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Mad Men 4/29/12 "At the Codfish Ball"

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Peter000, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. trainman

    trainman Nice to see you

    Jan 29, 2001
    The house my family moved into in 1980 had fire-engine red shag carpeting in my bedroom.

    It was removed fairly soon afterward. :D
  2. lpamelaa

    lpamelaa Member

    May 3, 2004
    Los Angles, CA
    I have almost the same experience. The house we moved into in 1979 had green shag carpeting throughout. Not emerald green. It was a avocado hue. :eek:
  3. vman41

    vman41 Omega Consumer

    Jun 18, 2002
    My house had Marigold carpeting and daisy stickers on the sliding glass door.

  4. Robin

    Robin Nasty Woman

    Dec 6, 2001
    We looked at a house in 2001 that had red shag.I don't know how they lived with it that long!
  5. wouldworker

    wouldworker _

    Sep 7, 2004
    MA, USA
    The house we bought 5 years ago had red shag carpet in the master bedroom and blue shag in another bedroom. Nothing in the house had been updated since the 70s. It was like a museum of bad taste.
  6. Mr. Soze

    Mr. Soze Back by popular demand

    Nov 1, 2002
    Up North
    Our house in the 1970's had dark brown shag carpet. It looked pretty good then. I don't think I would buy any today, especially since we are practically all wood floors in the house.
  7. DeDondeEs

    DeDondeEs Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Feb 20, 2004
    Las Vegas, NV
    I think the white carpet is a metaphor for Don and Megan's wedding. At some point one final thing will happen to the previously "white and pure" carpet that will send them over the edge. Both of the big fights that they have had have ended on that white carpet.
  8. Jonathan_S

    Jonathan_S Well-Known Member

    Oct 23, 2001
    I loved how even after Megan had attributed the whole idea to Don he still credited her for the last futuristic bit; that the client admitted made the piece.

    Oh and the white carpet; didn't Bobby have some newspaper spread around while he was refilling the pen? (Admittedly that just takes the change of ink on carpet down from "near certain" to "fairly likely")
  9. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

    Apr 16, 2003
    Yes, there was newspaper spread out, but I thought it looked like Bobby had already spilled some onto the carpet, just past the edge of the newspaper.
  10. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Quad Sillies
    He had spilled off the paper onto the carpet...not a ton, but enough that I noticed it...

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