"The Carrie Diaries" recap: Life Before Cosmos
HuffPost’s Rebecca Shapiro, an admitted and devoted “Sex and the City” fan, watched “The Carrie Diaries” … and liked it!
There’s a blonde, curly-haired girl running around Manhattan in mixed prints and heels — but it’s not Sarah Jessica Parker. And I think I’m okay with that.
As an obsessed “Sex and the City” fan who dispenses mostly-unsolicited relationship advice that’s strikingly similar to the HBO series’ episode guide, I reacted to the prequel novel and subsequent TV spin-off show with contempt. I still watch “Sex and the City” episodes on TBS and E! on a near-daily basis, and part of me really believes that I will pass by a diner and see Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha chatting over eggs.
Thus, I expected to watch CW’s “The Carrie Diaries" and mourn what had become of my beloved show. But I found myself pleasantly surprised in more than a few ways.
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