06/08/2015 02:16 pm ET | Updated Jun 08, 2015

Lauren Graham's TV Daughters, Alexis Bledel And Mae Whitman, Finally Meet

Magic happened this weekend at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas when Lauren Graham's two TV daughters finally met.

Rory, meet Amber. Amber, meet Rory.

Alexis Bledel can, of course, lay first claim to playing Graham's child. For seven seasons, she portrayed Rory Gilmore, the daughter of Lorelai Gilmore, on the aptly titled "Gilmore Girls." Mae Whitman more recently knew the joys of getting paid to pretend Graham was her mom. The 26-year-old actress played Amber Holt, the daughter of Graham's Sarah Braverman, for five seasons on "Parenthood."

Now the question is: would they get along?

AT LONG LAST WE MEET #drawyourswords #breaktheinternet

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  • Season 1, Episode 1: "Pilot"
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    We meet Lorelai, we meet Rory, we get introduced to Stars Hollow. No matter how well you think you know "Gilmore Girls," you can't get away with not re-watching the pilot episode.
  • Season 1, Episode 7: "Kiss And Tell”
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    Rory's first kiss with the tall, dark and handsome Dean. Need we say more?
  • Season 1, Episode 17: "The Breakup, Part 2”
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    Because Rory's heartbreak is so relatable that it breaks the heart of every "Gilmore Girls" fan. She will not wallow!
  • Season 2, Episode 1: "Sadie, Sadie”
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    In "Sadie, Sadie," Lorelai gets engaged to Rory's teacher, Max. Scandalous.
  • Season 2, Episode 9: "Run Away, Little Boy”
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    Here, we get one of our first hints that Rory may have a future with bad boys. Tristan (Chad Michael Murray) is super into her, and Dean does not like it.
  • Season 2, Episode 19: "Teach Me Tonight”
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    Why hello there, Jess! We see Rory get herself into quite a bit of trouble when she attempts to tutor Luke's nephew. Broken bones, crashed cars ... it's not pretty, but it's certainly thrilling.
  • Season 3, Episode 7: "They Shoot Gilmores, Don't They?”
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    This episode is mostly great because it involves a Stars Hollow Dance Marathon. Even better, a ton of drama happens on the dance floor ... like when Dean announces that Rory's into Jess and dumps her.
  • Season 3, Episode 9: "A Deep-Fried Korean Thanksgiving”
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    First of all, fall in Stars Hollow is magical. But also, watching Lorelai and Rory bounce from Thanksgiving dinner to Thanksgiving dinner is hilarious ... and further proves that the mother-daughter duo are bottomless pits.
  • Season 3, Episode 16: "The Big One”
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    Rory was supposed to go to Harvard, right? Wrong. In "The Big One," Rory gets accepted to Harvard, Princeton and Yale, and her good friend Paris humiliates her on live television.
  • Season 3, Episode 20: "Say Goodnight, Gracie"
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    More Jess drama! He's nothing but trouble; Rory loves him so much, and it's heartbreaking. Also, Dean gets engaged. Rough.
  • Season 4, Episode 2: "The Lorelais' First Day at Yale”
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    Going away to college is tough. Just ask anyone who's done it. It's even tougher when your mom is your best friend, so this episode is obviously an emotional (and great) one.
  • Season 4, Episode 22: "Raincoats and Recipes"
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    Rory loses her virginity! And not to whom you'd expect.
  • Season 5, Episode 3: "Written in the Stars”
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    Luke and Lorelai, together at last!
  • Season 5, Episode 22: "A House Is Not a Home”
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    Rory goes to jail thanks to a little adventure she went on with her latest flame, Logan. Oof.
  • Season 6, Episode 18: "The Real Paul Anka”
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    This is Jess' final appearance. And no true "Gilmore Girls" fan ever stopped missing him.
  • Season 7, Episode 7: "French Twist"
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    Sorry Luke, but Christopher made his move in a big way in this episode ... by proposing to and marrying Lorelai in Paris. Talk about sweeping a girl off her feet!
  • Season 7, Episode 21: "Unto the Breach”
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    Although her mother has had a couple marriage proposals, this is Rory's first. And she says she has to think about it! Such an independent woman.
  • Season 7, Episode 22: "Bon Voyage”
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    It goes without saying that the "Gilmore Girls" season finale is a must-see, but this is especially true because Rory ran off to work for Obama before Obama was really a thing, and Lorelai and Luke look like they're going to get back together. Phew!