It’s hard to believe that Sex and the City bounced on to our screens almost 20 years ago but our love for the show has never slowed.
So, we compiled this list of little-known facts about the show we still binge-watch regularly.
1.Carrie’s tutu that she wears in the opening sequence was found in a bargain for only $5!
2.Carrie was originally meant to be brunette, but producers changed their minds just 24 hours before the pilot episode was shot.
3.Cynthia Nixon, aka Miranda, is naturally blonde.
4.Kim Cattrall had to be strongly persuaded to take the role – she turned it down twice!
5.After Carrie and Miranda got cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery, it became so popular it had to hire a bouncer.
6.Willie Garson, who plays Stanford, was actually set up on a blind date with SJP before the show began. They remain great friends.
7.None of the four women ever repeat their whole outfits throughout the entire series.
8.Victoria Beckham was offered a cameo role in the first flick but had to knock it back because she was on tour rehearsals for the Spice Girls.
9.Matthew McCongaughey almost didn’t get his cameo role in the episode Escape From New York. It was originally written for Alec Baldwin who turned it down, as well as George Clooney and Warren Beaty.
10.Aiden’s (John Corbett) first dog was so scared of him that they had to find a new dog.
11.Season five only had eight episodes because SJP was pregnant.
12.The final episode was shot on a Wednesday and was aired that Sunday!
13.Carrie asked 92 questions during the entire series.
14.In the episode before Carrie moves to Paris, she asks her final question: “Is it time to stop questioning?”
15.Mr Big, aka Chris Noth, was inspired by one of author Candace Bushnell’s ex-boyfriends, former magazine executive Ron Galotti.
16.In 2012, Carrie’s apartment sold for $9.65 million.
17.Mr Big’s wife, Natasha, always wore white – this was to convey that her personality is ‘vanilla’.
18.The book Love Letters of Great Men that Carrie borrows from the library in the first film didn’t exist, but the demand was so high that it was actually published.
19.When Trey and Charlotte get engaged at Tiffany’s, it was fake store window! Tiffany’s wouldn’t allow crew inside for security purposes and made sure to send an employee to approve the fake window before it was shot.
20.The boy who plays Brady in the first movie is the same baby Brady in the show.
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