Season 4: Travels and Tribulations
In the beginning: In Paris with Blair. Decides to attend Columbia
Hook-ups: Hottie-hottie-hot-hott Colin (Psych of Business prof), Ben Donovan (suuuuuch a creepy back story)
Feuds: Juliet Sharp, Vanessa (yep, she still exists. And this time, they’re fighting because of Nate and Dan)
Scandals: Juliet Sharp schemes against Serena because she believes S was responsible for her brother, Ben, going to prison; Juliet feigns a friendship then drugs her... just like all good acquaintances should
Relationship with Blair: At first Blair is pissed Serena is attending Columbia. Later, they team up to reveal Juliet's manipulations. They move in together. It's complicated.
Relationship with Dan: At first, Dan loves her and cops to thinking about her a whole lot all summer while S and B were off in Paris. Then S says she would have picked Dan over Nate. Then Dan helps Serena get together with Ben, which is just weird. In the end, Dan and Blair seem all close and touchy, so that's pretty much that (HA!)
Biggest Moment: S, B, D, N, & E discover what is behind Juliet's motives and the whole gang teams up.
And in the end?: S, realizing her family is NUTS, Dan loves Blair, and she needs to get away, runs off to Hollywood. She meets a cute PA on the beach and then steals his job. What fun! Guffaw!