Gossip Girl

O Brother, Where Bart Thou?

Season 2, Ep 13, Aired 12/8/08
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  • Episode Description
  • A sudden tragedy strikes the lives of every teen and parent on the Upper East Side.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Blake Lively

    Serena van der Woodsen

  • Leighton Meester

    Blair Waldorf

  • Penn Badgley

    Daniel "Dan" Humphrey

  • Ed Westwick

    Charles "Chuck" Bass

  • Chace Crawford

    Nathaniel "Nate" Archibald

  • Fan Reviews (21)
  • I was done with this show but this episode brought me back for at least a few episodes ....

    By Edie70, Dec 26, 2008

  • 213

    By Canogaparkcindy, Apr 03, 2011

  • Chuck's dad dies...

    By addict666, Dec 21, 2008

  • wow just wow

    By tvdevil1216, Jan 04, 2009

  • Loved it, as always.

    By lioncore, May 29, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Blair: Chuck, am I going to have to stick my finger down your throat? It'll help hold back your hair. (Nate stares at her) What? Nate: No sorry, Blair. You had me and then you lost me.

    • Blair: Maybe I underestimate his emotional bond with Kim and Kristy from room-service. God, I just think that at the time like this he should be with someone who cares about him. Eleanor: That is exactly why we are getting married to that we can always be around to care about each other. Cyrus: It's true.

    • Eleanor: How is Charles holding up? Blair: Who knows? He's not returning any of my calls or texts, but the hotel says that they keep sending up food, so there something alive in that room.

    • Eric: I mean. We know that's gin in your coffee cup. Cece: My point exactly - life must go on, as it always has.

    • Gossip Girl: More towers than Trump, more bucks than Bloomberg. Bart Bass definitely made his mark on Manhattan. The passing of a public figure can shake a whole town. But the real story is always the one happening in private, away from the headlines, at home.

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    Notes (4)

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Barte, kde jsi? (Bart, Where Are You?)

    • Although credited, Jessica Szorh (Vanessa) didn't appear in this episode.

    • International Air Dates: Latin America: March 4, 2009 on Warner Channel Norway: April 1, 2009 on TVNorge Philippines: April 28, 2009 on ETC Greece: May 9, 2009 on Star TV Denmark: August 16, 2009 on Kanal Turkey: December 1, 2009 on CNBC-e Poland: December 20, 2009 on TVN7 Czech Republic: March 21, 2010 on Prima COOL Australia: April 1, 2010 on GO! Slovakia: June 6, 2010 on Doma

    • Music in this episode: "Piano Concerto No. 21 In C Major" by Mozart "The Mourning Son" by Xu Xu Fang "Biko" by Bloc Party "Everytime (acoustic)" by Matthew Settle "Waltz for Piano No. 10 in C Minor" by Chopin "Sonata For Violin & Piano No. 9 In A Major" by Beethoven "String Quartet No. 12 In F Major" by Dvorak "These Days" by Xu Xu Fang "Signs" by Bloc Party "Slow Show" by The National

    Trivia (3)

    • Chuck's note to Blair: I'm sorry for everything. You deserve much better. Don't come looking for me. -Chuck

    • According to the caller ID on Chuck Bass' cell phone, Blair Waldorf's phone number is 917-555-0135.

    • The headline of the New York Journal is City Rocked by Death of Bartholomew Bass. The article is about Looking Back at the Legacy of Bart Bass.

    Allusions (1)

    • Episode Title: O Brother Where Bart Thou

      Refers to the 2000 movie where O Brother Where Art Thou. The movie is based on the journeys of Odysseus but is based in the South of the United States.

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