From a smart discourse to a expel of endearing characters with parochial charm, “Gilmore Girls” was a ideal uncover for so many kids of a early 2000s.
But for a lot of Asian-American girls like me, who had frequency seen anyone on TV who looked like them, it was even some-more special since of Lane Kim, a Korean-American character.
Lane was unequivocally all of us second-generation kids, vital in dual worlds. She wrestled between adhering to her belligerent Korean mom and being a rock-and-roll insurgent she unequivocally wanted to be. We saw so most of ourselves in her since ultimately, she mirrored a coming-of-age practice but being an Asian mimic so mostly decorated in comedy sketches or aged movies.
She was an American teenager. Our kind of American teenager.
In respect of a “Gilmore Girls” reconstruction patrician “A Year in a Life,” that premiers Nov 25 on Netflix, here are 11 times Lane Kim crushed Asian stereotypes.