In this episode, only two of Mad Men's main characters actually take LSD, but the whole hour feels like a bad trip. There are three separate journeys undergone this week, but at their root is the same sense of dissatisfaction and of seeking an alternate reality as a way to combat real-life unhappiness. The episode unfolds over the course of two days, though it doesn't become clear that the characters are traveling through the same amount of time repeatedly until about half way through the hour.
This episode of Mad Men was all about bad trips — Roger and Jane’s freaky LSD adventure and Don and Megan’s trip to Howard Johnson’s that went awry. Look, we all knew Roger and Jane weren’t going to last, but Don and Megan’s drama h... Read Post
'Mad Men,' Season 4, Episode 9, 'The Beautiful Girls': TV Recap. Mrs. Blankenship’s untimely demise puts Don in a tough position. She had to die on the very same day that little Sally shows up unannounced at SCDP, leaving Mr. Draper... Read Post