There could hardly be an odder match, but love knows no reason- assistant DA Greg Montgomery, the golden spoon son of successful businessman Edward Montgomery and his bossy spouse Kitty, ... See full summary »
A sensuous and ironic sitcom about four young, desirable, virtually inseparable New York bachelorettes who lead and confide in each-other their ever changing and confusing sex lives, as different as their natures. Carrie Bradshaw is a charming petite columnist, and often the narrator of the story, either writing her copy or off screen, constantly tossing up and rejecting different views on just about anything that does or might impact modern women's sex lives; she tries almost everything, is constantly disappointed, but always seems to return to a certain Mr. Big. Miranda Hobbes is a red-hair lawyer determined to score professionally and to be tough in love to, yet her only faithful lover is an insecure nerd. Charlotte York is a gallery-managing wasp from a prestigious, super-rich family, with high old-fashioned moral standards for her lovable but insecure self but unfortunately almost impossible to live up to for any lover, whenever she can find a socially acceptable one. Samantha ... Written by
How ironic that the characters in this show are so starved for "Mr Right" that they jump in the sack with every loser in NYC at the drop of a zipper. While constantly depicting men in an unfavorable light, these same characters demean women of true character in every show. Is it any surprise that the characters are the real losers in the pursuit of happiness? Whether by design or not, the show is nothing more than a spin-off of Madison Avenue mentality, i.e. sex sells.
Sure...the title is "Sex and...", but how much talent is needed to write about and produce sleaze? It is in subtilty and innuendo that genuine humor, talent, and genius are found. The "in your face shock value" of the show is tired. Better writing and producing would greatly enhance this show.
Perhaps some find it appealing to live vicariously through the many, many, many, (emphasis added), sexual exploits of the characters. However, I find it boring and condescending to both men and women. But that's the nature of this show...sink to the lowest common denominator for market share. This does not mean it is good material, or any measure of contemporary life.
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