Stephanie Hallett
Updated Sep 12, 2016 @ 3:23 pm
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We’re bursting at the seams for the arrival of Netflix’s Gilmore Girls reboot (Nov. 25th! Nov. 25th!) and we’ve been curious to know why the mini-series, which consists of four seasonal episodes, is kicking off with “Winter.”

Well, Lorelai Gilmore herself — ahem Lauren Graham — sort of answered that question for us in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly. She suspects it has something to do with Carole King, the songstress behind the show’s beloved theme song.

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Have a listen to the song and let us know if you think it belongs on the show:

Alexis Bledel, who plays Rory Gilmore, offered a different theory to Entertainment Weekly: “Maybe because the holidays … The holidays are a good time to pick up with this family story because families usually come together around that time.

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Either way, “Winter” cannot get here soon enough — we’re already popping the popcorn and stacking up the Pop Tart appetizers!