Gossip Girl

The CW (ended 2012)
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  • Based on the popular book series of the same name, this drama gives viewers a peek into the world of privileged teenagers on an elite private school in New York City. The story is written by The O.C.'s Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, and directed by Mark Piznarski who has worked on series like Everwood and Veronica Mars.Surface's Leighton Meester and Accepted's Blake Lively have taken the lead roles in this drama series. They will play Blair and Serena respectively, rich Manhattan rivals at a private school in New York. The last additions to this new CW drama are Misconceptions' Taylor Momsen, The Covenant's Chace Crawford and The Bedford Diaries' Penn Badgley. Their characters are Momsen as Jenny a 14 year-old and shy girl, Nate the good looking boyfriend of Blair, and Dan the secret admirer of Serena. E-Ring's Kelly Rutherford and The Jury's has been cast as the mother of lead role Serena. Rutherford will play the mother of Serena van der Woodsen (Lively's character), a former ballerina and rock groupie. Afterlife's Ed Westwick has been cast as Chuck Bass and Brothers and Sisters' Matthew Settle has been cast as Jenny and Dan's father, Rufus Humphrey.moreless

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  • S 6 : Ep 11

    Gossip Girl Retrospective

    Aired 12/17/12

  • S 6 : Ep 10

    New York, I Love You XOXO

    Aired 12/17/12

  • S 6 : Ep 9

    The Revengers

    Aired 12/10/12

  • S 6 : Ep 8

    It's Really Complicated

    Aired 12/3/12

  • S 6 : Ep 7

    Save the Last Chance

    Aired 11/26/12

  • Cast & Crew
  • Kristen Bell

    Gossip Girl

  • Kelly Rutherford

    Lily van der Woodsen

  • Leighton Meester

    Blair Waldorf

  • Matthew Settle

    Rufus Humphrey

  • Penn Badgley

    Dan Humphrey

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  • Quotes (1161)

    • (Dan trying to introduce Serena to his dad) Dan: Serena, this is Rufus Humphrey. Dad, this is Serena. (Rufus and Serena hold hands.) Rufus(With excitement): Serena Van Der Woodsen!! (Dan looks at him in suspicion) Rufus(Awkwardly): I don't know how I knew that.

    • Chuck: Serena looked effing hot last night. There's something wrong about that level of perfection, it needs to be violated. Nate: You are deeply disturbed.

    • Blair: I love you, Nate Archibald. Always have, always will.

    • Dan: Hey! Jenny: Ah, the invisible man returns. You know I really had no idea you could move that fast. Dan: Yeah, well, your fashion emergency was solved, so I figured my work was done. Jenny: Come on, Dan. Serena said 'Hi' to you at her 9th grade birthday party and you've never forgotten it. Dan: How could I? She was the only person who spoke to me. And I'm pretty sure she thought I was someone else. Jenny: You know she's actually nice. And if she did know you, I think she'd really like you. Dan: I don't know, I think she might be a bit overwhelmed by the glitz and glamour of the Humphrey lifestyle. Jenny: Well, I heard she's living at The Palace Hotel. Dan: Well, my point exactly.

    • Rufus: Look at this. Dan: Top 10 forgotten bands of the 90's!? Rufus: Yeah, check out who's number 9. Jenny: He's very proud. Dan: Hey, hey, way to be forgotten. Rufus: Well, that's how you get remembered.

    • Nate: (Serena hands him a bottle of champagne the cork immediately pops, spilling onto both of them) Whoops! I swear, that's never happened to me before. Serena: That's ok, your still a man in my eyes.

    • Jenny: (To Dan, about a dress) Too bad it's more than our rent. But I think I can sew something like it.

    • Rufus: (to Dan)Maybe if musicians got off their blogs and picked up their guitars, the music business would be in better shape.

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    Notes (386)

    • This run of webisodes ran from August 4–25, with a new webisode being released on The CW's website every Monday. The episodes were released as follows: August 4th: "Sinning in the Rain" August 11th: "Snow Country for No Men" August 17th: "The Test Years of Our Lives" August 25th: "Verti-ho"

    • This is the only episode that features Florencia Lozano as Eleanor Waldorf. Later on, Margaret Colin plays the role.

    • International Show Titles: Czech Republic: Super drbna (Super Gossipmonger)

    • This episode was nominated for the 2008 Artios Award for Outstanding Achievement In Casting-Television Pilot-Drama.

    • For the first 11 episodes, the show was nominated for the 2008 People's Choice Award for Favorite New TV Drama.

    • Kristen Bell, who plays the Gossip Girl, and Leighton Meester previously worked together on Veronica Mars.

    • Was originally pitched as a feature with Lindsay Lohan as Blair Waldorf. When that fell through, its backers (who had the rights to the stories) approached Josh Schwartz about turning it into a series.

    • Original International Air Dates: India: November 2, 2007 on Zee Cafe Latin America: November 8, 2007, on CANAL WARNER Australia: December 4, 2007 on FOX8 Norway: January 2, 2008 on TVNorge Sweden: January 29, 2008 on Kanal 5 Philippines: February 12, 2008 on ETC Denmark: March 2, 2008 on Kanal 4 United Kingdom: March 27, 2008 on ITV2 Poland: April 9, 2008 on TVN7 Thailand: April 25, 2008 on True Series The Netherlands: June 3, 2008 on Net 5 Belgium: July 24, 2008 on VIJFtv Turkey: September 9, 2008 on CNBC-E Greece: September 29, 2008 on Star Channel Slovakia: November 23, 2008 on Markiza Hungary: December 28, 2008 on Cool TV Germany: April 18, 2009 on Pro7 Czech Republic: September 19, 2009 on Prima

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    Trivia (179)

    • Blair Waldorf lives at 1136 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10128 in the penthouse. Chuck Bass and Serena van der Woodsen live in suites at 455 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022 - otherwise known as the Palace Hotel.

    • The Humphrey family is briefly shown to have a pet cat that doesn't appear in subsequent episodes. However, in season 2's "It's a Wonderful Lie" Dan reveals that the Humphrey's cat lives in Florida with their Grandma, because Jenny developed allergies.

    • While in Central Park, Chuck offers to steal his mother's Paxil pills for Nate. It is stated later in the series that Mrs. Bass died giving birth to Chuck.

    • This is the only episode so far in the series that Chuck Bass and Nate Archibald ride a public bus to school, unlike the usual private limo ride.

    • Dan has a Cabbage Patch Doll named Cedrick.

    • Rufus Humphrey owns an art gallery.

    • Rufus Humphrey plays in the band Lincoln Hawk.

    • In the scene where Chuck and Serena are in the kitchen, when they are first talking Chuck is wearing a big watch on his left hand. As the scene progresses and they flash in and out Nate and Serena, Nate and Blair, and Chuck makes advances on Serena and she kicks him away you can see that Chuck is now not wearing a watch on his left hand anymore.

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    Allusions (215)

    • Cabbage Patch Kids. Cabbage Patch Kids are doll brand created by Xavier Roberts in 1978.

    • Rolling Stone is a rock magazine published worldwide.

    • As Dan rushes to catch his ride to school, we see the side of the bus and it has an advertisement with a logo that reads "Smallville".
      Smallville is a television series that airs on The CW.

    • Episode Title: The Wild Brunch This is a reference to the 1969 film The Wild Bunch.

    • Episode Title: Poison Ivy This is a reference to the 1992 film of the same name.

    • Gossip Girl: Without you, I'm nothing. Without You, I'm Nothing is the name of a Placebo album.

    • Posh Spice in America, this refers to Victoria Beckham who moved to America recently with her husband David Beckham. Victoria Beckham was nicknamed Posh Spice in the girl band Spice Girls.

    • Serena: Let's do something crazy, like Britney with the umbrella. This is a reference to an incident involving Britney Spears in February 2007, where the singer was photographed furiously striking an SUV with an umbrella.

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  • Fan Reviews (381)
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  • Worth It

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    By lovetellyme, Aug 11, 2015

  • SUPERB! I love Blair & Chuck xxx Dan & Serena

    By charmainemonseigneur, Oct 20, 2014