You know, at least last year, it was my face on the cake. And as crazy as it may seem, I choose not to be a Park Avenue princess. [Looks at Chuck] Now would you please have some faith in me for once? And membership in this community was so elite, you couldn’t even buy your way in. A birth right I didn’t have, and my greatest achievements would never earn me.
Jenny: Maybe Serena was just trying to be nice, but the party that she threw was totally embarrassing. Serena: [to Blair] I have supported you in all your crazy choices, case and point! Most of all I’m sorry that I gave up on us when you never did. But they also want you to be happy, which you're not going to be if you go through with this. Gossip Girl/Dan Humphrey:[Dan's final chapter, revealing Gossip Girls Identity.] The Upper East Side was like something from Fitzgerald or Thackeray. Adults acting like teenagers, guarding secrets, spreading gossip, all with the trappings of truly opulent wealth.
And don't even get me started on the biggest, most unforgivable offense of all: ill use of Chuck Bass, who limps along in the background mooning after that Eyes Wide Shut lady who's always in distress and could be one of the worst actresses I've seen on TV in a long time. That's because I can't even deal with that boringness.
Everything was just tame and/or lame: Dan and Rachel the teacher doing their little "I must see you" dance; Serena's PG crush on the school play's director; Vanessa shooting yet another documentary, etc.
Don't get me wrong, there were highlights (Nelly Yuki in a fat suit, sex in a costume closet), but this episode is mostly concerned with tying up loose ends in that quick, nonsensical way this show has a habit of doing, and the result was dull.