Gossip Girl

Season 2 Episode 10

Bonfire of the Vanity

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Nov 10, 2008 on The CW

Episode Recap

Agnes ends up setting Jenny's clothes on fire which causes Jenny to cry. Meanwhile, Dan is sneaking around Bart Bass in order to find a story to write for New York Magazine. From an unnamed source, he finds out controversy. He tells Rufus that it's just like a version of All the President's Men. He finds out that someone died in a fire because of Bart. Since Dan is the only one that knows, he decides not to disclose the information.

Aaron texts Serena maps and she follows them to places all over New York. They end up meeting at al these places. As an artist, Aaron asks Serena if she will pose for him. Serena says that being someone's muse is not a good idea but he reassures her that Picasso had muses.

Aaron ends up having many muses; he is dating other girls at the same time he is dating Blair. Serena initially says that she does not agree to an open relationship but later decides that free love is actually okay. She feels so free that she goes on a date with Aaron wearing her sexy sleepwear.

Cyrus ends up being Aaron's father. He is also dating Blair's mother. Cyrus does not impress Blair as she sees him as a Danny Devito type. Additionally, he is making himself a little to comfortable in the Waldorf home. Blair wants to get him out of Eleanor's life, but in the end, they end up bonding together.