6 June 1998
Columnist Carrie Bradshaw introduces her narrative style by a short story about a British girl who thought the Manhattan manner would be the same. Characters and extras on screen do some of the philosophizing about modern sex life and the life of both sexes she usually does off-screen in her column-style. Among the main cast of four best friends, PR executive Samantha bluntly stands for sex without relational crap, golden spoon-WASP Charlotte for the fairy tale-romantic ideal, while sensitive flirt Carrie herself and stuck-up pragmatic lawyer Miranda seek a middle way; meanwhile gay talent agent Stanford Blatch provides a twisted mirror image. Carrie enjoys using hunk Kurt just for her sexual gratification for a change, then the quartet jumps on the dating game carousel, which never stops in the series.
6 June 1998
Miranda discovers she was invited at Nick's, where all guests are asked with which movie star in the prime they would have loved to do it, to make a change with all those brainless models he keeps dating. The girlfriends see models as a living nightmare as those terribly demanded competitors actually walk around in Manhattan, giving them socially imposed inferiority complexes, except man-eater Sam. Carrie's friend poor painter Barkley, a serial 'modelizer', treats models as things and secretly videotapes his sex with them; Sam sees him as a challenge for her as superior non-model, and even insists to be taped. Stanford introduces Carrie to his friend and best client, gorgeous underwear-model Derek 'The Bone', who actually asks to stay the night with her and is even more shy and lonely then mortals who crave models, wanting to become a cop in his Iowa home town.
21 June 1998
Carrie is invited to stay with a married friend and her husband, Peter, at their beach house. Her trip is unexpectedly cut short when she walks in on Peter who is naked in the kitchen. Back in Manhattan, she contemplates whether there is a secret war going on between the singles and the married. Later on, she is introduced to a guy who's desperately trying to start a family. It seems that dating the marrying-type guy has suddenly made her a member of a club for married couples.
28 June 1998
Carrie and Mr. Big keep bumping into each-other till they date (without that term) at Samantha's hot restaurant PR-opening, but he cancels last minute. The cook, just Jon, is reserved for Samantha's bed, but his hot friend Sam, also twenty-something (those always seem to know the right people) flirts with Carrie; Big turns up saying he was on time but couldn't find her, time to leave town. At a twenties club Sam takes Carrie on his lap and kisses really well, five hours long, and again while she helps him pick a shirt. Samantha eagerly reports on a night of sex with Jon, twenties-men are so hot and consider thirties-women a good deal. Charlotte is embarrassed Bryant explicitly asked for anal sex, Miranda warns her not to give in on respect which is power, Samantha says a hole is just that; Charlotte gets a decent first date. Samantha realizes she'll always feel older with twenties-men, and resolves to give them up. After Big brought his just divorced friend Jack to their drink, Carrie seeks consolation in Sam's bed, in heaven when spooned, only to wake up in his nightmare apartment which comes with a room mate, but no toilet paper, and runs off to her ultimate addiction- the shoe store.
5 July 1998
While shoe-shopping, Carrie meets Amalita and her new rich boyfriend. Amalita's life is full of vacations, holidays, and shopping with very rich men. Over dinner, she introduces a young, handsome architect to Carrie. Her evening ends at his luxurious hotel. Waking up, she finds that the man has left her a considerable sum. Appalled, she calls up her friends and they discuss the power of sex. Meanwhile, Charlotte is asked to model for an artist who is doing a series of paintings of vagina.
Season 1, Episode 6: Secret Sex12 July 1998
Carrie put asides her misgivings about a photo session for a promotional picture for her columns, to go on buses, because she was allowed to keep the sexy dress, which she wears on her first 'official' dinner date with Big, and has sex against Charlotte's Victorian restraint rules. Her friend Mike Singer found an ideal sex-partner in sales clerk Libby Biyalick, but prefers to keep the affair discrete as she wouldn't do as life-partner; Carrie realizes and resents being Big's, till she confronts him. Miranda meets 32-year old sports doctor Ted Baker by punching him in gym class, they become fine sex partners, but when he learns she found in his flat his secret passion, spanking videos, which the other girls regard quite differently, he walks out for good. Charlotte recalls her Chassidic ex-lover Shmuel, an artist.
19 July 1998
When she discovers that Big is dating other women, Carrie realizes that she desires a monogamous relationship with him. In the meantime, Samantha is having trouble being monogamous with her realtors. Charlotte dislikes the sexual desires of her new boyfriend, and Miranda confronts jealousy when she runs into Skipper with his new girlfriend from Vogue.
26 July 1998
Architect and amazing lover Jack, an ideal catch for princess Charlotte, whom she met at many disease benefits, strongly suggest a trio with another woman- the friends are divided if or how. Samantha does it with married 37-year old wine importer Ken Shear; when he tells his wife Ruth, she insists Sam participates in his fantasy, a threesome, to save her marriage. Carrie is surprised nearly everybody has trios, and startled Mr. Big is divorced, from publisher Barbara, who proves a great lady and even interested professionally in Carrie's on the spot invented novel theme -intolerable, as if she were in bed with her and Big- and tells he was the cheater! Irritated to be the only one not asked for a trio by a friend, Miranda answers a couple's threesome ad.
2 August 1998
Carrie is presented to Stanford Blatch's adored, classy grandmother, but comes to the conclusion his being gay cancels all his qualities on her bottom line and probably in her last will. Miranda is losing her self-respect after many rejections, but turns to blind dating - just to walk out on the first man who's still willing to give it a go when they meet. Samantha tries everything to turn Bernie Turtletaub, a Wall street guru but society laughing stock with viciously bad breath the girls met at the "singles" table at a posh wedding, into a fashionable date, but can even the best PR expert's make-over make up for his intrinsic lack of charm?
9 August 1998
As neither of the four friends has a solid prospect of engagement, they hate feeling obliged to attend a formerly bizarre socialite's baby shower - when it turns out she even 'stole' Charlotte's years ago made-up unique baby-name Shayla, they march out 'scandalized'. The worrying worsens as Carrie's period is really late, and she doesn't even know yet how she would feel about a pregnancy.
16 August 1998
After weeks sharing a bed, Carrie feels comfortable actually sleeping with M. Big, yet mortified when she farts in bed, but really worried when he stops to want sex every night. It really hits her when he prefers to watch a boxing match to kissing, so she paints her apartment. Miranda tells Carrie to be herself and feels she's worse off not having had anyone for three months, but how often is normal? Samantha is horny for her hunky yoga instructor Siddharta, who claims to practice Bhramacharya, Tantric celibacy, since three years, yet still gets hard-ons. Charlotte tells Carrie to be happy her boyfriend Kevin didn't even kiss in three weeks, takes it as an aphrodisiac that he's Carrie's ex from three years ago and a sex maniac, but then learns he has given up sex to cure his former bad temper by Prozac, indeed even a hand-job has no result. Carrie's neighbors, who frequently have amazingly long, naked sex in front of the open window, are a spectacle for the envious quartet- and inspire Mr. Big...
23 August 1998
Miranda dates rising playwright Thomas John Andersen, whose only flaw is he needs to shower immediately after sex, which he blames on nun teachers; her uttering sex is not sinful gets her thrown out forever. Carrie observes churches draw classy dressers- as her Mr. Big, an atheist who takes his Presbyterian mother every Sunday and won't invite Carrie along. Samantha startles telling she's in love with jazz-loving lawyer James, without having had sex; when they finally do, she can't even feel his tiny cock, she's shattered and hates herself for it. Charlotte consults psychic card-layer Noanie Stein who sees no marriage for her, so she tries Santeria, where she's told that's curable for $300. When Carrie spies on them with Miranda, Big is not amused, she desperate that he introduces her as just a friend. Stanford invites everyone, even Skipper, to the gay disco club presentation of the new fragrance Fallen Angel and his boyfriend Allanne, the bottle designer. Carrie expresses her doubts when Big comes pick her up for a holiday trip- couple canceled.
6 June 1999
After Carrie's break-up with Mr. Big, despite Charlotte's rule it takes half the duration of a relationship to get over it, she lets true fan Miranda take her and Sam to the Yankees stadium, where she accidentally catches a ball and thus meets and invites, to everyone's surprise with success, charming baseball star Joe Starr to a party but bumps into Big there. Samantha is still miserable and tries to physically coach her James in bed, to no avail. Charlotte finds a lover with only one drawback, instinctive reaching for his balls, and buys him boxer shorts - which he finds too possessive.
13 June 1999
Three of the girls wrestle with the delicate question of what to tell or discretely leave unmentioned with loved ones. For Miranda, this means overcoming her aversion to explicit encouragement and dirty talk in bed; Carrie's blabbermouth causes a friend to divorce, then she invites Mr. Big to her birthday party; Samantha finally tells her sweet lover,after he talked her into couples counseling (which she hates), that she finds his manhood too small. Meanwhile, Charlotte tries a pedigree dog as a temporary substitute for the unfindable perfect fiancé. All find out the downsides of their choices.
20 June 1999
Carrie ponders the theory that all Manhattan men are freaks. After Samantha found out an eligible lawyer has a masochistic closet, she decides too cheer up herself by scheduling having her fanny's fat injected in her facial cheeks. When Carrie meets charming journalist Ben, she doubled-dates with his mate Luke and Miranda - a total misfit because she abhors his position that nothing outside is worth leaving Manhattan even for a holiday. Charlotte meets the legendary Mitch(ell) 'pussy' and experiences he never disappoints in bed, but can she really be satisfied without an actual relationship? Meanwhile Carrie gets freaked out by her failing to find Ben's freaky side, so she takes drastic action at his place.
27 June 1999
Now none of the girls has a relationship, the quartet hits a salsa bar all night, so Carrie is late for a photo-shoot for Stanford's boyfriend Nevin's magazine; the result is worse then she ever feared. Only Samantha is absent from the power-walking, where Miranda bumps into an ex, hunky ophthalmologist Josh, who just didn't give her orgasms; history repeats itself, and she still fakes coming; once she tells him, his confidence is shaken, so he gets her to coach him- now sex feels like an exam subject. Charlotte enjoys the handy jobs done by and kissing with unemployed actor Tom, too much to see him move to Salt Lake City for a soap part, but is that enough? Samantha was picked up by the salsa club's co-owner William, and invites Carrie to join them for the summer in the East Hamptons, but is stood up. At a party with Stanford, drunk Carrie meets single smoker Jake.
4 July 1999
Carrie and Charlotte reproach Sam for wearing bright clothes to designer Javier's funeral, but it turns out their black clothing sticks out instead. Having solicited clients for her PR business there, Sam jumps the bones of the 'right' man, but when his all-too-influential wife walks in on them, her vital social acceptability is endangered. Charlotte meets hunky young widower Ned and enjoys helping him overcome his grieving in bed, until she discovers she isn't the only one. Miranda's pride when she buys her first apartment is short-lived, as the paperwork seems to stigmatize her "single woman" status. Carrie calls Big again after six months and finds out just going bowling revives their relationship completely.
11 July 1999
While Charlotte has a great sell in the gallery, especially to 'power lesbians', Samantha spots her hunky gym instructor Thor, and soon has him showering with her and enjoys his creative shaving of her pubic hair, but is this really original? Carrie sneaks out to her date with Mr. Big without her friends noticing. Miranda dates a pretentious documentary movie buff, but is less and less comfortable with his insistence to 'get in the mood' by watching porn while they make love. Charlotte, who found her current boyfriend kissing another in the gallery, decides to go out 'man-free' with the lesbians, but can she really fit in?
18 July 1999
When Miranda's friend Jeremy Fields, a reporter in London who is often flirtatious in their e-emails, visits New York Miranda is happy to put him up - however he proves more flirtatious with a local friend of hers who just decorated her apartment, and at the farewell party she throws for him even announces their upcoming wedding! The friends have mixed feelings being invited, three of them rather commandeered in various capacities. Miranda feels the invisible woman, 'in charge' of the self-explicative guest-book; Sam feels her Manhattan life is ending when she realizes she slept with a man she already had some 15 years ago; Carrie goes from a high when Mr. Big accepts to accompany her to the wedding to hear her requested occasional poem to a low when he declines signing the card with their wedding gift and leaves during her recitation for a business call; bridesmaid Charlotte is tickled pink she finally may choose herself a gorgeous dress and team up with eligible best man Martin Healy, but when he actually presents her to his parents...
25 July 1999
After walking out on her date who turned out to be still married despite his claim to be divorced, Miranda is happy to be picked up by cocky barman Steve, who soon wants more then their one-night stand. Carrie believes her rekindled relationship with Mr. Big is good enough to get him to know her friends a little better. Samantha has an atypical lover, even for a man-eater like her: Donald Trump's single friend Ed is past 70, so will his old-fashioned wooing and lavish gifts outweigh his physical decay?
1 August 1999
The girls wrestle with the question how and if partners can/want to change for each-other. For Miranda this means fitting her busy schedule to lover Steves late hours as barman and cuddling appetite when she wants to start the working day. Carrie wants to stop Big ogling other women and other 'little' things. When Charlotte decides her uncircumcised lover, restaurant critic Mike, looks like a sharpei below the belt, he decides to everyones surprise to get cut, but the psychological side-effect of his 'second virginity' makes her regret his move. Samantha is happy being the flexible one, but it rattles even her to meet a former lover who had a sex operation and renamed himself after her.
8 August 1999
The girls wrestle with social inequalities. When Samantha dates super-rich Harvey, she enjoys the perks she claims not to crave, but finds his relationship with female servant Sum is not as one-sided as it seems. Charlotte's date with celebrity actor Wylie Ford starts as a luxury dream, but she soon finds she's expected to become more of an abjectly servile fan then a self-respecting lover. Miranda takes Steve shopping for his wardrobe but has a taste he cannot afford and yet won't allow her to pick up the bill, even if that breaks them up. Carrie is insecure again when Big takes her to a socialite party on Park Avenue but never seems able to express his love, and therefore she goes out with an artistic flirt without means she find waitering there.
Season 2, Episode 11: Evolution15 August 1999
The girls worry about long-term change. Miranda hears from her gynecologist that one of her ovaries is 'lazy', and worries therefore is she can still take her time being picky with men before going for motherhood. Charlotte hits on well with charming pastry chef Stephan, but consults the girls and guy friend Stanford if he is gay, or at least 'half'. Carrie worries if Big is serious about them since he seems too 'territorial' to allow any of her stuff permanently in his apartment. When Samantha sees publisher Dominic, the one man who broke her heart for a model, she decides to turn tables on him, but can she really dump him 'like a man' after great sex?
22 August 1999
Big tells Carrie that he's moving to Paris for six months; Samantha introduces the girls to the hottest new S&M restaurant; Charlotte's shoe fetish is counterbalanced by a shoe store foot fetishist; Miranda meets a guy who likes to "do it" only when he thinks he might get caught.
29 August 1999
When even her friends are sick and tired of Carrie's raving after the break-up with Mr. Big, she takes their advice to go to therapy, as everybody does in Manhattan, and gets a surprise bonus: in the waiting room she meets Seth, who proves a substitutive therapy in the flesh. Samantha picks up a man in a sports bar, but will even she ever get his full and undivided attention for nonathletic practice? Miranda feels really flattered when a gorgeous man in the adjacent building goes from flirting to stripping at the window, but when she meets him learns his eye is on a male tenant one floor below hers.
5 September 1999
Carrie meets Miranda's ex Skipper, a sweet guy who is getting desperate as all women seem to turn him down in favor of jerks - like Kevin, the bossy colleague Miranda is dating right then. When she confesses this to her friends, this contradiction bugs her too. Sam declares monogamy fits none of them, as its high expectations are never met. To everyone's surprise, Charlotte takes that advice to the extreme, double-dating two fine men - till they find out and walk out on her together. After a few lonely weeks without Big, Carrie invites John, her dependable rebound-lover just-for-sex who always repairs her self-esteem, and wonders why she never tried committing to him, so the next time they actually go out for dinner, which only proves their conversation is as uninspiring as their sex is enjoyable; the following movie is their last date ever.
12 September 1999
Miranda considered Sunday a nightmare because children swarm everywhere, there is even a family hour at her gym, but it did allow her to meet hunky Simon Cobb, indulgent divorced father of rascal Simon, who loves to push the elevator's buttons, and his; when Simon surprises her naked in the lo after a hot night, that signs her marching-orders. Carrie met fiction writer Vaughn Wysel at a lunch; he presents her to mother Wallis, her partner Duncan, a teacher, and sisters Franny and Zoe, who all insist she stays for a seafood feast; six hours later he can finally jump her bones, yet his sperm beats him to the post. She keeps dating and doing him for his whole family, mainly the fascinating mother, an Oscar-nominated documentary maker, despite his recurring precipitous wetness, but precisely her liberating education without sexual taboos proves unsurmountable. Charlotte receives her studly brother Wesley, about to be divorced from Lesley; he tickles Samantha's fancy at first sight. Charlotte explodes finding Sam in her guest-room wearing only his T-shirt, but when Wesley explains he needed the sex after two sexually frustrated years with his frigid wife, Charlotte goes make up.
19 September 1999
Charlotte panics about her 'bed-manner' when her lover Dr. Bram Walker dozes off in bed once after a grueling day of surgery, so she takes a tantric sex class given in a very hands-on demonstration by a psychologist couple. Sam not only proclaims the dawn of pan-sexuality, but actually agrees to have a threesome with gay couple David and David, who lose interest in the idea just when she was running hot. Carrie bumps into (the cigarette of) very cute film composer Patrick Casey. She is puzzled how reluctantly he takes further steps until he confesses to be a recovering alcoholic, but when she is the one hitting the breaks...
26 September 1999
The girls wrestle with the onslaught of 20-something girls when they are invited to a beach party in the Hamptons. Charlotte suffers a nasty punishment for passively lying about her age: her even younger toy-boy Greg gives her crabs. Sam fires her assistant Nina, only to find she is hosting the A-list party in the Hamptons using Sam's contact list. Carrie has an eager young writing admirer in Laurel and a bigger admirer in doctor Bradley Meego. Her weekend is ruined, however, when she finds Mr. Big there, back from Paris, with a new 20-something girlfriend, Natasha.
3 October 1999
Three of the girls deal with loved ones from their past. For Carrie it's trying to become just good friends again with Mr. Big, who now is with Natasha and even tells her they are already engaged. For Charlotte it means the pony Taddy which threw her off as a child, or a substitute horse. For Miranda it's becoming friends again with barman Steve, but then they get physical again... Samantha however finds by chance a new, huge hunky man who seems about as cocky as she is, and proves he has a cock of matching (record) size which even she may not be able to handle.
4 June 2000
The Manhattan quartet takes the ferry to Staten Island when Carrie is on the jury for the New York Fire Department's annual male calendar finalists selection, together with a politician who's rather interested in her. Sam gets the hottest fireman in her opinion in her bed, but her fantasy of doing it in the fire station proves less romantic then she hoped. Charlotte's next dream prince suddenly turns out too macho. Miranda insists on proving her independence by refusing the practical assistance Steve volunteers when she's scheduled for laser eye-surgery.
11 June 2000
Carrie shares her bed and his campaign for city treasurer with Bill Kelley for weeks and Sam has a short lover.
18 June 2000
Charlotte gets depressed just by reading all women in "The New York Times" Sunday edition wedding announcements are younger then our quartet, but stumbles on Carrie's nightmare: Mr. Big's marriage to Natasha - her answer is to spend a fortune in order to outshine the bride to be. Miranda's new cleaning lady, Magda, makes her feel guilty not to be more of a housewife and for having sex toys. While Charlotte feels nasty just being naked in an all-female health spa, Samantha books an extra massage when told Kevin also gets intimate, but ends up being thrown out for taking the initiative.
25 June 2000
Charlotte's gallery scores a big hit with the works of the artist Baird Johnson, rare even for New Yorkers' almost un-shockable standards: drag kings, women completely dressed-up as men; Baird, himself a gentleman, even gets conservative WASP lady Charlotte to pose for him, his way. Samantha was looking for an assistant, but one look on sexy stud Matt decided her mind in his favor; his professionally unacceptable arrogant attitude to her PR clients still gets him fired, but both are immediately eager to start jumping each-other's bones now are they no longer ethically barred. Carrie's boyfriend Sean isn't just young enough to be more boy then her others friends, he's also openly bisexual, which starts her wondering if gender is a dying concept. Miranda is back with Steve and gave him a key, but really wrestles with his tendency to 'invade' her apartment territory, such as sleeping with his head touching 'her' pillow.
9 July 2000
Carrie is attracted to a furniture maker named Aidan and starts dating but he can't date a smoker. She must decide on Aidan or smoking. Charlotte attempts to coach a bad kisser while Miranda finds difficulty in supporting Steve's pipe dream of making a half court shot at the Knick's game. Samantha begins dating an African-American record executive who has a strong-willed sister who runs a new restaurant.
16 July 2000
Carrie can't understand why Aidan doesn't want to sleep with her, and then feels jaded when she finds out that Aidan doesn't go for sex for the old-fashioned reason he is still romantic. She wonders if modern Manhattan girls like her are just sluts, and is he serious, or, as Samantha suggests, becoming just a friend? Charlotte has a great lover, a gentle gentleman, with one flaw: without knowing it, he calls her a bitch and whore during sex; when she tells the poor boy, he's as horrified as she, and struck impotent. Miranda discovers she has chlamydia, so she calls all her 42 former partners, and Steve suffers an intimate test despite being monogamous. One of Samantha's countless dates accidentally allowed a violent robber into her posh building; as soon as the other tenants find out, she feels shunned...
23 July 2000
Miranda and Steve are finally feeling comfortable together, until she watches the laundry. Samantha has hot nights with a doctor, and decides to follow his example taking Viagra purely for recreational purposes. Charlotte is inspired by a book to start looking for a fiancé more methodically, and commandeers a wedded friend of hers, allegedly the ideal ally, to tell his friend Phil he is supposed to become her dream date - when he stands up the all too eager would be-bride at the opera, she goes with Carrie, who was just getting comfortable with Aidan but suddenly crosses glances with Mr. Big.
30 July 2000
Charlotte is completely besotted with Trey, who she just met by accident but already considers him, her groom. At a chic boat party Charlotte presents him to Carry, who is already tired of the meeting by fate story and bumps into Mr. Big there, without Natasha- despite her living with Aidan they clearly miss each-other. Samantha, who just moved to the meat packing district, is invited by a much older new neighbor, Len; discovering her period is five days late, she gets drunk and accepts to go all the way, but then nature steps in. To Miranda's utter and sarcastically uttered surprise, Steve suggests they consider making a baby; they settle for the time on a puppy he would care for, but when that doesn't work out...
6 August 2000
Now that Miranda and Steve have fallen out of love over parenthood, they painstakingly live apart in the same flat... At Aidan Shaws's design fair, Carrie bumps into Mr. and Mrs. Big. Later, a drunken Big blurts out to Carrie that he not only wants a divorce but also wants her back. Then, when Aidan generously starts improving her apartment, the noise drives her to a hotel... Charlotte is convinced Trey is ready to propose and is presented to his mother Bunny MacDougal. She seems to control him masterfully. Later, Charlotte uses Bunny's sleeve rubbing trick and makes him thoughtlessly accept a wedding proposal by her. She instantly regrets it because it lacks the romance she desires... Sam likes giving blow-jobs, but her present lover, Adam Ball's sperm tastes really bad.
13 August 2000
Carrie feels guilty like hell about sleeping with Big behind Aidan's back, but re-offends when he's out of state; while Big announces he wants to leave his wife for her, she looses Aidan's dog Pete. Charlotte's engagement-bliss whithers when Trey's family's 'standard' prenuptial appears. Just after boasting how much better life is without a steady man, Sam experiences it's no fun being single with the flu. Miranda is very happy with a young new colleague, having a one nightstand followed by long-term phone-love as he returns to Chicago- till she finds out...
20 August 2000
Charlotte's wedding planning panic is easily solved when Sam refers her to gay stylist Anthony Marantino, 'the Italian mother she never had'. Paranoid Miranda worries about a 'scary' man in a restaurant's sandwich-suit saying "eat me" in a 'woman-unfriendly way'. When Samantha finally meets her male sexual counterpart Tom Reymi, eagerness to 'do it' in his swing makes her overcome an old pathological fear for aids-tests. Carrie is torn between sweet Aidan and exciting adulterous Big who wants to come out, but when Natasha returns early...
27 August 2000
When Miranda tries multi-dating, she quickly finds nobody wants a lawyer, while her same physique appeals as a "stewardess". Things get interesting for her when she decides to date a doctor... At Charlotte's rehearsal dinner, Samantha hooks up with Trey's cousin Caleb, even if she can't understand his Edinburgh accent. Carrie is touched that Aidan created a love-seat as a wedding gift for her friend Charlotte; finally she gathers the courage to confess her infidelity with adulterer Big... Charlotte has a sleepless night before her wedding after sleeping with Trey for the first time, but discovers he's barely interested in sex and semi-impotent...
10 September 2000
Charlotte is getting sexually desperate after a 'dry' honeymoon in the Bermudas, so she literally measures Trey's nocturnal erection. Meanwhile Carrie, whose column got the interest of a small Hollywood production company, travels to Los Angeles with Samantha and Miranda, in order to escape from their New York sorrows. However, Miranda discovers that men there prefer more direct women, Sam picks up a 'perfect girth' dildo-model and Carrie can't get over losing Aidan.
17 September 2000
In L.A., Carrie feels naked after a reputed wax beautician, the famous but unintelligible Alicia, gave her an extreme Brazilian. Miranda meets with her former nerdy and jaded New Yorker friend, script writer Lew, who seems to be happy after moving to California. At a premiere, Sam and Carrie are refused entry into the after party after skipping the movie itself. Cast off the red carpet, Carrie meets hunky Keith Travers, who purports to be Matt Damon's agent with connections, and the two friends join him in the VIP room inside. Back in New York, Charlotte grows tired of Trey's performance issues and decides to join the girls in L.A. Carrie and Miranda, disappointed by the respective men they've met up with, and Charlotte, in an effort to enjoy herself away from her man problems, agree to join Samantha at the Playboy Mansion after being invited by her idol Hugh Hefner.
24 September 2000
34-year old Miranda feels a teenage girl again when her dentist gives her braces. Samantha is jealous of a 13-year old, super-rich client, who seems to have skipped the teen years altogether. Carrie's gorgeous younger boyfriend Wade "Superboy" Adams is a comics-shop-clerk who makes her feel young again, as they do teen- and tween-things together, or perhaps too young: he still lives with his devoted parents... Meanwhile Charlotte resorts to heavy medical therapy for Trey's sexual non-performance, and gets surprising results.
Season 3, Episode 16: Frenemies1 October 2000
Miranda thinks she's been stood up until she finds out her date died of a heart attack. She agrees to go to the wake, where she meets a great guy who used to date Carrie, who warns Miranda he has a nasty side. When Charlotte tells her friends Trey is now sexually interested in her but still can't perform, Samantha convinces her it's a classical Madonna-whore complex. A meeting with Charlotte's sorority sisters has the frustrated Charlotte determined to transcend her prudish outlook. Samantha finds her sexual equal in a woman named Claire Ann, whose wild behavior shocks even Samantha. Carrie agrees to teach a class on dating at the local learning annex, only to realize she doesn't know as much as she thinks.
8 October 2000
Upset by a hateful glance from Natasha who saw the quartet in a restaurant, Carrie loses her way and gets robbed of not just valuables but, far worse, her favorite designer sandals. When she files a report, the NYPD detective and Miranda immediately fall for each other. Now that Charlotte has lost all hope in Trey's potency, her lust wanders off to the McDougal's hunky bare-chested gardener; when her lips follow, the family accepts it, even Trey, but she can't handle this emotional neglect. When Samantha gets calls for another Sam Jones who gives a mega-party, she takes Carrie there to finds it's a virgin boy who lusts for her at first sight.
15 October 2000
Carrie and Samantha deal with noisy neighbours, and Miranda fears that the takeout lady laughs at her for ordering for one.
3 June 2001
When the quartet is invited to an engagement party, Carrie and Miranda feel like outcasts - singles without marriage prospects. Samantha picks up a TV agent, but soon switches her attentions to a physically attractive Franciscan, and offers her charitable PR services in a vain attempt to seduce him. When Charlotte goes ask Trey if they still have a marital future, he gets sexual but this time premature. Carrie has a birthday party from hell as nobody gets there, but is pleasantly surprised afterward.
3 June 2001
While Carrie and Stanford hang out at the bar of Brasserie 8 1/2 in midtown Manhattan, they run into Lynn Cameron, an old friend, who is producing a NY fashion show featuring real models and famous New Yorkers as models. She insists Carrie model in the show for her. Meanwhile, Miranda can't believe it when hunky guy at her gym asks her out on a date, telling her he thinks she's sexy. Samantha is trying to get ready to pose for nude photos, sticking to a healthy, organic diet. She says she wants to remember her body as it is before everything goes south. Charlotte has to make a trip to her gynecologist because, as it turns out, her vagina is "depressed." Her doctor gives her anti-depressants and tells her to keep a vagina journal. Later, she sets up Stanford with her old wedding stylist, Anthony Marantino, for Carrie's big day as a model. When he had asked her about Stanford on the phone, Charlotte described him as a young Ed Harris. When Anthony sees Stanford at the fashion show, he is not happy, and he takes off. Carrie is backstage at the fashion show, thinking she's going to wear a beautiful blue sequined dress by Dolce & Gabbana. Backstage, the designer (played by Alan Cumming) says there has been a change of plans. She's now wearing a pair of jeweled panties. Carrie freaks out. He says not to worry, there's also a great blue jacket with it. Carrie's not sure she can go on stage like this. She asks Samantha to comeback stage to tell her honestly how she looks. She tells her she's a model and she looks fabulous. Carrie goes on stage and promptly falls in her stiletto heels. Heidi Klum follows her down in the runway, and Stanford exclaims, "Oh my God! She's fashion roadkill!". Carrie can't do much else besides get up and laugh it off and flash her best smile. Her courage to get back up inspires her friends to face their fears as well.
10 June 2001
Miranda is dating Doug, a respected professional, but just can't get comfortable with his loose sense of toilet intimacy. On a 'non-date' with Mr. Big Carrie meets and gets attracted to Jazz musician Ray King, who turns out to own two clubs and is interested in her too. Trey is finally hot enough for Charlotte, but now she finds him too demonstrative in word and deed. Samantha hits on with Maria, a Brazilian painter she meets in Charlotte's gallery, who turns out to be lesbian.
17 June 2001
Carrie has another date with Ray King at his place, and confesses she doesn't really like jazz, because it makes no sense; she tells the girls she had the most intense orgasm in her life. Miranda claims to have sworn of sex indefinitely; her alternatives are sweets and TV, rapidly becoming a chocoholic. Samantha declares she has a relationship- with Maria! She tries to be passionate as always, but is told to make love, not porn scenes- and is quit happy learning about lesbian-style lust in a relationship. Charlotte and Trey get active in bed again, and then in other rooms; he's happy again, she gets so frustrated she runs back to her apartment, but in the morning accepts to 'marry again'. Carrie reaches the conclusion she can't really talk with Ray, and decides to break up, rather then just become one of his many soon tossed away instruments.
Season 4, Episode 5: Ghost Town24 June 2001
While Miranda has the feeling there is a ghost in her apartment, Carrie feels haunted when she gets an invitation for the new bar opened by Steve Brady and her own ex Aiden Shaw, but considers he must go as a step to becoming friends again. Samantha gets fed up with Maria's raving about relationships and just misses mens dicks. Charlotte feels it was bad enough Bunny dominated the interior-decoration of their apartment, but then she dictates what type of bed they should get and when he catches a cold even moves in to nurse her 'little boy' exactly as she always did.
1 July 2001
Samantha's lover Warren is great in bed, but addicted to something the quartet hates: baby-talk. Miranda finds an attractive man while training for the marathon whom she welcomes in her bed, but is in doubt about his tongue's interest in her rear. Trey and Charlotte feel ready to get children, but a dinner visit by a couple with young kids shakes that confidence. Carrie's first e-mails aim to arrange double date -with Miranda and Steve- so she can get back to Aidan, who however still seems reticent.
8 July 2001
Carrie is happy back with Aidan but gets a call from Big. Now she has opted for motherhood and society life, Charlotte wants to quit her gallery job and interviews potential successors. Samantha reviles taxi-thieves but still lands in bed with Brad; he's cocky enough to declare she needs another intimate waxing, but accepts reciprocity. When Miranda strains her neck badly wearing only a bath towel she calls Carrie, who can't cancel her appointment, so Aidan comes to the rescue; the therapy is her first week off in ages. Carrie feels justly punished but too much when Aidan spends time with Steve's foxy bar maid Shayna.
15 July 2001
Carrie finally gives her house key to Aidan, but he still feels kept out of her life when she refuses to accept a new laptop from him after hers broke down mysteriously, while she didn't even know the concept of backups, let alone zip drives. Samantha is delighted to try out the similarities between sex positions and the wrestling holds her new boyfriend teaches as a coach. When Miranda's mother dies unexpectedly, so it takes a while for the grief to kick in, Charlotte is determined to contribute to a classy ceremony. Samantha mourns the last thing anyone ever expected to forsake her: orgasms!
22 July 2001
When Miranda learns Steve has testicular cancer, she gives him a 'kick in the balls' about taking it serious and then feels guilty, but he ends up thanking her for making him get the best possible care. Samantha can have orgasms again but freaks out every time a date asks about her plans for the weekend, so she accepts when Carrie begs her to come to Aidan's wood cabin up state where city girls feel stranded; Sam quickly focuses on hunky farmer Luke, Carrie crashes in front of Aidan. Charlotte is in the McDougals posh Connecticut country house where mother in law Bunny nurses orchids and sits at Trey's bath planning her still hypothetical grandchild's future, just when Charlotte's meticulous fertility planning dictates using Trey's saved up seed...
29 July 2001
Since Steve's testicular amputation, balls are a sensitive subject; he even wants a prosthesis, however supportive Miranda insists they don't matter to women. Now his movie star- girlfriend has dumped him, Carrie must receive hart-broken Mr. Big at pissed-off Aidan's cabin. Trey is offended when Charlotte insists to have his sperm quality tested and needs personal encouragement once he's in the boot. Samantha wants a job from hotel tycoon Richard Wright, but fears that he refuses to hire a woman.
5 August 2001
To her horror, Miranda is pregnant after one single night with Steve. After she told the girls including her intention to abort, Charlotte walks out envious and disgusted; Carrie tells Aidan after making him swear not to tell, so he must sit by how his buddy Steve may loose his baby without even knowing, and goes see waiter Chad, the ignorant father of her aborted child years ago. Charlotte gets a fertility test which confirms her chances are only 15%. Meanwhile Samantha longs for a Birkin, the ultimate status handbag, and abuses her star-client Lucy Liu's name to jump the five years waiting list...
12 August 2001
When Carrie's apartment is going co-op, Aidan proposes they buy it together. She finds a ring in his things, and accidentally insults Miranda who helped pick it out. Trey's MD tries to control Charlotte's reproductive zeal in light of the tough statistics of in vitro fertilization, and Charlotte looks into adopting a girl from China. At the annual Highland Fling, Bunny's objection to a 'Mandarin granddaughter' causes a marital row. Samantha finds out Richard Wright is a tough boss but into quick sexy without commitment, such as on a flight to Rio. Miranda tells Steve he's becoming a father but that she doesn't expect his help.
6 January 2002
Carrie finds living together with Aidan cramps their space, literally as well as figuratively in secret singular behavior. Samantha is hot enough on Richard to give him a blow job, even in his glass wall-office, but resists any romance. Trey is ready to get on with life without a baby, but Charlotte is offended by any alternative and throws a ladies night which ends quickly as they witness a livid marital row. Miranda has a last hot sex partner, Walker Lewis, before her pregnancy is too far advanced.
13 January 2002
The girls spend a hot night at the gay club Trade, dancing in a sea of bare-chest good-looking men. Carrie meets sexy, Australian shoe importer -wow!- Oliver Spencer, to Stanford's envy. Samantha gets so high on beefcake, XTC and naked dicks in the gents (no girls there) that she tells Richard during hot sex she loves him, but gets no response. Charlotte is presented in the club to Anthony's boyfriend Gordon, who works for 'House and Garden' magazine, and arranges for it to take pictures at her place, the house of a 'perfect couple' - but Trey's lack of interest for yet another thing that excites her pushes their relationship to effective separation. Miranda's pregnancy becomes known at her law firm when a young colleague Max means to defend so her dozing off, but they're overheard when she says to what it no more out then his being gay (as she saw him in Trade)- the next day they both come clean.
20 January 2002
In order to get over her divorce, Charlotte takes up tap-dancing, but it doesn't solve her emotional state. Richard has enough confidence to admit doing it with Bebe and invite Samantha to join him in the luxury shower in one breath; she obliges, but still is vexed enough to have a quickie just to spite Richard, who doesn't bother. Aidan joins his fiancée Carrie in their smaller shower. Miranda learns from her gynecologist the baby is a boy, and is terrified not to be flooded by maternal feelings. The two brides go wedding shopping together, but Carrie chokes in a dress, an extreme symptom of wedding gibbers, or is it more serious?
27 January 2002
Carrie has an opportunity to buy her apartment since it's going coop, but without her ex-fiancé Aidan can't get enough capital together, so she must consider a cheaper lifestyle; Miranda calculates she wasted some $40,000 on her shoe obsession. Samantha takes a Chanel bag and other luxury gifts from Richard as a declaration of love, till she realizes how impersonal the cards are. Charlotte wanted to get her wedding ring converted to a necklace, but the words 'melt it down' make her realize she's not that ready yet. Realizing her financial misery after seeing unaffordable apartments she wouldn't even want, Carrie considers accepting a loan from Big, but after Sam and Miranda say they would rather spring her themselves tears up his check. Charlotte takes a volunteer job in the museum, and Carrie, who can only get freelance work with Vogue, works her frustrations out on the rich girl, who tells her off to manage her own finances like an adult. Taking a bath in Richards apartment, Sam bumps on his gay personal shopper Roger, and makes him put in a card mentioning love for a change. Pregnancy-horny Miranda talks Steve into giving her multiple orgasms, but 'no strings'. Charlotte gives her ring to Carrie for a down-payment, so the contract is signed.
3 February 2002
Carrie presents her first free-lance article to the Vogue editors, who react completely differently: Enid barks it's simply 'her column', so 'not Vogue', but Julian takes to her - perhaps even too much. Richard says he doesn't want to celebrate his birthday but Samantha insists he picks a gift, and he chooses a threesome with a young waitress. When Miranda complains about getting things for her future baby, Charlotte - who is mourning her own motherhood ambition - offers to throw her a baby-shower but is instructed to keep it low-key, almost businesslike, without the usual baby theme.
Season 4, Episode 18: I Heart NY10 February 2002
Charlotte feels ready to date properly again, and has a lovely evening with divorced Eric, till he sees her (well, Trey's) apartment 'of the rich' and instantly considers them incompatible. Samantha sees Richard at lunch time with another woman, apologizes when he's coolly insulted by her insinuations, but still follows him, breaks in a hotel room and actually catches them for what he can just call 'only sex'. As Mr. Big is leaving New York indefinitely for a job in Napa, the Californian wine country, Carrie plans a glorious last day, gets ideal new shoes and has a romantic coach ride in Central Park- only to have it cut short by the news pregnant Miranda needs to go to hospital, where her water breaks right on Carries shoes. After the excitement about baby Brady, it's a big dip again as Big has already left, leaving her only a Mancini record and plain tickets in his empty apartment.
21 July 2002
Miranda is determined not to become a mental full-time-mother, but the reality of breastfeeding is inescapable. Charlotte blurts out to believe the theory everyone only gets two great loves. Carrie is alone but determined to enjoy the countless forms of entertainment in New York, even claiming she's in love with the unpredictable city. After three weeks of calls from Richard, Samantha is out for revenge, and in public. Fortunately it's fleet week, when the city swarms with USNavy boys, who invite the non-moms to a hot party.
28 July 2002
Samantha's announcement she's giving Richard another chance after his unfaithfulness, as nobody's perfect and it was 'only sex', is such a bomb-shell that even Charlotte makes an obscene gesture. Although Miranda is atheist, she can't deny Steve's entire Catholic family having the baby baptized. Just when Carrie felt down having to write about relationships without having one herself, she gets invited by a publisher to select some of her columns as a book. Eternally positive Charlotte drags Carrie along to the Fountain of Faith, but stands up to say faith didn't suffice for her.
4 August 2002
Carrie is bored as if there was no entertainment anywhere in New York, so she insists on celebrating Charlotte's 36th birthday together; Samantha had promised Ricard to join him to Atlantic City, but when she tells him he invites the whole quartet to the Taj Mahal casino. Miranda and Carrie, who came to get here, miss his private jet because Steve is really afraid to take care of Brady for more then two hours, till Magda offers to help. Once there Charlotte lives up and Miranda switches between in to gambling and ready for bed, but Samantha can't handle the fact Richard seems to know all female staff intimately...
Season 5, Episode 4: Cover Girl11 August 2002
When Carrie is shown the all too naked cover her publishers planned for her columns book, she's shocked, it just screams hooker, so she turns to Samantha who accepts to do her PR for peanuts. Charlotte swallows her pride to seek hope in another advice book. Miranda goes to Weight Watchers where she hooks up with a dieting man, but sugar and fat are aphrodisiacs, sex works up more appetite... Carrie walks in just when Sam is given her hunky courier a blow job, and is judged implicitly too judgmental about it. Stanford present her his hunky new lover Marcus Adante, a dancer, and both men accept to act as critical guy target audience at her new photo-shoot.
18 August 2002
Samantha supervises Anthony at the preparations for Carrie's book presentation party. At her publishers, she meets another author, Jack Berger; they hit it off and have a lovely day. However, only when she invites him to the book party does he decline because he reveals that his girlfriend's family is visiting then. Miranda tells her hot lover Walker Lewis about her baby at the party, then they have sex, but Bradys crying sets him running. Charlotte is finally ready for a real relationship again, and has another perfect suitor: Justin Anderson III. However, when they wake up in bed, Bunny enters the room pointing out that the apartment is hers, and Justin runs when he learns she's separated. Samantha insists Carrie has the same treatments as her; a manicure, pedicure and botox. But Sam takes chemical peeling first - which practically burns off her skin, utterly unsightly. At a restaurant Carrie can't get out of allowing her former Vogue-publisher Enid Mead to share her table. Samantha turns up as Carrie insisted, but refuses to put her hat and veil on again, so she literally scares off Harold Keenan, The New Yorkers critic. Stanford is proud to present his stunningly gorgeous boyfriend Marcus, date-less Anthony is green with envy.
25 August 2002
Miranda feels a double failure as neither motherhood nor professional life can get her full attention, and her neighbors give her dirty looks about her screaming baby. Samantha feels her own problems, such as a broken vibrator, are no less important, and demonstrates her expertise on the subject in the shop. Carrie encourages Samantha to acknowledge that Miranda is now a mother, and Samantha eventually offers to babysit Brady while Miranda goes to her hairdresser. When Charlotte feels uncomfortable talking tough with her attractive lawyer about Bunny's divorce terms for Trey, so she switches to his bald partner Harry Goldenblatt.
1 September 2002
Since Samantha is bored with the city enough to rename it "Same York", Carrie invites her along to her book-signing, a long train journey to San Francisco- alas it's less of the Oriental Express than the New York Sub: tiny 'de luxe' quarters and men who are faithful to their wives. Charlotte and her lawyer who dropped off the last divorce papers at her hard-kept place, which she now considers selling, end up having sex in his apartment. In Frisco, Carrie is mortified to be the opening act for a canine TV puppet, but finally finds a sex partner: Mr. Big, who came to hear about his 'character' in her book.
8 September 2002
The girls have a all with entertainer Bobby Fine, but are baffled when the ever presumed homo announces his marriage to society lady Bitsy von Muffling. Charlotte announces her improbable relationship with her all but classy Jewish lawyer 'hairy' Harry, with the best sex ever, and decides to go to the wedding with him. First Samantha invites the girls and many guests to Richard's villa in the Hamptons, but finds her host-skills more challenged then expected, notably by some young girls who claim Richards standing invitation to use his pool. At the marriage just about everybody plays some charade, or is supposed to- even Stanfords super-hunky lover Marcus no longer does him in bed.
22 June 2003
Carrie has overslept and rushes like crazy trough bogged down traffic, for she has the honor to open Wall Street by ringing the bell, and has her first 'official' date with Jack Berger, but takes the girls' advice to date simultaneously, notably graphic designer Applegate, a disaster. Miranda finally admits being in love with Steve, baby Brady's father. Charlotte tests Harry's determination not to marry a non-Jew, but even sex fails. Samantha is happy in her sexy neighborhood, where a Pottery Barn looks more out of place then SM leather, and notices the incredibly attractive Wall Street yuppie Chip Kil-Kinney moving in at her building; when she welcomes him with a kinky gift basket, he accepts her dare to drop his towel to take it; they have hot sex and he gives her a hot stock tip. Alas when she has him handcuffed the next day...
29 June 2003
Carrie is taken with her romantic Berger, except when it comes to taking her in bed, and admits it to the other girls in the vegan restaurant where the cooking is so light it deserves the name Raw (but restaurant?)- where Samantha dragged them just because the waiter is too hot to miss out on. Charlotte announces her unshakable intention to convert to Judaism in order to become eligible to marry Harry, but finds the rabbi most reticent. Miranda stakes her substitute love life on a state of the art video recorder, but technology can break down, especially when her housekeeper Magda sits on it. Samantha sits out an inedible marathon to be the last customer at Raw and sit on the yummy waiter and vice versa.
6 July 2003
Carrie finally sees Berger's apartment, and likes it but hears it's the work of his ex Lauren, just as his sleeping sounds machine. Big suddenly phones her from California. Charlotte aces her Judaism classes, but is shocked that she must abandon all Christian traditions, even Christmas trinkets. Miranda's Steve has a new girlfriend, Debbie, so she accuses him of neglecting his paternal duties. Samantha has sex with the Raw waiter at a crazy would-be designers handbag party, which gets him fired. When she offers to compensate him financially, he's insulted. While she tries to make it up to him, he tells her he's an actor named Jerry.
13 July 2003
Charlotte is shocked and Berger slightly embarrassed when Samantha enthusiastically explains how she enjoys role-plays with her sexy actor Jerry "Smith" Jerrod, including fake rape. Miranda is relieved when he says a man not calling her back just means not interested, as men don't send sexual double messages. When Carrie can't help herself and criticizes a futile detail in Berger's book, even though she loves it, he shuts down; Samantha cuts of Jerry when he confesses being in AA; both couples soon make up. Charlotte makes her first sabbath a grand production- her pride and nitpicking don't make Harry set a wedding date as she desperately wanted but even walk out altogether.
20 July 2003
Carrie drags Berger along shopping to Prada, and brags with a check from her publisher for success in Europe, but learns then her publisher dumped both her supervisor Courtney and Berger; when he takes her on a rather wild bike ride, she freaks out. Miranda still wrestles with her feelings for Steve; Charlotte feels like a basket case after Harry dumps her. When Samantha learns Jerry has dropped his waiter job to do a terribly bad paying play outside Manhattan, he can only lure her to by promising hot sex afterward. She decides to help him by doing its PR, based on the fact he goes full-frontal in it, and aces its premiere.
27 July 2003
Carrie finds being an 'irreplacable' freelance writer is not an excuse to dodge jury duty. After her break-up with Harry, Charlotte keeps going to synagogue alone, where Jewish ladies swarm to match her to their eligible sons, but she dishes neither till Harry reappears. Berger is fed-up with disloyal Carrie and the girls' attitude men are always wrong, so he decides to take a break from her in the Hamptons. Miranda is made to understand at the law firm her maternal distraction won't be pardoned; at home Brady seems to feel neglected too. Samantha launches Smith's image as a practically naked perfume poster model 'Abolute Hunk' but he has no confidence even though gays already drool over him.
3 August 2003
The quartet's morning meeting hears counterbalancing news: Charlotte is elated to show her engagement ring from Harry while Carrie, infuriatingly pissed off, is determined not to make the day 'the day she got broke up with a post-it', as Berger chose this excessively succinct medium to beat her to the dumping line. Samantha takes the girls to a new club called 'Bed' where Miranda, who just discovered because of being too busy to eat she can fit into her skinny jeans once again, meets a nice man, Peter. Carrie drags everyone out after having lectured Berger's friends about imaginary break-up etiquette and manages to get street kids to sell them pot. Samantha hears Smith on TV putting on the 'I'm still single' act she advised him and finds she doesn't like how it sounds.
Season 6, Episode 8: The Catch10 August 2003
Vogue sends Carrie to report on the latest fitness craze, trapeze 'flying', and she's hooked. Charlotte and Harry prepare for her second perfect wedding, helped by Anthony. Harry's funny friend Howie gets on with Carrie, but in bed drills like a rabbit. Steve wants his girlfriend Debbie to meet Miranda, who hides under the bed to avoid meeting her. Charlotte's big day seems ruled by Murphy's - rather than rabbinic - law: her picture in the paper and her dress in synagogue are stained, Samantha's diamond bracelet falls to pieces...
17 August 2003
Carrie has no luck at a baby shower: Stanford snatched the last good gift from the list, and host Kyra makes everybody take off their shoes. Carrie's Manolos disappear and Miranda insists she should be compensated. Kyra offers to pay for them until she finds out they cost $485. She claims the shoes are an irresponsible waste and will only pay $200. While she grumbles singles don't get any gifts after graduation, Samantha learns even her bravado is helpless when it comes to children. Miranda meets and instantly falls for handsome new upstairs neighbor Dr. Robert Leeds. After Harry moves in, Charlotte obsesses about his habit of leaving dripping teabags around the apartment; the next day she learns he walks around stark naked in the morning.
24 August 2003
Carrie goes to a reunion to see how here high-school crush -whom she dumped- is, and finds Jeremy got even more attractive. Back in hot Manhattan Samantha can't get trough the waiting list for Soho House club which has a pool with service, but picks up some Annabelle Bronstein's forgotten pass. When Stanford has paraded his hunk Marcus in front of Charlotte and Anthony, the latter proves with a photo in Honcho magazine that the stud used to work as gay escort Paul, Charlotte shows it to Miranda at the Knicks game in Madison Square Gardens where they admire her flame, doctor Robert Leeds, who treats the team but seems interested in a cheer-leader. When Jeremy stays at Carries, he tells her he's in intensive mental therapy in an excellent facility. Just when she invited the other girls and Stanford, who got to see the Honcho photo, Samanatha is found out not to be Annabella -who's British- and thrown out. Stanford his broken up with Marcus and asks Carrie to a gay prom ball- they even make king and queen; Marcus turns up...
7 September 2003
Carrie hears Big is in New York to get a 'routine' heart operation and fears for his life; sharing his convalescence makes them close again, but not for long. Miranda is getting on with her neighbor & boyfriend Dr. Robert Leeds, enough to take her first true day off work ever to spend in bed with him- just then Steven burst in and is so surprised by the doc's butt that he butts himself a bloody nose, which gets under control the Knicks way: with a tampon. Now Smith is back, Samantha instructs him sexy manipulations, but can't handle holding hands. Charlotte is seeing the Chinese doctor Mao, but must first learn to concentrate on the acupuncture amidst the city noise.
Season 6, Episode 12: One14 September 2003
When Carrie follows Charlotte to a performance by a woman in Chelsea who speaks nor eats, she meets famous Russian painter and sculptor Aleksandr Petrovsky, who is intrigued by Carrie's cavalier attitude. Samantha, who bravely announces she is 45 and getting glasses, tries to rejuvenate herself by an intimate hair-coloring after finding gray down there, which proves disastrous. Charlotte gets pregnant but has a miscarriage and is plunged into depression until she finds inspiration in a TV documentary on Liz Taylor. After Robert declared his love on a cookie, Miranda gives Brady's first birthday party, breaks her promise to Carrie not to have a ('scary') clown and finds herself declaring her love to daddy Steve, who reciprocates.
4 January 2004
After three weeks, Carrie gets a written invitation from Aleksandr; they start flirting and end up in bed. Charlotte looks for a new perfume and a volunteer career while waiting for another pregnancy. Miranda would be happy back with Steve, but keeps bumping into unforgiving yesterday's perfect man Robert. Samantha didn't feel like accompanying Smith to a Teen Girl party- till she reads it's hosted by her ex Richard Wright; she tells Smith they should each play with their own friends, but is greatly relieved to find him waiting for her anyway.
11 January 2004
Miranda and Steven exchange good intentions and she proposes to him, instantly sealed with a kiss; the girls wonder what to buy her, not too domestic etcetera. Carrie admires Aleksander's piano playing and poetry reading but isn't really comfortable with such old-fashioned romancing; however a dress from his personal friend Oscar de la Renta sets her glowing. Charlotte and Harry enjoy a romantic French restaurant, but the digestion proves a waking nightmare. Samantha feels, after seeing her photos in a magazine report on Smith, she may need bigger, but still tasteful breasts; alas the plastic surgeon discovers a lump which proves to be a cancer tumor.
Season 6, Episode 15: Catch-3818 January 2004
Carrie feels extremely welcome with Aleksandr when he spontaneously gives her keys and even the alarm code, which she can't remember. When the girls hear Miranda and Steve are going on a a honeymoon - according to Sam, 'sex with room service' - they offer to babysit Brady. The first watch goes to Carrie, who thus finds out Aleksandr has had a 22-year daughter in Paris and neither wants nor can sire another; Charlotte has him next, and panics when the baby sees her intimate with Harry. When Samantha's male gynecologist sort of suggests her childlessness contributed to her cancer-risk, she walks out indignant. Samantha finds his best-reputed female colleague is booked for months, no matter who she knows, so she keeps waiting until the receptionist sees in a magazine that Jared Smith is her boyfriend.
25 January 2004
After eating at restaurants of various exotic nationalities, Aleksandr decides to cook in Carrie's apartment, where he sees and kills a mouse. What she really cannot handle is his insistence to be open about death, even from breast cancer, while she insists on avoiding the subject. The girls try to make visit time in Samantha's hospital room resemble cocktail hour. Ever-competitive Charlotte learns none of her eggs are good, again, but meets King Charles Spaniel show dog Princess Dandyridge Brandywine, who fails because of a shorter leg, and Charlotte decides imperfection is no reason to give up on someone. Now Brady has taken over their bedroom, Steve insists Miranda and he consider moving to a larger home - in Brooklyn! When Samantha loses some hair while hooking up with Smith, they both freak a little; unable to find a satisfactory wig, she decides to shave her head, and Smith does the same.
1 February 2004
Carrie is embarrassed to be presented to Aleksandr's artistic friends now that he's getting another Paris exposition and enjoys four cold days in his apartment. Miranda is grumpy during their move to Brooklyn, but Steve delivers in every respect. Samantha and Smith Jerrod invite Stanford and Marcus out - the Tattle Tale columnist prints a rumor that Smith is gay; Sam won't have that undo her rep, so she releases a sex tape with Smith online. Big is calling Carrie again but she deletes his messages. Charlotte is enamored with her puppy, and decides to enter her in a dog show, with Anthony as groomer and inviting the girls plus Stanford - the dog goes into heat but still wins. Carrie unexpectedly brings the girls to visit Aleksandr, but he tells them to keep out of the atelier as he's working.
Season 6, Episode 18: Splat!8 February 2004
Carrie finally has a chance to present everybody to Aleksandr at a dinner, but he's rather aloof and drops the bombshell that he expects her to move with him to Paris for good. Samantha and Charlotte act supportive after some questions, but Miranda doesn't hide she's dead against the idea. Enid invites Carrie to a party, and asks her to bring Aleksandr and a friend of his for her. However she rejects graying food critic Martin Grable as an elderly 'hobbit', dumps him on Carrie and argues the fishing pond for her age group is so small that Carrie's relationship with the older Russian is unfair. Charlotte's King Charles Spaniel joins the list of pregnant females to be jealous of, annoyingly after doing it with eight pedigree-less mutts, but when the puppies come so does Charlotte's maternal instinct. After ample consideration, Carrie chucks her job and announces, symbolically at the funeral of Lexi Featherston, the party scandal queen of the 1980s, she is moving with Aleksandr to Paris.
15 February 2004
Just when Carrie is almost ready to leave for Paris for good, Mr. Big shows up in his limousine - yet she walks away from for her last dinner with the girls, where Charlotte cries and Miranda makes up. Samantha has her personal input, from nature and experience, concerning a cancer benefit. Once in Paris, Carrie loves the city, but doesn't love sharing Petrovsky's love with his bratty daughter Chloé and his time with his obligations as busy artist. After a disastrous day shopping, her confidence is down like her credit card limit and she loses her "Carrie" necklace. Carrie calls Miranda, homesick for New York and thinking about Big, who turns to the girls there.
22 February 2004
Carrie has lunch with Petrovsky's ex Juliette B. who tells her he always gives priority to his art above his partner- she finds that true and has a generally bad time. Charlotte prepares with Anthony to receive her promised adoption baby's birth parents, but those changed their mind; ultimately she and Harry get another baby girl from China. Steve's ma Mary suffers memory loss after a mild stroke, and Miranda offers to take her in, which their maid Magda calls love. Samantha finally admits that Smith means enough to her, unlike any other man, to be jealous. Mr. Big has finally realized that he cannot be happy without Carrie and sets out to bring her back to New York, just when she was considering breaking up with the Russian anyhow.
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