We have no doubt that we’ll be miffed by how some of these categories shake out on Sunday night.
Considering that “Person to Person” is the series finale of Mad Men, it’s best to start with its final images.
The title of last night’s episode of Mad Men comes from a handbook for hobos written by Nels Anderson.
“Lost Horizon,” last night’s episode of Mad Men, is all about life as a series of entrances and exits.
The dark truth at the center of “Time & Life” is that business is always personal.
The writers also confront the dangers of not staying in the present.
Before one can start new business, one must settle old business.
Bookended by Peggy Lee’s “Is That All There Is?” the episode opens with a telling bit of trickery.
The Knick remains one hell of a panoramic contraption, and Clive Owen’s starring turn as Dr. John Thackery is one of the show’s major draws.
Matthew Weiner and company make a point of echoing Cutler’s flippantly opportunistic nature twice over before the episode concludes.
The more overwhelming intimation of the title is the idea of making plans in general, and the unwavering fallibility of said activity.
It’s easy enough to say that this is the most substantial and refreshingly untamed episode of Mad Men’s seventh season so far.
The first episode since “Time Zones” where the narrative constantly felt busy with story rather than depending on symbolic acts and pauses.
Model Shop served as a stern reaffirmation that you can’t go home again, and much of “Field Trip” revolves around an inability to notice that resilient adage.
Showrunner Matthew Weiner and company crafted an episode riddled with allusions to business as a love affair.
The purgatorial mood that Matthew Weiner and his crew conjure here sets the stage for Don and company’s final season-long cocktail hour.
Wherever its American saga is taking us, the getting there is likely to be as exhilarating and thoughtfully rendered as it can be.