At Miranda's birthday party, Carrie and her friends agree to stop trying to find Mr. Right and decide to settle for Mr. Right Now. Later, Carrie hooks up with an old flame and meets a handsome new man, Mr. Big; Miranda takes a liking to Skipper; and Samantha has a one-night stand with a man Charlotte wouldn't sleep with on the first date.
Miranda faces a date with a modelizer; Sam's latest bedroom romp is caught on tape; Charlotte (Kristin Davis) loses Miles to a blind woman; and Mr. Big plays with Carrie, who takes on a model of her own. Mr. Big: Chris Noth: Duncan: Jeffrey Nordling.
At work, Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) is mistaken for a lesbian; Sam tries to ring her doorman's bell; Charlotte's Mr. Right has the wrong dinnerware; and Carrie hits the Hamptons to visit her married friends and sees more than just the sights. Kristin Davis, Sarah Jessica Parker.
Carrie juggles a flirty fling with "good-kisser guy" (Timothy Olyphant) and a budding "thing" with a too-busy Big. Meanwhile, Charlotte's new man makes a strange request of her; and Samantha feels her infatuation with twentysomethings is getting old. Or she is.
Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) wonders about her latest fling when he tips her at the end of a date; Charlotte inspires a painter, who uses her as the model for his new works; and Skipper develops a hankering for Miranda (Cynthia Nixon). Big: Chris Noth.
Carrie goes too far with Big (Chris Noth), who seems to be ashamed of her; Miranda's new beau has a secret; and Charlotte cops to a fling with "a Hassidic folk artist from Brooklyn." Samantha: Kim Cattrall. Charlotte: Kristin Davis. Carrie: Sarah Jessica Parker. Miranda: Cynthia Nixon.
Charlotte (Kristin Davis) is put off by her guy's expectations; Carrie hopes to be Mr. Big's one and only; Samantha refuses to be her realtor's sole property; and Miranda falls harder for Skipper after spying him with another woman. Miranda: Cynthia Nixon.
Carrie meets Big's ex---who proves to be everything Carrie feared she'd be. Meanwhile, the ladies find themselves drawn into strange, three-sided romances. Charlotte: Kristin Davis. Samantha: Kim Cattrall. Big: Chris Noth. Carrie: Sarah Jessica Parker.
At a baby shower for a friend, Carrie awaits the results of her home-pregnancy test, and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) wonders when she will move into the mother 'hood. Carrie: Sarah Jessica Parker. Samantha: Kim Cattrall. Big: Chris Noth. Miranda: Cynthia Nixon.
Samantha (Kim Cattrall) gives up sex, cold turkey; Carrie worries about her affair with Big when the two share a messy moment; and Charlotte's beau forgoes intimacy for mental security. Carrie: Sarah Jessica Parker.
After seeing Big (Chris Noth) at Mass, Carrie questions his faith in her; Miranda's new man ends up in hot water after every dirty deed; Sam has a big reaction to a small matter; and Charlotte gets a bad forecast about her happy future.