Sex and the City
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Take me out to the ballgame - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: The girls pick up Sam and when the cab leaves the camera is reflected on the rear window. (Pausing is not necessary at all, but it's fun to pause and check for a huge white sheet behind the camera, which gives away the mistake).

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The real me - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Oscar sayas "what's your opinion, love" the photographer's camera swaps from raised to lowered.

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Running with scissors - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: During breakfast, when Charlotte asks about upper length gloves, check her lenses reflection: Sam (in front of her) is replaced by a big squared object, most surely the camera.

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Cover girl - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: While choosing dresses, Carrie is holding the clothes rack or not depending on the shot. This swaps back and forth.

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Unoriginal sin - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: The way Steve's mom's plastic bag is tied around her head changes between shots. Check the knot.

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Sex and the city - S1-E1

Other mistake: When Carrie opens the newspaper to read her column, the same paragraph is repeated at least twice.

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Cover girl - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: The second time Miranda bites her Krispy Kreme, its shape changes at least 3 times.

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Unoriginal sin - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Steve arrives with his mom, he is either standing on the left of the cab's door or on the right.

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Unoriginal sin - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Miranda greets Steve's mom, she holds the umbrella straight upwards, but from the opposite angle it's bent backwards covering Miranda's back.

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Sex and the city - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sam is smoking a cigar with Big, a woman suddenly appears right behind her.

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Oh come, all ye faithful - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Miranda asks her boyfriend what's with the showers the candles are suddenly unlit between one frame and the other.

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Oh come, all ye faithful - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: The third time Miranda has sex, the candles disappear from the headboard behind, but reappear in the closer shots.

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Ghost town - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Sam says she'll go to the inauguration, the invitation lies between both tables but a shot later it is just on one table.

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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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The real me - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: Before the fashion show, Oscar's cigarette swaps hands.

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No ifs, ands or butts - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: Miranda arrives home and starts opening an envelope. From the opposite angle it is already open and she is already holding the letter.

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Four women and a funeral - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: While in the car after the funeral, Sam's coat is either covering all of her elbow, or leaving a bit uncovered, or a big part uncovered, depending on the shot.

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All that glitters - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: When Anthony appears, a piece of rectangular confetti suddenly appears out of nowhere on Charlotte's hair in a mere half a second.

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Coulda, woulda, shoulda - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: Lucy Liu takes the cup to her mouth but in the angle shot from the side it disappears.

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The agony and the 'ex'tasy - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: Inside Big's car, Carrie lowers her cup, but a shot later it's raised.

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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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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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Trivia: Carrie is the only main character who never appears nude (she is either dressed or covered by something). Sarah Jessica Parker had a strict "no nudity" clause in her contract.

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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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