Here are some of Point Richmond's traditions, tics and moments of tender-heartedness: The pastor moonlights at the Hotel
Somehow, the show is wildly entertaining and dearly emotional, but if you look closely you'll find that it does not resemble real life on any level. They gorge themselves without gaining weight, they reference every movie, book, and TV show but you rarely see them consume anything, and Rory has a boyfriend so obsessive he basically stalks her but he never even tries to get in her pants.