Kate (Sarah Jessica Parker) is a high-ranking financial executive and the official breadwinner of her family. But when a new job requires that she be spread even thinner, her impressive work-life balancing skills are truly put to the test — and gives one Carrie Bradshaw a serious run for her Manolos. Plus, it makes us realize that the only thing we love more than SJP is SJP playing a powerful woman who makes mistakes just like the rest of us.
Who needs a man when you're Mary Richards? As one of the first on-screen characterizations of an unmarried, professional woman, Mary (Mary Tyler Moore) admirably had it all during the series' seven-year run starting in 1970. Famously kind and an associate producer of Minneapolis' top evening news program, Mary is every single ladies' hat-throwing idol.