It's been a rough couple of weeks for us Gossip Girl fans, but last night's episode definitely had moments that felt like classic GG except for the ridiculous Assassins subplot which I'll get to later.
So I guess it's safe to say Chuck and Blair never saw Indecent Proposal because otherwise they'd realize what a mistake it is to have significant other sleep with a creep. I remember it being quite difficult on Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson (although my main memory of that movie was Demi and Woody have sex in a bed full of money and just being concerned for both paper cuts and the cleanliness of those bills). Anyhoo, the big twist that Chuck actually was part of the act of getting Blair to sleep with Jack was quite surprising and Chuck-like at the same time. I liked that twist because it's totally something Chuck would have done in his old days when he was such a fan favorite. I loved him with Blair but the whole thing did kind of neuter him into a rather boring character. As much as it's sad that Chuck and Blair are no longer together, ultimately it's probably best for the show. The pair were so fabulous when they were bickering/flirting and that's what we all loved best. Also, I think this episode only further proved the talent of Leighton Meester. Such an underrated actress. The final scene between the pair was just fantastic. Really emotional and strong
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