The BEST episodes directed by Michael Patrick King

Valerie Gets What She Really Wants
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9.13
63 votes

#1 - Valerie Gets What She Really Wants

The Comeback - Season 2 - Episode 8

It's the weekend of the Emmys in the second-season finale, and Valerie is riding high thanks to her success in "Seeing Red," and even gets noticed by a former "Room and Bored" costar at Juna's big bash, but she's still not sure if her husband, Mark, will be by her side on the most important night of her life.

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Valerie Does Another Classic Leno
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8.59
116 votes

#2 - Valerie Does Another Classic Leno

The Comeback - Season 1 - Episode 13

After hosting a memorable coming-out party for the premiere of The Comeback, Valerie marks an even more memorable guest appearance on The Tonight Show. Valerie Cherish's "comeback" appears to be official... could she really be "it" again?

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Valerie Faces the Critics
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8.38
56 votes

#3 - Valerie Faces the Critics

The Comeback - Season 2 - Episode 7

"Seeing Red" premieres and Valerie deals with a barrage of reviews, but the harshest criticism comes not from the ladies on "The Talk" or the media but from her husband, Mark. Meanwhile, Valerie gets a surprise on a trip to Mickey's apartment.

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Valerie Tries to Get Yesterday Back
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7.97
62 votes

#4 - Valerie Tries to Get Yesterday Back

The Comeback - Season 2 - Episode 2

Preferring she use a professional crew for behind-the-scenes footage of "Seeing Red," HBO asks Valerie to bring back Jane, the producer who followed her on "Room and Bored." Meanwhile, Val's publicist, Billy, gets her an appointment with celebrity stylist Brad Goreski for the Golden Globes.

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Ex and the City
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7.91
770 votes

#5 - Ex and the City

Sex and the City - Season 2 - Episode 18

Carrie wonders why she has never become friend with an ex-boyfriend, and decides that if she must start with someone, that someone mind as well be Mr. Big. She calls him up for inviting him over for a dinner, where he breaks the news that he's proposed to his new girlfriend, Natasha. Shocked, Carrie storms out of the restaurant, shouting and yelling about how with her he had a commitment problem for 2 years, but had found no difficulties on proposing to whats-her-name after 5 months. Meanwhile, the other gals try to find friends themselves. After running away (literally) from Steve, Miranda receives a visit from him in her place and ends up in bed with him – they're friends who have sex. Charlotte tries to become friends with a horse and overcome her trauma caused by her best friend – a horse – who threw her from his back when she was a child. And Samantha faces a challenge: she meets a man with a huge penis. So big that she isn't sure she can make it. When the doubt becomes a certain,

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Valerie Makes a Pilot
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7.89
82 votes

#6 - Valerie Makes a Pilot

The Comeback - Season 2 - Episode 1

While shooting footage for a self-produced reality TV pilot she hopes will get picked up by Bravo, Valerie Cherish learns that her nemesis, Paulie G., is creating a series for HBO about a sitcom writer and his relationship with a neurotic older actress - a redhead named Mallory Church. After dropping in on Andy Cohen's lunch, an incensed Valerie crashes the HBO offices to create a "table flipping scene" worthy of a Bravo show, as she tells them to cease and desist.

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Valerie Stands Out On The Red Carpet
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7.85
109 votes

#7 - Valerie Stands Out On The Red Carpet

The Comeback - Season 1 - Episode 11

Valerie is pleased as spiked punch when "Room and Bored" gets nominated for a People's Choice Award. After a rigorous fast and a painstaking wardrobe selection, Valerie is ready to make a big impact on the red carpet... if only the paparazzi will oblige.

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The Real Me
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7.72
998 votes

#8 - The Real Me

Sex and the City - Season 4 - Episode 2

Carrie is asked to be a model on a fashion show mixing real models and real people. At first reluctant to believe she was chosen to be a model, Carrie is quickly swept off her feet with the glamour of the fashion business. But as everything that comes fast goes fast her dream turns into a nightmare when moments before the show her dress is changed to a jewelry panty. With a huge hair, heavy makeover and high heels, Carrie finally feels like a supermodel and enters the stage strong and confident, only to fall from the top of her shoes. Nevertheless, she gets up and goes on with the show, after all she's a real person and when real people fall they get back on their feet and move on. Meanwhile, Charlotte is embarrassed to change gynecologists when she develops a rash on her vagina, and even more embarrassed when the doctor prescribes anti-depressives for her vagina. But the real solution for Charlotte's depressed vagina is more attention, and so Charlotte finally meets her female part wi

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And the Big Gamble
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7.61
1621 votes

#9 - And the Big Gamble

2 Broke Girls - Season 5 - Episode 22

When Max and Caroline discover that Han is in hot water after amassing substantial debt that he cannot repay from gambling on women's tennis, the diner gang rallies to help him.

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And the Coming out Party
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7.56
1498 votes

#10 - And the Coming out Party

2 Broke Girls - Season 5 - Episode 7

When Caroline’s grandmother Astrid awakens from a coma with no knowledge of her family’s massive money scandal, Caroline attempts to keep the truth hidden for a bit longer by giving Astrid one last fancy luncheon.

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The Agony and the 'Ex'-tacy
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7.55
966 votes

#11 - The Agony and the 'Ex'-tacy

Sex and the City - Season 4 - Episode 1

When Carrie turns 35, all the girls reflect on how it feels like being in their thirties and still single. Samantha is doing just what she likes best: men – her latest attempt is a monk, and despite her unsuccessful attempts to drive him to sin she still manages to have some sex with him, even if it's only in her mind. Charlotte still believes in soulmates. Unfortunately she realizes Trey isn't hers after he ejaculates on her leg ("my soulmate wouldn't do this to me", she whines). Miranda, at first marveled with the greatness of marriage realizes that you don't have to be married to be happy, while Carrie freaks when no one shows up at her dinner party and she goes home feeling depressed and abandoned. Fortunately, Big shows up with a bottle of champagne. And even though he might not be her soulmate, it's good enough for her. After all, not everything is perfect. Not even your 35th birthday.

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And the Disappointing Unit
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7.54
1539 votes

#12 - And the Disappointing Unit

2 Broke Girls - Season 4 - Episode 22

Max and Caroline are tasked with retrieving Sophie’s wedding dress from customs and safely transporting it to the church in time for her big wedding.

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To Market, To Market
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7.48
889 votes

#13 - To Market, To Market

Sex and the City - Season 6 - Episode 1

Carrie believes her "stock" has gone up thanks to her hot date with new flame Jack Berger. Meanwhile, Miranda faces her true feelings about Steve, Charlotte is dismayed by Harry's refusal to marry a non-Jew, and Samantha bemoans the gentrification of her area until a new stockbroker neighbor begins eliciting moans of another tenor.

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And the Gym and Juice
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7.48
1644 votes

#14 - And the Gym and Juice

2 Broke Girls - Season 5 - Episode 2

When the shower at Max and Caroline’s apartment breaks, they get part-time jobs at a fancy gym’s juice bar and enjoy free use of the locker room. However, their jobs and free showers are jeopardized when Caroline has a run-in with a group of rich moms who are jealous of the attention she’s getting from a sexy trainer.

Plus One is the Loneliest Number
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7.46
788 votes

#15 - Plus One is the Loneliest Number

Sex and the City - Season 5 - Episode 5

Carrie's single status speaks volumes at her book-release party; Miranda approaches the dating scene as a single mother; Charlotte has an unexpected visitor.

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Politically Erect
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7.35
822 votes

#16 - Politically Erect

Sex and the City - Season 3 - Episode 2

Carrie eventually consummates her relationship with Bill Kelley, but is put out when he reveals a fantasy of his. Charlotte starts to put into action her plan of getting married by the end of the year, by throwing a ’used-boyfriend“ party. Samantha meets a bachelor, who although he is no match for her in height, is a match between the sheets. Miranda discusses with Steve whether their relationship should become deeper.

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Let There Be Light
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7.34
743 votes

#17 - Let There Be Light

Sex and the City - Season 6 - Episode 13

After much consideration, Carrie decides that she will begin sleeping with Petrovsky, but rejects Charlotte's suggestion that an actual relationship between the two could develop. The pair spend a wonderful night together, but the next morning, Carrie is shocked to find that Petrovsky's apartment is also a hub for his business, with a living room full of his employees. Petrovsky serves Carrie a wonderful breakfast, but she wonders if she's just the latest in a long line of conquests for the artist. Steve moves into Miranda's apartment, but the newly-recoupled couple finds that they have to deal with unfortunate run-ins with Dr. Robert Leeds. Robert goes out of his way to make Miranda uncomfortable, leading Miranda to conclude that he's become obsessed with her. Eventually, Steve decides to talk things out with Robert, but winds up interrupting Leeds in an intimate moment with two other women. Instead of dealing a blow to Miranda's ego by telling her that Robert is over her, Steve choos

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And the Wrecking Ball
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7.32
1764 votes

#18 - And the Wrecking Ball

2 Broke Girls - Season 5 - Episode 1

Max and Caroline team up with the diner staff in a frantic attempt to keep their businesses open when the city targets Han's diner and their cupcake window for destruction. Also, Sophie and Oleg announce that they are trying to have a baby.

The Comeback
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7.29
201 votes

#19 - The Comeback

The Comeback - Season 1 - Episode 1

Valerie wants a role in a new sitcom pilot called "Room and Bored", about four hip singles living in a condo, but can only get it if she allows cameras to follow her for a reality show. She lands the part but soon discovers that it's not the one she was expecting.

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Critical Condition
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7.26
818 votes

#20 - Critical Condition

Sex and the City - Season 5 - Episode 6

Carrie prepares for her book's review and obsesses after running into a woman Aidan dated after their breakup. Charlotte and Bunny battle over the MacDougal apartment. Miranda is at her wits end with Brady, and Samantha learns to be supportive.

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Where There's Smoke
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7.26
870 votes

#21 - Where There's Smoke

Sex and the City - Season 3 - Episode 1

The four friends take the ferry out to Staten Island to watch and judge the New York City Fire Department's “Calendar Contest”. Carrie meets a handsome local politician, Bill Kelley, but is reluctant about starting a relationship with him. Charlotte decides to get herself married by the end of the year, and has a date with Arthur. Samantha meets Ricky, a dream hunk, but their time together is ended prematurely when he has to leave to attend a fire. Miranda realizes that being rescued isn't necessarily a sign of weakness.

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When in Rome...
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7.23
372 votes

#22 - When in Rome...

And Just Like That... - Season 1 - Episode 3

Upon learning of a surprising development concerning Big's ex-wife, Carrie seeks answers. Meanwhile, Charlotte worries about an unexpected revelation.

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Little Black Dress
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7.17
397 votes

#23 - Little Black Dress

And Just Like That... - Season 1 - Episode 2

Miranda and Charlotte come to Carrie’s aid, proving what good friends are for. Anthony and Stanford vow to let go of petty arguments.

Great Sexpectations
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7.10
801 votes

#24 - Great Sexpectations

Sex and the City - Season 6 - Episode 2

Carrie and Jack's relationship is moving along perfectly. Their first few dates are nearly flawless, and are filled with steamy displays of public affection. Unfortunately, after a night of "quiet sex," Carrie discovers that the passion the two share doesn't translate to the bedroom. Meanwhile, when Samantha introduces the girls to a "raw foods" restaurant, she discovers that she wants something that's not on the menu... a date with the hot waiter. Unfortunately, Samantha isn't the only woman interested in the staff. Later in the week, Sam returns to the restaurant, determined to be the last one there at the end of the night, allowing her to take the waiter home for dessert. After many hours (and four courses of uncooked food), Samantha finally gets her man and soon finds out that he was worth both the wait and the wheatgrass. Hoping to fill the Steve-sized hole in her life, Miranda finds a new love, TiVO. Miranda's relationship luck remains consistent (consistently bad), as Magda acci

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New York City
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7.03
122 votes

#25 - New York City

AJ and the Queen - Season 1 - Episode 1

The story begins at the end of an era as Robert (aka Ruby Red) prepares for a new adventure. Elsewhere, young AJ endures the mean streets of Manhattan.

Hello It's Me
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7.02
466 votes

#26 - Hello It's Me

And Just Like That... - Season 1 - Episode 1

After discussing how to handle change, Carrie is challenged to be “sexually” open on Che’s podcast, Miranda has a disastrous first day of school, and Charlotte tries to impress a fellow mom. And then – another big change no one saw coming.

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Valerie Triumphs at the Upfronts
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7.02
198 votes

#27 - Valerie Triumphs at the Upfronts

The Comeback - Season 1 - Episode 2

The cast of "Room and Bored" is flown to New York City to introduce the media to Aunt Sassy and her attractive young charges. The ever bubbly Valerie gets a reality check on just how far her star has fallen.

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