Gossip Girl: Season 3, Episode 5

Rufus Getting Married (12 Oct. 2009)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Romance
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 207 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

Lily and Rufus decide to move up their wedding to the next day, but a series of complications threaten to tear them back apart again. Meanwhile, Chuck discovers a secret that Carter has ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Emmy Awards 2014

We have the winners, photos and more in our 2014 Emmys section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 213 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
a list of 7160 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
 
a list of 6728 titles
created 27 Jun 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rufus Getting Married (12 Oct 2009)

Rufus Getting Married (12 Oct 2009) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gossip Girl.
« Previous Episode | 48 of 121 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Bree Buckley (as Joanna Garcia)
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Lily and Rufus decide to move up their wedding to the next day, but a series of complications threaten to tear them back apart again. Meanwhile, Chuck discovers a secret that Carter has been keeping from Serena which involves Nate's girlfriend Bree and her family whom are out to get Carter. Dan and Vanessa are pulled into one of Georgina's schemes when she threatens to ruin Lily and Rufus' wedding by revealing the secret about Scott Rosson as their illegitimate son. Also, Blair is suspicious of Bree and shares her concerns with Nate that she may have an agenda regarding him and Carter. Written by matt-282

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 October 2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Welcome Back, Kotter (1975) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gossip Girl 'Rufus Getting Married' Review
13 October 2009 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

When I said I wanted to see Georgina go out with a 'bang', her fantasizing about Dan wasn't really what I had in mind.

At least we know that Dan is dating a movie-star and he likes her enough to throw any other potential relationship out the door. I didn't ever really get used to Dan and Georgina, couldn't really get the electricity between them, so when Georgina insinuated the times that Dan probably used to grab her a**, that came off oddly disturbing.

The best appearance Georgina ever made was in season one and she hasn't been able to measure up since. My expectations of her sudden return from Boston were too high apparently. I really geared up for the big bomb she was going to drop, that big slap in the face that would have you wanting to wring her neck for being such a b****, only to end up with a love sick puppy. I really wondered if Georgina was serious when she was blackmailing Vanessa to get Dan to break up with his movie star girlfriend? Really? That was it? Did she really think that Dan would dump a movie star actress for her?

So the Georgina return was flat and pointless, I actually laughed when she revealed Scott's real paternity to Lily and Rufus. Was that supposed to be the Jaw dropper, what was wrong with that entire picture?

The Buckley's revelation was an entire joke. So we suffered through the long relationship engagements and extended after hour bed time with Bree and Nate, only to have the end result be an entire sham, and a pathetic one at that. I couldn't really care about Carter and why the Buckley's had it out for him. Frankly I was really disappointed with the delivery of the whole deal, which took a short time to develop with an unpolished revelation. I didn't even see the point to Bree using Nate, if she had done her research well enough Chuck would have been a good alliance, without the strings attached. If that's it for Bree, I was really wondering what Nate's grandfather had up his sleeve seeing that Bree was playing Nate all along.

I couldn't really grasp the slightest bit of enjoyment from 'Rufus Getting Married'. I really believed that Rufus' and Lily's marriage was just placed there and didn't take the time to fall into place. Their bickering resembled that of a married couple, but it came to the point where it really didn't matter if they were married or not. I also couldn't understand why Lily would leave her wedding plans in the hands of teenagers and the oddly placed mean girls; also why she would give Jenny the responsibility of making a wedding dress. Is Jenny really that good?

The only highlighted scene that brought an element of decency; was Chuck giving Blair a massage. I honestly don't view Chuck as the going out with other couples type and I couldn't get whether Blair's resentment for Bree was a shade of jealousy or she just knew bad blood when she saw it. It really looked like Chuck knew what he was doing when he eased the tension from Blair's back. Unfortunately that moment could not out-way the poorly structured concept of the show. I actually preferred for Lily and Rufus' marriage to be planned and for Cece to attend seeing as she was probably better and would love to see her daughter get married again.

Bree's resentment for Cater was profound, but she couldn't measure up. Her detective skills were flawed; if she really wanted to find Carter she could have by putting a stake out on Serena. So when Carter was hauled in by the Buckley's presumably to be dumped somewhere, the tension just wasn't there. I expected him to take his one way ticket out of town, I didn't buy that he cared for Serena so much that he risked his life to tell her that. He didn't strike me as the changed type, I was even shocked that Blair liked him as opposed to just tolerating him

Blair surely had something to do with Georgina's Prince. Georgina has lived the tale many times over, she couldn't believe that a Prince would just come up to her like that without other conditions. The only thing I possibly liked about that scene was Dorota dressed up in something other than her uniform; she must be paid highly for her to go on roles like that for Blair.

Sometimes Gossip Girl would spare a certain episode that leaves you baffled at the end, this was probably one which could not deliver the standard I am accustomed to. What might work to their benefit would be to make more use of the underused characters like Jenny and Eric, probably even tune down the extra drama with Serena and Brown which wasn't even worthwhile this time. Some more Chuck and Blair, more elaborate story-lines, lose the the mean girls and maybe things might look up next week.

Lexa Reviews

http://lexabuti.blogspot.com

____________

Three Stars

Grade D

____________


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The group forgiving Dan as GG italianprincess4486
Character Elimination Game akshay2704
The best teen show in the past decade swedishfish117
legal drinking age in NYC? shadaif
Chuck and Blair Slwebb71
Does she OWN a brush?! melimel2666
Discuss Rufus Getting Married (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page