Critic Consensus: Anna Sophia Robb is charming as the lead in The Carrie Diaries, even if this Sex and the City spinoff sometimes suffers from overwrought narration and so-so writing.
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Based on Candace Bushnell's young-adult book series of the same name, this prequel to "Sex and the City" focuses on teenage Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) growing up in suburban Connecticut in the 1980s. Season 1 finds Carrie and her family still reeling from the recent death of Carrie's mom. One bright spot for Carrie is the start of her new internship at a law firm in Manhattan. While in the city, Carrie meets fashion editor and party gal Larissa (Freema Agyeman), who mistakes Carrie for… More
|Premiere Date:||Jan 14, 2013|
|Creator:||Amy B Harris|
|Executive Producers:||Amy B Harris, Candace Bushnell, Josh Schwartz, Len Goldstein, Miguel Arteta, Stephanie Savage|
|Producers:||Bruno Heller, Chris Long, Tom Szentgyorgyi, Daniel Cerone, Eoghan Mahony, Amy B Harris, Candace Bushnell, Josh Schwartz, Len Goldstein, Miguel Arteta, Stephanie Savage|
as Carrie Bradshaw
as Dorrit Bradshaw
as Jill "Mouse" Thompso...
as Maggie Landers
as Donna LaDonna
as Sebastian Kydd
as Walt Reynolds
as Larissa Loughton
as Tom Bradshaw
as Mr. Kydd
as Cab Driver
as Security Guard
as Jen #2
as Guy #2
as Guy #1
as Jen #1
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While it's not surprising that The Carrie Diaries is unlikely to appeal to fans of the HBO franchise, it's still disappointing that much of what made that series work has given way to cliche and oversimplification.
If this show wants to take us on a tour through all the Mr. Littles, it deserves a shot.
This is a different series, one whose good start has to do with its capacity to be affecting.
There's not enough Visine in the world to soothe the eyeball-rolling that greets the arrival of CW's Sex and the City prequel series, The Carrie Diaries.
Mostly boilerplate teen soap that lacks the (umm) zest of Sex and the City -- a good thing, in case you're wondering.