On the season finale of Mad Men, Don remembers how to be a person about four months too late and in the worst possible setting. And Peggy might be learning how to be Don, except better, because she’s not carrying around a giant piece of baggage named Dick Whitman.
This week on Mad Men there’s a lot of business-related power struggles and Don continues to be weird and self-destructive.
This week on Mad Men: everyone is horrible to each other and more important historical figures die. Party! Some weeks I feel the ultimate goal of the show is to get all the viewers drinking as heavily as Don Draper. This was one of those weeks.
Last week on this Mad Men recap, I referred to the character Sylvia as Linda for the entire piece because Linda is the name of the actress who plays her and I got confused somehow. Oops. I’m very sorry for that and will totally get it right this week!
Previously on “Mad Men”: Like, the bleakest two weeks of television I can remember seeing. SCDP is down one partner, but up another, and Peggy has decided that she has to go her own way which is not part of the depressing bit, and Pete previously had an affair with his train buddy’s wife. Also, […]
Back when Lane beat up Pete, he prefaced said ass-beating by calling Pete a slimey little pimp. Tonight, we get to watch Pete live up to that name in the most abhorrent fashion imaginable.
Previously: Edwin Baker of Jaguar approached Lane, Megan confessed never trying at acting the way she tried at advertising, Lane and wife discuss paying for their son’s enrollment at boarding school, Greg gives Joan an ultimatum and Joan says, “That’s it,” and Lane tells Pete that he’s cost the firm the Jaguar account.