The current threesome storyline that has the PTC up in arms isn't the first time "Gossip Girl" has landed in the hot seat for getting racy. The flesh-drenched print ads for this season that turned critics' negative statements into promotional tag lines was smart, cheeky marketing, and they got plenty of attention. But how many times can you pull that rabbit out of a hat? It's been reported that the ménage a trios
will stretch over two episodes –- the act itself and the flashbacks. But where does it go from there? If we're forced to go back to watching Blair's fit-of-the-week as standard fare, it will feel like a lot of effort for not much payoff.