John Corbett’s Intercourse and the Metropolis character lastly made his debut look on And Simply Like That throughout the Thursday, July 27, episode, losing no time in asking Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie out for dinner — on Valentine’s Day.
Regardless of preliminary miscommunication over the restaurant deal with, Aidan and Carrie ended up reconnecting by the tail finish of Thursday’s episode. After their candy dinner date, Aidan accepts Carrie’s provide for a nightcap at her West Village residence.
“Whenever you stated come again to your home, I assumed you had a unique place,” he says within the scene, standing on the stoop of her iconic New York Metropolis brownstone. “On the restaurant, I assumed, ‘How nice. This feels actually nice.’ We’re again the place we began. However that is the place we ended with that f—king wall I couldn’t break via and people flooring — keep in mind the flooring I redid? It’s all dangerous. It’s all in there.”
Carrie — who dated Aidan on and off beginning in season 3 of the unique collection earlier than dishonest on Aidan with Chris Noth’s Mr. Large and calling off their engagement — rapidly identified that it’s not precisely the identical as what it as soon as was.
“It’s the identical place, however we’re not in the identical place. And actually it doesn’t even look the identical. I hung wallpaper and I’ve repainted,” Carrie muses. “And it wasn’t all dangerous, Aidan, was it?”
Carrie offered the Higher East Aspect penthouse that she shared with late husband Large on the finish of And Simply Like That season 1 following his demise within the Max pilot. As Carrie had not beforehand let go of her basic downtown residence, she subsequently determined to maneuver in full-time when the sale was full. Whereas Carrie reinvented her beloved house, Aidan wasn’t positive it was sufficient to cowl up all their relationship baggage.
“I’m listening [to what you’re saying], I simply can’t do it. Irrespective of how a lot I need to, I can’t go in there once more with all that. I’m by no means getting in there once more,” Aidan — who’s a divorced father of three in And Simply Like That — explains.
Carrie in the end understood the place Aidan was coming from, noting that “time doesn’t heal all the things” regardless of her hopes in any other case. Aidan — who was visiting NYC from his residence base in Arizona — then proclaimed it was time to go away.
“F—okay it, that is New York. They’ve accommodations, proper?” he provides, turning again round to face Carrie earlier than they shared a passionate kiss.
“And identical to that, Aidan and I had been again on the identical web page,” Parker’s Carrie concluded by way of voiceover earlier than the episode lower to black.
The tip of Thursday’s episode seemingly indicated that Aidan can be sticking round within the Large Apple longer, which showrunner Michael Patrick King beforehand hinted finally month.
“I didn’t convey Aidan again to fail,” King, 68, quipped to The New York Occasions in June, seemingly teasing that the onscreen couple may very well be endgame when the season wraps.
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New episodes of And Simply Like That season 2 drop Thursdays on Max.