Sex and the City

Sex and the City (1998)

10 corrected entries in season 5

Anchors away - S5-E1

Corrected entry: When the girls are walking down the street after eating, they all decide to go shopping downtown. Only Miranda says, "I forgot the Snuggly", implying that she can't go shopping with them. So Samantha rushes her off in a taxi. But in reality, this doesn't make sense. Miranda has already been out with Brady for hours, eating with the girls in a restaurant and then walking with him in NYC. So why would he suddenly need his 'Snuggly' to go shopping? If he was fine with all the activity before that, there is no reason he wouldn't have continued to be fine while shopping.

xx:xx:xx

Barbara Ann

Correction: Babies tire easily and are comforted by routine. If Miranda had already "been out with Brady for hours", it's likely that he would have been ready for a nap. Having the Snuggly would have enabled Miranda to continue her day with the girls, while also allowing Brady to snuggle up and have that nap. Also, we cannot assume, based on just what was shown, that "he was fine with all the activity before that". We have no way of knowing that.

Unoriginal sin - S5-E2

Corrected entry: At the end of Season 4 after Aiden moves out, Carrie has the hole in her bedroom wall fixed, and repaints that wall an olive green color to match the others. (Season 4, Episode 18, Run Time: 1:18.) But in this episode, when Carrie is in her bedroom going through her newspaper columns, you can see that this same wall is suddenly painted a light pink color. It hasn't been very long since she just painted the wall olive green again, so why would she suddenly repaint just that one wall light pink? Why would she repaint the same wall again twice, that quickly?

xx:xx:xx

Barbara Ann

Correction: Not only is this not a plot hole, but it's entirely presumptuous of the submitter to note this as a mistake. Carrie painted the wall olive green in season 4, episode 18. After which at some point, she reconsidered her choice and painted the wall pink, by the time we see it in season 5, episode 2. Even if she changed her mind and repainted her wall a dozen times between that time span, it is her choice to make, and we needn't see it onscreen.

Anchors away - S5-E1

Corrected entry: When Carrie is talking to the cute guy while hiding out from the rain, she tells him, "I was engaged last year". But the previous episode, when Mr. Big moved to Napa, it was just becoming Fall in NYC. So it doesn't seem likely that only one episode later, it would be months later into the next calendar year.

xx:xx:xx

Barbara Ann

Correction: Saying "it doesn't seem likely" does not mean it is impossible. The time lapse between episodes can very well be months, so there is no inconsistency here.

Unoriginal sin - S5-E2

Corrected entry: As in the previous episode, the colors pink and red are again emphasized in this episode, although not as much as before. We first see the combination with the flashback of Richard explaining himself to Samantha. His bedspread is red, and there is pink lighting in the windows behind him. During the second scene in Richard's apartment, the same colors are used, with the addition of Samantha wearing a bright red top. Later when Carrie and Charlotte are 'trolling guys' in the park, Carrie is wearing a red plaid hat, and Charlotte is wearing a very pink jacket. There is also a pink/red umbrella, and dark pink fire hydrant in the background. When Carrie meets with the two female Publishers in the bar, it has a red and pink decor. Later when Carrie and Samantha are walking in the street, and talking about Carrie's book, Samantha is wearing a very obvious pink and red outfit. When Carrie is back in her bedroom, going through her newspaper columns, she is wearing a pink dress with red figures on the chest. When Charlotte is seen in her bathroom listening to Affirmations, she is wearing a pink sweater, and writing on the mirror with red lipstick. Later when Carrie and Miranda are shopping in the Baptism store, Carrie is carrying a pink sweater, and Miranda is holding a large red purse. When Charlotte and Carrie walk into the Seminar and approach the welcome desk, there is a shot of a woman wearing a pink sweater standing next to a woman in a red shirt. Later when they are sitting down, Charlotte takes off her coat to reveal that it has a red lining, and she is wearing a pink and black dress underneath. There are also several women in the audience wearing red. When Samantha and Richard are seated at the restaurant, the decor there also has some red and pink. Later when Carrie walks into the Baptism Church, she is wearing a pink hat, which contrasts against Mary's red jacket. And finally, when Carrie is holding Brady right after the Baptism, there is a shot of her wearing the pink hat, juxtaposed against the bank of red candles behind her. So once again, for some reason, the colors pink and red were a focal point of this episode as well.

Barbara Ann

Correction: I'm loathe to correct this because of the obvious effort to compose it, but put simply, this is all onscreen and evident for the viewer to see for themselves. Pointing out something obvious with no explanation as to WHY it not grounds for a trivia entry, its simply not interesting.

GalahadFairlight

I love a charade - S5-E8

Corrected entry: During this scene with Carrie and Berger talking, there is a white arch showing prominently in the background. This arch was built by the show, for the sole purpose of making the property look like it was part of Richard's estate.

xx:xx:xx

Barbara Ann

Correction: Nearly every movie or television production requires the construction of sets and props. This isn't trivia.

Cover girl - S5-E4

Corrected entry: When Charlotte throws her book out the window, it lands at the feet of a woman who according to Carrie's voiceover, 'had been contemplating a divorce', meaning she was still married. Yet when you can see her left hand as she bends down to pick up the book, there isn't a visible wedding ring. There wasn't one on her right hand either.

xx:xx:xx

Barbara Ann

Correction: If the woman was considering a divorce, her marriage was clearly not in a good way. It is not unusual for someone to stop wearing their wedding ring before a divorce is final.

pinkwafer

I love a charade - S5-E8

Corrected entry: When Charlotte and Harry are dancing at the wedding reception, he tells Charlotte that he 'has to marry a Jew'. We later learn it was a promise he made to his now deceased mother. But we also know that Harry has been married before, as he told Charlotte he lived in the bachelor pad when he was going through his own divorce. His first wife must have been a Jewish woman, since he feels he has to marry a Jew and promised it to his mother. So Harry has already married a Jew, fulfilling his promise to his mother. The promise wouldn't likely extend to two wives! So his telling Charlotte that he has to 'marry a Jew' doesn't make logical sense for his character, since he has already been married to a Jew, and it wouldn't matter what religion his second wife would be.

xx:xx:xx

Barbara Ann

Correction: Yes maybe. I took the promise as "when I marry, I'll marry a Jewish woman." Obviously his mother didn't intend on having Harry divorce. He can interpret it how he likes.

shortdanzr

Plus one is the loneliest number - S5-E5

Corrected entry: When Bunny walks in on Charlotte at her apartment, they are talking in the hallway. Bunny holds up her hand, and there is a close-up of a large metal bunny key chain. This is symbolic, of course, of the character 'Bunny'.

xx:xx:xx

Barbara Ann

Correction: Since the shot is a close-up, and we're all well aware of the character's name, this is too obvious to be considered trivia.

The big journey - S5-E7

Corrected entry: In the episode when Carrie and Samantha go to San Francisco there is a scene when Samantha is in the bath. She stands up and her front is covered in bubbles, when she gets out the bath you can see in the mirror behind her that she is wearing a red bra and knickers set. Why bother covering up, when viewers have seen much more of her than her backside in the past?

Correction: I just watched that episode and all I could see was a tanline.

Plus one is the loneliest number - S5-E5

Corrected entry: As Carrie and Berger are sitting on a park bench talking, there is a bag of fast food between them that disappears when they get up to leave. Carrie is holding her shake as they walk away, but neither of them is carrying the bag.

Correction: If you watch closely, while they are sitting and talking, Berger grabs the bag and throws it away in the trash can behind him in one arm motion. You don't see the bag on screen either but you see his arm motion grab the bag and move across his body to the trash can behind him. That is why, when they get up the bag is no longer on the bench.

Share

Follow