Sex and the City

Great sexpectations - S6-E2

Trivia: According to the commentary, the show was always careful not to locate the day and year on screen. But in this scene, when Miranda's Tivo has broken, it was necessary to use the real date. The date shown on the Tivo screen was actually the date the show first aired (right around that week). (00:15:45)

Let there be light - S6-E13

Trivia: According to the commentary, there are a lot of mirror reflections used in this episode. Mirrors become elevator doors, hallways, etc. They were all about reflecting back where each of the girls are, at this point in their lives. (00:20:25)

An american girl in paris (part deux) - S6-E20

Trivia: While Big's first name is finally revealed in this episode, it's never actually said out loud. It instead appears on Carrie's cell phone caller ID.

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Boy, interrupted - S6-E10

Trivia: When Jeremy comes to visit Carrie at her apartment, he is wearing a white polo style Lacoste Izod shirt. There is a noticeable rip or small hole in the upper shoulder of the shirt, visible on screen. This was intentional by the wardrobe department. They wanted to show that despite Jeremy being an older, Ivy League kind of guy, he came back still dressed similar to how Carrie would have seen him in high school. (00:19:00)

To market, to market - S6-E1

Trivia: This traffic jam scene was filmed in the 23rd and 5th avenue area of NYC. The City allowed the show to have the entire city block/area roped off, in order to create a realistic traffic jam. While they were filming this scene, Sex and the city 'owned' the whole block. (00:01:40)

The good fight - S4-E13

Trivia: This dog 'Pete' is not the original Pete dog, he is a replacement. The first dog was too scared being around John Corbett, so they had to replace him with a 'stunt' Pete dog. (00:02:00)

All or nothing - S3-E10

Trivia: When Carrie is seeing Aiden off to PA, she says in voiceover, "Until the morning". The scene is set to be in the early morning, during sunrise. But it was actually filmed at sunset, at the end of the day, because they ran out of time. They added the birds chirping to make it seem like morning. (00:05:50)

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)

An american girl in paris (part une) - S6-E19

Trivia: All of the drapes, fabrics, rugs, curtains, etc. in the interior of Aleksandr's hotel suite, were hand chosen to play against Sarah Jessica Parker's color palette. (00:15:30)

Don't ask, don't tell - S3-E12

Trivia: During the scenes when the girls are trying on their bridesmaid dresses, they were actually filmed in the real Vera Wang dress shop. (00:05:00)

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)

To market, to market - S6-E1

Trivia: During the scene where Carrie is having her 'simu-date', a bird lands on the head of her date. There was actually a 'bridge' built out of bobby pins on the actor's head, to create a landing platform for the bird. (00:18:00)

Bay of married pigs - S1-E3

Trivia: When the women are at the movie theatre towards the end of the episode, the movie "Godzilla" is advertised. The movie stars Sarah Jessica Parker's real-life husband Matthew Broderick.

Let there be light - S6-E13

Trivia: When Carrie comes downstairs at Aleksandr's, she finds his entire staff busy at work. These actors are speaking Hindi, Japanese, and French, individually. They are also fluent in these languages. A 5-page monologue had to be written for each actor, and translated for this scene. (00:13:15)

I heart ny - S4-E18

Trivia: In this scene when Carrie is walking out of Mr. Big's apartment, all of the autumn leaves were tinted, and not real. Everything was very green when they were actually filming. (00:29:30)

Let there be light - S6-E13

Trivia: When Carrie wakes up at Aleksandr's house, she finds a card with a note from him in bed. The little face on this card was actually drawn by Mikhail Baryshnikov himself. (00:12:30)

An american girl in paris (part deux) - S6-E20

Trivia: When Smith is shown standing in line at the cafeteria on his film shoot, he has very long 'Barbarian' hair. All of the blonde hair he is wearing, are actually blonde hair extensions left over from Sarah Jessica Parker. (00:21:50)

To market, to market - S6-E1

Trivia: When Miranda is accidentally wiping 'baby poo' on her forehead, it's actually chocolate icing. (00:06:45)

An american girl in paris (part deux) - S6-E20

Trivia: The music during the Carrie montage in Paris was actually written by Mikhail Baryshnikov. It's called 'Carrie's Theme', and is the same music that Aleksandr played to Carrie on his piano in 'The ick factor' episode. The show had the music scored by an orchestra, and used it during these scenes. Michael Patrick King wrote the entire montage, with this music in mind. (00:08:50)

To market, to market - S6-E1

Trivia: This scene, with the girls lunching in the Meat Packing District, is interesting because it was the only time in the history of the entire series where they filmed a scene that wasn't in the script. (00:03:45)

Games people play - S2-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Carrie is sitting at the table writing on her laptop after her trip with the girls to the sports bar, the camera comes round and you can see her TV. You can see a boom mic reflecting on the TV screen, and another camera.

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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.

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