There have been a few storylines this season on Gossip Girl that have been a bit ho-hum or a little too much for my liking such as Nate's relationship with Catherine that got all tied up in him owing her money for his family.
It was clear that wasn't going anywhere but wrapping up with him somehow getting out of the situation, so I didn't find it quite as scandalous and interesting as I think we were supposed to find it, but I did enjoy the twist of Catherine being Blair's new boyfriend's stepmother... who by the way, was sleeping with him.
But this week in "Pret-a-Poor-J," I loved everything that was happening for all the characters' storylines.
While I liked Dan and Serena together, I'm glad that now that they've broken up, they aren't getting back together soon and are dealing with that, and no longer in such a catty and hurtful way. I really like that Serena now has a new possible love interest, though maybe that won't go anywhere, I'd be glad to see her date someone nice instead of some bad boy to continue her brief bitchy streak.
But just as Serena was chilling it out with the bad girl lifestyle, Jenny ramped it up big time. I really liked the drama for Jenny's this week, but I think it was a little too drastic over too short a time. I mean really, last week she was still sans 10 pounds of eyeliner, and suddenly she's full-on bad girl with a new best friend she just met and going to all sorts of wild parties... AND giving who seemed to be her fashion idol (and boss), Eleanor Waldorf, a ridiculous amount of attitude as she quit.
I liked all that happened and I'm thrilled that she didn't just allow Eleanor to take all her designs, but it seemed to unravel pretty quickly, though I guess the point was she got the push from Agnes and fell hard.
While I'm not liking who Jenny has become besides giving us some interesting plot, I did love Nate "saving" her from her fishy new friends who were leading to big trouble. I think Jenny and Nate make a good possible couple, though I don't see that working well anytime soon with the path Jenny still seems set on taking.
And finally, I was very glad to get some more on the Chuck and Blair situation and though maybe it was a cop out, I think it was right for them to say they couldn't be together now. It's clear they do love each other, but it's also clear that they're game players who aren't mature enough to put that aside for a real relationship with each other. It was so sad to see Chuck leave Blair, but it gave me hope for what goodness we could get from them in the future as hopefully we get more seasons of this show!
What did you think? Did this episode rock your Gossip Girl world?
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