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Re: AMC TV Show: Mad Men

Postby VaticanShotglass on Thu May 21, 2015 12:00 pm

greg wrote:I liked the show. I watched most of it at will, long after they aired which makes it easier.

At the end, were they implying that he was going to go back and write that Coke commercial?


Well, kinda with a wink. If he did or didn't, I think the Coke moment beautifully captured the mingling of cynicism and existentialism that characterize the entire show, the beauty of insight and the move to bottle and sell it. But, Don doesn't seem to break cycles too well. For him to have one half without the other is optimistic.
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Re: AMC TV Show: Mad Men

Postby cmay on Thu May 21, 2015 2:54 pm

Emily Nussbaum had some great insight into the finale... especially the Coke foreshadowing that dotted the episode, which I more or less completely missed. Don's character getting advertising insight from a cathartic experience like that is a perfect wrap of the series. And Brett Gelman making a surprise (naked) cameo was gold.

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Re: AMC TV Show: Mad Men

Postby wellsyuk on Wed May 27, 2015 7:44 am

Yeah I'll go with that. I really enjoyed it and will miss this show.
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Re: AMC TV Show: Mad Men

Postby Redline on Wed May 27, 2015 9:02 am

cmay wrote:
especially the Coke foreshadowing that dotted the episode, which I more or less completely missed.

spoiler - I caught it when the guy said "Can you fix my Coke machine? I like the old one's better", and then I remembered someone at a meeting asking Don "Don't you want Coke?" before that. I had the feeling there would be an awesome Coke Commercial soon...
I wish they would have taken the Two Lane Blacktop hot rod thing a little further, oh well...The Peggy love thing was the only part that felt tacked-on, but so what, I was rooting for her. I bought the whole DVD series for my wife's birthday, she's psyched...
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Re: AMC TV Show: Mad Men

Postby Incandenza on Tue Sep 01, 2015 12:37 am

I watched all seven seasons in a month and a half -- finished tonight. Fantastic ending.
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Re: AMC TV Show: Mad Men

Postby the finger genius on Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:55 pm

I've been watching through for the first time on Netflix and this resonated, not exactly sure why.

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Re: AMC TV Show: Mad Men

Postby A_Man_Who_Tries on Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:36 am

It was a fine ending, but I'm still irked they didn't go down this road.

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