Sex and the City

Season 2 Episode 5

Four Women and a Funeral

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jul 04, 1999 on HBO
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Episode Summary

Carrie starts making it up with Mr. Big. Samantha is ostracized from New York's social scene after she commits an indiscretion. Charlotte falls for a recently widowed man she meets at a funeral. Miranda buys her own apartment, and starts suffering panic attacks.

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (8)

      • Charlotte: Please tell me those are your sisters?
        Ned: (smiling) I don't have any sisters!

      • Miranda: Are you saying you fucked him back to life?
        Charlotte: In a way, yes.
        Carrie: Man, you're good.

      • Charlotte: I mean my hat blew right into her headstone, she was clearly sending me a message.
        Samantha: Yeah, don't fuck my husband, you hat loving bitch.

      • Carrie: So how was the sex?
        Charlotte: Amazing, it was like Liz was looking over us, giving us her blessing.
        Carrie: Threesome in absentia.

      • Charlotte: Everyone needs a man, that's why I rent. If you own and he still rents then the power structure is all off. It's emasculating, men don't want a woman who's too self sufficient.
        Samantha: I'm sorry, did someone just order a Victorian straight up?

      • Miranda: I'm telling you, if I was a single man none of this would be happening.
        Samantha: If you were a single man, I'd date you.

      • Carrie: I just got back from a funeral.
        Big: And, you thought of me, I'm flattered.

      • Samantha: The widower thing is a definite no no.
        Charlotte: Why?
        Carrie: The dead wife factor.
        Samantha: It doesn't matter how much of a bitch she was alive, now that's she's dead you're the bitch who can't live up to her.

    • NOTES (1)

      • Samantha is a social outcast. In the original showing, she is returned to social acceptance by meeting John Kennedy Jr. After his death, she now meets Leonardo DiCaprio.

    • ALLUSIONS (2)

      • Victorian

        The Victorian era of Great Britain is considered the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire. It is often defined as the years from 1837 to 1901, when Queen Victoria reigned.

      • Title

        This is a reference to the Richard Curtis film, Four Weddings and a Funeral starring Hugh Grant and Andie McDowell.