Betty Hofstadt Draper Francis has not been Mad Men 's most beloved character. Early on, her petulance grated; later, her parental disengagement seemed downright cruel. She was defined by her denial and anxiety — and defined in relief against Don. Ca more
Last night’s episode of Mad Men demonstrated that even as things change, people remain fundamentally the same. When the episode opened to the battle of the butter raging on, I expected another humdrum, agency-centric storyline. I was wrong. Instead, “The more
The only two characters who managed to escape this episode relatively unscathed were Don and Ted—the two poles of Planet SCDP/CGC that, after some initial bumpy adjustments, appear to be complimenting one another quite well after all. Read More... h more
The duality of Betty -- and pretty much everyone else -- highlights Don's inability to see the other side of his own self, as the AMC show delivers an impressive episode.
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "The Better Half," the May 26 episode of AMC's "Mad Men," in which Don and Betty go to camp, while Peggy's fear of the neighborhood comes to a point. Read More... http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/review-mad-men-the more
Don Draper is always striving for the thing he doesn't have and this episode of Mad Men explored the idea of reconciling the life these characters want to lead with the life they do lead. Don gets another chance to experience a past relationship and in do more
I love how this show can just throw a curve ball at us. Oh, sure, we see other plotlines get more traditional set ups, but then there’s a situation like Don and Betty hooking up at Bobby’s summer camp. It just happened, fueled by them having a sweet famil more