Title: The Return of the Ring
Air Date: May 14, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
SEASON 5 FINALE! SPOILERS AHEAD!When Gossip Girl goes after Blair as she’s never done before, Serena admits she may have unintentionally played an important role in Blair’s latest nightmare. Meanwhile, Nate invites Lola to move in with him, and Lily must make a big decision about the future of her marriage. Finally, by episode’s...
Title: The Fugitives
Air Date: May 7, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Blair enlists Serena to be her stand-in at an important meeting when Blair finds herself needing to be in two places at the same time. Meanwhile, Ivy (Kaylee DeFer) and Lola (gueststar Ella Rae Peck) team up to help Chuck with a personal vendetta, and Nate(Chace Crawford) makes a decision about the future with Diana Payne (guest star...
Title: Raiders of the Lost Art
Air Date: April 30, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Chuck, Nate, Blair, Serena and Lola team up to uncover what they think is an explosive secret between Diana (Elizabeth Hurley) and Jack Bass. Meanwhile, Dan is offered a prestigious fellowship in Rome for the summer. — CW Read Wetpaint Entertainment's full recap here!
Title: Despicable B
Air Date: April 23, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Blair feels like her Upper East Side status might be slipping away and devises a plan to assure that doesn’t happen. Meanwhile, Lily throws a family gathering — including William, Carol and Lola — in an attempt to prove the van der Woodsen family is as united as ever. Finally, Nate digs into Diana’s past and is surprised by what he...
Title: Salon of the Dead
Air Date: April 16, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
To celebrate their official coming out as a couple, Blair (Leighton Meester) and Dan (Penn Badgley) host a glamorous British-themed Salon, including guests Julian Tepper and Jenna Gribbon (founders of The Oracle Club). Lola (guest star Ella Rae Peck) lands the audition of a lifetime, but Gossip Girl may have other plans for the...
Title: It Girl, Interrupted
Air Date: April 9, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Serena (Blake Lively) decides she is ready to relinquish the spotlight and sets out to make a reluctant Lola (guest star Ella Rae Peck) the next “It Girl” of the Upper East Side, starting with modeling at a Kiki de Montparnasse lingerie show. Meanwhile, Chuck (Ed Westwick) reaches out to Blair (Leighton Meester) for advice about...
Air Date: April 2, 2012 at 8:00 PM PDT
Blair(Leighton Meester) shows up atDan’s (Penn Badgley)wearing skimpy lingerie. Do they finally get it on?
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Title: The Princess Dowry
Air Date: February 27, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Blair (Leighton Meester) thinks Cyrus (Wallace Shawn, who does not appear in the episode) may have found a potential loophole in her prenup. Chuck (Ed Westwick) and Georgina (Michelle Trachtenberg) partner up in a scheme, but it has an unpredictable outcome. Meanwhile, a family crisis brings William van der Woodsen (Baldwin)...
Title: Cross Rhodes
Air Date: February 20, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Dan (Penn Badgley) feels honored when he learns that Upright Citizen’s Brigade is performing excerpts from his book, Inside. Blair (Leighton Meester) tries to prove Serena’s (Blake Lively) suspicions wrong in order to save their friendship. On her way out of town, Ivy (Kaylee DeFer) ends up on a collision course with the van der...
Title: Crazy, Cupid, Love
Air Date: February 13, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
It’s Valentine’s Day on the Upper East Side and Blair (Leighton Meester) can’t resist playing cupid for someone she loves. Georgina (Michelle Trachtenberg) is intent on stirring up more drama, so she decides to crash Nate’s (Chace Crawford) Valentine’s Day party. Meanwhile, Serena (Blake Lively) is shocked by something she...
Title: The Backup Dan
Air Date: February 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Blair (Leighton Meester) must make a difficult decision about her future, the consequences of which could hurt those she loves most. Serena (Blake Lively) takes the blame for an incident with Gossip Girl in order to protect someone she loves. Georgina (Michelle Trachtenberg) smells the scent of scandal and decides to follow its...
Title: Father of the Bride
Air Date: January 23, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Blair (Leighton Meester) prepares to celebrate her upcoming royal wedding with a bachelorette party, but others scheme behind her back to make this a night to remember. After discovering the truth behind Chuck (Ed Westwick) and Blair’s car accident, Nate (Chace Crawford) joins forces with a surprising ally to gather the...
Title: The End of the Affair
Air Date: January 16, 2012 at 8:00 PM PST
Blair's flashbacks reveal the fallout of her and Chuck's car accident. Nate realizes that the crash may have been caused by foul play. Vera Wang makes an appearance at Blair's bridal-dress fitting. Lily gets a private eye to locate Charlie.
Title: Riding in Town Cars With Boys
Air Date: December 5, 2011 at 8:00 PM PST
Lily (Kelly Rutherford) throws Charlie/Ivy (Kaylee DeFer) a party to officially introduce her to New York society. Meanwhile, Ivy’s ex-boyfriend, Max (Brian J. Smith), throws a wrench into her future as an Upper East Side princess. And as the royal wedding draws near, Dan (Penn Badgley) decides it may be time to tell...
Title: Rhodes to Peridition
Air Date: November 28, 2011 at 11:30 AM PST
Serena (Blake Lively),Lily (Kelly Rutherford), and Charlie (Kaylee DeFer) eagerly anticipate the Studio 54 party being thrown in CeCe’s (guest star Caroline Lagerfelt) honor. Nate (Chace Crawford) takes on a new role at the Spectator, but his first big story turns out to be about someone he knows all too well. Last of all,...
Title: All The Pretty Sources
Air Date: November 21, 2011 at 8:00 PM PST
Serena (Blake Lively) is hard at work planning a dream bridal shower for Blair (Leighton Meester), but she has to plant some false information about the details in order to so that Blair can still be surprised. After neither Chuck (Ed Westwick) or Dan (Penn Badgley) is invited to Blair's shower, the two decide to spend the...
Title: The Big Sleep No More
Air Date: November 14, 2011 at 8:00 PM PST
Several of our favorite Upper East Siders attend a performance of Punchdrunk’s provocative theater experience, “Sleep No More,” which translates to masks, anonymity and some surprising romantic twists by the end of the evening. Meanwhile, Diana (guest star Elizabeth Hurley) sets her sights on Serena (Blake Lively) in her...
Title: I Am Number Nine
Air Date: November 7, 2011 at 8:00 PM PST
Blair makes all of her former minions and Charlie compete to secure the coveted bridesmaid spots in her upcoming royal wedding. Nate is tired of keeping his relationship with Diana a secret, so he decides to use Charlie to make Diana jealous. Serena’s boss is determined to acquire the film rights to Dan’s book, so Serena must put...
Title: The Fasting and the Furious
Air Date: October 24, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
In the midst of celebrating Yom Kippur with family and friends, Blair and Louis find themselves in a power struggle with Louis’ family. Serena’s boss (guest star Michael Michele) puts Serena in the awkward position of choosing between her new job and her relationship with Dan. Diana prepares to debut the New York...
Title: Memoirs of an Invisible Dan
Air Date: October 17, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
After much deliberation, Dan decides to gather Serena, Blair, Nate, Chuck, Rufus, and Lily to reveal the truth about his book in the hope that they will support him at his book party. Meanwhile, Blair and Louis hit a crises point after Louis reads Dan’s book. Diana learns incriminating information about one of Nate’s...
Title: The Jewel of Denial
Air Date: October 10, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Nate must decide whether to cross moral lines at Diana’s request. Dan has figured out who is publishing his book, and seeks help to stop it, but he ends up in the spotlight anyway. Chuck helps Dan come to terms with his fate, just as Dan continues to try to help Chuck break through his emotional block. Serena and Charlie return...
Title: Beauty and The Feast
Air Date: October 3, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Nate reconnects unexpectedly with Diana, who offers him an exciting opportunity. Serena forces Charlie to decide which world she wants to embrace. Dan seeks out Chuck’s help to stop the publication of his book, but discovers it is Chuck who needs the help. Blair’s future sister-in-law, Beatrice, arrives from Monaco, but her...
Title: Yes, Then Zero
Air Date: September 26, 2011 at 8:00 PM PDT
Serena makes a grave error at her new job in Hollywood. Chuck and Nate then meet up with her in L.A., where Nate is captivated by an older woman (Elizabeth Hurley). Elsewhere, Blair is not pleased when Louis sides with his family over her; and Dan receives help from an unexpected source. Read the full recap here.