The mythology of the “final four words” is such a bizarre thing, when you think about it. It’s not uncommon for the creator of a show to leave before it concludes its run—Supernatural, for example, has gone on seven seasons after its original creator left to pursue other creative opportunities. But when Eric Kripke left that show, he didn’t give an exit interview where he self-mythologized his own canon for the series, knowing full well that it would likely never come to pass. In her 2006 interview …

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