Original air date: 01/04/2004 Runtime: 30:46 min. Carrie struggles to 'keep it light' after spending the night with Aleksandr (Mikhail Baryshnikov). Meanwhile, Charlotte volunteers to help others and finds herself in the dark; Miranda gives Robert elevator 'custody' after being confronted with some heavy words; and Samantha leaves Smith in the dark while she re-ignites a flame from her past.
Original air date: 01/11/2004 Runtime: 28:23 min. Carrie wonders how many more old-fashioned romantic gestures from Aleksandr she can stomach. Meanwhile, Charlotte and Harry get sick from their own romantic French dinner; Miranda exchanges some important 'I don't's with Steve; and Samantha, romancing the notion of larger breasts, is given something more serious to swallow.
Original air date: 01/18/2004 Runtime: 30:01 min. Carrie considers whether or not the ultimate accessory for many women--a child--will match her lifestyle. Meanwhile, Charlotte is thrilled to baby-sit for Brady; Miranda feels pressured to enjoy her 'get-away' with Steve; and Samantha, outraged by a comment about her lifestyle choices, gets a second opinion.
Original air date: 01/25/2004 Runtime: 29:54 min. Carrie is challenged by Aleksandr's preference for strong coffee--and for facing other bitter realities. Meanwhile, Charlotte runs to escape the pain of childlessness and bumps into a tiny bundle of joy; Miranda places a bid on more room for Brady's needs, at the expense of her own desires; and Samantha boldly embraces a new hairstyle.
Original air date: 02/01/2004 Runtime: 29:58 min. Carrie avoids the cold weather with Aleksandr, but her friends don't warm up to him as easily. Meanwhile, Charlotte and her new 'baby' enjoy the spotlight despite the 'heat'; Miranda toasts her new home; and Samantha circulates a steamy video to counter a not-so-hot rumor.
Original air date: 02/08/2004 Runtime: 29:38 min. Carrie considers a foreign concept posed by Aleksandr--and watches the life she used to know fly out the window. Meanwhile, Charlotte jumps at a chance to use her maternal instincts; Miranda admits her concerns about Aleksandr; and Samantha catches her maid in a vibrator mix-up.
Original air date: 02/15/2004 Runtime: 32:55 min. Carrie moves to Paris with Aleksandr, but things quickly turn out not quite as she expected; Samantha delivers a heartfelt speech at a benefit for breast-cancer research; Charlotte and Harry continue their quest to adopt a child; and Big meets with Charlotte, Samantha and Miranda to make a major decision.
Original air date: 02/22/2004 Runtime: 45:00 min. In the series finale, Carrie finds that life in Paris--and with Aleksandr--leaves her longing for the familiar faces of home. Meanwhile, Smith shows Samantha just how much he cares for her; Charlotte and Harry's adoption roller-coaster ride continues; and Miranda makes a tough decision to help Steve's ailing mother.