Tag: Mad Men recap

MAD MEN Recap: “The Monolith”

     May 4, 2014

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Change is in the air at SC&P, and Mad Men‘s “The Monolith” was all about subversion.  Don asks Lloyd, the supervising engineer from Lease Tech, about who’s in control: man or machine?  At SC&P, it’s the machine, which literally boots …

MAD MEN Recap: “Field Trip”

     April 27, 2014

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“Do you think I’m a good mother? Then why don’t they love me?”  In “Field Trip,” it’s Betty who utters those words.  But truthfully, with a little arranging and substitution, it could have been almost anybody.  Megan has tried to …

MAD MEN Recap: “A Day’s Work”

     April 20, 2014

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After a subdued premiere, “A Day’s Work” was possibly one of the most positive and gratifying Mad Men episodes in a long while.  One of the major, ongoing frustrations with the show for many viewers is a lack of redemption, …

MAD MEN Season 7 Premiere Recap: “Time Zones”

     April 13, 2014

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Mad Men‘s final journey has begun.  Split into two seasons, the show will have fourteen episodes to say farewell, in detail, to its 1960s drama.  “Time Zones” spent most of its hour on Don and Peggy, the crux of the …

MAD MEN Recap: “The Quality of Mercy”

     June 17, 2013

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This season of Mad Men has, week to week, been a question of “what will this episode bring?”  After last week’s infuriating offering, there wasn’t a lot of excitement for the fallout this time around.  Yet, the show surprised us …

MAD MEN Recap: “Favors”

     June 9, 2013

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There have been a few historical milestones that viewers have been anticipating Mad Men dealing with since the show’s inception.  While some things are alluded to cryptically (as is Mad Men‘s wont), that hasn’t always been good enough for fans …

MAD MEN Recap: “A Tale of Two Cities”

     June 2, 2013

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Another triumphant Mad Men this week wherein the women, just like last week, reigned supreme.  “A Tale of Two Cities” though was just as its title expressed, about Us versus Them (after that trippy episode two weeks ago, the last two episodes …

MAD MEN Recap: “The Better Half”

     May 26, 2013

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After last week’s cryptic offering, Mad Men returned this week with a very straightforward episode and a straightforward title.  “The Better Half” was all about relationships, with a side note about choice, moving on, and recapturing the past.  Not all …

MAD MEN Recap: “The Crash”

     May 19, 2013

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Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner doesn’t like TV critics, and while most show runners probably have the same perspective, I don’t know why Weiner in particular has such a bee in his bonnet.  Mad Men does get criticized and unravelled, …