CW is smart, they know who their market is. They don't pay those researchers for nothin'.
Emily Owens is to play off the Grey's An. fans and those that find awkwardness attractive/endearing.
Carrie Dairies is for the die hard Sex in the City fans and they get away with it because Anna-Sophia Robb is such a cutie.
Arrow is for those that liked Smallville and trying to grasp a little of the Avenger's fandom.
Cult is the thriller/ attempt at mind fuck.
Beauty and the Beast for the Twihard fans who enjoy watching fanged men push girls out of the way of moving transportation devices. Except, they've done one better, they've up-ed the attractiveness of the leads and threw in a classic Disney favorite for the basic concept.
Now are any of these concepts original? God no but they are marketable.
I actually loved this episode. I loved the Harry and Paul interaction. It was good to see what happened to Paul and I was stunned when he showed up looking the way he did. But at the same time, it fit the times. There we tons of spiritual cults that popped up, they were easy to get in not so easy to get out.
I enjoyed the fact that Megan and Don weren't getting along about acting and that Don's resentment is coming through. Also, I'm an actress and I've had similar conversations with people about my chosen career path. People can be astounded that you want to act for a living, especially the older generations. Also, might I point out that we may have a Betty 2.0 on our hands after that paranoid fit Megan threw. We're seeing how Don gives up on relationships when he finds out that his perfect wife isn't what he built up in his mind.
Great episode, my fav this season. LOVED JOAN. "Surprise! There's an airplane to see you"! Christina Hendricks, you need an Emmy.
Now Chuck lives in a world where lies are common place. He needs a girl who is used to it, who thrives on it. Otherwise, how would she survive? That girl is Blair. She jumped on the chance to get her hands dirty last episode. We're all outraged that Chuck sold Blair for a hotel and we're supposed to forget about it. Yet it's Jack Bass, he was messing with Chuck. Nobody messes with Chuck's mind like Jack Bass. Blair has manipulated Chuck for her own purposes as well, what do you think Blair would have done if she was in Chuck position? She freaks out over a plastic crown, never mind a hotel and everything she's worked for. Chuck has more then paid that back when he freed Blair from her royal marriage and gave up financial security. Meanwhile, he didn't ask anything in return and even apologized for his bad choices.
I miss Dan being hopelessly in love with Serena, the It-Girl out of his reach. He was so cute. Now he's just desperate. Isn't it interesting how him going after Blair and getting her seems more desperate then him pining for Serena? Its because Dan has never sunk to the levels he's sinking. Remember in season one where Nate was waiting for Serena and Dan runs into him? Dan was clearly jealous but he handled it. Now they have Dan running around plotting secretly because Blair is paying attention to Chuck? Also remember that Blair has exiled his sister. The last time Jenny was in town Blair wrote "Whore" all over her collection? Dan was always the good big brother, now he's dating the woman responsible for ruining her in New York? Dan always hated lies, he dumped Serena for it. Now he's putting up with Blair, who lies every time she opens her mouth. Ugh
I have to agree with some other people. I usually don't critic reviews, go ahead look at my history if if you don't believe me, but I really disliked all the "Fat Betty" remarks.
Betty may have gained some weight but she's still very attractive woman. My youngest sister struggles with her weight and she's constantly being teased at school and considers herself ugly. She doesn't eat anymore than the normal person, her body is just made that way. So it really infuriates me when I see people make ignorant "FAT" jokes, especially if they're public. It's no wonder eating disorders are still so common with females. Betty may not be the most likable character on T.V but that has everything to do with her attitude, not her weight.
Ok maybe I spoke too soon...I just looked at what Sara Goodman has been responsible for...Lots of Season 3 episodes...Including the one where Chuck forgets who he is...How soap opera can you get? She wrote in Diana and where-in-the-world is Chuck's mother plotlines as well. Also, Chair lovers she wrote the romantic Vera Wang wedding gown scene between Dan and Blair. So she's not completely pro-Chair, don't count your chickens. This is said with love, because I'm neutral in the conflict.
Hahaha FINALLY Josh Safran is out! If he went on a mission to make the show bad, he wouldn't have been able to succeed as well as he has this season. Captain goes down with the ship. Now, if Eric Daman would go with him, things might start getting better. When I first heard of Gossip Girl, I was not impressed. I never even read the books. But the show (at least the first season and parts of the second) was so incredible that I was hooked. If they can end GG strong, I'll be happy. In all honesty, this show never had a chance once they left high school.
How Gossip Girl should have ended, everyone graduating and we see them moving on after high school. I refuse to believe that a web master called "Gossip Girl" could be so omnipresent outside prep school. That's where the show lost its footing. After high school, your priorities change.
I just hope they finish strong. RIP GG
I loved this episode, this season hasn't been my favorite I'll admit it but I did love this finale. Bernadette and Howard have always been my favorites, even from their first date when they compared mother horror stories. I do like that these two are romantic without losing that twisted sense of humor this show is known for. The Ma slip ups were hilarious, mainly because we know most of the time Bernadette is supportive. Their little romantic gestures were adorable too, the star necklace and the "short and sweet" vows. Raj's heart was so perfect and it fit right in with the episode's theme. I loved the ending, it tied everyone together very nicely. But at the same time, it gave us lots to look forward.
Oh and her diary has been leaked!
I still keep one, though many don't anymore, if it was on the internet for all the world to see, I'd be panicking too.
As for Dan; I'll ignore his hair, even though that's hard, because someone's personal appearance should not be taken into account. He's been there for Blair a lot over this year but the way he treated Serena was pretty low. After all, he did once claim to love her. If he's capable of treating Serena like that, who he ended on good terms with, it's only the beginning for what's in store when he realizes that Blair really isn't as committed as he wants her to be. Give the girl a chance to breath dude! She just lost a baby (though she doesn't seem to remember that), got divorced, got in a car accident, gave up Chuck for God (glad they dropped that), and various other incidents. Also apparently Bart Base is alive, because the Devil can't die. You pick now to drop the L bomb?
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