The script was ultimately scrapped, but you can see certain elements of it in Batman Returns. It also seems churlish to be bitter about the fact that Carrie et al do not offer a fail-safe model for emancipated womanhood when nor, frankly, has real-life feminism. Mr Big is arrogant, egocentric and apparently unable to see a good thing when she is standing in front of him in four-inch heels. Not least because if you're about to start letting political doctrine arbitrarily dictate which bits of the culture you respond to you may as well give up now and submit to the patriarchy. And yet I'm still no closer to working out if the SATC gals could do with a few remedial consciousness raising classes, or if they are, in fact, le dernier cri in empowered womanhood. And at the conclusion of the television show, all four characters - even Samantha, whose avowed aim for most of the series was emotion-free sex - are happily paired up. The casting process for Batman was a long one, and involved a number of major stars of the day. A female journalist, at work in her city apartment, ponders the blank screen of her laptop. In , Keaton revealed that his performance as Batman was heavily influenced by a moment when, while trying to actually turn his head in the suit, he ended up ripping it. They identify as each other's soul mates and provide emotional, practical and moral support. That is partly because, for a show about women, it displays a singular obsession with men. On one level, this is simply a piece of scene setting - it is a show about wealthy New Yorkers, not about all women everywhere. As a first step, Sex and the City creator Darren Star looked to classic female-fronted series. I think we got it on the first or second take. It was very difficult for the producers to understand the tutu. The themes and plot of each episode are framed by the questions Carrie asks in her weekly columns for the fictional New York Star newspaper a reflection of Bushnell's own writing for the real life New York Observer and include everything from experimental lesbianism to breast cancer and the challenges of combining career and motherhood. We recorded the song near the Empire State Building.