Sex and the City

The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: After Sam tells his yoga teacher to get his hands off her, he disappears in the following shot.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Miranda drops the VHS tapes the reflection shows a white bus or truck with blue lettering behind her, but from her POV of the workman talking at her there's just a red car.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When dinner with Charlotte starts, she has her left arm behind the table or on top of it, depending on the shot.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Carries has dinner with Charlotte, she holds the glass with her right hand and passes it to the left one, then sits down. When the shot changes, she is standing up, sits down and then the glass swaps hands.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When the yoga teacher says he gave up sex he drinks from a cup. From the opposite angle his arm is lowered and the cup is gone. This happens several times along the scene.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When the yoga teacher says "let the breathing go with you" Samantha's arms are lying by her side, half a second later they're spread apart, without her having made any previous movement.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: During yoga class, Sam's water bottle is either on the left side of the mat or by the upper side, depending on the shot.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When the yoga teacher kneels over Sam, Carrie's bottle by her head suddenly appears on the right side.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When the yoga teacher tells Sam how to breath her hair is either spread out of the mat or under her head, depending on the shot.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: During yoga class, when Sam tells Carrie to "f*uck Big's brain", Carrie's hands are on her head or down. This changes all the time.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: During yoga class, Carrie's towel and bottle change position in every shot.

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The drought - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Carrie farts, Big's right arm is over his head on one shot and extended over Carrie's head on the following. Then back to the first angle.

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The baby shower - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Charlotte holds a picture of John John by the upper, part, in the close-up she is holding the left side.

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The baby shower - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: After the babyshower, while at the bar, when Miranda drinks beer, Carrie's left arm is either on the counter or down by the side, depending on the shot.

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The baby shower - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Charlotte says Shayla is her baby-name the woman behind Laney suddenly disappears and reappears between shots.

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The baby shower - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Carrie is debating whether to go to the babyshower or not, her hair is over both of her shoulders or just over the right one. This jumps back and forth.

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The baby shower - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: During the flashback, when the crowd cheers Laney she reaches towards the girl next to her while a man sits behind calmly. A shot later she is moving in the opposite direction and the man has his hand on her shoulder.

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The baby shower - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When the girls are watching TV and eating popcorn, all along the scene Miranda's hand movements are not continuous between shots. Most noticeable when Carrie asks her if she hates the babyshower because it's Laney's, Miranda's hand swaps from reaching the bowl with popcorn to away from it.

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The turtle and the hare - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Sam tells Turtletaub to twirl, a woman walks very close to him, but disappears in the following wide angle.

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The turtle and the hare - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: Bernie Turtletaub says "I killed the last one..." and grins. A shot later his hand has suddenly appeared next to his mouth.

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Games people play - S2-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Carrie is sitting at the table writing on her laptop after her trip with the girls to the sports bar, the camera comes round and you can see her TV. You can see a boom mic reflecting on the TV screen, and another camera.

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All or nothing - S3-E10

Trivia: This scene was actually filmed at Bergdorf Goodman. And the plates they are holding, are actually the price mentioned in the show. (00:07:35)

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Question: When Charlotte won't believe that Stanford's boyfriend Marcus used to be a callboy, Anthony says "Wake up and smell the KY". What is KY?

Answer: A popular brand of sexual lubricant. See http://www.k-y.com/index.jsp.

J I Cohen
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