Sex and the City

The monogamists - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: While talking to Stanford at the bar, Carrie's right arm is bent over the counter, but half a second later it's raised and holding a straw.

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The monogamists - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Stanford's shirt collar is wrinkled and pointing out or ironed and tucked under the jersey, depending on the soht.

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The monogamists - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Stanford takes a cocktail to his lips when Jarred shows up. Then suddenly Stanford's glass disappears in the angle shot from the side.

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Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Big hugs Carrie her left hand is right next to her collarbone. A shot later her hand is around his body.

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Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Carries is at Big's place and she pours herself vodka or something, note the label and you'll notice that the bottle turns around between shots.

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Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Carries goes to Big's place to say goodbye she rises both arms. A shot later the right one is lowered. This changes back and forth.

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Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: While Waiting for the bus, Sam fills Charlotte's glass, which starts bubbling. A shot later from a different angle the liquid level is a bit less and the bubbles are gone.

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Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: While on the doctor's bed, Miranda's hand is bent and resting on the pillow but a shot later it rests against her head. (00:15:58)

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Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Big meets some skiing friends on the street, the way Carrie's scarf is folded changes in very shot.

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Secret sex - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Samantha is holding the poster against the wall she puts her left hand on the paper. In the following shot most of the hand lies on the wall.

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The power of female sex - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: At the hotel Samantha holds the plate domes with her hands, but The one on the right disappears between shots.

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The power of female sex - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: At the restaurant with Amalita, when the waiter asks if they want to order something, there's a man with a black T-shirt walking behind Carrie who disappears in the following shot.

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The power of female sex - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Gilles says he'll stay in the City two days his right hand is either on his cheek or down, depending on the shot.

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The power of female sex - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Amalita shows her bracelet, Carrie grabs it with both hands in the close-up, but with one hand in the wide angle. Then Carrie lets go but in the following shot Amelita's hand is top of Carrie's.

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Valley of the twenty-something guys - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Carrie tells Big to call her, two men walk behind him. Shot changes to Carrie walking away and they suddenly reappear behind Big. Then shot on Big and when Back to Carrie they reappear behind him for a third time.

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Valley of the twenty-something guys - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Carrie meets Big next to the wobbly table, a man in a grey suit and green shirt walks by behind Carrie. Then disappears, then walks behind her again.

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Valley of the twenty-something guys - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Carrie checks Sam's pierced tongue she reaches her hand towards it. In the close-up she touches the tongue and then removes her hand, but in the following wide angle her hand is still touching it.

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Valley of the twenty-something guys - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Carrie checks Sam's phone number written on her arm, the ink is really noticeable in the close-up, but in the following wide angle it is light coloured and almost invisible.

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Valley of the twenty-something guys - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Sam and Skipper meet, Carrie holds the Martini glass by her mouth but in the immediate shot of her narrating "they liked each other" her arm is down.

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Bay of married pigs - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Charlotte arrives to visit Sam, the doorman is facing straight and turns his head to the left. A shot later his whole body has turned to the left.

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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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