Gossip Girl - Eyes Wide WTF

This episode is just like a teenage boy: dirty, excitable, melodramatic, headlong, and not as complicated as it thinks it is. And, if you're a young woman in a position of authority, like a teacher or a nanny, I guess that's enough to make you have sex with it. Come to think of it, those words also describe Blair's Blueprint for War on Rachel Carr, which despite touting itself as New and Different and Amazing, really just comes down to B yelling at a bunch of people to find some dirt, finding the dirt, posting that dirt to Gossip Girl, and then lying through her teeth about steps 1 - 3.

Not that much different from any other episode, really, and made easier by the fact that Rachel Carr is apparently the stupidest person in existence. She runs around crossing boundaries and doing inappropriate shit the entire episode, which is annoying for a teacher, and then whines when people talk smack about her on the internet, which is annoying period, because the internet is not real life. That's two reasons for her murder, but it looks like she'll be around for awhile longer. In fact, the only thing that makes this episode different is that there's no Biggest Social Event of the Season -- for the first time ever, and which the omission of sucks -- and the fact that this episode is totally on crack -- which does not suck at all.

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