Mad Men

Mad Men Season 7 Trailers

Yes, Mad Men is back and AMC is pulling the extended finale like it did with Breaking Bad by airing half of the last season this year and the rest next year. As we go into the final season, it will be 1968 and Don Draper will be based in California as will Peter Campbell, […]

Inside Mad Men: Season 6, Episode 13, “In Care Of”

Ok, where do we begin? Lots of things packed into the season finale that leads up to the final episodes next year. I have no idea how to start this. I’ll do it this way. Don Draper basically hits rock bottom. His relationship with Sally is in the dumper. He hits a minister and spends […]

Inside Mad Men: Season 6, Episode 12, “The Quality of Mercy”

Well, this was an interesting episode. Ted and Peggy are getting closer. Don feels guilty over his affair and messing up Sally. After seeing Don bang his mistress last week, Sally decides to go to boarding school and goes for an interview. She gets to see Creepy Glen again. On the way home, Betty gives […]

Inside Mad Men: Season 6, Episode 11, “Favors”

Because I was in Philadelphia over the weekend, I have not seen this episode, so I can’t give you a proper recap. But you expect videos following the episode, so that’s what I’ll provide. Here’s the recap with Matthew Weiner and others. I’m not watching this video, but you can provided you’ve seen the show […]

Inside Mad Men: Season 6, Episode, 10, “A Tale of Two Cities”

Ok, with just three episodes left in the season, we get quite an interesting installment tonight. Let’s go over what happened. The Chicago riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention are a backdrop to the episode. Don, Roger and Harry Crane go to California in an attempt to drum up new business. Ted Chaough tries […]

Inside Mad Men: Season 6, Episode 9, “The Better Half”

Ok, this was a wild episode. Peggy has difficulties with Abe, but we find out Ted has feelings for her. We get a look at the thinner Betty Francis. Pete starts to look for a new job with a reappearance by Duck Phillips. Roger has a day with his four year old grandson, only to […]

Inside Mad Men: Season 6, Episode 8, “The Crash”

This was one of the wildest episodes of the series. With this year set in 1968, drug experimentation is a big part of the plot. So the Agency That Has Yet To Be Named takes an “energy serum” otherwise known as Speed to help deal with another Chevrolet deadline. Frank Gleason of the old CGC […]

Inside Mad Men: Season 6, Episode 7, “Man With a Plan”

Ok, the season is definitely ramping up. We had Sterling Cooper Draper Price merging with Cutler Gleason and Chaough in the SCDP offices. Still no new name of the merged agency. Don tries to control an angry Sylvia who threw Arnold out of their apartment only to find that she wants to end the whole […]

Inside Mad Men: Season 6, Episode 6, “For Immediate Release”

This was a rather explosive episode for the slow-moving Season 6. Don blows up Jaguar. That pisses off Joan. Megan finds a way back into Don’s pants (this is the nicest way I could put it). Roger uses an airline hostess to drum up new business for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. SCDP attempts to go […]

Inside Mad Men — Season 6, Episode 5, “The Flood”

Tonight, the characters of Mad Men dealt with the aftermath of April 4, 1968, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. We saw Peggy hoping to buy a new apartment. Meagan Draper wins an award for her past work at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Roger Sterling courts a new client. Pete Campbell hopes to make […]

Inside Mad Men — Season 6, Episode 4, “To Have and to Hold”

Don Draper and Pete Campbell along with Stan are in the midst of a secret project at Sterling Draper Cooper Pryce. Joanie has a long-time friend come over. Megan gets a bigger role on her soap opera. Harry Crane gets some balls and demands a partnership. Notorious series killer Ted McGinley made an appearance and […]

Inside Mad Men — Season 6, Episode 3, “The Collaborators”

Well, this was quite the episode. Don continues his affair with Sylvia. Megan admits she had a miscarriage. Pete gets thrown out of his house by Trudy after she finds out he had a liaison with a neighbor (good for you, Trudy!). Peggy finds out Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce had trouble with a client. We […]

Inside Mad Men — Season 6, Episodes 1 & 2, “The Doorway”

The premiere of Mad Men was a bit dark. As we transition into 1968, we learn that death was a theme throughout tonight’s episodes, but that’s Matthew Weiner giving us a message about what’s coming. Roger Sterling’s mother died. Don is again wondering exactly who he is. Megan is gaining fame as an actress. Meanwhile […]

A Look at Mad Men Season 6 and A Look Back at Where Season 5 Left Off

Mad Men is about to return for a 6th season. The series about Sterling-Cooper from the early 1960’s has transitioned to Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Pryce into the late 1960’s. When the show premieres on April 7, the ad agency will be dealing with the Vietnam War, the Sexual Revolution and a changing world. It also […]

Inside Mad Men, Season 5, Episode 13

I know this is a week late, but with my family commitments from last Sunday and being busy until now, I wasn’t able to see the Season 5 finale until tonight. Lots of things going on: Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce & Harris now dealing with Lane’s death although he’s not mentioned. Don has some pain, […]