Serena decides to throw Jenny an intimate party for her 16th birthday, but things get out of control when Serena's friend Poppy Lifton, returns and turns the small gathering at the van der Woodsen apartment into a huge social event. Meanwhile, Vanessa agrees to help Chuck with a scheme that will make Blair and Nate jealous... and they end up having sex in the process. Also, Rufus learns that Dan will not receive financial aid at Yale and tries to figure out another way to cover the cost of Dan's education, with which Lily offers to help. Meanwhile, Dan receives a letter from Boston from Rufus and Lily's illegitimate son wanting to meet with him.
Did You Know?
Features an uncredited cameo from hipster musician Adam Green
. In the scene where Jenny is calling out Serena for the party and Serena says she thought she would not want the party because of it being a possible social disaster, he is in the background and also leaves with Poppy's entourage during the party. See more
Serena van der Woodsen
Well, my Mom wanted you to have your dream dress, and we thought Missoni would be right, so I brought a friend to help you make the selection.
What about this one?
Well, I wish I was the kind of girl who was having the kind of party where I could wear this kind of dress. I'm not, so...
References The Jeffersons
Hit From the Morning Sun
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