And Just Like That, an American comedy-drama created for HBO Max by Michael Patrick King, aired for the first time on December 9, 2021. This series is a revival of the very popular series Sex and the City and acts as a sequel. In March of 2022, the series picked up for a second season. And just like that was only supposed to be picked up as a miniseries. Until they ultimately decided to renew it and make a season two. Season one has a total of 10 episodes. This series takes place 11 years after the original Sex and the City 2.
And Just Like That, follows Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte, three out of four of the original main characters from the original Sex and the City to see their transitions in friendship from when they were younger and in their 30s to now when they are in their 50s. Times have changed since they were in their 30s all around the board. One of the main characters who played Samantha will not be returning to reprise her role, so in the show, they say she moved away in order to end her storyline. This show strives to follow the lives of the characters and how their relationships have all changed over the years, as well as showing their romantic lives and how that has changed over the years.
Since And just like that has aired it has not received many positive reviews from critics. Critics have said the writing is absolutely terrible. They have also stated that all of the character’s chemistry doesn’t seem to flow anymore. Critics said it felt extremely forced and didn’t feel like it did in the original series. There have been some positive reviews. However, those are mostly coming from die hard fans of the original Sex and the City.
“Hello It’s Me”
Now in their 50s Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda explore their freindship.
“Little Black Dress”
A funeral venue is chosen that is not traditional.
“When in Rome…”
Carrie goes back on the podcast.
“Some of My Best Friends”
Carrie sells her and Johns home.
Carrie gets hip surgery and her friends take care of her.
Carrie gets a new and modern apartment.
“Sex and the Widow”
Carrie has a date.
“Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered”
Miranda ends her affair.
“No Strings Attached”
The girls go to a work party at a women’s shelter.
“Seeing the Light”
Carrie and her date end things platonically.
Rotten Tomatoes reported a 49% approval rating with an average rating of 5.50/10 based on 76 critic reviews. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 55 out of 100 based on 33 critics.
Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw
Cynthia Nixon as Miranda Hobbes
Kristin Davis as Charlotte York Goldenblatt
Mario Cantone as Anthony Marentino
David Eigenberg as Steve Brady
Willie Garson as Stanford Blatch
Evan Handler as Harry Goldenblatt
Sara Ramirez as Che Diaz
Chris Noth as Mr. Big/John James Preston
Sarita Choudhury as Seema Patel
Nicole Ari Parker as Lisa Todd Wexley
Karen Pittman as Dr. Nya Wallace
Bobby Lee as Jackie Nee
Chris Jackson as Herbert Wexley
LeRoy McClain as Andre Rashad Wallace
Cathy Ang as Lily Goldenblatt
Alexa Swinton as Rose “Rock” Goldenblatt
Niall Cunningham as Brady Hobbes
Cree Cicchino as Luisa Torres
Ivan Hernandez as Franklyn
Brenda Vaccaro as Gloria Marquette
Julie Halston as Bitsy von Muffling
Pat Bowie as Eunice Wexley
Molly Price as Susan Sharon
Bridget Moynahan as Natasha Naginsky-Mills
Jon Tenney as Peter
Jonathan Groff as Dr. Paul David
Hari Nef as Rabbi Jen