Sex and the City
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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: There's a scene that opens with Carrie and her boyfriend in his apartment, and he's sitting with baby Brady on his lap. The camera cuts to another angle, and it's very obviously a different baby.

Unoriginal sin - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Charlotte and Carrie are sitting at a table outside, there is a woman with a long brown leather coat walking by. Shortly afterwards the same woman with the long brown leather coat walks by again. (00:08:20)

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Continuity mistake: Samantha is wearing a tweed suit. In several of the takes, the back of the suit is shredded. Then in other shots, it is fine.

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Suggested correction: Not valid. Carrie wears multiple dresses along the show, where exactly does this mistake take place?

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Plus one is the loneliest number - S5-E5

Revealing mistake: When Carrie and Berger are walking out of the park, you can see Sarah Jessica Parker's 'baby bulge' noticeably in her abdomen. Her dress doesn't cover it up. (00:06:05)

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Suggested correction: She doesn't have her usual skinny figure, but in no way does she show an evident pregnant belly.

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Easy come, easy go - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: When Samantha and her date are in the health food restaurant, she orders wheatgrass shots. The waiter pours them, filling the cups to the brim and then sets one on the table in front of each of them and we see again in a close up that they are both full up. Yet when Samantha picks up hers to drink, the liquid level has gone down a little way.

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An american girl in paris (part deux) - S6-E20

Continuity mistake: While in the salon's changing room, Samantha takes off her black 'cape' twice.

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Ghost town - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Carrie, Samantha and Miranda are at the opening of Steve and Aidan's bar. Carrie lifts her hair off her neck with her right arm, but then in the next shot, she is lowering her left arm.

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Boy, interrupted - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: At the end of the show, when Carrie visits Jeremy at the psychiatric facility, they are sitting outside having a picnic. As they are talking, notice Carrie's necklace. It is a bolero-type necklace and the red stones on the end move up the necklace to near the clasp and then back down into her cleavage. Then they go back up again.

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Cover girl - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: Carrie goes inside the changing booth to try on the pink outfit. Then after Stanford and Marcus arrive, Carrie suddenly whips the curtain open to reveal herself completely changed into the new outfit including shoes, after only 21 seconds. These events happen in real time; and there is no logical way that Carrie could have changed from one complete outfit to another in that time. (00:17:45)

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Escape from new york - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: Carrie is trying to drive a car up a hill and a grey car drives close to them very slowly. When the car is side by side to Carrie, the shot changes to a wide angle and the grey car has vanished.

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Hop, skip, and a week - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: When Carrie knocks the vase of carnations off the table, the flowers scatter all over the room, but in the close up shot of the table, there are still a bunch on the table, and on the floor around the base.

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Plus one is the loneliest number - S5-E5

Revealing mistake: The scene where Charlotte is shown sleeping with her new 'plus one' to the next morning was all filmed in entirely one sequence, real time, without any editing. Therefore, Charlotte had to change really quickly into her lingerie, and get into position for the morning shot in a very short period of time. As the camera pans away from Charlotte taking off her clothes at night, there is a mirror on the wall behind her. If you look closely at the mirror, Charlotte appears to fall over quickly, and then suddenly roll/move to the right side and get off of the bed, as if to change into her morning outfit. (00:13:05)

Cover girl - S5-E4

Revealing mistake: When Samantha walks in on Marcus 'servicing' Stanford, the positioning is all wrong. Marcus' head is too high up to be realistic for what is happening. His head is almost up to the level of Stanford's chest. (00:21:20)

Boy, girl, boy, girl - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Carrie and Shaun are laying on the floor of her bedroom, she has her left hand resting on her chest. But in the very next shot; her left arm is laying across her stomach, and her left hand is curved around her right waist. No time has passed in between these shots. (00:12:25)

Ring a ding ding - S4-E16

Revealing mistake: When Charlotte is putting her diamond ring on in her apartment, there is a close-up shot of it. It is a large, circular diamond on a simple golden band. This is not the same diamond engagement ring she has been wearing previously in the series. That ring had two parallel silver bands, and the diamond looked slightly different. (00:10:10)

Ring a ding ding - S4-E16

Plot hole: When Carrie sits down to read Aiden's 'farewell letter,' she discovers he has left her legal papers instead. Miranda later examines the legal documents, and explains the terms at the restaurant. But Aiden has only just moved out that day, and had spent the previous night in the apartment next door. (This was made clear in the previous episode, when Carrie explains in voiceover that 'the next day, Aiden moved out'.) He has spent the day moving his things out; there is no logical way he would have had time to contact a legal firm, make an appointment, go to the appointment, make arrangements to deal with Carrie's apartment, and have complex legal documents drawn up and ready to give to Carrie. None of this could have possibly happened between the night before when Aiden decided to end the relationship, and the next day when he physically moved out. No additional time has passed, as Carrie asks him to stay 'one more day', implying this really is the day after the previous episode. (00:04:25)

Sex and another city - S3-E14

Audio problem: When Charlotte is talking to a man at the Playboy Mansion, the camera is on her and in the middle of her line cuts to him, while you still see her in the left corner. Though her line continues, she's not moving her lips.

Plus one is the loneliest number - S5-E5

Revealing mistake: Carrie is wearing a lot cut dress; and Sarah Jessica Parker's pregnancy is again very noticeable at this stage as her chest is filled out, and considerably larger than normal. (00:11:00)

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Coulda, woulda, shoulda - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: Carrie is sitting at her laptop eating a blue ice pop. She takes a bite from the top then holds the stick with the rest of the ice pop in between her teeth while she types on the laptop, we see a shot of the screen. When we go back to Carrie she is eating the rest of the ice pop which is impossible because just 2 seconds before it was still attached to the stick. She didn't have time to bite it off the stick because she was using both her hands to type.

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Escape from new york - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: When Carrie gets to the WB Studios and stops at the guard's place, the image alternates between close and wide shots. The cars and people surrounding Carrie are totally different depending on the shot.

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Samantha: There isn't enough wall space in New York City to hang all of my exes. Let me tell you, a lot of them were hung.

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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.

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