TV Series Review: Gossip Girl

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It wasn’t hard to realize why Blake Lively, the main cast in Gossip Girl wasn’t too happy about Gossip Girl and the morality it brought. If I am correct, she also didn’t allow her children to watch it and she has good grounds.

After season three, I found myself soldiering on to finish this six episode TV series because I wanted to know how it ended, but I can tell you, there was countless times I couldn’t help but roll my eyes over the plot of the series.

Not only did Serena V.D.W (played by Lively) the main act in this teen series, was a spoiled young brat, but she also made bad decisions in life over and over again, despite knowing the consequences. To make matters worst, almost all her mistakes involved men, drugs and schemes, and was sort of like a repetition every season.

I can actually relate with such situation, but I’ve learned that if the problem continues on despite continuous efforts to end it, then the problem isn’t really the problem, because the real problem is the person, and that was the case in Gossip Girl. In fact, after season two, Serena wasn’t the focal point of the series to me, but it was Chuck Bass, the bad-ass, romantic selfless dude.

From season three on wards, the only thing I wanted was for Blair Warldoff and Chuck to end up with each other, but their relationship dragged on, keen to keep me waiting. I guess that explains why I stayed til the end, it was to see where Chuck and Blair was heading.

Nonetheless, after six seasons of scheming and manipulation, not mentioning a tonne load of love triangles, the ending was close to perfect though I would have liked more deets how everyone ended up at the finale.

I dislike sudden jumps in time a series, and Gossip Girl provided just that. I have to admit however, the ending was fitting.

Anyway, X.O.X.O Gossip Girl

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Oh my gosh! This is one of my favorite shows, I download it and watch it every week. Over and over at that. I love the actress that plays Serena, which is why I was first interested in the show and why I first watched it. I love the fact that it’s so funny and unrealistic, but at the same time, it is the same kinds of things that happen in real life

    • I totally agree with you. I’ve the same feeling about Serena, and I’ve also enjoyed Blake Lively’s career after she finished filming Gossip Girl, and it was really too bad the show ended and would never be done again. The drama can be both annoying and interesting at times, but its very addictive!

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