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Gossip Girl Season 3: Share Your Favorite Moments!

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Oh Gossip Girl. Please don't leave us. We love you so hard.

In honor of repeats airing for the first time on the Style network, and the final season airing this fall on the CW, TV Fanatic is taking a look back at the series that's given us so many great memories over the years.

Last week, we reflected on Gossip Girl Season 2, the year that saw our Upper East Siders graduate. Today, we ask you to share your memories of the show's third season and all the craziness that transpired then.

Bluck Bickers

Gossip Girl Season 3 was a year that began with the gang in college, but that ended up being only a very minor part of the story. This is GG, after all. College degrees are afterthought ... an accessory if you will.

Many people most remember Season 3 for its climactic and gut-wrenching moment, when Blair and Chuck could have been together for good had she made it to the Empire State Building just a few moments earlier.

Alas, Dorota was in labor (and she didn't text for some reason) and he ended up shot.

It wasn't like Chair didn't go through rough patches prior to that though. Jack returned with a major storyline affecting their relationship (again) and the ongoing saga of Chuck's estranged mother was introduced.

Jenny the Virgin

Gossip Girl featured many big name guest stars in Season 3, notably Tyra Banks, Lady Gaga, Hilary Duff (Olivia), Joanna Garcia (Bree) and William Baldwin, who has gone on to be a recurring player on the series.

There was also the reintroduction of Scott, Lily and Rufus' biological son who wooed Vanessa and then dropped off the face of the earth, never to be seen again, and we first met sleazy drug dealer Damien Dalgaard.

Speaking of Damien, Season 3 focused hugely on Jenny Humphrey's downward spiral.

Lil J spent a good part of the season alienating herself from Eric, her former best friend, and chasing Nate, whose heart was set on Serena. The season ended with her stunning one-night stand with Chuck Bass.

That, combined with her drug-dealing habit, saw her exiled to Hudson, upstate.

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Dan and Vanessa (we know, we know), toyed with the idea of being more than friends, and had a threesome at one point, while Serena had flings with Carter, Nate's married cousin Tripp, and Nate of course.

None of which ended particularly well. That's Serena (and GG) for you.

All in all, the 2009-10 campaign certainly had its ups and downs, but it was worth it. Mostly. We'll leave it up to you to pick apart what things you liked and what you might have changed in retrospect.

What's your top memory of Gossip Girl Season 3? Favorite episode? Favorite moment? Most heartbreaking moment? Biggest disappointment? We want to hear from you as we live its ups and downs.

Share it with us in the comment section below as we look back at the series we love and gear up for its swan song (see TV Fanatic's Gossip Girl spoilers for all the latest) beginning October 8!

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cont. Dorota's labor was funny and endearing and caused a good DS dialogue and also the dramatic moment when N tells V about what happened. Georgina showing up everywhere was incredibly creepy and more with her fake hair. Rufus with Jenny didn't made him look like father of the year, even though J was irrational the previous episode. The whole CJ disaster was so bad I just saw it once, and it even had a tasteless moment with the blood in the sheets thing. After that CB scenes lost a lot of merit as storyline, though the actors continue to be superb. J meltdown was one of the best, and well as Eric's reactions although I don't think it was that wise tell him about hwat happene. The final dramactic group scene with S not knowing what's going her, Chuck and Blair reactiosn, J cryng and stuff, was good for drama only. The 1 week later ending is too bitersweet and problematic for all the characters, so it's not estimulating.

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cont. The final NJ scene is quite intense, you really believe he will go all the way with her that night. 3x22 Last Tango, then Paris: this is one of the worst episodes ever, only some in season 5 could top it. The first scene with NJ was only ok. Sadly, Chuck looked amazing in his first scenes, basically meaning that his looks were wasted in this episode, and worst, the first suit was better than the second one. The DS scene was sorta funny but it would have been more if we hadn't seen J scheming and also there was the knowledge of what this could do to Nate, and it wasn't long before N found out. Blair in denial would have been more funny if not for the circumstances, forcing a date with Cameron and stuff. Her words to J also felt like a joke after what happened later. Her scene with Dan would have been funny if not for the knowledge that she was being expected in other place. Dorota's labor was funny and endearing and cause a good DS dialogue and also the dramatic moment when N tells V about what happened. Georgina showing up everywhere was incredibly creepy and more with her fake hair. Rufus with Jenny didn't made him look like father of the year, even though J was irrational the previous episode. The whole CJ disaster was so bad I just saw it once, and it even had a tasteless moment with the blood in the sheets thing. After that CB scenes lost a lot of merit as storyline, though the actors continue to be superb. J meltdown was one of the best, and well as Eric's reactions although I don't think it was that wise tell him about hwat happene. The final dramactic group scene with S not knowing what's going her, Chuck and Blair reactiosn, J cryng and stuff, was good for drama only. The 1 week later ending is too bitersweet and problematic for all the characters, so it's not estimulating.

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cont. of it. Eric being skeptical of William through most of the episode was more real, and a good counterpoint with S crazyness, that only stopped when Dan called her. The scene of the rest of the gang figuring it out William's plan was good but kinda confusing, I believe they were all in the same car but they weren't. The part where S realizes William left is heartbreaking, and the fact that Dan went after her was not lost on Chuck, which even know I don't know if we should undertand from it that at least in those days someone knew Dan would have done anything for S. J revealing she tipped off William (which was a great scene also in itself) was a OMG moment for the characters. The DS scene in the lobby is moving, and S scene later with her father are also more dramatic, but it's a nice moment when she goes back to the limo and gets comfort from Dan. The CB scene has good chemistry but part of the dialogue was rather confusing, at least they both looked good. The final NJ scene is quite intense, you really believe he will go all the way with her that night.

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cont. I could have lived without the sleazy mention of the Cirque du Soleil. The whole thing of Lily believing Rufus was cheating was kinda ludicrous, though, and S was behaving quite irrationally through all this. At least D and N worked together to try to solve this, although the SN scene was another crazy Serena action. The cool part was when Chuck and Jenny went to see Blair, and later on when they trick information out of Holland's receptionist and Blair showed up with Dan, Nate and Cameron, who looked like her guardians (the previous part when DN ask Blair for help has also funny dialogue). The scene of them scheming in the penthouse goes along pretty well, specially how it ends, but Jenny turning dark after Serena's words was insane. The ball scenes are good, Jenny, Chuck and Blair looked imposing in the staircase and later Chuck and Blair had good dialogues. Specially worth noticing is the part where they approach Holland and later the pseudo therapy they were getting out of using their own fight to stall her, and it was also a funny part the fact that Dan stalling a waiter also played allong.

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cont. Serena being pissed with Jenny was understandable, but her attemps to try to have Willian in her life have always being over the top, because he doesn't deserve it. Chuck going to the Columbia thing and his scene with Lily is a highlight. Blair learning that she's in Columbia and her scene with N inmediately afterwards erase part of the episode's tension. The Chuck and Jenny convo about Lily shows not everybody was fooled by William's act. The text scene between Chuck and Blair is at least endearing. Like many, I believe J looking for cancer in Bing was over the top, maybe not so much the cancer search as the fact she used Bing instead of Google. 3x21 Ex Husband and Wives: this episode was good, maybe a little crazy in certain things. It started with an interesting SB scene. The conversation between Chuck and Jenny was interesting although is also ludicrous that 2 teenagers can gather such evidence in so little time. The CN scene was also interesting although I could have lived without the Cirque du soleil sleazy reference.

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cont. Serena catching Jenny in the act was also the wake up call that both she and Nate needed to see what Jenny was really trying to do. The C and B convo was a necessity more like a thing the viewer could enjoy, and btw C looked terrible while jealously looking Blair with Cameron. Blair with Dorota and later remembering the past is good too. 3x20 It's a Dad, Dad, Dad world: this was slightly better than the previous one, at least better as a whole. The first SN scene and Chuck showing up later was a good intro for the episode. Blair trying to impress Columbia girls was silly but at least it led to a good NB convo, that in turn led to a great CB scene, where Chuck looked great even though he was wasted and Blair looked stunning, and the dialogue and chemistry were so good, their reactions too, like when Chuck notices there is something wrong that Blair just read. Serena being pissed with Jenny was undertandable, but her attemps to try to have Willian in her life have always being over the top, because he doesn't deserve it. Chuck going to the Columbia thing and his scene with Lily is a highlight. Blair learning that she's in Columbia and her scene with N inmediately afterwards erase part of the episode's tension. The Chuck and Jenny convo about Lily shows not everybody was fooled by William's act.

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3x19 Dr. Strangelove: ironically Chuck looked great in such a bad state during his first scene, and his scheming with Jenny was entertaining. Of the part when Blair tries to find someone to date, the part where the waiter practically hits on her is hilarious. Despite the breakup, the banter between C and B is as good as ever, and later on when he's speaking on the phone, you can tell he still admires her. The CN conversation was emotional and sincere at least, but it's still hard to fully understand why C wanted S and N to break up. But Blair asking help not only from Dan, but pretty much from V as well, is still icky, considering the history between B and V. J trying to play the adult is no better. S and Lily at the beginning was more moving, and later wheh William shows up S and E reactions to him are complex and we see a good acting job here, also you can totally understand why Serena is asking this guy where he was all these years. Serena catching Jenny in the act was also the wake up call that both she and Nate needed to see what Jenny was really trying to do. The C and B convo was a necessity more like a thing the viewer could enjoy, and btw C looked terrible while jealously looking Blair with Cameron. Blair with Dorota and later remembering the past is good too.

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cont. NSJ triangle was interesting more than anything because of the Carter Baizen factor and Eric's suspicions. But at the next day things are messy again, Blair accepts Chuck when is clear she shouldn't, NS bicker and S finally leaves, the whole disaster with Blair's breakdown and later the wedding continuing, and of course the breakup which had to happen but still it hurt. Carter regresses stupidly after the progress he had made at the beginning of the season, but at least S did what she should do. Of the few good things, Eleanor realizing that she should have been a better mother with Blair was of the few good ones. Serena finding Lily was a good dramatic moment. Dorota and Vanya may have been cute but they weren't enough to save this.

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3x18 The unblairable lightness of being: the dream sequence is problably the best of the episode (we finally see him dreaming, although in sad circumstances) and the NS scene with C aftewards is good, as well as the NB scenes later in the episode. But it has other crazy moments that make it awful and it doesn't even has the dramatic pace of the previous one to compensate. Chuck showing up at the Waldorfs has some potential, specially after NB goes down the stairs and they see him, and later or his convos with N first and B later, which are good scenes. But the idea of such an impromptu wedding for Dorota is ludicrous. The SB convo looses points because Blair doesn't tell the trugh to Serena even though she told Nate. J still trying to get N is annoying through the episode. The rehearsal dinner at least had all of them looking great. The Cyrus and Eleanor issue about the wedding gift tried to light up the tension, not completly succeding. The CB convo was good, and the NSJ triangle was interesting more than anything because of the Carter Baizen factor and Eric's suspicions. But at the next day things are messy again, Blair accepts Chuck when is clear she shouldn't, NS bicker and S finally leaves, the whole disaster with Blair's breakdown and later the wedding continuing, and of course the breakup which had to happen but still it hurt. Carter regresses stupidly after the progress he had made at the beginning of the season, but at least S did what she should do. Of the few good things, Eleanor realizing that she should have been a better mother with Blair was of the few good ones. Serena finding Lily was a good dramatic moment. Dorota and Vanya may have been cute but they weren't enough to save this.

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cont. DV scenes have yet another problem they are arguing about and you can see that there is no episode without them having an issue. The dialogue helps the episode, like when the game starts and C tells N he's already death, but besides that is too tense and suffocating. The assasins game goes too fast and it could have been done better. You can't possibly enjoy Blair's dress because she's aobut to do. N revealing S the problem J was last week clear the air a bit between them but doesn't solve the issue which is J obssesing with N. The CS scene is dramatic and when he finds the note more so but all goes to the bucket again with Jack reveals Blair everything. The final CB scenes become awful, DV is still bickering, NS is endearing but is not enough and it almost seems like Gone with the wind homage with J playing Scarlett and watching how Ashley and Melanie (NS) go upstairs.

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