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Season Three Quick Reference Guide

Main Cast
Serena van der Woodsen
Blair Waldorf
Dan Humphrey
Nate Archibald
Jenny Humphrey
Chuck Bass
Vanessa Abrams
      Blake Lively
Leighton Meester
Penn Badgley
Chace Crawford
Taylor Momsen
Ed Westwick
Jessica Szohr
      DOB: 08/25/87
DOB: 04/09/86
DOB: 11/01/86
DOB: 07/18/85
DOB: 07/26/93
DOB: 06/27/87
DOB: 03/31/85
Lily van der Woodsen
Rufus Humphrey
      Kelly Rutherford
Matthew Settle
      DOB: 11/06/68
DOB: 09/17/69

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44 9/14/09 3X5151 Reversals of Fortune
GOSSIP GIRL RETURNS! - 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 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 Woodsen's glamorous lifestyle surprisingly faster than any of them expected.

Bree Buckley: JoAnna Garcia. Ashley: Ashley Hinshaw. William Vanderbilt: James Naughton. Eric van der Woodsen: Connor Paolo. Scott Rosson: Chris Riggi. Carter Baizen: Sebastian Stan. Polo Event Valet: Will Blagrove. Himself: Nacho Figueras. Polo Event Security Guard: Mike Houston. Publicity Agent: Jason Pendergraft. Herself: Alexandra Richards. Ilan (Chief Paparazzi): Matthew Risch. Vanya: Aaron Schwartz. Process Server: Tom Zemon.

45 9/21/09 3X5152 The Freshman
IS NYU READY FOR BLAIR WALDORF? / MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG RETURNS AS GEORGINA - Blair, who is determined to maintain her Queen status in college, embarks on her first day at NYU, along with Dan and Vanessa. Unfortunately, Georgina turns up as Blair's roommate in the dorms, determined to make Blair a social outcast. As Serena prepares to depart for Brown, she and Chuck have a major falling out, so she recruits Chuck's enemy, Carter, to help her get even. Nate and Bree decide to explore their relationship further, knowing full well it could cause tension between their families who are political rivals.

Bree Buckley: JoAnna Garcia. Scott Rosson: Chris Riggi. Carter Baizen: Sebastian Stan. Georgina Sparks: Michelle Trachtenberg. [unknown]: Armand Schultz. Dorota Kishlovsky: Zuzanna Szadkowski. Indie Nerd #2: Jeremy Chu. Dorm Girl: Rachel Hip Flores. Katie: Elena Hurst. Indie Nerd #1: Ben Rauch. Amalia: Benita Robledo. Woman Jesus Lover: Cathy Trien.

46 9/28/09 3X5153 The Lost Boy
BLAIR VS. CHUCK - It's an Upper East Side face-off when Blair and Chuck both set their sights on a particular item up for bid at Sotheby's and the personal stakes are high. Serena suspects that Carter may be up to his old habits, Georgina takes an interest in Dan, and Vanessa begins to suspect that something isn't quite right with Scott.

Aubrey: Katrina Begin. Bree Buckley: JoAnna Garcia. Eric van der Woodsen: Connor Paolo. Scott Rosson: Chris Riggi. Carter Baizen: Sebastian Stan. Georgina Sparks: Michelle Trachtenberg. NYU Student Aide: Chriselle Almeida. Devyn: Meghann Fahy. Himself: Sean MacPherson. Sotheby's Auctioneer: David Redden. Hotel Manager: Andrew Rein. Mrs. Rosson: Anne Torsiglieri.

47 10/05/09 3X5154 Dan De Fleurette
JENNY BEGINS HER REIGN AS THE NEW QUEEN BEE / HILARY DUFF AND TYRA BANKS GUEST STAR - It's the first day of school at Constance Billard which means it's also time for Jenny to take her rightful place as the new Queen Bee. Unfortunately for Jenny, Blair is more than happy to intervene when news reaches her that she may be needed back at Constance. Lily returns home to Rufus and her family to find that things are definitely not as she left them. A famous movie actress, Olivia Burke, enrolls at NYU - and is assigned to be Vanessa's roommate - hoping for a somewhat normal college experience. Tyra Banks guest stars as Ursula, an actress co-starring in Olivia's movie and someone who Serena befriends.

Ursula Nyquist: Tyra Banks. Olivia Burke: Hilary Duff. Eric van der Woodsen: Connor Paolo. Scott Rosson: Chris Riggi. K.C. Cunningham: Deanna Russo. Dorota Kishlovsky: Zuzanna Szadkowski. Herself: Tory Burch. Herself: Georgina Chapman. Indie Nerd #2: Jeremy Chu. Carmen: Valentina Deangelis. Photographer: Jason Heymann. Celeste: Sarah Marable. Jane: Meg McCrossen. Indie Nerd #1: Ben Rauch. Amalia: Benita Robledo.

48 10/12/09 3X5155 Rufus Getting Married
Lily and Rufus decide to move up their wedding to the next day, but will someone or something come between them before they can become married? Chuck discovers a secret that Carter has been keeping from Serena. Dan and Vanessa are pulled into one of Georgina's schemes. Blair is suspect of Bree and shares her concerns with Nate. Musical group SONIC YOUTH performs.

Bree Buckley: JoAnna Garcia. Eric van der Woodsen: Connor Paolo. Scott: Chris Riggi. Carter Baizen: Sebastian Stan. Dorota Kishlovsky: Zuzanna Szadkowski. Georgina Sparks: Michelle Trachtenberg. Carmen: Valentina Deangelis. Herself: Kim Gordon. Celeste: Sarah Marable. Jane: Meg McCrossen. Amalia: Benita Robledo. Vanya: Aaron Schwartz.

49 10/19/09 3X5156 Enough About Eve
HILARY DUFF GUEST STARS - Vanessa, hoping to finally win her mother Gabriela's approval, desperately vies with Blair for the honor of delivering the freshman toast at NYU, but at what price? Dan invites Olivia to meet Rufus and Lily, which leads to all sorts of problems for the new couple. Serena and Nate team up to help Carter Baizen.

Josh Ellis: Neal Bledsoe. Olivia Burke: Hilary Duff. PJ Buckley: Shane McRae. Carter Baizen: Sebastian Stan. Gabriela Abrams: Gina Torres. Aide: Chip Brookes. Sophie: Sonya Harum. Little Girl #1: Peyton Roi List. Little Girl #2: Samantha Logan. Amalia: Benita Robledo.

50 10/26/09 3X5157 How To Succeed In Bassness
CHUCK BASS OPENS A CLUB AT HIS NEW HOTEL/ALBERT HAMMOND JR. PERFORMS IN THE EPISODE - In need of publicity for his new hotel, Chuck decides to move up his club's opening and enlists Serena's help to get the word out to her celebrity clients. Feeling left out of the planning, Blair attempts to win Chuck's approval by secretly helping him with a problem concerning opening night. Dan is unnerved when he finally watches one of Olivia's infamous sex scenes with co-star and real-life boyfriend at the time, Patrick Robinson. Jenny is forced to choose between her relationship with Eric and her new role as Queen Bee. Rufus gets Lily into the Halloween spirit.

Olivia Burke: Hilary Duff. Patrick Robinson: Simon Miller. Eric van der Woodsen: Connor Paolo.

51 11/02/09 3X5158 The Grandfather: Part II
JIMMY FALLON & HILARY DUFF GUEST STAR - Olivia says something she regrets during her appearance on Jimmy Fallon's talkshow and tries to keep Dan from finding out. With election day around the corner, Nate suspects his grandfather will stop at nothing to get Trip elected to congress. In the midst of another feud with Serena, Blair befriends a new "it" girl and takes her to an election night party at Chuck's hotel, hoping to make Serena jealous.

Olivia Burke: Hilary Duff. Himself: Jimmy Fallon. William Vanderbilt: James Naughton. Tripp Vanderbilt: Aaron Tveit.

52 11/09/09 3X5159 They Shoot the Humphreys, Don't They?
Not satisfied with just being Queen of Constance Billard, Jenny sets her sights on becoming the queen of all the Upper East Side by landing the hottest escort for Cotillion. Nate and Chuck plot to help Serena and Blair repair their damaged friendship. Dan is upset when Olivia contemplates leaving school for a movie project. Plus, all-girl French rock band Plastiscines performs.

Olivia Burke: Hilary Duff.

53 11/16/09 3X5160 The Last Days of Disco Stick!
GUEST PERFORMANCE BY LADY GAGA! - Hoping to impress the elitist theater kids at NYU, Blair sets her sights on landing a private concert with the hottest musical performer of the year, Lady Gaga. Dan and Olivia sign up to write and star in a school play, based on an idea by Blair and directed by Vanessa. With Blair out of the picture, Serena turns to Nate to help her get through a difficult situation. As a favor to Chuck, Jenny agrees to hang out with Damien, the son of an ambassador who is staying at Chuck's hotel, but the experience proves to be a lot more intriguing than she expected.

Olivia Burke: Hilary Duff. Damien: Kevin Zegers.

54 11/30/09 3X5161 The Treasure of Serena Madre
THANKSGIVING ON THE UPPER EAST SIDE - It wouldn't be Thanksgiving on the Upper East Side if there wasn't a serving or two of some major drama for the holiday. Blair suspects her mom has been keeping a big secret from her, but it turns out to be something else entirely. Vanessa is supposed to spend Thanksgiving with her parents, but has a fight with her mom and shows up on Dan's doorstep. Rufus learns that Lily has been lying to him about her mother, Cece. Chuck tells Nate that he has some potentially damaging information about one of their friends. Jenny learns that Eric was behind her very public embarrassment at Cotillion and can't pass up a chance to get even. Serena is put in a very awkward position when her mother invites Trip and Maureen to join them for Thanksgiving dinner.

Margaret Colin: Margaret Colin. Gabriela Abrams: Gina Torres. Cece: Caroline Lagerfelt. Trip: Aaron Tveit. Maureen: Holley Fain.

55 12/07/09 3X5162 The Debarted
A CAR ACCIDENT ROCKS THE UPPER EAST SIDE - On the anniversary of Bart Bass' death, Chuck wrestles with an issue from the past and a serious car accident rocks the Upper East Side. Dan and Vanessa attempt to navigate their newly complicated friendship. When Jenny is accused of beating up one of her classmates, Eric is faced with a tough dilemma.

Eric van der Woodsen: Connor Paolo.

56 3/08/10 3X5163 The Hurt Locket
GOSSIP GIRL RETURNS WITH 10 ORIGINAL EPISODES! - Nate and Serena decide to explore the boundaries of their friendship. Blair suspects that Chuck is having problems forgetting about the woman he saw at his father's grave. Jenny agrees to accompany Damien to a State Dinner but is unaware that he needs her help with a drug exchange. Vanessa and Dan attempt to move past the awkwardness of Dan's confession of love. Rufus returns from a ski trip and tries his best to avoid Lily.

Damien: Kevin Zegers. woman: Laura Harring.

57 3/15/10 3X5164 The Lady Vanished
ANDREW MCCARTHY DIRECTS THE EPISODE - Rufus and Lily grow suspect of Jenny's relationship with Damien. Chuck learns more about the woman who may or may not be his mother. Dan and Vanessa struggle through the awkwardness of dating other people.

Damien: Kevin Zegers. woman: Laura Harring.

58 3/22/10 3X5165 The Sixteen Year Old Virgin
DAMIEN PRESSURES JENNY TO SLEEP WITH HIM - Despite being grounded, Jenny continues to see Damien who tells Jenny that he wants to have sex with her. Lily tells Rufus the big secret she has been keeping from him even though she knows it's a huge risk. Dan and Vanessa explore a new stage of their friendship. Chuck is forced to make an extremely difficult decision about his hotel.

Damien: Kevin Zegers.

59 3/29/10 3X5166 The Empire Strikes Jack
DESMOND HARRINGTON ("DEXTER") AND WILLA HOLLAND ("THE O.C.") GUEST STAR - Chuck finds himself once again at odds with his uncle, Jack Bass. Eleanor puts Blair in charge of making sure her latest fashion show is a huge success with an important client. Rufus attempts to get Jenny back on track by volunteering to have her help with Eleanor's fashion show, but the opportunity takes a big turn for the worse when Jenny learns that Agnes will be one of the models.

Jack Bass: Desmond Harrington. Agnes: Willa Holland.

60 4/05/10 3X5167 Inglorious Bassterds
CHUCK AND BLAIR'S RELATIONSHIP IS PUT TO THE TEST - Chuck and Blair are faced with the most difficult decision they have ever faced as a couple. Serena plans a surprise birthday party for Nate, but Jenny does her best to sabotage Serenas's efforts. Dan and Vanessa's new relationship hits a bump in the road.

61 4/12/10 3X5168 The Unblairable Lightness of Being
A VERY PREGNANT DOROTA GETS MARRIED! - Chuck offers to throw a wedding for a very pregnant Dorota who insists that she and Vanya have a traditional wedding before her parents arrive from Poland and find their daughter pregnant and without a husband. Dorota asks Blair and Chuck to be part of the ceremony and walk her down the aisle. Serena tells Nate she is having breakfast with the Humphreys when in reality she's secretly meeting up with Carter Baizen. Rufus discovers that Lily has been lying to him about her whereabouts.

Dorota Kishlovsky: Zuzanna Szadkowski. Vanya: Aaron Schwartz. Carter Baizen: Sebastian Stan.

62 4/26/10 3X5169 Dr. Estrangeloved
When Lily's ex-husband Dr. William van der Woodsen, shows up unexpectedly in Manhattan, Serena finally gets the reunion with her father she has so desperately wanted -- but the circumstances turn out to be far from ideal. Meanwhile, Serena and Nate continue to have relationship issues, and a scheming Jenny is more than happy to be a shoulder for Nate to lean on. Plus, Dan finds out that he didn't get accepted into the Tisch writing program and Vanessa admits she may have been somewhat responsible.

Dr. William van der Woodsen: William Baldwin.

63 5/03/10 3X5170 It's A Dad, Dad, Dad World
WILLIAM "BILLY" BALDWIN ("DIRTY SEXY MONEY") GUEST STARS - Will's return to the Upper East Side continues to stir up problems for Serena, Lily and his long-standing rival, Rufus. Serena and Jenny's relationship is strained as a result of Jenny's deception. Blair spends time on the Columbia campus and realizes where she truly belongs. Dan learns that Vanessa has been keeping yet another secret from him.

Dr. William van der Woodsen: William Baldwin.

64 5/10/10 3X5171 Ex-Husbands and Wives
TEAM RUFUS VS. TEAM WILL (GUEST STAR BILLY BALDWIN, "DIRTY SEXY MONEY") - When things get tense between Rufus and Will, Serena chooses to stand behind her father, while at the Rufus is made to feel like an outsider in his own family. Meanwhile, Jenny deliberately shares information with Will that may ultimately destroy Lily and Rufus' marriage. After many failed attempts, Chuck makes one last grand gesture to reconcile with Blair, hoping she will finally accept the fact that they are destined to be together.

Dr. William van der Woodsen: William Baldwin.

65 5/17/10 3X5172 Last Tango, Then Paris
YOU KNOW YOU LOVE A GREAT SEASON FINALE...XOXO GOSSIP GIRL - Blair must decide whether to meet Chuck at the top of the Empire State Building or risk losing their future together. A Gossip Girl gossip bomb involving Dan explodes Serena and Nate's relationship. Dorota and Vanya welcome their baby. Jenny hits rock bottom. Georgina returns to the Upper East Side...and she has an agenda.

Vanya: Aaron Schwartz. Georgina Sparks: Michelle Trachtenberg.


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