Mad Men 8/9 "New Amsterdam"

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by mwhip, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. mwhip

    mwhip All better

    Jul 22, 2002


    Wow no thread yet.

    I thought it was the best one of the season so far and we really see Pete come into character. His wife, her family and his family are going to be a good story line.

    Helen's son walking into the bathroom like that? And then asking Betty for a lock of her hair and her giving it to him!?! That kid is going to wearing womens skin as clothes in the future.
  2. cheesesteak

    cheesesteak Meh. TCF Club

    Jul 24, 2003
    15 mins...
    That wouldn't have happened in the projects! That kid would have gotten the ass whuppin of the year instead of a lock of hair.

    Don's ideas really were crappy. He should have listened to Pete. Pete's an arrogant jerk but Don's an even bigger arrogant jerk.
  3. anom

    anom Enlightened

    Apr 18, 2005
    This is hands down my favorite new summer show. I don't know what the hell it's doing on AMC of all places, though. I hope it doesn't languish and die there.
  4. dcehl

    dcehl New Member

    Oct 3, 2005
    Vancouver, BC
    I'm still not sure about this show - am I watching it because its good or because its supposed to be good (a la studio 60).
  5. ElJay

    ElJay Active Member

    Apr 6, 2005


    I'm still missing the wit that was there in the pilot. The nostalgia is very interesting, but like dcehl I'm getting kind of a "Studio 60" vibe in regards to everything else.
  6. jschuur

    jschuur TV-holic, improving

    Nov 27, 2002
    London, UK
    Were we supposed to take that final scene of Pete looking out onto Manhattan as their new neighbors talk about his ancestors as him realizing he was 'on top of the world', and understanding that he didn't get fired because of who his family was?

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