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by JoJo White » Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:30 pm
by motherscratcher » Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:05 pm
by e0y2e3 » Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:35 pm
by motherscratcher » Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:47 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:Just finished seasons 1 and 2, as AMC has been running them On Demand. Season 3 goes up tonight, so I'll finish it before jumping into season 4.Damn solid show.Next year I'm going to do the same catch up on Breaking Bad, since AMC starts running all seasons of their shows to catch up a couple of months before the season premiers.Although my best friend has laid out an argument that Breaking Bad is better than The Wire, so I already hate it because that is not possible.
by FUDU » Sun Jul 11, 2010 7:11 pm
by motherscratcher » Sun Jul 11, 2010 7:55 pm
FUDU wrote:Cant wait, I think Don and Roger have a rough go of it, they'll be at each others throats. I also think Joan gets unleashed this season hopefully completely unleashed.
by FUDU » Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:19 pm
by JoJo White » Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:30 pm
Motherscratcher wrote:Joan makes me wish this was an HBO show.
by e0y2e3 » Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:32 pm
JoJo White wrote:Motherscratcher wrote:Joan makes me wish this was an HBO show.Matthew Weiner pitched the show to HBO and Showtime, but neither wanted it.
by JoJo White » Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:34 pm
In 2000, while working as a staff writer for Becker, Matthew Weiner wrote the first draft for the pilot of what would later be called Mad Men as a spec script. Television producer David Chase recruited Weiner to work as a writer on his HBO series The Sopranos after reading the pilot script in 2002. "It was lively, and it had something new to say," Chase said. "Here was someone [Weiner] who had written a story about advertising in the 1960s, and was looking at recent American history through that prism." Weiner set the pilot script aside for the next seven years – during which time neither HBO nor Showtime expressed interest in the project—until The Sopranos was completing its final season and cable network AMC happened to be in the market for new programming. "The network was looking for distinction in launching its first original series," according to AMC Networks president Ed Carroll "and we took a bet that quality would win out over formulaic mass appeal."
by waborat » Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:35 am
e0y2e3 wrote:Although my best friend has laid out an argument that Breaking Bad is better than The Wire, so I already hate it because that is not possible.
by FUDU » Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:19 pm
by JoJo White » Sun Jul 25, 2010 1:54 pm
by jack_tors » Sun Jul 25, 2010 2:27 pm
by metalhead9x9 » Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:01 am
by mitch » Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:12 am
by JoJo White » Mon Jul 26, 2010 12:27 am
by jack_tors » Mon Jul 26, 2010 6:20 pm
by metalhead9x9 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:15 pm
jack_tors wrote:When he kicked those clients out of the office, it was excellent. Its like anger is the underlying theme of the season.
Roger Sterling stole that episode again with his one liners.. "Go out tonight and if you are lucky for Thanksgiving, you can stuff her" LMAO
by jb » Fri Jul 30, 2010 5:59 pm
by e0y2e3 » Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:07 pm
by FUDU » Mon Aug 02, 2010 12:04 am
by jack_tors » Mon Aug 02, 2010 8:07 pm
FUDU wrote:The first half of this season, if not all, will be about the tearing down of Don Draper for the purpose of building him back up better, stronger, faster....and that last 3 minutes tonight, not sure if that was more uncomfortable for her, Draper, or me. Fucking ouch!
by jack_tors » Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:00 am
by mitch » Wed Aug 04, 2010 8:49 pm
by motherscratcher » Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:01 pm
by FUDU » Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:28 am
by FUDU » Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:30 am
Motherscratcher wrote:You think that would work? If I told a girl "You're so hot that it's giving me blue balls, which is very uncomfortable physically. Can you help me out?"
by e0y2e3 » Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:16 pm
by motherscratcher » Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:50 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:So all of you guys are going to ignore the fact that Don not closing the deal w/ the nurse, PR lady and young chick he went out on a date w/ is a symptom of his continued drunken downward spiral?Old Don would have closed all three of them w/out even trying. Fuck, they probably would have just jumped on him w/ out him even asking.This Don smells bad and it's putting the ladies off. Beyond Allison, who obviously has had a long term thing fantasy involving Don, as you can clearly tell from her reactions, he's failing at every turn, and is just living out that fantasy for a few minutes before even she eventually smells new Don.Not sure when he'll pull out of it, but his failure w/ the women is not simply a "well, when is he going to bang em" thing and is really "wow, Don Draper just didn't bang them" thing.
by jb » Thu Aug 05, 2010 2:03 pm
mitch wrote:Evidently Don still has a few falls yet before he hits rock bottom.It is not going to end well for his secretary, Allison. Bad enough that he totally dissed her the night after drunkenly taking advantage of her...
by jb » Thu Aug 05, 2010 2:07 pm
e0y2e3 wrote:So all of you guys are going to ignore the fact that Don not closing the deal w/ the nurse, PR lady and young chick he went out on a date w/ is a symptom of his continued drunken downward spiral?
by e0y2e3 » Thu Aug 05, 2010 2:09 pm
by metalhead9x9 » Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:06 am
by mitch » Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:59 am
metalhead9x9 wrote:So along with the many other things he's learned on his freefall to rock bottom, Don has found out that pimpin ain't easy.
by jack_tors » Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:43 pm
mitch wrote:metalhead9x9 wrote:So along with the many other things he's learned on his freefall to rock bottom, Don has found out that pimpin ain't easy.And then you're going to also add the impending death of Anna, who seems to be his only rock to cling to during this time...
by FUDU » Sun Aug 22, 2010 11:23 pm
by mitch » Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:20 am
FUDU wrote:Not sure if anyone's game threaded a TV show before but GD is this a good episode, so many puns I could use.Been waiting a long time to see Roger get really pissed, and if this tearing down and reconstruction of Don isn't akin to the WTC....(not to make light of that day).EAT: he's gonna do the blonde Dr, and JB was right way back when, gramps was touchin little Sally. Book it....and the new secretary is hilarious.
by DarNoor » Tue Aug 24, 2010 10:17 am
by jb » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:17 am
by jb » Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:18 am
DarNoor wrote: And it was just a matter of time before Roger went nuts on someone.
by jack_tors » Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:26 pm
jb wrote:metalhead9x9 wrote:So along with the many other things he's learned on his freefall to rock bottom, Don has found out that pimpin ain't easy.He's gonna struggle his way until he finally hooks up with research psychologist and have a grown up meaningful relationship and get his shit together.Meanwhile, the REAL shit hitiing the fan is Sally getting psychiatric care at last. I predict it will come out that Granpappy Gene was touchin on her. Betty will deny and freak out only for it to come out that he did it to her and her Mother stoned her when she tried to bring it up and get help as a kid, and that's why she's such a cold, repressed, screwed up c***. Don will hit the roof and Betty will fall apart. Don may end up with the kids. BTW - Henry Francis is a joke. Betty hates him.Calling it all.
by jb » Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:03 pm
jack_tors wrote:Also, as someone else said, this was definitely Pete's best episode of the series. I normally hate him but he was quite good in this episode. Nice moral dilemma they put Roger in, damned if he does, damned if he doesnt.
by FUDU » Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:04 am
by mitch » Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:07 am
by metalhead9x9 » Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:09 am
by FUDU » Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:13 am
metalhead9x9 wrote:That was really weird, watching Mad Men win an Emmy and SCDP win a Clio at the same time. Oh, and Don pathetically flinging pitches and hooking up with an uggo diner waitress? If that wasn't a thud I heard then he's in for a world of hurt.
by jb » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:27 am
mitch wrote:Don thinking he was bedding a hot groupie when in fact he was banging the homely Waffle House waitress?
by mitch » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:40 am
by FUDU » Mon Aug 30, 2010 12:02 pm
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