As the summer is drawing to a close, Blair and Chuck are madly in love and adjusting to their new "in a relationship" status, breaking all the traditional rules of dating as would be expected. Serena returns from her European adventure with many secrets to hide and a complicated relationship with Carter Baizen. Nate returns from his travels with a mysterious brunette, Bree Buckley in tow. Rufus, Dan and Jenny spent the summer in the Hamptons, adjusting to the van Der Woodsens' glamorous lifestyle surprisingly faster than any of them expected. Meanwhile, Vanessa begins a relationship with Scott, not knowing that is the lost brother of Dan and Serena.
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is absent from this and the following two episodes of the season, recovering from her recent pregnancy, while her character of Lily van der Woodsen's absence is explained that she is visiting her ill mother in California. See more
When Dan and Vanessa are sitting in the café at the beginning of the episode she has dreads in her hair. As she runs to catch up with him to return his sunglasses he left she has shiny, styled hair in perfect curls. See more
Welcome back, Upper East Siders. After a long hot summer away, I see that it didn't take much time for you to dirty up the clean slates I gave you. My inbox is overflowing, so let's get to the good stuff, shall we? Spotted: Chuck Bass up to his old tricks. Poor B. I guess nothing good lasts forever.
References Welcome Back, Kotter
Something We're Becoming
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