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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Tv Season Info
as Carrie Bradshaw
as Dorrit Bradshaw
as Jill "Mouse" Thompson
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
If Sex and the City has a soul (does any TV series have a soul?), then The Carrie Diaries has tapped it.
The CW's The Carrie Diaries is like a real-life video version of that old story The Monkey's Paw, in which a mother's wish for the return of her dead son results in a shambling, mutilated corpse knocking at her door.
Since the creators... are as uncertain about the tone of the show as they are about its audience, viewers are likely to be more puzzled than entertained.
The CW's attempt to capture the magic of Sex and the City in a prequel, set in 1984, could have gone very wrong. But The Carrie Diaries is surprisingly right.
Robb is instantly appealing as a 16-year-old Carrie Bradshaw in The Carrie Diaries, a fun and frothy Sex and the City prequel that dares to imagine what its beloved leading lady was like before she started dating Mr. Big and having cosmos with the girls.
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