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Sex and the City (1998–2004)

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Four female New Yorkers gossip about their sex-lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the 90s.


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Complete series cast summary:
 Carrie Bradshaw (94 episodes, 1998-2004)
 Samantha Jones (94 episodes, 1998-2004)
 Charlotte York (94 episodes, 1998-2004)
 Miranda Hobbes (94 episodes, 1998-2004)
 Mr. Big (41 episodes, 1998-2004)
 Steve Brady / ... (41 episodes, 1999-2004)


A sexual and ironic sitcom about four young, 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 (Sarah Jessica Parker) 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 (Cynthia Nixon) is a red-haired lawyer, determined to score professionally and to be tough in love, too, yet her only faithful lover is an insecure nerd. Charlotte York (Kristin Davis) 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, when she... Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

6 June 1998 (USA)  »

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(94 episodes)

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Kim Cattrall turned down the role of Samantha Jones twice before being convinced by Darren Star's boyfriend to give it a try and shoot the pilot episode. See more »


In the earlier series, the exterior the Carrie's apartment was another apartment block (in one episode we see a couple having sex through this windows). In later series, the exterior changes to the street outside and the other apartment seems to have moved. See more »


Samantha: You dated Mr. Big. I'm dating Mr. Too Big.
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Referenced in Katt Williams: It's Pimpin' Pimpin' (2008) See more »

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My all time favorite TV series!
22 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

Now, admittedly, this show may appeal to a slightly more female audience, but I think men may appreciate ..well, the sex...(uncensored versions can be a bit graphic with nudity) and the comedic aspect of the show. The writing is truly phenomenal, with some of the funniest lines I've ever heard.

For me, this show is so great because it hits just about every dating/relationship issue I've ever had right on the head. If I'm going through a difficult breakup, I watch an episode, and realize that I'm not alone.

The show is hilarious in its sometimes shockingly straightforward discussions on dating and sex. It also touchingly portrays the friendship between four loyal friends: Carrie- the main character, a writer for a dating column who can never seem to find the right guy; Miranda- the self-assured lawyer; sexually liberated Samantha, and the hopeless romantic, Charlotte. You will come to love these women like your own best friends. No one series has ever made me laugh and cry so much.

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