The BEST Episodes of Gossip Girl (2021)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 24, 2021

Network: HBO Max

Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teens are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.

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Gossip Gone, Girl

#1 - Gossip Gone, Girl

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 2, 2021

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.

star 7.93
43 votes
Directors: Darren Grant
Writers: Kelli Breslin
Once Upon a Time in the Upper West

#2 - Once Upon a Time in the Upper West

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 25, 2021

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.

star 7.74
68 votes
Directors: Joshua Safran
Writers: Elaine Loh

#3 - Parentsite

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 12, 2021

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.

star 7.72
106 votes
Writers: Ashley Wigfield
You Can't Take It With Jules

#4 - You Can't Take It With Jules

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 2, 2021

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.

star 7.49
47 votes
Directors: Erica Watson
Writers: Janeika James, JaSheika Ashel James
Lies Wide Shut

#5 - Lies Wide Shut

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 22, 2021

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.

star 7.47
135 votes
Directors: Jennifer Lynch
Writers: Lila Feinberg
Blackberry Narcissus

#6 - Blackberry Narcissus

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 25, 2021

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.

star 7.45
56 votes
Directors: Satya Bhabha
Writers: Amos Mac
Hope Sinks

#7 - Hope Sinks

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 5, 2021

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.

star 7.43
113 votes
Writers: Aaron Fullerton
Posts on a Scandal

#8 - Posts on a Scandal

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 25, 2021

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.

star 7.42
62 votes
Directors: Kenny Leon
Writers: Eric Edelstein
Final Cancellation

#9 - Final Cancellation

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 2, 2021

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.

star 7.33
57 votes
Directors: Craig Johnson
Writers: Ryan Koehn
She’s Having a Maybe

#10 - She’s Having a Maybe

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 15, 2021

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

star 7.20
163 votes
Directors: Karena Evans
Writers: April Blair
Fire Walks With Z

#11 - Fire Walks With Z

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 29, 2021

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

star 7.09
134 votes
Directors: Jennifer Lynch
Writers: Baindu Saidu, Courtney Perdue
Just Another Girl on the MTA

#12 - Just Another Girl on the MTA

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 8, 2021

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.

star 6.88
208 votes
Directors: Karena Evans
Writers: Joshua Safran