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}}'''Asher Fleming''' was a recurring character on [[Season 4]] of WB drama [[Gilmore Girls]]. He is portrayed by [[Michael York]].
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}}'''Asher Fleming''' is a recurring character on [[Season 4]] of WB drama [[Gilmore Girls]]. He is portrayed by [[Michael York]].
   
 
== Character ==
 
== Character ==
Asher was a [[Yale]] professor and author, who develops a romantic relationship with [[Paris Geller]]. The two meet through [[Richard Gilmore]], because Asher and Richard were classmates at [[Yale]].<ref>[[Ted Koppel's Big Night Out]]</ref> Despite the massive age difference, Paris and Asher had a serious relationship throughout Paris and [[Rory Gilmore|Rory]]'s freshman year of Yale.<ref>[[The Nanny and the Professor]]</ref><ref>[[Nag Hammadi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels]]</ref><ref>[[Luke Can See Her Face]]</ref>
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Asher is a [[Yale]] professor and author, who develops a romantic relationship with [[Paris Geller]]. The two meet through [[Richard Gilmore]], because Asher and Richard were classmates at [[Yale]].<ref>[[Ted Koppel's Big Night Out]]</ref> Despite the massive age difference, Paris and Asher had a serious relationship throughout Paris and [[Rory Gilmore|Rory]]'s freshman year of Yale.<ref>[[The Nanny and the Professor]]</ref><ref>[[Nag Hammadi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels]]</ref><ref>[[Luke Can See Her Face]]</ref>
   
 
Asher dies of a heart attack two weeks before Rory and Paris's sophomore year of Yale begins.<ref>[[Written in the Stars]]</ref> He was teaching a Shakespeare class in Oxford when he had the heart attack. He left Paris an eighteenth-century printing press, which she briefly stored in the common room she shared with Rory.<ref>[[Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too]]</ref>
 
Asher dies of a heart attack two weeks before Rory and Paris's sophomore year of Yale begins.<ref>[[Written in the Stars]]</ref> He was teaching a Shakespeare class in Oxford when he had the heart attack. He left Paris an eighteenth-century printing press, which she briefly stored in the common room she shared with Rory.<ref>[[Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too]]</ref>

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Asher Fleming is a recurring character on Season 4 of WB drama Gilmore Girls. He is portrayed by Michael York.

Character

Asher is a Yale professor and author, who develops a romantic relationship with Paris Geller. The two meet through Richard Gilmore, because Asher and Richard were classmates at Yale.[1] Despite the massive age difference, Paris and Asher had a serious relationship throughout Paris and Rory's freshman year of Yale.[2][3][4]

Asher dies of a heart attack two weeks before Rory and Paris's sophomore year of Yale begins.[5] He was teaching a Shakespeare class in Oxford when he had the heart attack. He left Paris an eighteenth-century printing press, which she briefly stored in the common room she shared with Rory.[6]

Trivia

  • Asher dedicates his novel Jaglon (2004) to Paris, a 'wise, willful, wonderful woman'.[7]
  • Doyle tells Rory that Asher is known for his string of affairs with the female students.[7]

Notes and references

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