Sex and the City (1998–2004)

Politically Erect 

Carrie shares her bed and his campaign for city treasurer with Bill Kelley for weeks and Sam has a short lover.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Carrie Bradshaw
Kim Cattrall ... Samantha Jones
Kristin Davis ... Charlotte York
Cynthia Nixon ... Miranda Hobbes
David Eigenberg ... Steve Brady
Willie Garson ... Stanford Blatch
Anthony Alessandro Anthony Alessandro ... Jeff Fenton
John Slattery ... Bill Kelley
Tommy Crudup Tommy Crudup ... Bob
Elizabeth Banks ... Catherine (as Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell)
Mike Doyle ... Mark
Donnie Keshawarz ... Greg Miller
Lisa Sauber Lisa Sauber ... Woman
Sarah Clarke ... Melinda Peters (as Sarah Lively)
Anthony F. Santapaola Anthony F. Santapaola ... Ferry Guy


Steve Brady wants to go steady exclusively with Miranda, but even without any contender she doesn't feel ready to decide- till he finds the magic word. After three weeks dating and joining the electoral campaign of city councilman Bill Kelley, Carrie starts to feel like a politician's wife; Charlotte stresses her political greenness, Sam the aphrodisiac value of power, Carrie the electoral value of fashion-sense. Sam is bluntly picked up at a bar by Wall Street hedge-man Jeff Fenton, but gets doubts when she sees how short he is. At a Kelley fund-raiser, continuing to look for a potential husband, Charlotte learns a lovely couple met at a party where each girl brought an ex she doesn't dig any more; Stanford asks Carrie to introduce him to Bill's hot young campaign manager Mark, but he's only into other hunks. At Charlotte's used dates party, the adventurer Greg Miller she liked is snapped back by his suddenly jealous ex; when Jeff realizes Sam intended to dump him, he dares her to ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

11 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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1.33 : 1
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