You can imagine how thrilled I was when I read the episode info and saw the title and realized that Morgan Freeman was going to be playing the part of Eleanor Waldorf. It's actually an apt title, because this episode was almost as action-packed as that movie. The action was just less literally explosive. Especially in Chuck's case.
It's 6 AM and already 14,000 degrees, because to live in NYC in the summer is essentially to live inside an Easy Bake Oven. Because she is an internet doctor as well as an unscrupulous yenta, Gossip Girl has tips to "beat the heat": 1) drink plenty of fluids (Chuck drinks Scotch in his darkened hotel room at 6 AM), 2) stay out of the sun (Jenny stumbles down a Manhattan street with her arms full of shit covered in silver lame), 3) avoid physical activity (Dan and Serena make out in what appears to a church doorway at 6 AM). Nobody ever listens to Gossip Girl
Except Blair and The Lord Our God Marcus, who assiduously avoid physical activity: They make out, and Blair is like, "We should probably f," and The Lord Our God Marcus is like, "Don't we have a party to plan?" and Blair's like, "We can be just like those people in Atonement! That was British and it involved sex!" and The Lord Our God Marcus says that Blair is "a delicate flower, nothing like that tart Keira Knightly." And it's true; look how differently they treat chairs: