Gossip Girl (season 2)

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Gossip Girl (season 2)
Gossip Girl - Season 2.jpg
DVD cover art
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 25
Release
Original network The CW
Original release September 1, 2008 (2008-09-01) – May 17, 2009 (2009-05-17)
Season chronology
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The second season of the American teen drama television series Gossip Girl aired on The CW from September 1, 2008 to May 17, 2009. Based upon the novel series by Cecily von Ziegesar, it was developed for television by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.

Overview[edit]

The series revolves around the lives of privileged teenagers Serena van der Woodsen, Blair Waldorf, Dan Humphrey, Nate Archibald, Jenny Humphrey, and Chuck Bass attending an elite private school on Manhattan's Upper East Side in New York City. It also features Serena's mother; Lily van der Woodsen and Jenny and Dan's father; Rufus Humphrey along with Dan's childhood friend Vanessa Abrams, who recently moved back from Vermont.

Cast and characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(in millions)
19 1 "Summer, Kind of Wonderful" J. Miller Tobin Joshua Safran September 1, 2008 (2008-09-01) 3.43[1]
20 2 "Never Been Marcused" Michael Fields Stephanie Savage September 8, 2008 (2008-09-08) 3.25[2]
21 3 "The Dark Night" Janice Cooke John Stephens September 15, 2008 (2008-09-15) 3.73[3]
22 4 "The Ex Files" Jim McKay Robert Hull September 22, 2008 (2008-09-22) 3.33[4]
23 5 "The Serena Also Rises" Patrick Norris Jessica Queller September 29, 2008 (2008-09-29) 3.40[5]
24 6 "New Haven Can Wait" Norman Buckley Alexandra McNally & Joshua Safran October 13, 2008 (2008-10-13) 3.31[6]
25 7 "Chuck in Real Life" Tony Wharmby Lenn K. Rosenfeld October 20, 2008 (2008-10-20) 3.03[7]
26 8 "Pret-a-Poor-J" Vondie Curtis-Hall Amanda Lasher October 27, 2008 (2008-10-27) 3.05[8]
27 9 "There Might Be Blood" Michael Fields Etan Frankel & John Stephens November 3, 2008 (2008-11-03) 3.16[9]
28 10 "Bonfire of the Vanity" David Von Ancken Jessica Queller November 10, 2008 (2008-11-10) 2.88[10]
29 11 "The Magnificent Archibalds" Jean de Segonzac Joshua Safran November 17, 2008 (2008-11-17) 2.89[11]
30 12 "It's a Wonderful Lie" Patrick Norris Robert Hull December 1, 2008 (2008-12-01) 3.11[12]
31 13 "O Brother, Where Bart Thou?" Joe Lazarov Stephanie Savage December 8, 2008 (2008-12-08) 2.99[13]
32 14 "In the Realm of the Basses" Tony Wharmby John Stephens January 5, 2009 (2009-01-05) 2.96[14]
33 15 "Gone with the Will" Tricia Brock Amanda Lasher January 12, 2009 (2009-01-12) 2.85[15]
34 16 "You've Got Yale!" Janice Cooke Joshua Safran January 19, 2009 (2009-01-19) 2.22[16]
35 17 "Carnal Knowledge" Elizabeth Allen Alexandra McNally & Lenn K. Rosenfeld February 2, 2009 (2009-02-02) 2.31[17]
36 18 "The Age of Dissonance" Norman Buckley Jessica Queller March 16, 2009 (2009-03-16) 2.33[18]
37 19 "The Grandfather" J. Miller Tobin Robert Hull & Etan Frankel March 23, 2009 (2009-03-23) 2.25[19]
38 20 "Remains of the J" Allison Liddi-Brown Sarah Frank-Meltzer March 30, 2009 (2009-03-30) 2.45[20]
39 21 "Seder Anything" John Stephens Amanda Lasher April 20, 2009 (2009-04-20) 2.37[21]
40 22 "Southern Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" Patrick Norris Leila Gerstein April 27, 2009 (2009-04-27) 1.97[22]
41 23 "The Wrath of Con" Janice Cooke Sara Goodman May 4, 2009 (2009-05-04) 2.22[23]
42 24 "Valley Girls" Mark Piznarski Josh Schwartz & Stephanie Savage May 11, 2009 (2009-05-11) 2.30[24]
43 25 "The Goodbye Gossip Girl" Norman Buckley Joshua Safran May 18, 2009 (2009-05-18) 2.23[25]

DVD releases[edit]

Complete season Release dates DVD extras and bonus features # of discs
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
2nd August 18, 2009 September 28, 2009 October 2, 2009 September 24, 2009 (Brazil)
October 28, 2009 (Australia)
5th Ave. Meets Gossip Girl: Tour the Gossip Girl Crowd's Favorite Haunts; Faces Behind the Design: Creative Forces Behind the Show's Art and Fashion; Chasing Dorota Webisodes; Gag Reel; Downloadable Audiobook of the Best-selling Novel Gossip Girl, You Know You Love Me by Cecily von Ziegesar, read by Christina Ricci; Unaired Scenes. 7

References[edit]

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