Sex and the City

Sex and the City (1998)

155 mistakes in season 3

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sam is naked in the fire dpt. Hopping towards her clothes, she is really close to them, but when the shot changes to a wide angle she has moved further away.

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sam is commanded to take off the firemen gear, she removes the first suspender which falls down slightly, then there's a shot from behind and the suspenders and gear are already off.

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Arthur punches a guy during brunch, In the close-up shots of Charlotte her napkin is close to her face. In the wide angles, her arms and napkin are at waist level.

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Arthur has brunch with Charlotte, his left arm is raised or lowered depending on the shot.

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: While Charlotte and Carrie drink at the bar and a guy shows up, Charlotte grabs her glass and brings it closer to her. From a different angle her hand is next to the counter.

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Carrie asks Miranda how may cocktails Charlotte had, she raises her left arm and takes it to her head. From the opposite angle it's lowered.

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When the girls are having breakfast, Miranda puts down her mug. Shot changes and she is drinking and putting it down again. Later on the mug keeps changing positions all the time.

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Carrie and Bill are smoking at the bar, her right arm is lowered or close to her mouth, depending on the shot.

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Where there's smoke - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: On the fery, Carrie hugs Charlotte and a blonde woman passng by disappears between shots.

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Running with scissors - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Samantha is in the waiting room to get her results for the AIDS test; the wide shot shows two women seated in the orange chairs on the left. One of them has a pony tail and glasses. A man with dark hair is also seated in the chairs on the right. But when we see the waiting room again right before Samantha faints; only one woman is seated in the orange chairs on the left, and the woman with the pony tail and glasses has moved down, and over to the far yellow chairs on the left. There is also a second man in a blue shirt seated closer to Samantha, in the chairs on the right. This entire scene occurred in seconds; and there was no time for anyone to have gotten up, sat down or moved locations. (00:18:50)

Running with scissors - S3-E11

Revealing mistake: When Samantha and her partner are using the 'swing,' you can tell from the long shot that Kim Cattrall is actually wearing some sort of prosthetic around her hips, to simulate her rear area. It is larger, and sticks out prominently in an unnatural manner. This was probably done to ensure modesty for the actress. (00:22:30)

What goes around comes around - S3-E17

Revealing mistake: When the gardener hands Charlotte the rose, he is supposedly picking it out of some rose bushes he is in the process of planting. He even makes a motion as if 'picking' it from the bunch. But when he hands the single long stem rose to Charlotte; it's obvious that this rose has already been cut, and is missing the lower leaves. (00:16:05)

Running with scissors - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Carrie and Mr. Big are having their affair in the 3rd hotel; it is located on 56th & 8th, and is described as being a 'seedy location'. When you see the inside of the hotel room, it is obviously a very cheap, tacky hotel. But later in the episode when Carrie and Mr. Big are in the lobby of this same hotel on 56th & 8th (verified in voice over); it is obviously the lobby of a much nicer, elegant, more expensive hotel. (00:02:05 - 00:19:30)

All or nothing - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: When Carrie and Aiden are arguing out on the street in front of her apartment, there is a shot of her holding the leash for Pete the dog in both hands. But suddenly as she is yelling at Aiden, you can see her throw both her hands up in the air and touch her head. She is not holding the leash at all. Then seconds later; there is a shot of her legs as Pete is running off, dragging the leash from her body and waist as if she is still holding it. (00:24:30)

Boy, girl, boy, girl - S3-E4

Character mistake: When Carrie is describing the younger guy she is dating, she claims he is the creator of an Internet magazine 'that she still wasn't able to find on her computer'; meaning she had searched the Internet for it. But as we learn later in the series, right before she gets back together with Aidan for the second time; she doesn't have the Internet on her computer until then. The girls talk her into getting it, in order to email Aidan. So there was no way she could have searched for the other guy's Internet magazine on her computer, as it was an older Mac laptop and not likely to have search engines without Internet access. She was only using the hard drive at that time.

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: 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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