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La douleur exquise! - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: The splattered burger on the painting changes positions between shots.

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The f**k buddy - S2-E14

Visible crew/equipment: Lighting screens are reflected on Sam's glasses during the picnic.

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The f**k buddy - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: Carrie's mug magically swaps to a cookie in a mere second. (00:04:46)

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La douleur exquise! - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: In the episode where Big returns from Paris, Carrie meets him at his apartment with a beret and 2 McDonalds bags. She says she got a Big Mac and a Filet O'Fish. She asks him which one he wants, holding the Big Mac in her left hand and the Filet O'Fish in her right. Instantly the sandwiches switch hands in the next shot as Big walks to the right.

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Old dogs, new dicks - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: After Big asks for permission to smoke his cigar, Carrie's arms are either under the table, or on the table depending on the shot.

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The cheating curve - S2-E6

Visible crew/equipment: After Carrie lies to Miranda about getting her teeth cleaned, she turns around and you can see the shape of a square microphone pack through her coat.

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The chicken dance - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When sitting at the bar, Samantha points to Charlotte and her date, who are heading up the stairs arm in arm carrying nothing. Yet in the next scene when they arrive at the honeymoon suite, they suddenly have their arms full with a large bag and a basket.

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Old dogs, new dicks - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: Carrie cools Big's swollen nose and he touches it with his right hand. A shot later, his left hand is raised.

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Take me out to the ballgame - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Miranda tells the girls to stop talking about sex and men, the way the bills are laid on the table changes between shots.

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

Continuity mistake: At the party, when the doctor leaves, Laurel holds the drink with her left hand but a shot later it's on her right hand.

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The chicken dance - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: During the wedding, Sam is at the bar and asks for another Cosmopolitan but her glass is full (which makes no sense). When the waiter grabs the glass it's magically empty.

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Was it good for you? - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: When Carrie is ordering her breakfast Charlotte is looking at her, her right hand on her head. Her fingers are extended or not depending on the angle.

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Games people play - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: When Seth tells Carrie that Dr. G's plant is plastic his hand is either holding the glass or not. This changes back and forth.

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Shortcomings - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: When the father says the boy needs a stitch he puts his hand around the boy's face, but a shot later it disappears.

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Games people play - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: When Carrie talks about his first date with Seth there's an aerial shot of him holding a drink and taking a sip. A shot later he is not holding the glass.

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The awful truth - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Sam's boyfriend says "our sex life is diminished" his hand is on her right shoulder. A shot later it's on her left shoulder.

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The awful truth - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When the counselor tells Sam to play sexual games her boyfriend's hand is away, but a shot later it's suddenly on her shoulder.

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

Continuity mistake: At the beach party, a fan meets Carrie who holds her beer with both hands or one depending on the angle.

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The caste system - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When Charlotte approaches Wyle in front of the fire extinguisher, the boom mic is visible at the top of the screen. (00:10:40)

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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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Question: During the first few seasons (pretty obviously in season 3), Carrie often wears the same ring on her right or left hand on her middle finger. Is this Sarah Jessica Parker's wedding ring?

Answer: Yes, it is.

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