We just got off the phone with executive producer Stephanie Savage to ask our lingering questions about last night's series finale of Gossip Girl. How hard was it to find a kid who looked so much like Leighton and Ed? We had a few good contenders, but Alex who played Henry, was just like if you made computer program of what Chuck and Blair's kid would look like he would come out. We loved it. When did you know that Chuck and Blair were endgame? I think it was a conversation up until the end of last season among all the writers.
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And so it ends -- not with a bang but with a whimper. Though I watched the " Gossip Girl " finale while sleep deprived after an international flight, I've been ruminating on it for a day which, let's be honest, is far more examination than it deserves , just to make sure I couldn't blame the episode's awfulness on my delirium. We all knew that the series finale wasn't going to be good -- it's still the same writing team who led us down this merry, Sage-filled path all season, after all -- but I guess I wanted to give it more credit than it actually merited, as if the producers were going to pull an eleventh hour and address all the insanity, self-indulgence and mind-boggling characterization we've suffered through for the past few seasons. Alas and alack, the writers knew that those who have remained loyal to the show for the past six years, masochists that they are, only wanted two things -- their favorite couples together and an answer to the mystery that has plagued us for years: Who is Gossip Girl? Called it.
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Pity for them: the series, the first smash of the Web-zeitgeist generation, actually wrapped up with something relevant to say about the way we live now. The gang was all there. They looked preposterously fit, fickle as a tween-chameleon, and narcissistic almost to the point of self-enshrinement: my old friends.
The episode serves as the tenth episode of the sixth season and the show's st episode overall. Gossip Girl follows the lives of a group of young adults coming from a wealthy background. Upon its initial airing, the finale was viewed in the United States by 1.