However, Star still feared there might be resistance at the premium network about stories centered on the raw and often awkward realities of sex. Charlotte encounters a legendary purveyor of cunnilingus, a handy actor next door, a widower on the make, a man who undergoes adult circumcision, a famous actor, a too-effeminate pastry chef, a shoe salesman with a foot fetish, and a something guy who gives her crabs. She realizes this is because he does not trust her, given her past affair with Big. A central message of the show is that consumption is key, and we are fed constant marketing messages throughout the series. Season four was broadcast in two parts: There's no spin, it's just John. Main article: From , the show has been repeated on CBS Drama. It also kicked its designer heels at the boundaries of comedy with a ribald sense of honesty and what remains a comparatively rare thing on television: And there, before any dialogue hits your ears, you have the two woeful female archetypes that Sex and the City loves—woman as sex object and woman as child As pop culture expert Ashli L. The Best of Romance: It's true that it was progressive for its time but that doesn't mean contemporary viewers should be dismissive of some of its more problematic content. They had become an iconic couple and women really related to it; they would say 'I found my Mr Big' or 'I just broke up with my Mr Big. In one episode, Miranda is faced with an unexpected pregnancy, which causes Carrie to reflect on her own experience of pregnancy and abortion. Charlotte has a run-in with her former mother-in-law over the legalities of the apartment she shared with Trey, and she hires Harry Goldenblatt as her divorce attorney.