There is no denying the hit HBO collection introduced New York Metropolis to life because it centered on 4 finest pals navigating their careers, relationships and extra. However regardless of the escapism the present provided its devoted followers, nothing might’ve ready anybody for the horrific occasions that unfolded on Sept. 11, 2001.
On the time of the assaults on the World Commerce Heart, Intercourse and the Metropolis had already filmed its fourth season. Nonetheless, by coincidence, the collection encapsulated the wonder of the Massive Apple with a close-up of a memento snow globe that featured the Twin Towers.
Furthermore, the season 4 finale, titled “I Coronary heart NY,” was transferring with its tribute to town. Not solely did it function a nod to Breakfast at Tiffany‘s by that includes “Moon River” at one level, however Carrie and Mr. Massive have a good time basic New York Metropolis earlier than he strikes to Napa. The subsequent morning, Carrie displays on the brand new chapter she’s about to embark on.
Whereas the traces had been written earlier than the 9/11 assaults, Sarah Jessica Parker recorded the voiceover afterward, including extra weight to the phrases in her supply.
“Seasons change,” she started. “So do cities. Individuals come into your life and folks go. Nevertheless it’s comforting to know those you’re keen on are at all times in your coronary heart. And, if you happen to’re very fortunate, a aircraft trip away.”