At a privileged prep school for teens on Manhattan's Upper East Side, the students first learn that Serena van der Woodsen is back in town the way they learn all the important news in their lives: from the Internet blog of the all-knowing, albeit, ultra-secretive 'Gossip Girl'. No one knows Gossip Girl's identity, but everyone in this exclusive and complicated vicious circle relies on her website and text messages for the latest scoop. Even Serena's closest friend, Blair Waldorf, is surprised to find that Serena has suddenly ended her self-imposed exile from a boarding school in New England and returned to Manhattan for school. Once the Upper East Side's most notorious party girl, Serena's reasons for returning are mysterious, although they may have something to do with her younger brother Eric, who's secretly in the hospital following a suicide attempt which is kept under wraps by their overprotective mother Lily. Whatever the reasons, the change in Serena is obvious, especially to ... Written by
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Unlike the first book, which starts out with Blair talking to Isabel and Kati, the episode starts with Serena on the train back home. See more
When Nate and Chuck are talking about why Nate hasn't had sex with Blair yet, Chuck jokingly says he'll "swipe some of his Fathers Viagra or his Mother's Paxil." His Mother is not alive. See more
I love it when you talk dirty.
Serena van der Woodsen
You just love it when a girl talks to you.
References The Invisible Man
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