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Sex and the City is a popular American cable television program. The original broadcast run of the show was on HBO from 1998 until 2004, for a total of six seasons.

Set in New York City, the show's focus is on four female characters, stereotypcally defined as Carrie the shopaholic, Miranda the cynic workaholic, Charlotte the hopeless romantic and Samantha the sexaholic. John Big, the male lead is the emotionally unavailable male afraid of commitment.

It was considered a sitcom, but had serialized storylines, like a soap opera, as well as dramatic elements. The show tackled socially relevant issues, often specifically dealing with well-to-do professional women in society in the late 1990s, and how changing roles and definitions for women affected the characters.

On The Simpsons, the show was parodied as "Nookie in New York" with Marge's sister saying "It's a show about four straight women who act like gay men".

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