4.13: Don't Cry Over Spilled Milkshake
Here we are, folks. A season marked by change ends on the cusp of more change for our main characters. I feel a bit misty-eyed for the definitive end of some key relationships in the show - Don and Betty, Carla and the kids (thanks a lot, Betty), Don and Faye, Joan and Roger (we think), Bert and the agency. But I’m also heartened to see hope and happiness in Don’s eyes; a welcome...
Matt Weiner Looks Back on Season Four →
“We talked about Don, and Don and Peggy, and the great child acting of Kiernan Shipka…”
4.13: Best line from the finale
Peggy, who’s reeling from hearing the news that Don is getting married to his secretary Megan, burst into Joan’s office to gossip about it. Joan simply asks, “Whatever could be on your mind?” -John Taylor
4.12: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
As usual, the season ends way, way too soon for us MadMenaholics. Somehow we’re already nearing the Summer of Love, and this season more than the rest we’ve gotten to see real evolution. SCDP is no Sterling Cooper (though the new company is failing), Peggy’s become a bonafide working gal who can equal Don in creative talent and emotional restraint and coolly hang with the...
4.11 - "As Don Said, Nothing Is Going to Change"
“We’ve had a pretty good year. We’ve gained more accounts than we’ve lost, a lot more, because our work is thoughtful and effective. Even Lucky Strike said so. Which means that nothing should change. Nothing will change. We’re going to push ourselves, shoulder to shoulder, and we’re going to succeed ten-fold and it will be exhilarating.” - Don Draper ...
4.7 - 4.10: Don Draper Travels the Lost Highway
I’m a rolling stone, all alone and lost / For a life of sin, I have paid the cost When I pass by, all the people say / “Just another guy on the lost highway” Season 4 is still answering the question, “Who is Don Draper?” As everyone else has pointed out, we’ve seen Don change this season, evolving and adapting to all the other change surrounding him. The good...