Gossip Girl's Series Finale: We Are All Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl S6E10: “New York, I Love You, XOXO”


Folks, we made it. I don’t know how, but we made it. After six years and 121 episodes—more than half of which were truly awful—Gossip Girl is over. It’s been a real pleasure writing about the show in its final season because few shows have derailed to such a hilarious degree at the end (and because I apparently love 10-week stretches of misery). The series finale delivered exactly what so many of us thought it would, which is a whole bunch of belly laughs. One final time, let’s run it back.


1. Gossip Girl revealed

Welp. Dan Humphrey a.k.a. Lonely Boy a.k.a. Bart Bass’s Last Best Friend is—and has always been—Gossip Girl. When he realized that he could never get “inside” the Upper East Side’s elite teen circles, he decided to blog about it. Of course, it really all goes back to his undying, never-wavering, absolutely full-proof true love of Serena. The big plan that Dan kept referring to all season apparently just had two steps: 1.) Make everyone hate him, and 2.) Reveal that he’s Gossip Girl so they’ll just forgive him. I love it when a plan comes together.

I’d love to say that this finale was full of surprises, but that simply isn’t true—and that definitely applies to Gossip Girl's identity, too. Dan’s been our key target for the role of Gossip Girl for a while now, even if it doesn’t totally hold up logic-wise (I can’t believe I just wrote that; as if anything on the show does). I guess Dan’s plan itself makes some sense using the warped logic of this world, but it’s tough not to look back and think about all the things that don’t necessarily track with Dan’s real identity. The finale shooed us away from doing that thinking by focusing on the big, obvious moments like the fact that GG went away after Chuck and Blair’s accident and Dan showed up to Serena’s big call-out, but it was still somewhat of a stretch.

The reactions from the rest of the core characters were more amusing than the actual reveal. Serena was elated because she’s brain dead. Nate didn’t actually care because hey, Dan had just saved his terrible news publication and helped him avoid defaulting on a loan. Chuck pretty much knew it all along. And Blair. Oh sweet, sweet Blair. The show couldn’t help but give her one more chance to be a petulant, irrational child. Her recent pure hatred for Dan was so out of character that I cringed every time they were on the same city block in this episode. Get over it, B.

Ultimately, I appreciate the real attempt to make Gossip Girl’s identity an important part of the narrative. Although I always knew that the series would reveal GG's identity in the finale, I imagined it would just be a throwaway bit of fan service (you know, like the rest of the show). In that regard, it does seem like the writers at least thought it through when crafting the final season of the show. At the time I’m writing this review, it’s yet to be known whether Schwartz, Savage and company had this idea in mind for a while. I don’t especially care if they didn’t because this is all a big joke anyway, but I am curious to hear what they have to say.


2. Consequences, LOL

It’s like this episode was written in two parts by two completely different people and then Frankenstein’d together at the halfway mark. In the first portion, we were led to believe that what happened at the end of last week’s unbelievably dramatic penultimate episode meant big trouble for Chuck and Blair. The stupid show even went as far as to play a song that repeatedly references Bonnie and Clyde just in case we weren’t paying attention to the terrible writing. So much of the first 25ish minutes of the finale were dedicated to C and B trying to avoid the police just for questioning, mind you, because these are OUR HEROES—and planning a sham wedding on the fly with the help of Uncle Jack Bass (and raise your hand if you thought Desmond Harrington would get more screen time than like half of the longtime series regulars).

But then, once the wedding happened and both of them went to jail, none of that truly mattered. Within literal minutes, Chuck and Blair returned from the police station, shrugged their shoulders, claimed everything was okay, and let’s just move on because OMG Dan is totes GG WTF. Remember: This entire season was about Chuck’s competition/war/deep voice-off with Bart. Then Bart died. And the whole thing was just shimmied away. There was no funeral. No one said anything substantive about what happened to Bart, what it means for Chuck as a man, how it will shape his relationship with Blair, nothing. In fact, to add insult to injury, Blair at one point said, in celebratory fashion, that Chuck accomplished his goals. By letting his own father fall off a skyscraper, then becoming a fugitive and then marrying to avoid any real trial because the New York Department of Correction just doesn’t have the time to worry about the death of a global icon.

If you’re a Chuck and Blair fan, you’re happy right now. And I’m happy for you. Your couple ended up together, just like the show wanted. But I will never, ever understand the kind of truly warped rationale that the writers used to keep bringing these two characters back together and the especially horrid things both of them did in the final season as we were asked to root for them the most. They let someone die, got married to cover it up, had a baby, and OKAY HAPPY ENDING. The people who write this show do know that Bonnie and Clyde were actually terrible people, right?


3. FIVE YEARS LATER... IN HELL

Honestly, this episode was pretty innocuous until the last few minutes. Gossip Girl the kind of bad show that thinks we need to see five years into the future of these ingrates’ lives, but somehow, the series managed to make it even worse than I could have guessed. The kitchen sink-style happy ending never appeals to me. Nate has a private jet! And he’s going to be the youngest mayor in the history of New York City! Chuck and Blair have birthed their own future sex offender into the world! Rufus is with Lisa Loeb! Lily’s back with William! Jenny is indeed alive and looks like a fancy Suicide Girl! Decl— I mean Eric is alive and back from the Hamptons! Uncle Jack and Georgina are probably together because they sarcastically flirted five years ago and we all know that equals TV True Love! And wouldn’t you know it, Dan and Serena got their magical, opulent wedding as well!

You guys know I wish they all would have ended up in prison. At least half of them belong there. But this sort of slapdash, rose-colored ending makes me a little sick. They might as well have just held up a big cue card that said “...AND ALL WAS WELL,” J.K. Rowling-style. The only good part about it was Rufus’s glasses. He aged well.

Though, I do like to imagine that Dan and Serena broke up 429 times in the five years between the finale and the flashforward. Maybe this was even their second wedding.


4. BILSON!

The only thing that truly matters here. Though, you’d think Schwartz and Savage wouldn’t have wanted to bring her on for that little winking moment with Kristen Bell—seriously, Bell literally winked at the camera because subtlety is dead and so is my spirit—because all it hopefully did was remind people that they worked on a much better teen drama about pretty rich people in the middle part of the last decade.

Still, between the Bilson-Bell scene and the admittedly entertaining conversation with the characters suggesting who they thought might have been Gossip Girl all along, the finale managed to work in a few nice self-serving-but-charming moments.


5. The end

There’s no good way to say goodbye to Gossip Girl. Well, no good way that doesn’t involve pictures of troll faces or YouTube clips of funny tuba songs on repeat. I’ve been thinking a lot about Gossip Girl’s legacy over the past few days and I don’t really know what to make of it. The show went off the rails so substantially early on and never truly recovered, so it’s not as if it fits into any conversation about the best teen dramas in history (or even in the last decade). It’s probably the Josh Schwartz's worst work, and that includes the 62 pilots he’s been attached to that haven’t gotten picked up. Unfortunately, it’s probably still the defining show of The CW, which makes this an end of an era of failure and misguided niche hype.

I can’t say I’ll be sorry to see any of these characters go, especially in their final forms. The last season was a train wreck from start to finish and, while I think the finale didn’t hit the same kind of nadirs as the previous two episodes, it certainly didn’t revitalize anything either. Gossip Girl lost its way a long time ago and went out as tone deaf and dull as it was during much of its run.


What'd you think of the series finale?


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I think anyone who watched or is starting to watch gossip girl has probably had the urge to ask google who exactly is gossip girl but that aside i'm just sad to have finished the last episode of the last season what was a long six years for the cast and crew was a short 3 months of me and netflix .
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I never watched the show while it was on TV. I got hooked on it by watching Netflix while I was sick one day. Then I had to wait what seems like forever for the final season to come on Netflix.. What a disappointment.
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OK, so there were enough hints in the final season to conclude that Dan was Gossip Girl, so this wasn't a huge surprise. So no, I didn't really tune in for the suspense, but more just because of how much time i've invested in the show over the years, and I had to watch the end. The series highlights montage was nice,

Oh and since this series has always had really strong music, I thought it was fitting that they had two great standout uses of music in this episode...first, I loved the hilarious 1960's Batman-esque campy music that played during Bart's death scene. I literally couldn't stop laughing at it. Then, I also thought it was great that they had a cover of Serge Gainsbourg's classic "Bonnie & Clyde" sung in English by Great Northern. I've always loved that song and it's many various covers, but this is the first English one I've heard and I love it.
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I tried to watch this show when it started. But it was a program filled with both truly horrible characters and extremely dull & dumb ones. Most people I know watched only because of the fashion & style, not the narrative. I watched the last ten minutes of the series finale and, after reading your recap, I'm glad that I didn't waste hours watching this show about spoiled rich kids over the past few years.
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The main reason is sucked b/c they ended Dair (Dan and Blair). I know a lot of people that were upset they broke them up in favor of that abusive @sshat Chuck. Serena and Nate was also a pairing people wanted to happen but didnt. Kristen Bell talents being wasted (for obvious reasons), and Barry Watson (tho love him) was just cannon fodder. That's why everyone stopped watching this crappy show, and the ratings suffered because of it. And Dan as GG? Really?! As someone that was originally fan of the show, I think fans deserved better than what was given. The writing was just stupid and ridiculous. It had a chance to redeem themselves but missed out on so many possible opportunities that it eventually became predictable. All I thought about while watching this trainwreck is that Kevin Williamson should have written the script...lol (Dawson Creek will always be my all-time favorite series finale on the network.) Oh well, good riddance.
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Im not surprised it was Dan. I dont care much for Dan and Serena cause I never liked them so much anyway. Im glad about Chuck and Blair.
I wish this review was written by someone who liked the show and had a little more respect for it rather than some ass writing about how terrible it is and spreading your negative attitude. One thing thats worse than the finale was your review of it.
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i am fine with the season finale.but who Nate ended up with. its better if Nate and Serena ended up together. instead of Dan, who look terrible next to Serena. although i imagine if Blair and Dan ended. it is okey
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I agree with the previous comments, if you don't like Gossip Girl why review it? It's like a movie critic that doesn't like horror movies trying to review horror movies, I'd rather read a review by a disgruntled fan than someone that just wants to make fun of it, The finale was rushed, but yes I'm like many others I wanted Chuck and Blair together and thought the reasons for them not being together was really just stretching and reaching to make it to this point, I was fine with the ending for C & B because of the limited time in which to wrap things up, I'm not a fan of Dan and Serena but I was ok with them finally getting it right too, Rufus and Lily should have been together or at least a moment when she finds out about Williams deception would have been cool, Georgina could have been used better but all in all I was happy with the way things ended, no real cliffhangers and the characters getting their happy endings, we can all fantasize about how many times they get remarried and divorced.
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okay, I know this is an old topic, but I just had to respond to that, I even got and account on this stupid site specially for this occasion.
I'm sorry, but these reviews are fantastic, and every time after I watched any episode of the final season the first thing I did was to check this site for review, 'cause it made me laugh so hard, and it also perfectly summed up what I thought myself. And first of all, I think everyone has the right to voice their own opinion, hands everyone has the right to write a review. And second of all, yeah, maybe it would be stupid if someone who just generally hates gossip girl was writing these reviews, but I don't think that's what was happening here. I think this Cory guy didn't generally hate gossip girl, he just hated the last season, and frankly, I can relate to that. I think the show was pretty well to some point, and then it just... didn't. Especially final season, I mean, come on, it was ridiculous. So, I watched every season of gossip girl, you can call me a fan, but that doesn't mean that I didn't hate the last season, 'cause I did, I sincerely hated it, it was the stupidest thing I've ever seen when it comes to TV shows. So, summing it up, I think these reviews are great. Peace.
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I don't agree with any of your comments. Your so judgmental. How are you even watching gossip girl? You do know what kind of a show you were watching right? How did u even start in the first place. I don't get people like you.
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I actually liked the finale a lot, Darena,Chair with a son,Jenny works for WD,Eric,Jenny,Juliet returned,The KB & RB cameo, the reveal of GG yet they also kept GG going and the identity of the new one a secret,I was shocked it was Dan but in a lot of ways it makes sense.I actually liked seasons four and five, seasons three and six are the worst ones IMO.
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this is the meanest thing I've read ... i hate this!!! if you don't like gossip girl a lot of us do!!!!!! and this is just your lousy opinion!!!
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What are you talking about? Rufus and Lily kissed at the Dan/Serena wedding. It's not the first time I read they weren't back together. Did they do alternative endings? On the other hand, I pretty much agree with you on the whole thing, the end was ridiculously funny and I am glad this whole thing is over. I liked the Kristen Bell appearance as well as several other old characters' like Juliet and Vanessa though. XOXO!
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They did kiss but then they sit down and it is reveled their with other people and the kiss was just friendly
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Oh I didn't remember that! thx!
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if you dislike it so much why did you bother to watch every season..
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Except from the few laughs in the 2nd half of the finale, the whole episode was pathetic.
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I didn't watch the finale - I stopped watching somewhere during season 3 when I realized I hated every single person on the show. Sounds like I didn't miss much and that they were a bunch of shallow, selfish people with no moral compass until the bitter end.

And Dan as GG? Makes NO sense from the perspective of someone who has only seen the early seasons. This show has even more plot holes than a Vampire Diaries episode, and without any of the hot men and fun supernatural violence to compensate for it.

Btw, maybe I'm really out of it but what the hell happened to Dan's hair in between season 3 and now??? When did he get so feminine looking?
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I stopped watching after the third season, but as it happens with any guilty pleasure I
could´t miss the last bite (or in this case episode).
At this point we all knew GG was one of the core characters and really... we didn't care anymore. However, silly as it may be I still enjoyed the banter between the actors about who they thought GG may be and also having everyone back even for a second ( even the ones I had forgotten about).
Seeing Kristen and Rachel on camera is always great but I couldn't agree more... it wasnt clever to remind us GG wasn't in the same league as the other teenage dramas they were in.
Loved Serena's wedding dress and Blair's dress for Serena's wedding....
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To all of the people struggling with Gossip Girl being Dan because he has a penis... Dan is a writer. Gossip Girl is a character. Writers write characters with genitalia different to their own... Look it up I'm not lying.
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Firstly, is Chuck's shoes pink?
Secondly, I stopped watching this like 2 or 3 seasons back, I just watched the last 10 mins to see who Gossip Girl was, wondering why Gossip GIRL was a GUY?
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For curiosity, I checked out that Bell-Bilson scene on YouTube... Urgh, so bad - and it supposes to be the best thing that happened in the finale!
So happy I drop that show years ago... so happy I'll never have to hear from it from now on.
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I really feel this show entered a downward spiral once the main characters graduated high school. The whole purpose of there being a Gossip Girl was lost, she (or perhaps even the show?) was no longer relevant. It just didn't work any more. And I can't get over how easily they made almost everyone drop out of Ivy League schools like it was nothing. Did any of them even properly finish a semester or graduate? Just one hot mess season after season. Oh well, we still have the memories.

One of the things I do give the show credit for is the score by the Transcenders.
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Yep after they graduated college that's when I stopped watching. It became to soapy for me. I'm glad I have the series finalie a try because i wanted to see how it ended. It ended with the couples I wanted to end up together.
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I just re-watched the first few minutes of the pilot, and to be honest, while it now seems far-fetched Dan was Gossip Girl, isn't it strange for Gossip Girl to take a sudden interest in him and dubbing him 'Lonely Boy', as he probably was still a 'nobody' at school that time? Oh well, all is done now, shouldn't bother.
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imagine that jenny, or vanessa or a bunch of other characters were gg, and then see if you think exactly the same, about it making sense, anybody that knew dan could have been gg and dubbed him lonely boy, because he was in fact, lonely at school, being the outsider and all.
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Yeah, I mean I think that part makes sense. There are portions of the Dan-is-GG story that line up for me, particularly from the first and last seasons. The middle though? Ugh.
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As my husband just said - It was still better than the Lost finale.
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I think it should have ended with Jenny and Nate getting together!
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we'll always have season 1 at least
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the BEST part was Rachel Bilson!
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same as lost, they came up with the finale at the start of the penultimate season and run with it.
if you watch the first couple of seasons it makes absolutely no sense that dan was gg and even less that jenny knew about it, timelines don't work, motives lack reason and not to mention 15 year olds with power not using it for their own good, even though everybody they hated did.

it was a guilty pleasure for 2 years and it became a big joke that did not evolve whatsoever for 3 entire seasons.
if this exact season finale had happened at the end of the second season, with an 8 year flashforward instead of a 5 year one, it would have accomplished exactly the same, the characters would have been exactly the same, and we would be 70 episodes younger.
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gossip girl isnt even a girl
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This is my favorite comment of 2012.
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Good riddance GG
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All the cameos reminded me how incestuous the CW is.
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lol
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The identity of GG didn't really surprise me but I didn't think it was Dan. I knew it had to be someone from the "outside," but my money was on Jenny. Once she got "banished," I kinda stopped caring about who GG could be.
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Honestly all the haters.. QUESTION why did u watch the show if you didn't like it you have something called a brain so here's a thought If you don't like the show then hmm turn it off or to something else that you do that's not rocket science.

Now as for the finale ..It was sad to see this show end that I have watched since the beginning.. But all great things must come to an END...I think the writers did a excellent job and although it wasn't what I expected the cameo's were a great finishing touch.

Chair and Derena was a great way to end a forbidden love story.
I congratulate the Cast and the entire team of creating a Teen sensation.

I will MIss you GG...xoxo Gossip Girl :(...
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The main reason I kept watching is that I was mildly entertained and that I watched since the beginning. Its the same reason I kept watching CSI Miami and why I continue to watch shows like CSI NY and 90210
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My problem is that I do have a brain. Not sure anyone writing the show did.
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For having such a terrible, past 4 seasons, I thought the finale was very acceptable.
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First of great finale, second great show overall going to miss GG, third loved all the cameo's Rachel, Kristen, Willa, Katie!! now finally the identity of Gossip Girl, personally I just love it when they reveal something big, and this is the reaction oh I knew it , in this case I don't think so, I thought maybe Jenny, but actually I was hoping it was Kristen Bell but it does makes sense it was Dan, now IMO it makes more sense the Humphrey is GG , than MONA is "A" but we need Ms Bell back on TV asap!!!
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At least the show was constant in its terribleness. I mean nothing in this episode made sense but since the all season made no sense it was coherent...somehow.
Dan being GG was a good idea but it feels like they thought about it 5 minutes before writing the episode and then tried to make some sense out of it. The sad thing is that, if they had made Dan GG since the pilot, they would have had to focus on the "outsider getting inside" aspect of the show and never drift away from the satire vein like they did.
Instead, everything in this episode made obvious the fact that for six years they (the writers) had no idea what they were doing and what the show was about.


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I sort of feel the same way. By the end, it had been so bad for so long it didn't even bother me that much.
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Dan as GG might work if only for 5 seasons he hadn't been trying to remain as far as possible of the Upper East Side whereas they say he became GG cuz he wanted to be one of them, it makes 0 sense unless he's a total psycho obsessed for Serena; naaaah, in fact, they didn't have any idea & they decided 3 episodes ago, out of courtesy: dammit another 6 years of viewing wasted!!!
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I'm glad I'm not the only one who thought Dan came off as a little crazy/stalkerish. I think it was supposed to play as romantic, but I was pretty weirded out.
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This has been the worst season, but I have to say this episode was the best of the whole season.
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I'm concerned-- has Dan been secretly dying of tuberculosis the last couple seasons? Guy is looking ROUGH in that picture above. I admit I've been the most casual of GG viewers- basically, I've only seen it when forced to by my college roommate, but damn. At least Dan looked healthy then.

I'm also concerned that none of these people are being committed/permanently incarcerated for their repeated sociopathy.
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I believe he lost weight for the Jeff Buckley movie.
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I don't know what to say. The show had been off the rails for quite a while. I almost quit watching during season 4 and even though season 5 was a little bit better, it never quite managed to be a good show again.

But it sure was entertaining (though maybe not always in the way the creators intended it to be). And after watching the show for over 5 years, I'm going to miss it nonetheless. And I'm a bit tempted to rewatch season 1 now, with the knowledge of who GG really is.
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I was never this EXCITED for a crap to be over! I still can't believe I've wasted 6 years on GG, weeeeeell...4 years, because the first 2 seasons were kind of good-ish!
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Dan's not Gossip "Girl", he's Gossip "Boy".
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Cory, while I agree with pretty much this whole article as you make some very valid points, I will still give the writers a little benefit of the doubt. In their defense, they had to squish all of this into ten episodes! For all of us Dan/Blair fans, that meant a pretty serious shaft. I mean they pretty much had to conclude that chapter in one episode. What a rip-off!! But yeah, the ending was ridiculous. And I also found it insulting that Blair, after everything they went through, would talk about or treat Dan like that. WHAT!?
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I don't think the episode order would have changed much though. They were clearly writing to this exact ending from the beginning of season six, and nothing was going to change it.
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Yeah I guess maybe not. But I do feel like it would have at least given us some closure with Dan/Blair.. But at this point who knows? The simple fact that Blair talked about/treated Dan the way she did in the last couple of episode clearly shows the writers had no intent on doing any of _that_.. Ugh that bugs me SO badly!!!!
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But it didn't feel like they were squishing anything into 10 episodes. If the past 10 episodes had been jam-packed with plot developments, I'd tend to agree with you but they had plenty of time to give Dan and Blair a proper arc but didn't in order to service another fanbase. This whole season felt like the writers biding time until the finale. Nothing truly major happened in the past 9 episodes all so they could deliver everything they'd been holding out on us in the finale. I almost feel like they should have cut the order down to 5 episodes.
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You know I started watching this show right when I was coming out of highschool. I had watched The OC and I liked Schwartz work, so I gave it a shot. The first couple of seasons were very good and then it all started to fall apart. However, I stuck with it for two reasons 1) When I start watching a show I like to see it through to the end and 2) My sister and I watch it together (we don't normally do that). That all being said, as a guy and someone who has grown up quite a bit from my highschool days, these type of teen drama shows are definitly not for me anymore (don't know if they ever truly were, but I digress). As I got older I realised how ridiculous these type of shows are, so you have to watch it knowing it is completely unrealistic and the drama is just created for drama's sake. When Dan revealed himself as GG my first thought was: Does that make sense? I tried to think back to the rest of the series, but then I realised, what does it matter? Its not like this is Fringe or Dexter (where it is a quality story and reveals are imbedded it what came before) and its not like I am ever going to rewatch this series. I have only ever seen each episode once and it is going to stay that way...there is much better things to do with my time.

Anyway, it was a somewhat interesting and entertaining ride. But if I can be grateful to GG (and 90210, ya I still watch that show) for one thing is that they have made me realise that I am too old for this crap and will most likely never watch a teen drama again.

So long GG you will probably not be forgotten, but you will definilty not be missed.

Random thoughts

-Uncle Jack is awesome. Favorite GG character without question.
-I too would be interested in knowing if TPTB planned to have Dan be GG all along. Not that it will change all that much, but I would be interested to know. Im thinking they knew since season 4/5.
-I actually did quite enjoy all the cameos from past characters and the convo between the main cast about GG idenity
-Dorota has always been great, but this episode was her shining moment
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Cant believe people think this was terrible... The whole show was ridiculous. The final was perfectly ridiculous and good for a show like this.
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The song that played at the beginning, Bonnie and Clyde, sounds a lot better sung in French by Gainsbourg and Bardot. Also, was it just me, or did Uncle Jack look like he'd been living on a deserted island, eating only fish that he caught with his bare hands? He looked skeleton skinny, is what I'm saying.
Other than that, this was a pretty satisfying send off, especially Bell and Bilson cameos, and seeing all those old faces even for a few seconds.
Finally, did that flashback scene really appear in one of the old episodes? I do not remember it.
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I actually liked it overall, and this is coming from someone who has hated the last 3 seasons, mind you. I loved Kristen Bell and Rachel Bilson's cameos. Way better than I expected. I figured we would just see Kristen's face or something. I did find it odd that Vanessa, Jenny, Juilet, and Eric all came back yet barely had any lines. What was the point of showing Juliet at all? I don't even remember her actually lol. I'm glad Sage wasn't shown in the flashforward. I was a little afraid considering what crap these writers have come up with for years. I liked that Dan revealed himself as Gossip Girl. I didn't see it coming. I thought it was Jenny or Jenny and Eric together.
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Juliet was pretty much the best part of season 4. What am I saying? She was the best part of season 4.
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LOL, Blair married her pimp and Serena married her stalker...Poor Henry
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that was predictible all the episode... the only fun was all the guests especially KB and RB!!
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Okay I'm embarrassed to say that I enjoyed bits and parts of this episode.. as a whole it was horrible just like any other from this final seasons but I liked the flashback, it reminded me of when GG was actually good and I felt a little bit of nostalgia seeing all the characters in their former selves, also that was it haha the rest was awful. Thanks for reviewing this show Cory!
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I wish Bell and Bilson would actually star together in something! that would be a super-awesome show/movie!
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Actually the pairing of Jack and Georgina in the final moments made my returning to the show to watch the finale all worth it. Uncle Jack as terrible a person as he is, is always funny as is Georgina-and the notion that two of the shows premier past antagonists hadn't even met yet was funny-plus Georgina not mentioning her son at all was actually with in characterization. And I also like to think that Dan and Serena broke up a thousand times in 5 years, and that divorce is soon to fallow. I wish the dumb Ivy story had never existed. I wish they hadn't made Rachel Bilson look like an idiot. I think it's somewhat clever to have Dan as GG, I'm not sure they really knew that from season one-I'm sure their are a number of fan girls binge-ing on the box sets or Netflix seeing if it holds up. Also that kid was not cute, and Rufus' glasses were awesome.
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There was only one good moment, and it was Bilson and Bell's moment.
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