The Carrie Diaries: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (14 Jan. 2013)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Comedy, Romance
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Carrie Bradshaw must choose between her childhood or the marvelous life she could be having in Manhattan, NY.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dorrit Bradshaw (as Stefania Owen)
Tom Bradshaw (as Matthew Letscher)
The Sikh (as Waris Alhuwalia)
Security Guard
Cab Driver
Jen #2


Carrie Bradshaw is trying to deal with the loss of her mother and the start of a new school year. To make the transition easier and help Carrie blossom into a young woman her father sets up an internship for her at a law firm in Manhattan. Carrie finds out a boy she use to known during the summer is the new student and she wants to ask him out, but can't manage to do it. After a series of short misadventures Carrie finds herself in a store, where she meets Larissa, and befriends her. Larissa convinces her to go to a hot spot club with her that night, where Carrie realizes she is becoming an adult. Written by Katherine Petersdorf

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Comedy | Romance






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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The World Trade Center towers( 1970-2001) were not included in any of the scenes of the pilot, even though it fits within the show's time frame. This was done deliberately by the producers so it wouldn't be possible painful reminder for any of the audience See more »


Carrie Bradshaw: Love is something we wait for. We imagine our first kiss or first sex, or first "I love you", but we never imagine our first heart break... maybe because it's too painful to even imagine, but in a way the pain of love is was truly changes us.
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References Supêsu Inbêdâ (1978) See more »

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It Was Good, but It Wasn't SATC
20 January 2014 | by (Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

I knew when the CW took on this project that it was never going to be anything like Sex and the City, they are mainly teen and new adult shows, the CW isn't a station about nudity, violence, and it is very much so not HBO.

Still, being a huge SATC fan, I chose to watch it...I mean what harm can that do? I was board during the start of the episode, it took until just after meeting Larissa to pick up.

After the episode picked up the show was pretty good. I wouldn't say I'll be addicted to the Carrie Diaries, it is a little too stream line for me, and it isn't SATC, but I'll watch it again.

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