At a birthday party for thirty-something Miranda, Carrie and her friends vow to stop worrying about finding the "perfect" male and start having sex "like men". Charlotte goes on a date with Capote Duncan, but when she tells him she won't have sex with him, he goes to a club and winds up going home with Samantha.
Carrie has several encounters with tycoon heartthrob Mr. The songs that played in this episode are "A Martini For Mancini" by Joey Altruda, and "Mucci's Jag Mark II" by Joey Altruda. His real name is jokingly covered up throughout the series run and remains unknown until the last scene of the final episode, where only his first name is revealed.
Aside from the four main characters, Big (played by Chris Noth) is the only character to appear in both the pilot show and the series finale "An American Girl in Paris, Part Deux". After Miranda and Skipper bump into each other at the convenience store, they sleep together for the first time.
Carrie interviews Barkley, a modelizer who videotapes his conquests.
Derek, a male model client of Stanford Blatch, spends the night with Carrie after a fashion show, although they don't sleep together.