Question: I have a somewhat odd question for everyone that watches Sex And The City. I got into the show about 2 or 3 years after it started running but I remember watching the episode "Twenty-Something Girls vs. Thirty-Something Women" which was the episode about Carrie and the girls going to the Hamptons and renting a house. Charlotte dates a younger guy that gives her crabs. There is commentary about comparing 20 year girls to 30 year old women and when I watched this episode originally I swear there was a different ending then what is what is shown now. I want to know if anyone else has seen this or am I absolutely insane. In the episode there is a girl that pukes on the beach - her friend holds her hair back and Carrie makes a commentary about "counting on 20 year old girls to hold your hair back." Later when Carrie sees Big with Natasha she runs to the beach and Miranda runs after her. Carrie throws up because she is upset and Miranda holds her hair back, but the version I saw changes the commentary/narration and says that you can "always count on a 30 something year old friend to hold your hair back." I haven't seen that version again. Has anyone else seen it or did I just dream this, because I swear I remember watching this when it first came out?
Question: Did Carrie go back to her hotel room for her wardrobe after leaving Aleksandr and getting with Big? Surely she returned for all her Manolo's and stuff, or are we left to believe she gave it all up as the ultimate sacrifice for Mr. Big?
Answer: It's not shown, but we're to assume she either went back later and got her stuff or made arrangements to have it shipped home to New York.
Question: Since the show is based on Candace Bushnell's book, is Carrie Bradshaw a composite of Bushnell herself?
Answer: Candace Bushnell has been quoted as saying that Carrie was a kind of "alter ego" for herself, so its possible that some of the situations that Carrie describes are fictional accounts of her own experiences.
Question: What is the instrumental piece that's playing somewhere before the end, when Charlotte sees the picture of the child they're about to adopt, the cleaning lady tells Miranda that what she did was "love", and Smith tells Samantha he loves her?
Answer: It's called "Cold Out There" by Jon Hopkins.
Question: Why are the girls families never mentioned/they never mention them? I know Carrie talks about her father in series 4, episode 17, and I know Miranda's mum dies around then too, but what about Charlotte and Samantha? Where's all their family gone?
Answer: Introducing too many family characters would have cluttered the storyline and detracted from the show's basic premise of the single life in NYC. The focus remained on the girls' friendship, their relationships, and female views about sex and love. However, in addition to the relatives you mentioned, we also met Charlotte's brother--who slept with Samantha.
Question: In the beginning of the epsiode when Carrie first meets Aleksandr in the gallery there is instrumental music playing in the background. This music also shows up in different scenes throughout the episode. Does anyone know the name of this piece of music and where I can find it?
Answer: It's called 'Pavane' by Regina Carter and can be found on the CD "Paganini: After a Dream".
Question: In the final episode of season 6, Charlotte and Anthony are shopping in Chanel. Anthony says 'I know some gays who got a kid for like a hundred bucks' but in the dvd version, he says 'I know some gays who got a kid and they, like, love it'. Why was his dialogue changed?
Answer: Stating that a gay couple BOUGHT a child for only a hundred dollars was complained about.
Question: The girls talk about something which sounds like 'wee-hawking'. What exactly is that?
Answer: Weehawken is a town in New Jersey that is right on the Hudson River. The Hudson River separates New York and New Jersey. Weehawken provides a gorgeous view of the NYC skyline.
Question: I know there are several websites devoted to the "count" of the number of men that each character has slept with. Does anyone know where one of these would be?
Answer: Try http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/entertainment/7631192.htm, which has these (and other) statistics for the entire series, except for the last eight episodes (scroll down to 'SEX' by the numbers).