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In the episode, Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) finds a note from Stanford saying he had left for Tokyo.
As it turns out, Stanford left to manage the career of an aspiring TikTok star.
“In memory of our beloved Willie Garson,” read on-screen message at the end of the episode.
Parker penned a touching tribute to Garson shortly after his death.
“It’s been unbearable,” she wrote. “Sometimes silence is a statement. Of the gravity. The anguish. The magnitude of the loss of a 30 + year friendship.”