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Mad Men - "Commissions and Fees" - 06/03/12

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Marco, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. dianebrat

    dianebrat Uncontrolled Force

    Jul 6, 2002
    I think we've already spent more time on the payout vs. not payout than they will in the show, I suspect they'll go by this point very quickly (I reserve the right to be completely wrong on this)
  2. rifleman69

    rifleman69 New Member

    Jan 6, 2005

    Yes, if an employee retires, not resigns. Difference between paid-up insurance and a monthly/yearly premium policy as well.
  3. getreal

    getreal postcrastinator

    Sep 29, 2003
    I expected Lane to jump from the window.
  4. Mikeyis4dcats

    Mikeyis4dcats Active Member

    Oct 2, 2003
    no. The beneficiary of ANY policy remains the same until changed by the policy owner. As the firm bought the policy, it is not likely they changed the beneficiary. It will be paid to the firm, no question. His resignation has zero to do with it.
  5. rifleman69

    rifleman69 New Member

    Jan 6, 2005
    Paid off and now they have to pay Mrs Harris.
  6. Bryanmc

    Bryanmc I'm normal.

    Thanks for the spoiler. :mad:
  7. john4200

    john4200 Active Member

    Oct 31, 2009
    Then maybe you shouldn't QUOTE the spoiler in your own post, huh? Maybe?
  8. Jon J

    Jon J Curmudgeon

    Aug 23, 2000
    Music City USA
    Another non-informed opinion. Once a policy is issued it can only be cancelled by the owner not the issuing company (unless fraud upon application is discovered in which case all paid premiums would be refunded and the policy rescinded) and the future status of the insured is irrelevant. The owner of the policy may continue to pay the full premium and receive the full policy face amount upon the death of the insured or it may exercise one of the non-forfeiture options available in the policy which may include a reduced paid-up amount of insurance or extended term insurance for the full face amount for a period depending on the premiums previously paid.

    This is far off the topic of the thread but so much mis-information based on only opinion has been posted it needed to be cleared up.
  9. Robin

    Robin Nasty Woman TCF Club

    Seriously. WTH, people?
  10. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Quad Sillies
    Nimrod might have posted in the wrong thread...
  11. Robin

    Robin Nasty Woman TCF Club

    Anyone listen to a good mad men podcast? I'm trying one, but it's meh.
  12. Zevida

    Zevida witless and unarmed

    Nov 8, 2003
    San Jose, CA
    Firewall and Iceberg is a TV podcast, but they usually spend a good 20-30 minutes on Mad Men. When I load onto my iPhone, it shows in the description what shows at what minute marker they discuss, so I just skip to the Mad Men stuff.

    (The audio quality is not the best, especially if you're used to professional podcasts, but I got past that eventually.)
  13. DreadPirateRob

    DreadPirateRob Seriously?

    Nov 11, 2002
    ESPN's Grantland Network has a pretty good podcast called "The Hollywood Prospectus" which generally discusses what is good on right now, which means Mad Men and Game of Thrones. It's not all that in-depth, though, just a TV critic and pop culture critic talking about what they found interesting in the particular week's ep.
  14. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

    Apr 16, 2003
    There's also "Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan" where Maureen Ryan and Ryan McGee discuss TV and usually break down the most recent ep of Mad Men. It also has time codes like Firewall and Iceberg so you can just skip to the content you want to hear.

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