History Literature / GossipGirl

25th May '18 7:16:44 AM naturalironist
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* KidsPlayMatchmaker: The van der Humphrey children try to keep their parents on the path to reunion when it looks like Rufus and Lily are going to call off their engagement in "Rufus Getting Married." The episode title gives away that it works.
** Lampshaded by Rufus. "I knew I let you kids watch ''Film/TheParentTrap too many times..."
** Serena seems to be trying this again with her mom and dad in late season 3.



* ParentTrapPlot: The van der Humphrey children try this when it looks like Rufus and Lily are going to call off their engagement in "Rufus Getting Married." The episode title gives away that it works.
** Lampshaded by Rufus. "I knew I let you kids watch Parent Trap too many times..."
** Serena seems to be trying this again with her mom and dad in late season 3.
5th Mar '18 10:05:42 PM MeekGazelle
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* ForeignRemake: In China, Mexico, and Thailand.

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* ForeignRemake: In China, Mexico, [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1755473/ Turkey]], [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2958762/ Mexico]], and Thailand.[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gossip_Girl:_Thailand Thailand]].
1st Feb '18 11:19:11 AM Evighet
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* ThePowerOfLove: Loving Blair is the main reason why Chuck turns from attempted rapist to good guy, and then turned into the worst, again.

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* ThePowerOfLove: Loving Blair is the main reason why Chuck turns from attempted rapist to good guy, and then turned into the worst, again.guy. When their relationship turns sour, he initially reverts to his bad ways, but ultimately he becomes a better person in order to deserve her love.
31st Jan '18 3:21:45 PM Evighet
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* BettyandVeronica: Chuck regularly plays the bad boy to the rest of Blair's love interests. Serena and Vanessa also play this role to Dan in the earlier seasons.
31st Jan '18 2:04:30 PM Evighet
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** Nate does it again to Dan, later on in the show, declaring that "''this was for all of us''". Seen by many as LeaningOnTheFourthWall, as many fans despised Dan at that point.
1st Jan '18 8:14:45 PM caseymarie23
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* 5BadBand: Blaire's high school minions fall into these categories.
** BigBad: Blair Waldorf, the AlphaBitch of Constance.
** TheDragon: Penelope, the BetaBitch who has some TheStarscream tendencies.
** TheEvilGenius: Nelly Yuki, Blair's AsianAndNerdy academic rival turned minion, whose technological expertise is used in some schemes.
** TheBrute: Isabel/Hazel, who carry out Blair/Penelope's plans.
** TheDarkChick: Serena, who's only in the group because she's Blair's best friend and is the least involved in bullying/schemes.
** TheSixthRanger: Jenny, who is sometimes a friend and sometimes a target of the clique, and joins the group later on due to being younger.
29th Aug '17 2:58:34 AM roldarryl
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* InterclassFriendship: While best friends with fellow upper-class Chuck Bass, upper-class Nate Archibald is also good friends with middle-class Dan Humphrey.
** Dan Humphrey's sister, Jenny Humphrey, is also good friends with the wealthy Eric van der Woodsen, Serena's brother.


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* InterclassFriendship: While best friends with fellow upper-class Chuck Bass, upper-class Nate Archibald is also good friends with middle-class Dan Humphrey.
** Dan Humphrey's sister, Jenny Humphrey, is also good friends with the wealthy Eric van der Woodsen, Serena's brother.
29th Aug '17 2:56:35 AM roldarryl
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* InterclassFriendship: While best friends with fellow upper-class Chuck Bass, upper-class Nate Archibald is also good friends with middle-class Dan Humphrey.
** Dan Humphrey's sister, Jenny Humphrey, is also good friends with the wealthy Eric van der Woodsen, Serena's brother.
17th Jul '17 5:43:22 PM caseymarie23
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** It's unclear if Vanessa is this or TookALevelInJerkass. She's presented as a CoolBigSis type who has an unrequited crush on Dan, before developing into an obnoxious HolierThanThou {{Hipster}}.
17th Jul '17 5:37:43 PM caseymarie23
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** Eric is initially implied to have a crush on Jenny, though midway through Season 1 he's rewritten as a GayBestFriend type.
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