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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 19, 2007
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6
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7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 64 Ratings

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  • Summary: It's almost the end of summer and the boys and girls of Constance Billard and St. Jude's School for Boys meet up again in the East Hamptons before the school year begins.
  • Genre(s): Drama
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Reviewed by: Jessica Shaw
    100
    I'll admit, I was a wee bit worried after last season's annoying Georgina story line and relentless drama about the past that haunts Serena (Blake Lively). But fear not, groupies: Summer's been good to this Girl.
  2. 80
    This melodrama isn't high TV art, or even middling; but it's dishy, farcical, and funny, as the willowy Serena (Blake Lively) and her circle prey on one another.
  3. It knows exactly what it wants and needs its new hybrid product to be. The hockey fights video of teen romance drama.
  4. Reviewed by: Troy Patterson
    70
    We like to fantasize, every now and then, about rich people looking good while behaving badly. That kind of escapism will never go out of business, and Gossip Girl delivers it in of-the-moment fashion.
  5. 60
    True, the episode threatened to jump the shark when it was revealed that James (Patrick Heusinger), the unsuspecting man Blair corralled to play of the part of her wonderful new boyfriend, had his own secret, ludicrous even by Gossip Girl standards. But in the coming episodes, Blair and Chuck retain their place as the series’ most exciting kids in turmoil, its salacious center.
  6. I'm thinking most of these kids seem way too old to be headed back to high school from the Hamptons. It's not so much the actors--it is their characters, who've morphed over the summer into people whose world-weariness is palpable and their genuine problems so few that the writers needed to manufacture some truly outlandish ones to keep things interesting.
  7. By the end of the third episode of the second season there have been multiple hookups and breakups, enough to make your head spin or bore you to tears. Alas, I found myself experiencing more of the latter.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 17
  2. Negative: 2 out of 17
  1. ETV
    Apr 21, 2012
    10
    This season continues the fun, sex and drama and excedes the first. Probably will remain the underrated show it is. However to those whoThis season continues the fun, sex and drama and excedes the first. Probably will remain the underrated show it is. However to those who actually take the time to watch it, will enjoy... Well if your a teen Expand
  2. RA
    Aug 25, 2009
    10
    Keeps its faithful audience entertained and although unrealistic, it fulfills our hidden desires of wealth and beauty.
  3. MarceloA.
    Sep 2, 2008
    10
    Even better than the first season! Perfection!
  4. Sep 12, 2011
    10
    O M F G ! THIS SEASON WAS PROBABLY BETTER THAN THE FIRST ONLY! Gossip Girl is a ORIGINAL and UNIQUE show. YOU have got to watch it. L O V EO M F G ! THIS SEASON WAS PROBABLY BETTER THAN THE FIRST ONLY! Gossip Girl is a ORIGINAL and UNIQUE show. YOU have got to watch it. L O V E IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Expand
  5. TravisB.
    Sep 1, 2008
    8
    I love this show, it's my guilty pleasure.
  6. Sep 9, 2010
    8
    I would say better then the first season because the show found its path. BUT, still the show could have grown in something more scandalousI would say better then the first season because the show found its path. BUT, still the show could have grown in something more scandalous than ever, and more provocative, in stead of showing scandalous things as Vanessa and Chuck? I mean totally unnecessary. Expand
  7. AndrewL
    Sep 15, 2008
    0
    This show is nothing but a bunch of bitches runing around having sex wtih every dude they can get their hands on. This is the biggest bunch This show is nothing but a bunch of bitches runing around having sex wtih every dude they can get their hands on. This is the biggest bunch of bull shit i've ever watched. Expand

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