Gossip Girl: Mother Knows Best

This week's episode of Gossip Girl was all about the Mamas. Ben's mom backed Lily into a corner, Lily turned herself in, and we learned Raina's mother may have been killed by Chuck's dad, Bart. This sounds a bit like General Hospital, no?

For me, the highlight of this hour was the incredibly smart writing. A few of my favorite lines:

DOROTA: " I learned this from Mr. Humphrey's New York magazine that I found in your room! Your new secrecy, calmness with Mr. Chuck, supporting Serena's new boyfriend, and last week I find a NOVA documentary in your Netflix queue! You and Lonely Boy are having an affair!"

DAN: "Serena, Eric, Lily, they are going to need us now more than ever."
BLAIR: "And not 'us' - Dan and Blair, individual entities. Two proper nouns separated by a conjunction."
DAN: "Or a comma, if mentioned in a list."
BLAIR: "Which is rare, since we have nothing in common and are in fact, opposites."

DAN: "I've been walking around the city all night with one all consuming, paralyzing thought."
BLAIR: "Why am I walking around the city when I live in Brooklyn?"

I have to hand it to you, GG writing team. You were on point tonight!

Onto other observations:

- How gorgeous was Lily in that nude colored dress?

- Why was Blair wearing no make up at Chuck's party?

- Chuck was feeling devastated and alone and the only person he wanted to talk to was Blair? Interesting.
- CeCe and Billy Baldwin are back?

Lastly, the next new episode is Monday April 18th? WHAT? Cruel.

Comments

I swear, ever since we saw "Country Strong" I have felt like Blair's not wearing any makeup but maybe it's just because we saw her wearing so much in that movie and GG gives her a more natural look? It's growing on me, anyways. This is Blair Waldorf we're talking about. She's too good to cake on makeup.

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There are so many tv series or program about gossips of the girls there is one of the programmer is that mother knows everything about you. It explores by the love of a mother and her canadian writings reviews about their children so this series shows the mother’s love.

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