Carrie’s getting new digs. On the ninth episode of *And Simply Like That…*season 2, “There Goes The Neighborhood,” Miranda and Charlotte try to determine if their teenagers are greater than previous mates, Seema and Nya entertain new lovers, and Carrie commits to Aidan by letting go of her previous condominium.
On this week’s episode of Self-importance Honest‘s TV podcast Nonetheless Watching, hosts Hillary Busis, Richard Lawson, and Chris Murphy focus on an episode all of them agree is a return to type for the sequence. “’I have been grinning all through this entire episode,” mentioned Lawson. “It was episode.” Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis‘s interweaving storyline supplied lots to like as Miranda and Charlotte try to determine if their kids, Brady and Lily, have attached—a plot machine which Murphy guessed may occur earlier within the season. “It is a dynamic that we’ve not seen earlier than, however that is sensible contemplating the characters and who they’re,” Busis notes. “I believe that that is a sensible course for the present to go in, to commerce on what we already know in an fascinating and perhaps unexpected manner.”
One other maybe unexpected growth was the return of Dr. Nya Wallace (Karen Pittman), after a whole episode off display screen and little to do earlier than that. Nya will get to expertise the pleasures of no-strings-attached intercourse—a lot to the ire of her roommate, Miranda—till she discovers that her quickly to be ex-husband, Andre Rashad, is having a child with one other girl. There‘s additionally one other shock being pregnant this episode, because the overworked and exhausted Lisa Todd Wexley tells her husband Herbert that she’s anticipating their fourth youngster shortly earlier than he offers a speech at a marketing campaign occasion hosted on the Goldenblatts’. Her reveal prompts a dialogue about how the present will deal with this new growth within the Wexleys’ life. “I kind of hope that that is the present’s manner of introducing an abortion storyline that may be completely different from the final one,” says Busis.
Carrie can be making ready to welcome kids into her personal life, particularly Aidan’s three boys: Homer, Wyatt, and Tate. After Aidan will get them evicted from Che‘s Hudson Yards condominium, Carrie makes the daring step to search for a brand new condominium. With the assistance of Seema, Carrie finds a very attractive duplex, a 4 bed room dwelling that comes with a key to Grammercy Park. There’s loads of room for Aidan and his youngsters, prompting a full of life dialogue between the hosts concerning the potential value of Carrie’s new condominium. Busis went as far as to discover a comp on sale for slightly below $6 million, exhibiting simply how a lot Carrie’s investing into her new relationship with Aidan.
However earlier than Carrie can signal the lease, she has lunch with Aidan’s ex-wife Kathy, performed by Rosemarie Dewitt. On the lunch, Kathy asks Carrie to chorus from utilizing her kids as materials in any of her writing and warns Carrie that she will be able to’t damage Aidan once more, as a result of this time, there are kids concerned. Murphy thinks “the seeds of discord” have been sewed in Kathy’s considerably foreboding warning to Carrie, whereas Lawson questioned whether or not And Simply Like That… could be daring sufficient to have Carrie break Aidan’s coronary heart a 3rd time. By episode’s finish, Carrie is on her stoop, working into her downstairs neighbor Lisette, and seemingly coming to peace with letting go of her basic condominium.
Elsewhere, Self-importance Honest editor in chief Radhika Jones drops by the podcast once more to share her thought and emotions on the season to this point. “I’ve been having fun with it,” mentioned Jones. “I felt like a few episodes jogged my memory of the unique of Intercourse and the Metropolis, in a great way. I stand by what I mentioned the primary time I visited this podcast, which is that I might actually simply spend time with these folks organizing their sock drawers.”
Was Carrie’s transfer a smart move? Is she destined to repeat historical past and damage Aidan once more? There are solely two extra episodes to search out out. Take heed to the total breakdown of “There Goes the Neighborhood” under, and, as at all times, ship questions and feedback to Nonetheless Watching at email@example.com.