‘Mad Men’s’ midseason finale counters TV’s shock addiction

05.26.14 3 years ago

“Mad Men”s” midseason finale counters TV”s shock addiction
Addressing the gentle nature of “Waterloo,” Joanna Robinson says: “I, for one, think it was a particularly fitting commentary on us, the audience, given the ghoulish way we have been predicting a bloody Manson Family end for Megan Draper for over a year. When put in the context of Peggy”s Burger Chef pitch, this episode very much held a mirror up to our modern TV watching practices and general disconnectedness.” PLUS: “Mad Men”s” humanism was all over this episode, that ending was perfect for this episode, that final scene was stagey and indulgent in an otherwise terrific episode, it was a campy moment that didn”t belong, and it was delightfully bizarre, that was Kellie Martin, and this video is a refresher on Robert Morse's past.

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