When Did "Mad Men" Get So Funny?

by thelostboy
September 9, 2009 6:06 AM
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I've always loved me some "Mad Men." But I have to say these last two weeks - while keeping with its predictably meticulous and insightful writing, acting (seriously, give the young actress who plays Sally some special Emmy) and design - have seriously upped the hilarity ante. And most of it's been care of Peggy's attempt at becoming more loose (last week's marijuana-fueled scenes ranked with "Roseanne" as one of TV's funniest and most authentic pot-themed episodes). Here's two spoiler-y clips from last night's episode for your enjoyment:

Peggy's prank call:

And one of my favourite scenes from "Mad Men" ever. Beautifully awkward and perfectly written. (with this one, skip to 3:51 for the scene, and again - don't watch it if you don't want to spoil things).


(Excuse my tardiness in this entry - "Mad Men" doesn't air in Canada so I have a wait a few days to be able to (totally legally, of course!) download it.)

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  • ProgGrrl | September 12, 2009 4:51 AMReply

    Yes, it's been really funny. Mainly via cruel truths, awkward moments, and embarrassing situations that we can sit back and laugh at. But still funny.

    Here's a little Sally GIF that still makes me crack up after watching it a zillion times:

    Love the blog.

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