Season 1, Episode 1 -  Air Date: 9/19/2007
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"It girl" Serena van der Woodsen has returned to Manhattan after a mysterious and self-imposed exile to boarding school. Serena‘s best friend, Blair Waldorf, has conflicted feelings about her friend‘s return since she has enjoyed being the Queen Bee during Serena‘s absence and might not be ready to relinquish her new position on the social ladder, not to mention the fact that she has always suspected there may be unspoken feelings between Serena and her longtime boyfriend, Nate.

Gossip Girl: Episode 1.1 "Pilot" Recap

Gossip Girl‘s maiden episode begins with the peppy whistling of that cute little Scandinavian indie band. Serena van der Woodsen (or “S,” as the eponymous Gossip Girl likes to refer to as) has been spotted talking through Grand Central Station, apparently coming home from boarding school in Connecticut. Gossip Girl, voiced by Kristen Bell, credits Melanie91 for snapping a picture of Serena‘s arrival, narrates that no one knows why Serena left New York a year ago, and no one knows why she is back.
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