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by FUDU » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:35 pm
by jb » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:23 pm
swerb wrote:I thought the season was outstanding. I agree 100% with JB's take on Don.I think once the contract dispute ended and Weiner signed on for three final seasons, that he approached season five more as the first 12 of the last 36 episodes more than an individual season, not knowing how many more would be left. This was a total set up season for the final two.
by DrPoove » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:24 pm
by mitch » Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:48 am
FUDU wrote:Normally I agree with you on much of this show Rich but I don't see any romantic future between Peggy and Don. She is nowhere near the type of female he goes after. Now if he makes more significant changes and loses his superficial tastes then yeah I could see him settling for her in terms of the intellectual equal he has never had. Remember he loves blondes. Otherwise Peggy is meh compared to the women he's had and can have. Don's never built anything real on his own, he sees Peggy as his masterpiece in progress.
by jerryroche » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:24 am
DrPoove wrote:I think we are set-up for a season of temptation for DD at the very least. I agree he has evolved into a "good guy" who has temptations/inner conflict and sometimes does bad things but we will see if that continues.
I can’t tell you where we’re going, but … We’ve seen how faithful he’s been — not just his conscience, when he strangles that old lover in his mind — but also in actuality. When he goes to the whorehouse, you see that he is not interested in other [women].
by Hikohadon » Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:42 am
by pup » Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:29 pm
by swerb » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:05 pm
by danwismar » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:11 pm
by swerb » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:36 pm
by pup » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:38 pm
by swerb » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:40 pm
pup wrote:Did i miss anything that identifies the length of time between seasons?
by FUDU » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:32 pm
by jerryroche » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:55 pm
swerb wrote:pup wrote:Did i miss anything that identifies the length of time between seasons?Forget where last season left off, but they mentioned 1967 a few times last night, and it was the holidays.
by Govbarney » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:30 am
by Hikohadon » Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:51 pm
by FUDU » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:59 pm
by DrPoove » Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:36 am
by peeker643 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:14 pm
Hikohadon wrote:Finally watched the episode. Don Draper is so fucking boring anymore. Yawn. Move along.
by Hikohadon » Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:33 pm
peeker643 wrote:Hikohadon wrote:Finally watched the episode. Don Draper is so fucking boring anymore. Yawn. Move along.Is there anything at all you enjoy any more?
by peeker643 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:55 pm
Hikohadon wrote:peeker643 wrote:Hikohadon wrote:Finally watched the episode. Don Draper is so fucking boring anymore. Yawn. Move along.Is there anything at all you enjoy any more? Other than your silence? Yes, things that don't feel like I've seen it before 1000 times.At least Mad Men is a good show stuck on repeat. Cleveland sports... blech.
by Hikohadon » Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:21 pm
peeker643 wrote:Is the baby sleeping okay?
by swerb » Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:25 pm
by motherscratcher » Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:24 pm
by Hikohadon » Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:49 pm
motherscratcher wrote:Holy shit, I didn't realize that was Linda Cardellini until I read tvoti's review. That character just got even hotter.
by motherscratcher » Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:08 pm
by jerryroche » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:04 pm
by Hikohadon » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:54 pm
by jb » Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:28 pm
by jb » Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:54 pm
by FUDU » Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:00 pm
by e0y2e3 » Sun May 05, 2013 11:07 pm
by metalhead9x9 » Sun May 05, 2013 11:45 pm
by jb » Mon May 06, 2013 2:46 pm
by FUDU » Mon May 06, 2013 4:58 pm
by Hikohadon » Mon May 06, 2013 10:26 pm
FUDU wrote:Don is going to rearrange Pete's face before this is all over.
by justmebd » Tue May 07, 2013 7:18 am
by DrPoove » Tue May 07, 2013 8:04 am
Hikohadon wrote:FUDU wrote:Don is going to rearrange Pete's face before this is all over.I think you forget that Don sucks in a fight.But I guess it don't take much to take down a Pete.
by Sea Foam Green » Tue May 07, 2013 9:00 am
e0y2e3 wrote:Damn my decision to rewatch seasons 4 and 5 right before this season.
by jb » Tue May 07, 2013 4:18 pm
by jb » Tue May 07, 2013 4:19 pm
Sea Foam Green wrote:1. The Pitches. Maybe it's just me, but I enjoyed the work side of the show quite a bit, including the pitches and interactions with the client. This season it just seems like there hasn't been as many. The Hawaii one, Heinz, and the half-assed Chevy one at the bar last night [which doesn't count]. How you gonna give them a major account without even letting me see the pitch?
by FUDU » Tue May 07, 2013 6:50 pm
jb wrote:BTW - Historically the new sled is said to be the Vega. I thought it was the bitchin' camero.
by jerryroche » Tue May 07, 2013 7:48 pm
by jb » Wed May 08, 2013 9:38 am
FUDU wrote:jb wrote:BTW - Historically the new sled is said to be the Vega. I thought it was the bitchin' camero.Not too sure about that, b/c if this is the year 1968, MLK riots, then the Vega is still two years away. My assumption is this pitch is for a 1969 model, no? Which there were no real big splashes in 69.If not then you're probably right, although it's a strange choice to focus on in the show, since Don mentioned the Ford Mustang success and Vega's weren't competing with those, and considering the Vega was a disaster.
by FUDU » Wed May 08, 2013 3:45 pm
by swerb » Fri May 10, 2013 7:02 am
by swerb » Mon May 13, 2013 7:49 am
swerb wrote:Not nearly as funny as past seasons (more Roger please). Until this past Sunday's Draper bar scene with Ted, no epic Draper moments.
by FUDU » Mon May 13, 2013 10:16 am
by Hikohadon » Tue May 14, 2013 12:05 am
by FUDU » Tue May 14, 2013 8:39 am
Hikohadon wrote:The show would be a lot more interesting if they significantly reduced the role of PrimaDon Draper and His Magical Insecurities.
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