'Mad Men' Season 5 Episode 508: Is 'Lady Lazarus' the beginning of the end for Megan and Don?


Don't mistake Sunday's (May 6) episode of "Mad Men" for a slow-ish episode in which not much happened because -- even though the show didn't have the visual impact of Sally Draper getting an X-rated education -- a lot happened. In fact, everything changed.Megan (Jessica Paré), our Lady Lazarus, rose from the dead. Which, for Megan, means she's finally screwed up her courage to admit to Don (Jon Hamm) that she doesn't want to be in advertising but instead wants to revive her fledgling acting career. And just like that, Don suddenly became everything Megan wanted while poor Megan is suddenly no longer enough for Don. It took Megan's exit from SCDP for him, and us, to understand that the reason Don's marriage to Megan works -- or worked -- so well is because he needs someone who doesn't wait at home and greet him with "Honey, how was your day?" because she already knows...



Want to comment on this? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!