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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. to her after she realized Brandeis wasn't guilty, and N rescuing J again, and their convo at the end (although not the part of J obsesing over him at the end). The final CB scene because they are still together and strong at that point. 3x17 Inglorius Basstards: I have to admit it really had a dramatic and intense pace from beginning to end and from that POV some may like it, but if that's not the only important thing for you they you can't like it. It starts ok with the planning of Nate's birthday, but soon goes to the bucket with Chuck visiting Jack and you can tell Jack is not going to ask for something little. SB convo at the store would have been good had it not been for Jack showing up after S left. The CB convo when she arrives from shopping would have been good it's not for the whole thing looming over them. NJ scenes would have been great if not for the creepyness of J trying to woo N and Eric knowing something's going on. 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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cont. The Dan and Vanessa problem wasn't so great until the moment Dan had finally decided to be big brother to J and stopped when V appeared in the place, with the music going crazy and their crazy underwear convo. N tried to fill the big brother place but it actually created a great NJ moment (they both looked great btw), later turned more dramatic by Damien showing up and punching N. 3x16 The Empire Strikes Jack: here begins a group of episode so bad one or another, that some parts I only saw them once or twice and could never watch them again. Of this episode, the best things was the whole akwardness of NV revealing their relationship to the rest and their convos with NS and Rufus present (Vanessa looked good in those scenes), Chuck looking great, the first CB scene (although Blair's outfit was very crazy) the whole NJBC meeting at the bar, NS concern over Chuck to the point where they tried to hatch a plan (even though it failed), Brandeis appearing and when Blair apologized to her after she realized Brandeis wasn't guilty, and N rescuing J again, and their convo at the end (although not the part of J obsesing over him at the end). The final CB scene because they are still together and strong at that point.

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3x15 The 16 year old virgin: the beginning could have been better if they have put Chuck and Blair sexy time like they put NS and DV, what made it ok was the Jenny part paired with the music. Chuck and Blair first convo was an endearing moment in a way when she conforted him. They both looked great through the episode, while walking in the stree with Elizabeth, in the hotel in the Jack confrontation scene (one of the best, btw), and at the party and afterwards in the penthouse at the end of the episode. As for NS, although Serena's plan was crazy, it provided a serious scene with J, funny ones of J and N, and a very interesting one of SB with Nate on the phone that didn't end up good for him. However Serena's dress at the party was not so great, but what Nate told her about their first time together was great. Lily and Chuck scene was also one of the best, as well as Rufus stepping up for Lily when Jack spoke to her. The Dan and Vanessa problem wasn't so great until the moment Dan had finally decided to be big brother to J and stopped when V appeared in the place, with the music going crazy and their crazy underwear convo. N tried to fill the big brother place but it actually created a great NJ moment, later turned more dramatic by Damien showing up and punching N.

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cont. The brief moment of Chuck and Blair pre sex interaction felt too short in many viewer's opinion. Their convo in bed aftewards also felt kinda short. Elizabeth's story about what happened was so bad that even today it feels too little. S revealing N the truth about her search for her father was a good thing though, and the final sequence was good too, with S leaving that voice mail with N by her side, the C and B last interaction and later his interaction with Elizabeth, and the music.

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3x14 The Lady Vanished: The opening scene with NS has been controversial, some say they were all about sex, some like the couple, I think the problem was that with this couple and some others GG has been more explicit than with CB, for example. Blair feigning an orgasm btw, hilarious as well as the part that followed with S and N. Between that, the SB convo was sincere. Chuck playing detective could have been done better. The NJBC convo afterwards when C reveals the Elizabeth thing was interesting as well as informative. S reactions after that drive a good deal of that episode. The CB conversation in the bar was endearing, and it even continued with the part when S and N arrive. The NJBC lunch at the restaurant however, was dampered by the fact that it was S scheming to get a meeting between Chuck and Elizabeth. Thefore the scenes after Elizabeth shows up are more dramatic and kinda sad. The brief moment of Chuck and Blair pre sex interaction felt too short in many viewer's opinion. Their convo in bed aftewards also felt kinda short. Elizabeth's story about what happened was so bad that even today it feels too little. S revealing N the truth about her search for her father was a good thing though, and the final sequence was good too, with S leaving that voice mail with N by her side, the C and B last interaction and later his interaction with Elizabeth, and the music.

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cont. The whole Anna Karenina part between C and B was good but it could have been better, at least it provided a fun NB moment. Jenny interacting with Damien, you kinda feel bad for her because you could tell it was a smart girl interested in a guy that either wasn't taking her so seriously or wasn't convinced he should pursue something with her. The part of the Embassy thing, when S, N, J and Damien all arrive, that was good. Nate being jealous was amusing. Serena looked really good, Jenny didn't look too bad. J speaking with N was a good moment. The SB interaction was good. The NS scene in the coat check room was good, it might had been better but it wasn't bad, later on when they left the party it was amusing. Jenny saving Damien's day earned her his respect. Chuck and Blair both looked amazing, their scene outside the embassy was endearing, later with Elizabet it was interesting and later on in the Empire, their best scene in the episode.

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cont. Nate punching Tripp and Maureen not even phased about it was a highlight. The SB scene, you can see they care about each other. The famous Chuck and Blair scene, one of the best between them, everything was spot on. Jenny and Eric reconcialition was nice. Dan telling V about his feelings was good. The final secuences were good and the music was superb, Damien scene with Jenny was a good twist there. The final scene provided a good clifthanger but I think we could all tell it was only signaling future problems. 3x13 The Hurt Locket: The opening scene with the SB phone conversation was good, they both looked good. S finding Damien in the street was a good twist, I guess that he telling the story of her time in boarding school was beeing planned ever since that scene? Blair finding the locket and later telling Chuck about it was a good scene. The NS first scene was a bit random but at least they both looked good.

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cont. Serena with Tripp in the country house, ironically Serena looked good, Tripp not so much (his outfit was kinda cliche) but his scene with Maureen was really good, and she really did look good, her scenes were good ones, the one with S for example. Serena calling Nate was also good, the dialogue was good. Before that, N talking with Dan about the Vanessa situation was hillarious and lighten up the mood, that whole part of Dan was the comic portion of the first part. Jenny with Eric and the bag drama was good, it's a shame it ended up there. Chuck's scenes with his allucination were really dramatic and his interaction with Blair afterwards was too. Chuck and Lily scene was a good one too. The whole Serena leaving the country house and later on in the car with Tripp increased the momentum until the car crash, the wolfes thing was unrealistic but the crash itself and afterward with Tripp's reaction, Nate arriving and when everybody find out was well done. Nate punching Tripp and Maureen not even phased about it was a highlight. The SB scene, you can see they care about each other. The famous Chuck and Blair scene, one of the best between them, everything was spot on. Jenny and Eric reconcialition was nice. Dan telling V about his feelings was good. The final secuences were good and the music was superb, Damien scene with Jenny was a good twist there. The final scene provided a good clifthanger but I think we could all tell it was only signaling future problems.

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cont. They all looked amazing in this episode. How Blair and Eleanor figure out who is pregnant and later drag Dorota to the lobby. The part when S discovers the letter in the safe. When she confronts Lily about it. When Nate asks Serena not to leave, and later on when Chuck, Blair and Eleanor are leaving and Chuck spotes Nate. 3x12 The Debarted: this was probably the last truly good episode of the season from beginning to end. Lily searching her closet while trying to hide everything from Rufus and making comments about Serena. Blair looking amazing while trying to confort Chuck and how he was trying to blew off what that day was about. All their scenes were good. Chuck allucinating was confusing but it makes more sense now than ever.

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3x11 The Treasure of Serena Madre: it was a solid episode, and the last good Thanksgiving episode. It started interestingly, with Chuck and Blair and later with C, B and S scenes. The NS scenes were also good. The Chuck and Nate scene by the pool table was a good one (all of their scenes were good). The interaction between C, B and Eleanor before arriving to the VDW place was of the few ones we have seen of the 3 of them together. Cece arriving at the VDW golden as always. The arrivals to the Thanksgiving in fact were funny, specially C and B and what C told Serena and Tripp. The whole Thanksgiving party was amazing, Jenny dragging Blair to one side, Nate telling Maureen about the video, Blair acting crazy about Eleanor's possible pregnancy, Vanessa weirded out by Dan's stares, when Maureen confronted S and Trip, Chuck talking to Nate, Lily arriving at that moment, Rufus trying to tell his story and the whole chain of S leaving the table, later B, later J and later V. They all looked amazing in this episode. How Blair and Eleanor figure out who is pregnant and later drag Dorota to the lobby. The part when S discovers the letter in the safe. When she confronts Lily about it. When Nate asks Serena not to leave, and later on when Chuck, Blair and Eleanor are leaving and Chuck spotes Nate.

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Blair: Fashion is the most powerful art there is. It's movement, design and architecture all in one. It shows the world who we are and who we'd like to be. Just like your scarf suggests that you'd like to sell used cars.
Dan: Vanessa gave me this scarf.

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