So Chuck spends the whole episode careening around in a crack-fueled rage in the wake of Bart's death. It's been a few days -- during which Lily's also been going privately nuts, Dan's been taking care of Serena, and Chuck has been missing -- since the accident, and today marks the funeral. Dan and Aaron block each other about Serena for awhile, and then Chuck shows up with a wildly inappropriate show of disgust and hatred for, in order, Dan, Lily, even Eric. Nate and Blair spend the early bits of the episode following him around like good girlfriends, but B sort of loses interest once she FINALLY SAYS IT ... And he doesn't care.
Everybody runs around trying to find out the big old Lily secret, and CeCe lies and says she'll pay off greaseball PI guy, but then doesn't, so it goes to the highest bidder: Chuck Bass. The reason for that is that she wants Lily to come clean so that she can make a fresh start... Even more surprisingly, she visits Rufus to tell him she wants her daughter to make a life with him, and can't do that until he knows the secret. Chuck reads the report about the secret, then a last-minute plea from Lily about the people that love us convinces him to A) burn it and B) go directly to Blair's house, where he cries in her arms like a baby.
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