Gossip Girl: Season 2, Episode 13

O Brother, Where Bart Thou? (8 Dec. 2008)

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The entire Upper East Side of Manhattan is rocked when Bart Bass dies suddenly in a limo accident. Serina and Eric takes the news very calmly while Lily has a troubling time despite her ... See full summary »

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The entire Upper East Side of Manhattan is rocked when Bart Bass dies suddenly in a limo accident. Serina and Eric takes the news very calmly while Lily has a troubling time despite her mother, Cece's, awkward attempts to comfort her. Chuck begins to blame Lily for his father's death and threatens to reveal a secret that Bart found on her before his accident. Meanwhile, Blair's mother, Eleanor, prepares her latest marriage to Aaron's father Cyrus. Written by Anonymous

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According to the newspaper article about Bart Bass's death, his first wife and Chuck's mother was named Evelyn. See more »

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Nate Archibald: [to Chuck] You don't even have to stay that long. You should let people shake your hand, say hello, and you're done.
Chuck Bass: You don't have to convince me.
Blair Waldorf: Oh, good. Well, I just thought that after what happened at the church, you might not wanna be here.
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Last Season is beginning to look better and make more sense...
9 December 2008 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Bart is killed off. Lily realizes her true feelings for Rufus. Blair says the 'three words' to Chuck only to be let down at the last moment. Serena goes away with Aaron who confesses his hopeless love for her. Dan and Serena go together only to realize that their time has passed. Lily's secret is revealed.

The BIG secret's out Lily may have had a child for Rufus. That's all I could get out of "...was it a boy or a girl".

There were a lot of absurd plot lines in this installment.

*Bart's death came out of no where and it felt like a slap in the face. I didn't get to appreciate his death, nor Chuck's outburst towards Dan or Lily. The 'whore' reference was just uncalled for. Lily slapping him then apologizing- uncalled for.

*It's really amazing how Jenny became this big-time Seamstress. Eleanor trusting Jenny with the responsibility of her wedding dress was unbelievable.

*Blair hugging her father to be was sweet, but Blair being happy and extra-smiley at their wedding, she must be really getting used to him. That way she could be really related to Serena, if she hits it off with Aaron... I hope not.

*I really dislike the Aaron-Serena pairing. It disgusted me when he said he loved her. It just amazes me how at one time he was laying down the rules for Serena, saying he was going to have many girlfriends at a time and she had to be okay with it. Then another time he gained sudden clarity and decided Serena was the one and only girl for him (which I really didn't buy), and finally he says he loves her. I really cannot take his character seriously, he is a disappointing substitute for Dan (Even though I'm a bit over the Serena-an pairing as well).

*Ever since Lily's mom became all moral in the season opener towards Dan, I really didn't know how to look at her. Be it the trouble maker or the do gooder, I really do not know whether or not to like her.

*I knew the Lily and Rufus reunion was going to roll over, if it wasn't Lily who was going to break it off, Rufus certainly had to. This charade of on-off couples are becoming Gossip Girl and it can get really tired really fast.

I am disappointed with this installment, the big secret Lily kept went on for weeks and weeks on end, and the child she may or may not had for Rufus and Rufus making a big scene out of it, was a huge let down. Chuck and Blair together only to be not together- let down.


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