Sex and the City: Season 1, Episode 5

The Power of Female Sex (5 Jul. 1998)

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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, ... See full summary »

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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. Written by Ploy P.

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Of the first season, "The Power of Female Sex," when Carrie is sitting with Amalita and being introduced to the French architect, a man with a dark blue suit and purple tie is seen approaching Carrie from behind three times in a row. See more »

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Carrie: [narrating voice over] The most powerful woman in New York is not Tina Brown, or Diane Sawyer, or even Rosie O'Donnell. It's the hostess at Balzac, which had overnight become the only restaurant that mattered. And we were there to celebrate the moment.
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Pretty Good One
1 July 2013 | by (Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

This episode was actually a pretty good one, even though the ideal of the story is women using sex to get what they want out of life. It wasn't the topic that was fun, it was the reality in what happened that was fun.

I enjoyed the fact that the beautiful French man thought of Carrie as a hooker the whole time and that Carrie thought she was falling in love with a romantic foreigner.

The conversation between the girls that morning was over the top though, I felt like they were trying to hard to make a feminist statement with the discourse between Miranda and Samantha. Samantha's statement was something that a strong women who owned her own company would never make, and it seemed like they only had her say the line to insight a fight about women's rights. The show itself was a statement about how women can be strong and take care of themselves, they didn't need to add more atop of it.


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