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The Carrie Diaries: Season 1 (2013)




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.


Air date: Jan 14, 2013
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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


Annasophia Robb
as Carrie Bradshaw
Stefania Owen
as Dorrit Bradshaw
Ellen Wong
as Jill "Mouse" Thompso...
Katie Findlay
as Maggie Landers
Chloe Bridges
as Donna LaDonna
Austin Butler
as Sebastian Kydd
Brendan Dooling
as Walt Reynolds
Freema Agyeman
as Larissa Loughton
Matt Letscher
as Tom Bradshaw
Terry Serpico
as Mr. Kydd
Robert C. Kirk
as Cab Driver
Jabari Gray
as Security Guard
Dan Puck
as Guy #2
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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.

Full Review… | January 14, 2013
Slant Magazine

If this show wants to take us on a tour through all the Mr. Littles, it deserves a shot.

Full Review… | January 14, 2013
New York Daily News
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This is a different series, one whose good start has to do with its capacity to be affecting.

Full Review… | January 14, 2013
Wall Street Journal
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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.

Full Review… | January 14, 2013
Washington Post
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Mostly boilerplate teen soap that lacks the (umm) zest of Sex and the City -- a good thing, in case you're wondering.

Full Review… | January 14, 2013
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It's not relationship material, but you wouldn't feel guilty about spending a night with it.

Full Review… | January 14, 2013
New York Times
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