Sex and the City

Season 2 Episode 18

Ex and the City

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Oct 03, 1999 on HBO



  • Allusions

    • Carrie: Your girl is lovely, Hubbell.
      This is a quote from the movie The Way We Were, In the film, Katie and Hubbell fall in love despite their political and social differences and get married. Hubbell has an affair, leading Katie to see that Hubbell is not the person that she idealized and admired when she fell in love with him, and they decide to part ways. Years later they accidentally meet on the streets of New York City. With Hubbell is a beautiful woman who exemplifies the WASP ideal. Katie and Hubbell share a tender moment where it is clear that he is hurt that they are no longer together and believes that he was at his best when he was with her and feels that no one will believe in him or see as much promise in him as Katie did. They leave each other with fond memories of "the way they were."