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Mad Men: Waterloo: Episode 7 Season 7—TV Review

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Mad Men-Waterloo-John Slattery
The first half of Mad Men’s swan song has hit its last note.  “Waterloo” saw battle in every direction and to the victor went the spoils. As mankind took its first steps on the moon, Sterling Cooper & Partners again fought to free itself from tyranny. We just hope the right Napoleon was ousted once and for all.

Mad Men: The Runaways: Episode 5 Season 7—TV Review

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Mad Men-The Runaways-Jon Hamm
There are only two episodes left of  Mad Men this year and after last night you’re going to regret it. “The Runaways” are three, and though they all run in different directions, without them we'd be lost. Don Draper is on his way, but who knows where he’ll land.

Mad Men: The Monolith: Episode 4 Season 7—TV Review

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Mad Men-The Monolith-Jay R. Ferguson, Elisabeth Moss, and Ben Feldman
The future is coming to Mad Men but not everyone’s ready for change. “The Monolith” grapples with Sterling Cooper & Partner’s new computer, and the transformation of an office and a man. With Roger on a farm struggling with a newly free spirit, the '70s are crashing down on our old world men. The Players: Director: Scott Hornbacher Writer: Erin...

Mad Men: Time Zones: Episode 1 Season 7—TV Review

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Mad Men-Time Zones-Jon Hamm
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.

Mad Men: In Care Of: Episode 13 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-In Care Of-Robert Morse
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.

Mad Men: The Quality of Mercy: Episode 12 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-The Quality of Mercy-Kevin Rahm
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?

Mad Men: Favors: Episode 11 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-Favors-Jon Hamm
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.

Mad Men: A Tale of Two Cities: Episode 10 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-A Tale of Two Cities-Harry Hamlin, Kevin Rahm, and Vincent Kartheiser
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.

Mad Men: The Crash: Episode 8 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-The Crash-Harry Hamlin and Jay R. Ferguson
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.

Mad Men: Man With a Plan: Episode 7 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-Man With a Plan-Jon Hamm
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.

Mad Men: The Flood: Episode 5 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-The Flood-Jon Hamm and John Slattery
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: The Collaborators: Episode 3 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-The Collaborators-Christina Hendricks
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.

Mad Men: The Doorway: Episode 1/2 Season 6—TV Review

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Mad Men-The Doorway-Jessica Pare and Jon Hamm
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.

'Mad Men' Season 6 Trailer: Get Ready to Party

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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.