The season premiere of Mad Men kicked off in January 1969. “Time Zones” is set just two months after the sixth season finale, around the inauguration of Richard Nixon. Don, Peggy, Joan and Roger steal the night and our hearts.
The final episode of Mad Men’s sixth season has come and gone, leaving a crater in its wake. “In Care of” introduced a shocking new future for SC&P and many of its inhabitants. But the way ahead for Don is what grabbed everyone’s attention.
No one does a penultimate episode like Mad Men. “The Quality of Mercy” was loaded with intrigue, and there was more than one conflict to concern yourself with. As Don and company barrel toward the sixth season finale ask yourself: Is anyone on this show capable of mercy?
On Mad Men, “Favors” proves that once a child’s innocence is lost, it can never be retrieved. The consequences of last night’s revelations will resonate throughout season six. Little Sally Draper is a kid no more.
Last night, Mad Men continued to impress from both sides of the country. “A Tale of Two Cities” brought change for more than a few members of the new agency. Underneath that there was a dark realization that's been plaguing everyone for some time. It seems the future is creeping closer, and one of our beloveds will be unable to escape.
Last night Mad Men went to camp. “The Better Half” had Don distracted with his family, and his newly thin ex-wife. That allowed for Peggy to take center stage, but her choices may have left her without any options.
Last night, Mad Men returned to the world of shared drug use. “The Crash” saw a motley crew from the still unnamed agency indulge in illegal medical enhancement. Through the rose colored glasses of influence, our dark heroes enchanted us with their stories.
Merging isn't without its problems on Mad Men. "Man With a Plan" focuses on the currently nameless agency, along with all the trouble it creates. With John Slattery in the director's chair, the episode held a certain air, but it wasn't enough to hide a slowly creeping oversight.
If you thought last week's episode slowed momentum, you were wrong. Mad Men's barely giving you time to catch your breath. "For Immediate Release" changed the face of the business we love, in more ways than one.
Last night's Mad Men dealt with a historical loss—the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "The Flood" left everyone grasping for understanding much like those who really suffered through the tragedy. While people were reeling, one or two developments still managed to break through.
Mad Men continues to impress this week. “To Have and To Hold” resonates in more ways than one. As Don grapples with the price of his wife’s success, a light is shone on Joan’s current state.
Mad Men is back in its element. “Collaborators” saw Don and Peggy warring with their staff and clientele. But that was the least of Don’s problems. The weight of his past and present is weighing on him. He’s not the only tortured soul as Joan and Pete battle life’s drama as well.
The wait is over: Mad Men has returned. "The Doorway" was a powerhouse premiere that dealt with the show's recurring nemesis -- death. As the episode blinked into focus and Dante's Inferno was recited a calm fell over the room. Don Draper is right where we need him to be.
Already in the running for one of the greatest TV shows of all time, Mad Men returns this April for its penultimate season. After an intense fifth year, we're hoping that the show sticks the landing as it heads into its final stretch. And we're more excited than ever because of this teaser for the new season.
Last night, AMC aired Mad Men’s fifth season finale and it was almost worth the wait. After episodes full of ups and downs, everything came to a semi-rewarding close. “The Phantom” featured the return of Alexis Bledel, Pete's obsession and possibly "Old Don."
After the high drama of “Mystery Date," Mad Men keeps the heat on with “Signal 30.” Desperate for new clients, Lane tries to secure Jaguar, via an acquaintance of his. Pete’s unhappiness with his life and marriage takes a turn for the worse, while power struggles at SDCP come to a head.
The long-awaited fifth season premiere of Mad Men (check out our review here) contained a bevy of memorable scenes, from the introduction of race as a primary theme, to Don Draper’s post-birthday meltdown—but there was one moment that even the characters in the show couldn’t stop talking about afterward: Megan’s (Jessica Pare) slinky/ bizarre performance of...