I never tire of seeing those women negotiate careers, friendships, and loves with the backdrop of the best city in the world.
As Carrie says in the final episode: “The most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself.
I still remember the last scene now: The Source featuring Candi Staton song “You’ve Got the Love” bellowing up as Carrie swung her Manolo bag and giggled on the phone to Mr.
Big, who we just discovered was in fact named “John.” I could barely see, I was crying so much.
And if you find someone to love the you you love, well, that’s just fabulous.” Amen Carrie, Amen.
To celebrate the end of my favorite show 10 years ago (10 years — how can that be?!
Carrie’s famous “Carrie” necklace was all the work of Patricia Field.
Nameplate necklaces had been popular among African-American women and Latino women for years, so Field had started selling them in her own 8th Street store in NYC and added the signature necklace to Carrie’s wardrobe. Kim Cattrall turned down the role of Samantha several times. Then she heard Sarah Jessica Parker was onboard and they were filming in New York (although she had lived in L. for 22 years), so she she met up with SATC producer Darren Star for lunch (having known his partner Dennis Erdman for years). Another actress was hired, but three weeks before they started shooting, Dennis called her and convinced her to meet up with Darren again.
When they went back, they found the cabinet had already been sold to “some TV show.” When SJP showed up for filming, the medicine cabinet was there on set. Sarah Jessica Parker had a clause in her contract stipulating that she wouldn’t do full nudity. Big’s real name was not revealed until the final episode of the series.
That is why the audience never sees Carrie in anything less than underwear, whereas all the other lead characters have shown a lot more. In the first season, the cast looked directly down the camera lens and talked straight to the viewers, commenting on the stories. The trailer for the producer, Michael Patrick King, most admires.
“There are a lot of physical comedians that I admire …