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What Did You Think of "The Treasure of Serena Madre"?

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The 11th episode of Season 3 just aired, featuring more Thanksgiving drama on the UES than even we saw coming - and it's our job to see it coming!

Did you love tonight's Gossip Girl? Did it live up to the hype? Was it disappointing? Confusing? Did you find "The Treasure of Serena Madre" boring?

We want to hear what you think!

Share your thoughts on all of this evening's Gossip Girl by leaving comments and voting in our poll below. Tell us if you liked the episode and why!

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Nate played a very confusing role last spring and I think this year they have to do some damage control for this man. Looks like working as I hear a lot of "I like new Nate."

Sodapopc

I may be in the minority here, but I seriously am liking the pairing of NS and DV.
Colour me crazy I know.
But I also like that Serena is messed up. I like that she's not perfect. And I understand now that the writers are just using her Tripp thing to build up NS. Letting them get together easily wouldnt be GG! This whole Tripp thing has really got them thinking about where they stand with one another to regards to feelings.
I like that!
They are like little fallen (slightly whorish) angels. As for DV, well played I reckon. Having the threesome bring up the feelings for Dan, but making him have to really consider if its worth pursuing V, if it might mean losing her eventually, friend and all in the long run. CB are adorable as always.
I love that Chuck supports Serenate!

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Here's a note to think about: in Season 1, we knew from Episode 1 that Chuck wanted Blair like water and salt, and every move was part of that machinery leading up to the glorious Episodes 7-8. And then the terrible unraveling through Episode 13! It was a perfect long-range storyline. And then they did it again in the first half of season 2, with kind of a mirror/parallel of season 1. This time around, I don't know what the long-range thread is. It's no longer Chuck and Blair, that's for sure. But if it's Serena and Nate--which would be good--we need to tug on it a little in each episode. There's still time--hopefully it's going to develop that way now. But you can't do two seasons on Chuck and Blair's shoulders and then not keep that thread burning for their fans. They've been dating happily for half a year, right? And before that, two highschool years of scorching, unresolved passion? And this is Blair Waldorf of the Notebooks? You know there's a Blair Bass notebook too. That pressure should be starting to weigh on both of them a little bit, making for new drama. It was serious before, but now... it's getting really serious. Are they Sure?

Westcoastgg

Definitely my favorite episode yet this season. Dorota prednant- Adorable! Dan's "new face"- I like the direction that storyline is going in. Oh and his phone conversation with Nate at the beginning was laugh worthy. The letter- Dying to know what it says. Eric- Awesome to the tenth power as usual. He had my favorite quote this week, when Jenny said "Don't you have anything to say to me?", and he replied "Your sweet potatoes are bland". Hilarious! Cece- What can you really say about her besides that she kicks butt. Eleanor Waldorf- SOO glad to see her back, but now she's leaving again :( Oh Serena- When will you ever learn? We've seen the sad face in the limo, driving away while thinking of someone else. Only you were sitting next to Aaron Lame Beard instead of Nate's cousin/the married CONGRESSMAN. Really, Serena? Okay, best case scenario: You move to Washington D.C. and become related to Nate. Worst case scenario: Your new boy toy goes crazy and gets you into a car accident. Would have been a completely awesome episode, but it was missing something...what was it..oh yeah, CHAIR! I mean, I get that this is an ensemble show, but come on!
One peck on the lips every three episodes is all we get? After two seasons of watching them tear each other to pieces, I think we deserve some actual scenes of them together...come on writers, get it together!

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Mediocre. The problem is lack of long-range planning. If we're supposed to be convinced that it's Serena/Nate, then we need to see it ALL SEASON LONG. That's what makes Drama, folks. When Nate is with Bree, we need to see some catty dismissals of Bree from Serena, to make us wonder if she still has a little thing for Nate. When Nate and Serena are joining forces to help Carter, we need to have a little more of Nate making remarks about how someone better than Carter should be the beneficiary of Serena's interests. We need some longing, confused stares or something! Chuck and Blair were hot even when they weren't together because at any moment, some random, brief surfacing of the volcano of passion might occur. Nate and Serena? That's like throwing a pair of wet sponges together. Might stick, might not. I do not blame Mr. Crawford's acting, either--I think he's been unusually good all season. We're also just tired of Boobs McGee there flitting from Loveofherlife to Loveofherlife every five seconds. It's called "Borderline personality disorder", and it doesn't quite make you grip the remote more tightly. Can you think of scenes someone would want to repeat ad infinitum on YouTube, from this episode? Honesty check. I'll be the one to say it: I like Dan and Vanessa, and they might actually be doing THIS story the right way. The threesome caused the old feelings to surface, but simultaneously made it seem impossible to pursue a normal relationship together. Now Dan isn't sure, and Vanessa isn't going to risk it again until he commits himself, and we get to wait with baited breath to see how it unfolds. If only we gave a toot about V.--that's the problem. But I find her a lot more interesting in this storyline with Dan than I did before. I'd even like to see one little Nate/Vanessa booty call for old time's sake, as a way of seeing whether Dan and Serena actually get jealous! I think Nate and Jenny make the best long-range couple, but sure, wait until she's older. I love Eric. He and Lily/Cece are our only links to the old-style Gossip Girl social hierarchy dramas. Sigh! Nostalgia. Speaking of which... give Chuck and Blair some interesting screen time, for heaven's sake! It's a travesty, what's happening there.

Nafisar

i miss chuck and blair chemistry too. i think they waste too much time on other characters. no they both feel so perfect, and perfect is boring. they are issue free i guess.. showing tht they are really in love. but they dont have to be so boring...! grrr
cant wait for he next episode. despite my irritation with GG, i still need it ever mondays. gonna hate the 3 month hiatus.

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Oh no, maybe no more Cyrus and Eleanor? What's with this show? People looove them. Is it too much to ask Cyrus hugs Chuck for once? I really wanted to see that.
As usual Dan and Vanessa are really just killing screen time. Maybe writers really have no idea what to do with this lamest couple.

Xsarahh

GG.
epic fail in season 3 so far.
only one episode was good.
the rest are like....okay...thanks for the wasted hour of my life?

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hi can someone let me know what the scandal with lily and cece was? i missed this ep D=

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Chuck and Blair...To quote Cyrus: "Not enough! Not enough!" I hate how the two most complex and interesting characters have become... so trivial. They both have just become plot devices! Decorations! They shoot out witty liners or are just filler space! Not that Serena's drama is not scandalous, it's just because it's brought upon her from her own stupidity. They moved something between them way too fast! They met one episode and were having an affair the next! Also, she has no chemistry at all with both Nate and Tripp. Tripp just gives off pervy creeper vibes and Nate is just too stiff. Dud. Chuck and Blair? Where has't thine fled?

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