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The Best Episodes of Gossip Girl

Every episode of Gossip Girl ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Gossip Girl!

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The best episode of "Gossip Girl" is "Once Upon a Time in the Upper West", rated 7.8/10 from 440 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Once Upon a Time in the Upper West" aired on 11/25/2021 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "One Flew Over the Cuck's Nest".

  • Once Upon a Time in the Upper West
    7.8/10 440 votes

    #1 - Once Upon a Time in the Upper West

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-11-25

    Zoya scrounges up guests for her annual Friendsgiving feast, Julien and Obie cover their tracks. Meanwhile, Kate and Jordan face an ultimatum from Rafa that threatens to bring Gossip Girl down once and for all.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • One Flew Over the Cuck's Nest
    7.7/10 215 votes

    #2 - One Flew Over the Cuck's Nest

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-12-15

    Julien struggles to show Grace’s true colors to Obie. Audrey and Max suspect Aki is keeping a secret. Zoya learns of Nick’s betrayal.

    Director: Sophia Takal

    Writer: N/A

  • Parentsite
    7.6/10 547 votes

    #3 - Parentsite

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-08-12

    When Obie's mother comes to town, Zoya begins to question his nature – and nurture. Julien decides to take her brand to the next level. Aki and Max come together to support Audrey.

    Director: Pamela Romanowsky

    Writer: Ashley Wigfield

  • How to Bury a Millionaire
    7.6/10 184 votes

    #4 - How to Bury a Millionaire

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-12-29

    A familiar figure blackmails Kate into ruining an important event. Obie proposes a transactional offer that would destroy his family to Gossip Girl.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Y Lu's Mamá También
    7.6/10 179 votes

    #5 - Y Lu's Mamá También

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-01-12

    Max and Audrey scheme to redeem Kiki’s reputation – at the expense of Aki’s feelings. Kate receives an ultimatum about the future of Gossip Girl.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Great Reputations
    7.5/10 219 votes

    #6 - Great Reputations

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-12-08

    Though finally the new queen of Constance, Monet yearns for a real rivalry with Julien. Meanwhile, Obie asks for Julien’s help managing their friends ahead of meeting Grace’s family.

    Director: Sophia Takal

    Writer: N/A

  • I Know What You Did Last Summit
    7.5/10 154 votes

    #7 - I Know What You Did Last Summit

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2023-01-19

    Max, Audrey, and Aki navigate the growing complications of being a triad. Kate enters an uneasy alliance with a former foe. Julien weathers her quest to destroy Gossip Girl alone – until a shocking implication hits too close to home.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hope Sinks
    7.4/10 542 votes

    #8 - Hope Sinks

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-08-05

    While an incident at a nearby school finds all eyes on Gossip Girl, Julien and Zoya team up for Halloween. Audrey panics over bad news, and Obie grows suspicious of Zoya's new friend.

    Director: Pamela Romanowsky

    Writer: Aaron Fullerton

  • Guess Who's Coming at Dinner
    7.4/10 259 votes

    #9 - Guess Who's Coming at Dinner

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-12-01

    Zoya spends more time with Shan's family--much to Nick's annoyance--while Max's parents host an important dinner that descends into chaos.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Dress Me Up! Dress Me Down!
    7.4/10 170 votes

    #10 - Dress Me Up! Dress Me Down!

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-01-05

    While Audrey juggles her father, his new girlfriend, and Kiki’s launch, Gossip Girl drives a wedge between her and Julien.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Posts on a Scandal
    7.3/10 366 votes

    #11 - Posts on a Scandal

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-11-25

    While an accusation from Gossip Girl throws Julien’s life into a tailspin, Zoya takes matters into her own hands. Kate faces backlash from her colleagues. Obie and Aki take a stand. Max navigates foreign emotions.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Final Cancellation
    7.3/10 320 votes

    #12 - Final Cancellation

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-12-02

    In her efforts to save Julien from a vicious smear campaign, Zoya puts her own future at risk. Kate and Jordan hatch a last-ditch plan to reclaim Gossip Girl. Audrey and Aki rope an increasingly resentful Max into both of their schemes.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Gossip Gone, Girl
    7.3/10 341 votes

    #13 - Gossip Gone, Girl

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2021-12-02

    As the crew heads upstate for their annual New Year’s bash, Julien holds tight to tradition despite everything changing around her. Meanwhile, Zoya questions her place in her sister’s group – and Kate questions the future of Gossip Girl.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Lies Wide Shut
    7.2/10 644 votes

    #14 - Lies Wide Shut

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-07-22

    While the school takes drastic measures to smoke out Gossip Girl's identity, a blind item threatens to put an end to a Constance couple. Julien and Max uncover shocking family secrets. Zoya turns to an unlikely ally for help.

    Director: Jennifer Lynch

    Writer: Lila Feinberg

  • Blackberry Narcissus
    7.2/10 361 votes

    #15 - Blackberry Narcissus

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-11-25

    When Gossip Girl turns the city against her, Julien leans on Zoya in her search for the truth. Meanwhile, Kate and Jordan attempt to outsmart their coworkers, Audrey and Aki open their minds, and Max tries to find his voice.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Games, Trains, and Automobiles
    7.2/10 176 votes

    #16 - Games, Trains, and Automobiles

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-12-22

    Kate, Jordan, and Wendy attempt to conceal Gossip Girl’s identity from a determined Mike. Audrey breaks down after Max and Aki go away on a trip without her.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Deb Brawl in a Blue Dress
    7.1/10 278 votes

    #17 - Deb Brawl in a Blue Dress

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-12-01

    As the crew looks forward to a fresh start in the new year, a debutante ball threatens already fragile bonds.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • She's Having a Maybe
    6.9/10 706 votes

    #18 - She's Having a Maybe

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-07-15

    As Zoya hesitantly explores a new romantic interest, Max aggressively pursues one of his own. Meanwhile, Julien sets out to fix her mistakes.

    Director: Karena Evans

    Writer: April Blair

  • You Can't Take It With Jules
    6.9/10 313 votes

    #19 - You Can't Take It With Jules

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2021-12-02

    A Christmas visitor threatens to upend Julien’s life, while a new friend pushes Zoya to chart her own path. Ahead of a bombshell drop, Kate, Jordan, and Wendy clamor for control of Gossip Girl.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Just Another Girl on the MTA
    6.7/10 1,087 votes

    #20 - Just Another Girl on the MTA

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-07-08

    As the school year begins for New York's elite, a new student at Constance St. Jude's finds herself thrust into the spotlight, while a mysterious presence threatens to shake the status quo.

    Director: Karena Evans

    Writer: N/A

  • Fire Walks With Z
    6.7/10 580 votes

    #21 - Fire Walks With Z

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-07-29

    Tensions run high as Zoya reluctantly celebrates her birthday. Audrey levels with Aki. Kate gets an exciting opportunity.

    Director: Jennifer Lynch

    Writer: Courtney Perdue, Baindu Saidu

  • I Am Gossip
    6.3/10 194 votes

    #22 - I Am Gossip

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2023-01-26

    Julien sets out to destroy Gossip Girl only to find herself in a surprising final showdown at the Met Gala.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A