Feeling nostalgic? Here’s how to watch Sex and the City in Australia

And just like that … we miss the old show!
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After enduring a rather long week, you might find yourself more inclined to stay inside with a blanket, some chocolate, and an old favourite TV show.

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While we’re loving everything streaming has to offer in 2023, there’s nothing better than the soothing predictability of a show you’ve already watched – probably multiple times, that brings back all the good feelings from when you first saw it years ago.

For many women in their thirties and forties, that show is Sex and the City, the HBO show that kept us company in our single years, and made us feel like we were a part of the close friendship shared between Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha, and Miranda.

Luckily, you can still catch all the episodes of the original series on BINGE if you live in Australia!

And just like that … we miss the old show! (Credit: HBO)

Why should I watch Sex and the City?

For the uninitiated, who might be coming to SATC for the first time ever, there’s a multitude of reasons you’ll love this show.

It was popular in the 1990s for a reason – it’s funny, it’s entertaining, and it celebrates both female friendships and female sexuality.

New York writer Carrie Bradshaw, played by Sarah Jessica Parker, narrates the show through the lens of a weekly column, which she uses to tell her own experiences with sex and dating, as well as that of her closest friends – lawyer Miranda Hobbes, publicist Samantha Jones, and art dealer Charlotte York.

Each week, a different problem is unpacked and explored, with overarching storylines keeping us riveted each week – mainly, Carrie’s on-and-off relationship with Mr. Big.

While the show was progressive for its time in the ‘90s, some have gone on to criticise the series for being problematic, but, we’re not here to judge. Ultimately, it’s a light-hearted and funny show about the awkwardness of being single in your 30s when you don’t want to be.

The original series followed Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda. (Credit: HBO)

What about And Just Like That?

And Just Like That is the rebooted version of SATC, which follows Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte in their 50s, where they still share an incredibly close bond.

A lot of people had a lot of things to say about it, and whether it held up to the original six-season run.

Our only criticism of the show is that it doesn’t give the nostalgia factor we’re after when we settle in for a few eps of SATC, but good news – you can watch them both in the same place!

Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie in the reboot. (Credit: HBO)

How can I watch Sex and the City in Australia?

All original six seasons are available on BINGE, as well as the first and second seasons of And Just Like That.

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