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... See full summary »



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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. Written by KGF Vissers

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7 September 2003 (USA)  »

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Charlotte York: Big is in town?
Carrie Bradshaw: Yeah, he's having a little heart thing done.
Miranda Hobbes: What, is he on the wait list to get one?
Carrie Bradshaw: No, and you're going to feel incredibly bad in a minute: he's here because he's having heart surgery.
Miranda Hobbes: Okay, I'm officially a monster, please continue.
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In the Waiting Line
Written by Sophie Barker, Henry Binns, Sam Hardaker
Performed by Zero 7
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Mr Big Is Going To Have A Surgery
7 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Carrie shows strange signs of distress when Big needs heart surgery. Miranda gets close to her new boyfriend Robert, but is reluctant to introduce him to Steve. Reproductively-challenged Charlotte tries acupuncture in order to get pregnant. Samantha refuses to hold hands with Smith.All happens in The Domino Effect.

This is one of the better episodes of the final season.We still see how much Carrie cares for Big after knowing that he is going to have a surgery.Also,we get to see the determination of Charlotte to get pregnant as she tries awkward ways in doing so.Also,Miranda and Robert goes deeper into their relationship.And finally,we get to see Samantha acting out of her character after she refuses to hold hands with Smith.Overall,we still see the characters still the same way like we used to know them in the previous episode and feel sorry for Big considering his surgery.

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