I’m about as tolerant as TWD fans get when it comes to these mumblecore episodes of self-discovery, but even I have my limits.
Finding the roots of Morgan’s “first, do no harm” philosophy was something we had to take care of eventually.
Denial is the first step on the path to acceptance.
If all life is precious, how much can you sacrifice when the lives of your tribe and yourself are threatened and killing is the only way out?
The struggle of Sterling Cooper & Partners is a metaphor for the struggles of all its major characters: How can we feel big and important when we are so, so small and insignificant?
Revenge is brewing like coffee in a percolator in ‘The House of Black and White.’
‘Mad Men’ is and has always been about one thing and one thing only: the unrequited love between Betty Hofstadt-Draper-Francis and the kid who used to live down the block–the kid they call Glen Bishop.
A song of cuddle-murder and pissed off dragons.
How many lives has Don Draper ransacked? His very name is a lie; he’s just a Dick squatting in Lieutenant Draper’s abandoned identity.
“Try” is the inevitable in-between episode. It’s the fallout from the Noah/Aiden fiasco, the time of tension and suspicion before shit really goes bananas. We got a strong whiff of those bananas in the episode’s closing moments, but most of the hour was spent catching up with our side players and dropping hints about what’s to come.