Sex and the City

Sex and the City (1998)

10 mistakes in Don't ask, don't tell

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Factual error: I live in Edinburgh and Caleb's accent is way off, That kind of really thick dialect is found much, much further north in Scotland. Nobody from Edinburgh speaks like that.

Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Miranda is speed dating, a bell rings and the man she's with shakes hands with her. In the following shot he is extending his arm and shaking hands again.

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Aidan says he'll buy a love seat, Carrie stops fixing her earring and touches her face. When the shot changes she is fixing her earrings again. (00:18:51)

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When the fake doctor tells Miranda he always wanted to sleep with a stewardess she has her arms up and standing out over her left shoulder, but they disappear in the angle shot from behind.

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: While at Aidan's workplace, when Carrie kisses her she places her thumb next to his mouth, then it jumps to over his sideburn and then it jumps to being on his neck.

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When the girls are in a bar, the people behind Miranda don't match between the first wide angle and the first close-up. Then in following shots it's fixed.

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Carrie goes to see Aidan working, she crouches and talks to him face to face. Half a second later she is standing taller than him.

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: During rehearsal dinner Carrie says something about kilts when a woman in blue and a man with a grey suit walk behind her. Shot changes to Sam and Miranda on the left, where the couple just walked by and they suddenly reappear repeating all previous movements. Seconds later, Sam stands up and the couple is sitting and standing up for the third time.

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Miranda says she's going to date a doctor, Sam is drinking with her right hand and then putting the glass down, but the shot changes and she's using her left hand instead.

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Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Miranda blind dates Dwight Owens, he puts the beer on the table twice.

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Carrie: I stopped watching TV when people started putting leeches down their pants.

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Trivia: Cynthia Nixon, who plays redhead Miranda Hobbes, is a natural blonde. She had to dye her hair for the role.

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Twenty-something girls vs. thirty-something women - S2-E17

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?

Weeny Post

Answer: I'm a long-time fan of the show, having re-watched it many times, and I definitely remember slightly different dialogue at the end of that episode than what's on my DVD. I'm afraid I have no idea why this change might have been made or any other info, but you're not insane.

Purple_Girl
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