The present Gossip Girl made probably the most of Manhattan, taking the Blair-Serena contingency all around the metropolis to scorching spots and NYC icons alike. One mainstay (in addition to one of many metropolis’s hottest vacationer points of interest) with a presence felt from the pilot in 2007, is the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork which towers over Fifth Avenue and stretches from East 79th Avenue to East 84th Avenue.
As a result of it was the lunchtime hangout of these who attended St. Judes/Constance Billard, viewers may have gotten the impression that the MMA and its steps had been throughout the road from the co-ed highschool, however the actuality is that the museum is an effective 20 blocks from The Museum of New York Metropolis, whose facade was used to signify the place the GG gang known as dwelling from 8:30 am to three pm.
9 Occasion Ladies
Season 1: Episode 1–They wore their headbands as if they had been tiaras, had designer luggage in tenth grade, and kicked their non-public college uniforms up a notch with sneakers, jackets, and jewellery from Bergdorfs. And oh sure, Blair Waldorf was their Queen.
The prep college teenagers of Manhattan’s Higher East Aspect had been holding courtroom on the steps of the MMA, admiring the celebration invitations that junior courtroom member Jenny Humphrey had simply delivered when Serena van der Woodsen, who’d recently returned to NYC, joined the ladies and in true “You may’t sit with us” style is informed by frenemy Blair that there is no such thing as a want for her to RSVP.
8 Oh, Child
Season 1: Episode 13–Oh how simple it’s to fall out of favor, particularly with Blair who has determined that Jenny’s hazing “will finish once I say it ends.” After Blair orders her to sit down a number of extra steps under her on the MMA, the Brooklyn lady with extra shallowness than anybody realized, bought up, and left simply in time for Serena’s arrival.
“I am not pregnant,” is the bohemian blonde’s opener to a gaggle who may appear to not care much less. She then asks to talk to Blair alone and we understand that it’s truly Blair who wants the EPT field to verify she and Chuck aren’t going to have a bit of Bass.
7 The Queen Bee Will get Stung
“Do you understand who you are speaking to?” requested Blair after her posse offers her the boot off the MMA steps. Appears phrase unfold like wildfire round St. Judes and Constance Billard after the being pregnant scare which resulted in Nate and Chuck throwing down within the college’s entry backyard.
Not solely that, however the girls embrace Jenny, reminding Blair she’s no longer in a position to tell anyone where they can eat lunch or with whom. The now-dethroned Queen Bee tosses one final empty menace Jenny’s method, however the Brooklyn blonde defies her and joins the brand new in-crowd on the steps.
6 Blair Bitch Challenge
Season 1: Episode 14–“These are my steps and I am not going to relinquish them with out a struggle.” Sure, Blair returns to high school after shedding her standing and is horrified to study that Jenny Humphrey is now A-list.
Over espresso, Serena convinces Blair that she’ll catch extra flies with honey so she accepts an invitation to dinner with the group that does not present up simply to humiliate her. For some inexplicable motive, they thought they’d recover from on the headbanded one. They thought fallacious.
5 Who’s Boyfriend Is It Anyway?
Season 1: Episode 16–The battle between the Queen Bee and Little J strikes from the streets (aka MMA steps) to the blogs spreading rumors about one another by means of Gossip Woman.
Jenny is now courting a Park Avenue scion, Asher, and makes a spectacle of a celebration they’re throwing to which Blair is blatantly not invited. However Dan suspects that his sister’s boyfriend has a boyfriend of his personal and seeks recommendation about methods to break it to her. “All that issues to somebody like Jenny proper now could be guys, girlfriends, and Gossip Woman,” says Blair. “If it isn’t coming from one in all them,” provides Serena, “she’s not gonna hear it.”
4 Transferring On
Season 3: Episode 2–Not uniformed prep college ladies, it is a first: sitting on the steps of the MMA in common clothes–well, common for a duo who owns solely designer duds.
It is a wistful reunion as they are saying goodbye to the place they used to rule as a result of Blair is now a downtown lady attending NYU and Serena just isn’t going to Brown (she hasn’t broken that news to Lily yet and for good reason) and is working round NYC with Carter Baizen and dealing as a publicist. They’re younger adults now, and The Met is only a bittersweet reminder of days passed by.
3 It is Reigning Once more
Season 3: Episode 7–Jenny picks up the place Blair left off as Queen Bee and, onerous to imagine, she’s much more of a malevolent dictator.
Not even BFF Eric can settle for that this is similar lady who took the prepare in from Brooklyn, made her personal garments, and introduced her lunch made by her rocker dad. To show Jenny a lesson, the boys dare to sit down above her on the MMA steps–breaking the cardinal rule of seating–and Jenny has to put into Eric as to not present weak point in entrance of her crew. Status over friendship? So it goes on the Upper East Side.
Season 5: Episode 19–She married a prince however by no means bought to be a princess for the reason that marriage was so shortlived. Dan to the rescue.
He has Blair costume in a pretty-in-pink tulle robe with a beige beaded jacket, brings her to the final place she felt actually royal, and presents her with a cubic zirconia tiara that on her will appear to be actual diamonds. We’re by no means actually positive if Dan orchestrated the gaggle of adoring followers or whether or not they simply occurred to be on the MMA steps, however both method, their fangirl screams and calls for for an image with their idol to make Blair be ok with herself once more.
2 Revenge Of The Nerds
Season 6: Episode 6–“The Met steps. The place else would you go to make your self really feel higher?” says Nelly in response to Blair asking how she knew the place to search out her.
Blair’s nemesis from highschool Nelly is now a style journalist to whom her mom desires Blair to make amends for her earlier rudeness. It appears simply an excessive amount of to ask as the 2 younger ladies fall again into their highschool nobless-oblige relationship. After being chastised by her mom as soon as once more for being a imply lady and Blair quits as president of Waldorf Designs, a lot to Nelly’s satisfaction. Their antagonistic face-off on the MMA steps evokes Blair to start out her personal style line.
1 I Do
Season 6: Episode 10–The gang races up the MMA steps not fairly positive why they have been summoned to the museum. After they’re all assembled Blair announces it’s her surprise wedding to Chuck.
However the police are after the groom as a result of they imagine he killed his father and a Gossip Woman tip has NYPD on path to arrest him. The glad couple and their wedding ceremony visitors do a fast location change to Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain and say their vows proper earlier than the lads in blue meet up with them.
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