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Sex and the City 

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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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Darren Star
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Won 8 Golden Globes. Another 40 wins & 163 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the guests at Lanie's baby shower in Season 1, Ep 10 (woman eating a piece of cake, describing how she used to run a company but now just yells at the gardener) also plays another/different character in Season 2, Ep. 13 - Carrie's therapist, Dr. G. See more »

Goofs

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

Samantha: Fuck me badly once, shame on you. Fuck me badly twice, shame on me.
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Alternate Versions

The producers cut a scene featuring a terrorist alert from the fifth season after deciding it was inappropriate. The show's main character Carrie Bradshaw - played by Sarah Jessica Parker - was to be seen being blocked when she tried to get onto a roped off New York subway which had been closed by the authorities. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Miss Congeniality (2000) See more »

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A Show That Is Very Educational!
21 January 2019 | by henryshearSee all my reviews

Well, to be honest, I never thought I would be writing a review on Sex and the City as a teenage guy. I do not see myself as someone who is into the New York scene of style, glamour, or fashion but the show helps me understand where men and women go wrong in relationships.

Like I said, I am a teenager, so I am entirely new to relationships, but I feel so confused at times by what women are thinking and why they do certain things. Miranda, Charlotte, Samantha, and Carrie openly discuss their relationships with men and I find it helpful to look into the female psyche. There are a lot of cautionary tales about men during the show about what not to do during a relationship. The way men are portrayed is not much different from reality because men hide secrets, have strange desires in bed, have commitment problems, bad hygiene, etc.

The interesting thing I notice from all four of the main leads is the tendency to overthink a man's exact words. A small piece of advice for any woman that I have, is that men (including me) are dumb and are very simplistic when we mean something. In my experience, it is very rare when a man has the ability to be very manipulative towards others, especially women.

Lastly, the show is very educational for me. I do not necessarily agree with plot lines at times, but the show is reality in a way it feels others cannot achieve. I suggest that everyone watch the show, for me, it has been very helpful.


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Language:

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Release Date:

6 June 1998 (USA) See more »

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(94 episodes)

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