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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 19, 2007
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
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53

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7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 176 Ratings

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 26
  2. Negative: 9 out of 26
  1. Reviewed by: Cristina Kinon
    88
    While it remains to be seen if Gossip Girl will take the plot plunge "The O.C." did after its first season, the beginning here is encouraging.
  2. Reviewed by: James Poniewozik
    80
    Packing a sharp designer shiv, this clever saga of haves vs. have-mores proves the East Coast can be as enjoyably sudsy as the West.
  3. 75
    Some of the lines are witty, and while parents won't approve of all that goes on, the kids talk about much more than they actually do.
  4. Reviewed by: Troy Patterson
    60
    The prep-school soap opera Gossip Girl is not as good--that is, not as bad, not quite so fabulously trashy--as the best-selling series of young-adult novels on which it's based.
  5. Reviewed by: Marisa LaScala
    40
    If you strip away the designer shoes and drinks, the show is left with all the hallmarks of a typical teen melodrama.
  6. I don’t care whether Serena (Blake Lively) and Blair (Leighton Meester) can ever be best friends again after what happened with Blair’s boyfriend before Serena ran off to boarding school is not just because I’m an old fart.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 49 out of 64
  2. Negative: 11 out of 64
  1. Dec 10, 2010
    10
    Im in love with this program! Although slightly hard to keep up the acting is great. The characters are well sided and have more to them thanIm in love with this program! Although slightly hard to keep up the acting is great. The characters are well sided and have more to them than what might be seen through the few first episodes! The program was made for teenagers but can be enjoyed by many! My main problem with the show is that sometimes the plot lines seem to happen over and over again with each character but all in all I really do love this program Expand
  2. JaniceI.
    Jun 28, 2008
    10
    Narratively more complex than you would expect, plumbs the depths of the tension between what you are and what you present yourself as when Narratively more complex than you would expect, plumbs the depths of the tension between what you are and what you present yourself as when you are really trying to figure out what you want to become. Oh, and also, the chemistry & the fashion. Expand
  3. AshleyB.
    Mar 3, 2008
    10
    I think this show is a good pass time, hard to keep up with if you don't watch it fully, which makes for a good mystery, Gossip Girl is I think this show is a good pass time, hard to keep up with if you don't watch it fully, which makes for a good mystery, Gossip Girl is exactly how Gossip is, treacherous, dangerous, and scandalous. It's a great show, the cast is great, no acting problems what so ever. Though the plot lines could be more diverse, but that is just me. Collapse
  4. MikeM.
    Sep 20, 2007
    9
    It took a while to get going but when it finally did it was terrific. It like a darker version of the OC.
  5. AngieB.
    May 4, 2008
    8
    It sucks bad sometimes, but sometimes it is awesome. The music, costumes and cinematography are pretty good. The actors work well with what It sucks bad sometimes, but sometimes it is awesome. The music, costumes and cinematography are pretty good. The actors work well with what they've got, but it gets pretty hard to say sentimental crap all the time. The scandal is often well-crafted. I think that's what brings me back. Expand
  6. AanchalPuri
    Oct 11, 2007
    6
    I personally liked the show it is hot & raunchy
  7. MeganC.
    Sep 19, 2007
    0
    I'm banning this show because the CW canceled Veronica Mars! It looks stupid anyway.

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