Suntanned Serena has found the perfect summer job in Los Angeles when Chuck and Nate pay her a visit. The series' 100th episode focused on Blair's wedding to prince Louis. Title reference: The 1999 film. Title reference: From the 1981 film, Raiders of the Lost Ark. Title reference: The 2011 film. Episode 23 hit a new series low, hitting for the fourth time a total viewership below the one-million-viewer mark, to 869,000 viewers and a 0.
On her way out of town, Ivy ends up on a collision course with the van der Woodsers as they're about to deal with a life changing event. Title reference: From the 2004 film, Shaun of the Dead. Meanwhile, a family crisis brings William van der Woodsen back to the Upper East Side. On April 6, 2011, star landed a guest-starring role on the show. The fifth season premiered on Monday, September 26, 2011. Watch out, Upper East Siders, this season nobody's safe and everybody's going to be sorry! Louis returns to New York where he meets with Serena and confides in her about his fears about his future with Blair. She threatens his feelings for Serena, until he realizes the real love he has for her.
Based on the novels by Cecily Von Ziegesar. It is discovered that Chuck paid Blair's dowry to get rid of Louis' family. The end of the affair? Blair naturally refuses, and Louis must choose between standing beside Blair or his mother. Archived from on February 25, 2012. However, the rift resolves in reconciliation between the two and temporary peace follows.
Title reference: The 1953 film. Title reference: The 2004 film. Ivy, still in character as Charlie, tries to avoid her real identity from an unsuspecting Serena but her plans affects her life in Los Angeles with her unsuspecting boyfriend Max. Also, Serena and Dan continue their fake relationship to protect Blair while Dan becomes uncertain about writing again. Lily is worried by Charlie's long absence and decides to hire a private detective to track her down but the results might point to something else entirely. She accompanies him to therapy and demands to know how he has improved himself only to find out that he has let her go.
When Blair tells Louis that she is pregnant, he is ecstatic, but at the end Blair is seen hiding the test results in a drawer. Absent: Taylor Momsen as Jenny Humphrey. Meanwhile, Blair and Louis hit a roadblock after Louis reads exposing information in Dan's book. The series has also been criticized for having less-than believable storylines, and has been described as a guilty pleasure rather than an hour's worth of must-watch television. Archived from on May 29, 2011. Sharpness and detail often remain first-rate, as the picture looks crisp and detail throughout much of the running time. It tells the story of 's return to 's in following her mysterious disappearance to boarding school in , while being watched by gossip website Gossip Girl.
Back in New York, Blair learns that planning a royal wedding can be stressful and mother. Nate does not receive a character description, but is joined with Eric a younger, gay character with political relatives. Also, Nate is hopeful that a new investor will save The Spectator. With Rufus never far from her thoughts, Lily prepares for her wedding day which is destined to be the Upper East Side's social event of the year. As if it could not get any chillier, Serena decides to take Dan to archenemy Chuck's fundraiser brunch at , and Jenny seeks advice from Blair, who realises she may have something to gain by allowing Jenny into her inner circle. Also, Dan gets help from Louis in a desperate attempt to prevent his book from being published in a local magazine.
Notes: Based on the series written by Cecily von Ziegesar. Title reference: The 1982 film. Steinberg November 7, 2007 2007-11-07 2. Finally, the surprise return of Serena's cousin Charlie will threaten to destroy the Van der Woodsen family from within. The identity of Gossip Girl's successor is revealed at the end of the episode. Meanwhile, back on the Upper East Side, Blair is still dealing with the fallout from her impossible choice between Prince Louis and Chuck, and Dan's world is suddenly shattered when he discovers that someone has gone behind his back and found an editor to anonymously publish one of his stories.
As she is fitted for her wedding dress, the dress fitter says that by the time of her wedding she will be showing. Lily contemplates telling Rufus how she really feels about him. Meanwhile, Blair tries to prove Serena's suspicions about her feelings for Dan are wrong, in order to save their relationship. Finally, Lily asks Rufus to accompany her to an Eleanor Waldorf event in order to make Bart Bass jealous. At the end of the episode CeCe dies. The manipulative Georgina Sparks arrives, creating a lot of trouble and revealing the real reason behind Serena's disappearance: a death Serena thought she was responsible for.