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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 1990s.

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Complete series cast summary:
Sarah Jessica Parker ...  Carrie Bradshaw 94 episodes, 1998-2004
Kim Cattrall ...  Samantha Jones 94 episodes, 1998-2004
Kristin Davis ...  Charlotte York 94 episodes, 1998-2004
Cynthia Nixon ...  Miranda Hobbes 94 episodes, 1998-2004
David Eigenberg ...  Steve Brady 41 episodes, 1999-2004
Chris Noth ...  Mr. Big 41 episodes, 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 1990s.

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The next best thing to being there. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 1998 (USA) See more »

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S.A.T.C. See more »

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Runtime:

(94 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Showrunner Michael Patrick King admitted that one of the main reasons behind the love story between Carrie and Aleksandr Petrovsky is that he was sick of the fans complaining of how Mr. Big was older than Carrie, so he decided to pair her up with a real older guy. See more »

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In the opening credits, a close-up of the bus that splashed Carrie shows that it was full of people. But as the bus rounds the corner, it is totally empty. See more »

Quotes

Miranda: Sexy is what I try to get them to see after I win them over with my personality.
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From episodes 61 ("The Good Fight") and beyond, the credits were altered after the 9/11 attacks. New footage is now present, durning the title and Sarah Jessica Parker's name, that originally featured shots of the Twin Towers. See more »

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Hedonism Run Amok
11 August 2000 | by vox-saneSee all my reviews

One can easily identify with the characters on this show -- if one is young, attractive, and affluent or rising (with money to feed a cutting-edge fashion sense). One can also identify with the characters if one is supposed to be intelligent and capable yet is really vapid and narrow-minded. The stars' ages range roughly around my own, late-thirties and mid-forties, but their mentality is barely past puberty. These are prosperous career women who talk like junior high schoolers. It's as if they never had a deep thought in their lives. They seem intelligent enough to grasp Dostoevsky, and it would do them good -- but they'd probably think that meant something sexual since, as the title implies, they think of nothing else.

That such shallow characters, with no more depth than an ad in Cosmopolitan, can exist for an hour a week on television is not suprizing. What is frightening is that some people actually think human beings can live like this, and may even want to emulate them. I don't know anyone like the characters in this show, thank God, and I hope I never meet any. I will reside in the country where people read and think, are reflective, introspective, and muse on eternal verities. Shows like this, which present people who are supposed to be intelligent and witty and urbane but who in fact are sadly vacuous, encourage one to keep the television off and live a real life.


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