Sex and the City

Sex and the City (1998)

215 mistakes in season 4

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A vogue idea - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: When Charlotte is crying into the pillow, we can see that she's gotten black eye make-up on it. The splodges of make-up disappear twice during the scene, most noticeable just when Carrie walks in holding the baby.

Just say yes - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: When Carrie climbs into Big's car, she puts her bags in first, in between her and him. When the shot changes, a split second later her bags are suddenly tucked down by her legs on her other side. (00:15:15)

Ring a ding ding - S4-E16

Revealing mistake: When Samantha is surprised at Richard's apartment by his assistant, she quickly throws her towel around herself to cover up. But the towel rides up too far, and you can see that Kim Cattrall is wearing tan or nude colored underwear. Soon after that, Samantha makes a comment to the assistant that implies she was nude under the towel. So the panties were probably for the benefit of the actress, to protect her modesty below the waist. (00:21:40)

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

Revealing mistake: When Charlotte arrives at Carrie's apartment to pick her up, Carrie is in the shower. As Charlotte walks towards the bathroom, there is a clear shot of Carrie showering. Sarah Jessica Parker appears to be wearing some sort of minimal tan colored undergarments, to protect her modesty while filming. (00:24:20)

Ring a ding ding - S4-E16

Plot hole: When Charlotte places her ring box in front of Carrie on the table at the restaurant, there is a close-up shot showing that she is still wearing her simple gold wedding band on her right hand. The entire episode has emphasized that it's strange for Charlotte to still be wearing her diamond engagement ring when she is alone, since she is getting a divorce. So why is nothing mentioned about her continuing to wear her gold wedding band? That doesn't seem to be an issue, but wouldn't it be just as strange? (00:26:40)

Baby, talk is cheap - S4-E6

Plot hole: When Aiden suddenly shows up below Carrie's window the night of their dinner together, she gets up and looks down at him from her apartment. He suddenly starts to run into the building, and at the same time Carrie immediately starts running quickly through her small apartment to get to the front door. It would have only taken Carrie a few seconds to get across her apartment, but Aiden would have had to run up the three or four flights of stairs to reach the front door of Carrie's apartment . That would obviously have taken much longer; yet as soon as Carrie opens the door, Aiden is already there and running into the apartment. (00:25:25)

Ring a ding ding - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: When Carrie visits Charlotte she says "and for the record" and raises her right hand towards her forehead. From the opposite angle it's lowered.

Baby, talk is cheap - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Aidan and Steve argue about who's going to the toilet, Steve leans forward, but from the angle shot from behind his back is against the seat.

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Baby, talk is cheap - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Aidan says he's going to the toilet, Miranda's drink is on the table, but a shot later she is drinking. Then she lowers her hand but from the opposite angle she already has it lowered.

Baby, talk is cheap - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: While having dinner with Steve and Aidan, the latter has his hand next to Steve's neck, but it disappears in the angle shot from behind.

Baby, talk is cheap - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: While eating, Sam says "wait for the signal" and grabs the cutlery. A shot later her arms are lowered behind the table.

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Carrie watches the leaf falling the curb is fully lit. When she bends down to pick it up there are shadows everywhere.

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Steven hands the baby to Carrie his chest is bare and arms are showing. When Carrie holds it he is fully covered and the arms are tucked inside the sheets. Then Carrie hands him to Miranda and the baby's arms are moving freely again.

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When the nurse tells Miranda to push she has her head raised, but half a second later it's lying against the pillow.

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: While Carrie and Big are on the horse buggy, Big asks the driver to speed-up. When the horse gallops, Big and Carrie disappear.

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Miranda grabs the cradle instructions she grips the middle part of the paper. A shot later she is holding the lower part of it.

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: At MoMA, when Charlotte is chatting, two women walk from right to left but disappear in the immediate opposite angle. Several seconds later they reappear.

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: Miranda says "if she was going to wind up with anybody" and lets go her fork. A shot later from another angle she is holding it again. (00:10:50)

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: During breakfast, when Carrie says "Big is different" a waitress with a silver bracelet carrying a jug walks from left to right. Shot suddenly cuts and the waitress is walking from right to left.

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I heart ny - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Richard arrives late, the watch on the bed turns around between shots. Though Sam's left arm was offscreen, she didn't move it at all and therefore couldn't have moved the watch.

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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: Cynthia Nixon, who plays redhead Miranda Hobbes, is a natural blonde. She had to dye her hair for the role.

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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.

Purple_Girl
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