Gossip Girl 80s Flash Back Episode: Valley Girls

The Upper East Side meets the totally bangin’ streets of the Valley in the GOSSIP GIRL flashback episode airing Sunday, May 10 at 8 p.m. ET on ‘A’ (check Atv.ca to confirm local broadcast times). The episode follows Lily van Der Woodsen’s (Brittany Snow, Hairspray, Prom Night) wild-child past in 1980s Los Angeles before she became one of Manhattan’s elite. And after a mug shot photo of Snow as Lily in full ‘80s-garb was leaked online, the early buzz is that this highly anticipated episode is sure to be bitch’n!

In the flashback episode “Valley Girls,” GOSSIP GIRL travels back to the ‘80s, where new wave ruled, neon was taken to the max and a 17 year-old Lily Rhodes (Snow) is in and out of trouble. After getting kicked out of boarding school, Lily runs away to Los Angeles, reconnecting with her parents Rick (guest star Andrew McCarthy, LIPSTICK JUNGLE, Pretty in Pink) and Cece (guest-star Cynthia Watros, LOST), and sister Carol (Krysten Ritter, BREAKING BAD, Confessions of a Shopaholic). The episode also features rock group No Doubt as ‘80’s band “Snowed Out.”

Back in present day, Blair (Leighton Meester) and Nate (Chace Crawford) attend prom together, but the evening doesn’t turn out exactly as planned. Could Chuck (Ed Westwick) have something to do with that? Meanwhile, Serena (Blake Lively) and Lily (Kelly Rutherford) don’t see eye-to-eye over Serena’s recent run-in with the law.

Viewers can also watch the GOSSIP GIRL flashback episode on MuchMusic on Saturday, May 16 at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET and on demand on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca following its CTV broadcast premiere.

GOSSIP GIRL airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on ‘A’ and catch weekly encore episodes on Saturdays at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET on MuchMusic.

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