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The Best Seasons of Sex and the City

Updated July 24, 2020 511 votes 219 voters 16.6k views6 items

List RulesVote up the best seasons of Sex and the City.

Through good and bad relationships and career ups and downs, Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda always support each other. All the seasons of Sex and the City have been entertaining, but which seasons really stand out? Some of the most memorable episodes of Sex and the City come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some Sex and the City seasons focus on Carrie's relationship with Big, while other good seasons focus on female friendship. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of Sex and the City are, let's rank every Sex and the City season from best to worst.

Sex and the City is a romantic comedy drama series created by Darren Star and based on Candace Bushnell's book of the same name, following the lives of four women and their criss-crossing paths through life and love. Sex and the City premiered on HBO on June 6, 1998. Ending in 2004 after six seasons, Sex and the City aired a total of 94 episodes.

Vote up your favorite seasons of Sex and the City, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of Sex and the City not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. It can be painful to put one Sex and the City season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

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    Sex and the City - Season 4

    Sex and the City - Season 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Seasons of Sex and the City
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    The fourth season of Sex and the City premiered on June 3, 2001 and contains 18 episodes. This season follows Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda as they deal with serious issues like cancer, marriage, and children.

    This season contains such unforgettable episodes as: "Baby, Talk Is Cheap," "My Motherboard, My Self," and "Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda."

    Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

    • Carrie becomes engaged to Aidan - and later calls it off.
    • Steve has surgery for testicular cancer.
    • Miranda gets pregnant after sleeping with Steve.
    • Charlotte and Trey decide to get a divorce.
    • Samantha gets involved in a serious relationship with Richard.
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    Sex and the City - Season 3

    Sex and the City - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seasons of Sex and the City
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    The third season of Sex and the City premiered on June 4, 2000 and contains 18 episodes. This season follows Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda as several of the main characters become involved in more serious relationships.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Politically Erect," "No Ifs, Ands or Butts," and "Running with Scissors."

     Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Carrie meets and begins dating Aidan.
    • Carrie has an affair with Mr. Big, and Aidan dumps her.
    • Charlotte meets and quickly marries Trey.
    • Miranda and Steve move in together and later break up.
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    Sex and the City - Season 2

    Sex and the City - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Seasons of Sex and the City
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    The second season of Sex and the City premiered on June 6, 1999 and contains 18 episodes. This season continues to follow Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda as they struggle to find love in New York City.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Four Women and a Funeral," "The Chicken Dance," and "Games People Play."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Mr. Big moves to Paris and gets engaged to Natasha. 
    • Miranda meets and starts to date Steve.
    • Charlotte gets crabs.
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    Sex and the City - Season 6

    Sex and the City - Season 6 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Seasons of Sex and the City
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    The sixth season of Sex and the City premiered on June 22, 2003 and contains 20 episodes.  This season follows Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda as they land in good relationships.

    This season contains such unforgettable episodes as "Pick-A-Little, Talk-A-Little," "The Post-it Always Sticks Twice," and "An American Girl in Paris: Part Une & Deux."

    Memorable moments from the sixth and Final Season include:

    • Carrie dates Berger until he breaks up with her via Post-It note.
    • Miranda marries Steve.
    • Charlotte marries Harry.
    • Samantha gets involved in a serious relationship with Smith.
    • Mr. Big goes to Paris to declare his love for Carrie.
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