Carrie starts dating a writer, Vaughn, and can't handle his very open family.
A picture of Carrie and Samantha exercising during "The Fuck Buddy."
Carrie starts going to therapy to try and get over her obsession over Mr. Big.
Samantha introduces the girls to a hot new S&M restaurant.
Charlotte starts dating a pastry chef that she thought was gay.
Miranda and Steve get into an argument over money and social status, both of which she has more of.
Carrie tries to get Mr. Big to stop checking out other women... at least when he's with her.
Carrie tries to get Mr. Big to finally really meet her girls.
Carrie and the girls attend the wedding of Miranda's friend, who she set up with her interior decorator.
Carrie starts officially dating Mr. Big again during "The Cheating Curve."
Charlotte ends up meeting a recent widower at the cemetery when they go to a funeral.
After Carrie has a terrible photo taken of her for a magazine cover, at least she has Big.

Sex and the City Quotes

Charlotte is trying to decide whether to have anal sex with a man she's dating.
Miranda: It all depends on how much you like him?
Charlotte: A lot.
Miranda: "Dating a few months until somebody better comes along a lot", or "marrying him and moving to the East Hampton's" a lot?
Charlottte: I don't know, I'm not sure.
Miranda: Well, you better get sure real quick.
Charlotte: You're scaring me.
Carrie: Don't scare her.
Miranda: It's all about control. If he goes up there, there's gonna be a shift in power, either he'll have the upper hand or you will. Now there's a certain camp that believe whoever holds the dick, holds the power. (Cab Driver turns around) Hello, you're driving! The question is, if he goes up your butt, will he respect you more or respect you less? That's the issue.
Cab Driver: No smoking in cab.
Carrie: Sir, were talking "up the butt", a cigarette is in order.
(Cuts to Samantha now in the cab)
Samantha: Front. Back. Who cares? A hole is a hole.
Miranda: Can I quote you?
Samantha: Don't be so judgmental. You could use a little back door.
Charlotte: I'm not a hole.
Carrie: Honey, we know.
Samantha: Look, all I'm saying is this is a physical expression, that the body, well, it was designed to experience. And p.s., it's fabulous.

Men, in their 40's are like the New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle; tricky, complicated and you're never really sure you've got the right answer.