The Gossip Girl season 5 episode title of “Yes, Then Zero” is a riff upon the Brett Easton Ellis book “Less Than Zero.” This infamous book took a look at the scandalous world of young adults in Los Angeles in the 80’s. It works well as when we pick up with Gossip Girl we find that Serena is out in L.A.

Gossip Girl Season 5 Episode Guide

Gossip Girl Season 5 Episode 1 Yes, Then Zero Summary: Serena makes a grave error at her new job in Hollywood. Chuck and Nate then meet up with her in L.A., where Nate is captivated by an older woman (special guest star Elizabeth Hurley). Elsewhere, Blair is not pleased when Louis sides with his family over her; and Dan receives help from an unexpected source.

Original air date: September 26, 2011 on The CW

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