2018-09-01 14:36

How Mad Men Should Have Ended

I still haven’t watched Mad Men all the way through, but my wife has, and her reaction to the finale was very similar to @janwillem’s reaction.

This reminded me of a comment I posted in a long-lost forum or comment thread somewhere, just after the episode had aired and was generating a lot of heated talk, with comparisons to other iconic TV finales. This was my own hot take. Enjoy:


Sounds of a man waking from a bad dream.


Don Draper is in bed next to Suzanne Pleshette.

He looks around room, bewildered.

On the dresser, he sees snow globe with a miniature hospital inside.

Hitman walks in from master bathroom, stepping over many balled-up white socks that spell the word “GOODBYE”.


“It’s a Long Way to Tipperary.”

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