Sex and the City

Sex and the City (1998)

110 mistakes in season 1

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Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Samantha and Carrie are hanging Carrie's poster in her apartment. In one shot, the whole poster is pinned to the wall and in the next shot, the bottom left part of the poster is curling up. After another shot of Samantha, the poster is pinned perfectly to the wall again.

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Valley of the twenty-something guys - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: Carrie receives a phone call from Samantha and her voice over says she needs her morning Marlboro Light, however, when she picks up her pack of cigarettes, you can see that it is a pack of Merits.

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Oh come, all ye faithful - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Charlotte visits the psychic who tells her that she doesn't see marriage, a boom mic moving around is visible at the top middle of the screen, when the psychic is in shot.

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Sex and the city - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When Carrie bumps into Mr. Big and her purse falls, watch the people in the background carefully. Many of them are watching the couple talk and interact with each other. On a busy New York street nobody is going to pay attention to two people having a conversation. Apparently all these people were watching the shooting of the scene.

Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Carrie and her friends are in the City, waiting for the bus with her photo on it to drive by. When it does, there is a shocking hand-drawn image of a sexual nature near her head on the poster. In the next shot of this image, which is more of a close-up; it's a different drawing. Very similar, but obviously not the same drawing as shown the first time. (00:19:00)

The power of female sex - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Carrie is in the hotel bed from her night with the French Architect, who is just leaving for the Airport. There is a shot of the small table by the bed, with the phone sitting on it. You cannot see any envelope at all resting against the phone, or visible at all. But with the next close-up, suddenly there is a large business-size envelope with her name on it resting prominently against the front of the phone. This envelope was not there previously. (00:14:45)

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The power of female sex - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: After Amelita buys Carrie the shoes and Carrie turns to walk out, Amelita is standing right behind her still talking yet when the shot changes to Carrie walking out the door, although we can still hear Amelita chattering, she's no longer standing there or anywhere in sight.

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Valley of the twenty-something guys - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: During the scene when Carrie and Sam are in the changing booth at the clothing store, Carrie starts helping Sam take his shirt off. She pulls the outer plaid shirt down quite a bit, revealing his white undershirt. But in the next shot of him, Sam suddenly has the plaid shirt back up around his neck. Then in his next shot, it's back down and the white undershirt is showing again.

Bay of married pigs - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: While at their friends' place, Carrie holds her glass of wine wth her index finger extended over the bowl. A shot later the grip has changed completely.

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: After Stanford tells Derek he's going to be a star, the steadicam operator is reflected on the mirror behind.

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Big arrives at the party Carrie is eating a snack, with a remaining one on her hand. Big sees her and she's eating another snack, which leaves her with zero food. Half a second later there's a wide shot and not only is she not chewing the previous bite, but 2 snacks have suddenly appeared on her hand.

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Stanford and Carrie walk backstage with the models, check the reflection on the glass and you'll see: the boom mic operator, camera and, best of all, a group of technicians crouching on the floor, failing to hide and moving around when Carrie and Stanford walk around.

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the artist stops using the airbrush he holds it with his left hand. A shot later it's in his right hand where he drops it off.

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Carrie exits the club there's a woman with a bulky silver wig behind her. When the shot changes the woman has moved several meters back and is walking by again.

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Big arrives at the cafe a moving boom mic is perfectly visible on the glass behind with an arm and a hand moving it.

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Sams shays she looks good and Miranda replies "you paid enough for it" and puts her chopsticks down. A shot later they're back in her hand and she is picking food. (00:06:03)

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Miranda picks food with the chopsticks, then exactly one second later the food is gone and she is talking. Too fast for her to take it to her mouth, chew it and swallow it, for the scene takes place in real time. (00:06:00)

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Miranda says "I'll raise your thighs and give you a chin", and Carrie swaps from eating a spring roll with her head lowered to having her head raised. (00:05:49)

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Before dinner, Miranda holds the candles with her right hand. Then puts them in her left hand. A nanosecond later, from a different angle. She is leaving them on the table using her right hand. She couldn't have used her left hand for she is holding the napkins and they would've fallen down.

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Models and mortals - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the girls sit down to eat Chinese food, Sam puts the oyster pail away, but half a second later her hands are away from it, fiddling with something else.

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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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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.

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