Sex and the City

Anchors away - S5-E1

Trivia: During this scene, Carrie states to the other girls, "If you want to do your patriotic duty as New York women, you will come shopping with me right now and throw some much needed money Downtown". According to the commentary, this is possibly the only direct reference to New York City and 9-11 in the entire episode. Downtown NYC was very hurt by the World Trade Towers disaster, and the show thought that Carrie's character would be doing her part, which includes shopping. (00:05:20)

Anchors away - S5-E1

Trivia: When Fatty, Miranda's cat is playing with the piece of umbilical cord on the floor, it's actually beef jerky on a fishing line (as explained in the commentary). (00:21:55)

Anchors away - S5-E1

Trivia: During this scene when Carrie is visiting Miranda, and Miranda is nursing the baby, Miranda's breasts are actually very expensive prosthetics. The scene was cut with prosthetic breasts on Miranda, and a real nursing mother. (00:10:55)

I love a charade - S5-E8

Trivia: During the scene at the wedding reception, Carrie is wearing her 'Carrie' necklace, which hasn't been on her the entire season. This symbolizes that Carrie feels like she has come back to herself. Also, the 'Carrie' necklace appears and disappears during the entire series in very important and significant ways. (00:25:25)

I love a charade - S5-E8

Trivia: During this scene, Samantha throws a cantaloupe through the plate glass door. Carrie is standing in the background at the party, and you can see her suddenly duck and react very strongly to the glass breaking. The reason she did this was because, when the glass door was shattered, the glass fragments flew out a much greater distance than had been expected. All of the actors standing near there, including Sarah Jessica Parker, were taken by surprise. (00:20:00)

I love a charade - S5-E8

Trivia: The pink dress that Carrie is wearing is very special. Patricia Field designed and made the dress, to cover Sarah Jessica Parker's pregnancy. This was the only time a Patricia Field dress had ever been on the show. (00:26:10)

Plus one is the loneliest number - S5-E5

Trivia: The coffee shop is a set; it doesn't exist in reality. They had to find continual ways to make the light come from other sources than the street, because they rarely filmed the street from inside the set. (00:08:00)

I love a charade - S5-E8

Trivia: Carrie is wearing a necklace that is filled with broken glass in this scene. According to the commentary, it's meant to symbolize the episode theme of 'people living in glass houses'. (00:13:35)

Plus one is the loneliest number - S5-E5

Trivia: The hot dog salesman in this scene is actually Dominic Chianese, Jr. His father is Dominic Chianese, who played Corrado "Junior" Soprano on 'The Sopranos'. (00:28:00)

Plus one is the loneliest number - S5-E5

Trivia: During the bar scene at Carrie's book party, there is a woman with red hair sitting at the bar. This is Patricia Field, the Costume Designer for Sex and the city, making her only cameo appearance in the show. (00:17:20)

I love a charade - S5-E8

Trivia: 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. (00:18:35)

Unoriginal sin - S5-E2

Trivia: 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.

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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