We all know the characters on "Gossip Girl" are selfish a-holes. There wouldn't be enough drama if they weren't.

But NYC's elite do occasionally redeem themselves... only to do something terrible three episodes later. After six seasons, they all got their happy ever afters, so the lesson of the show is: The end justifies the means. How very Machiavellian.

Keeping that in mind, here is our definitive ranking of "Gossip Girl" characters, from least to most garbage.