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Sunday, April 29, 2012

'Mad Men' recap: Daughters coping with changing world

Sacre bleu! When I saw that “Adult Content and Situations” warning at the top of the episode, I figured we'd be treated to some hanky-panky before the hour was out. But Sally Draper walking in on her Québécoise step-grandmother (played by Julia Ormond, more
Slate Magazine ( 4/29/2012 8:53:12 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men' recap: Daughters coping with changing world
“Mad Men” held an unofficial and unsettling Daughters Night Sunday, with Sally, Megan and Peggy as the featured guests. All three, it seems, are coping with a changing world much better than the people who are supposed to be helping them cope. more
New York Daily News ( 4/29/2012 8:49:51 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men' recap: Season 5, Episode 7, 'At The Codfish Ball'
It's time to meet the really, really bad parents. Look, no mom and dad are perfect. They make mistakes. They miss ball games. But Megan Draper's folks (played by guest stars Ronald Guttman and Julia Ormond. Julia freaking Ormond) fight loudly in French more
Chicago Tribune (blog) ( 4/29/2012 8:46:10 PM -08:00 )

Mad Men Recap: Harsh Truths of Growing Up—Plus, Whose Marriage Is on the Rocks?
Mad Men Recap: Harsh Truths of Growing Up—Plus, Whose Marriage Is on the Rocks?Don Draper's (Jon Hamm) newlywed life is not easy. Last week it was an orange sherbet crisis and this week it was in-laws coming to town. But is the Draper marriage stronger than ever? And what sort of proposal does Peggy (Elisabeth Moss) have to mull more
E! Online ( 4/29/2012 8:39:00 PM -08:00 )

"Mad Men": Little Sally Gets an Eyeful, But Whither January Jones?
"Mad Men": Little Sally Gets an Eyeful, But Whither January Jones?Okay, I have no inside info, but but it doesn't look so good for January Jones on “Mad Men.” Even though she's contractually signed to the opening credits, she's been in just one episode of “Mad Men” this season. 'Maternity leave' doesn't seem like a more
Forbes ( 4/29/2012 7:36:46 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men,' A Conversation (Season 5, Episode 7 )
Editor's note: Every Sunday after the newest episode of “Mad Men,” lawyer and Supreme Court advocate Walter Dellinger will host an online dialogue about the show. The participants include Columbia University history professor Alan Brinkley, more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 4/29/2012 7:08:39 PM -08:00 )

Putting Don Draper on the Couch
By Stephanie Newman Imagine “Mad Men's” Don Draper on a psychoanalyst's couch. I have. And I'll admit it: I'd like to poke around inside that Bryl-Creemed head. We know Don to be witty and in-command. He struggles to improve his relationships, more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 4/29/2012 8:00:56 AM -08:00 )

MAD MEN RECAP: Here Are The Ten Most Hilarious Pieces Of Advice We Got From
After last week's foray into hallucinogenic drugs, the Mad Men characters were brought back to reality—and there's no greater buzzkill than a visit from the parents. Megan's parents in town from Montreal (much more French than Canadian) and the more
Business Insider ( 4/29/2012 10:50:56 PM -08:00 )

MAD MEN Recap: Season 5, Episode 7 – “At the Codfish Ball”
MAD MEN Recap: Season 5, Episode 7 – “At the Codfish Ball”Ah, parents. They try hard to impose their wisdom and, let's be honest, they do a lot of good. But parents can offhandedly mention something that'll cut you to the bone and affect you for years to come. Don't be too hard on them, though. more
Very Aware ( 4/29/2012 10:44:54 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men' Season 5 Episode 507 'At the Codfish Ball': Summer in the city
By Liz Kelly Nelson In what continues to be "Mad Men's" season of the women (aka Season 5), three of the show's female favourites -- Megan (Jessica Paré), Peggy (Elisabeth Moss) and Sally (Kiernan Shipka, finally returning to the timeline after a noted more (blog) ( 4/29/2012 10:17:02 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men' Season 5, Episode 7 Recap - 'At the Codfish Ball'
It was bookended by Sally talking on the phone to Glen (yep, that whole thing is still going on). Sally is about to do a lot of growing up this episode, and not necessarily by choice. But let's start with Peggy, whose boyfriend Abe is clearly more
Yidio TV & Movie News ( 4/29/2012 9:58:21 PM -08:00 )

Mad Men's 5 Maddest Moments: "At the Codfish Ball"
This week's Mad Men puts the spotlight on Megan, who has a career breakthrough at work, though she's less successful with her visiting parents. Peggy's domestic situation is also highlighted when she takes her relationship with Abe to the next level, more ( 4/29/2012 9:12:07 PM -08:00 )

Mad Men Season 5 Review “The Codfish Ball” – Sally has a bad taste in her mouth
Mad Men Season 5 Review “The Codfish Ball” – Sally has a bad taste in her mouthGlen has returned! He's no longer creepy, instead he's clearly Sally's one true love! (Or future stalker, either one.) And we get a glimpse of him at camp (school?) where they used to have one pay phone in the hall that everyone had to use. more
Small Screen Scoop ( 4/29/2012 8:59:02 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men' Recap: Peggy Is Brave to Say 'I Do' to 'Living in Sin'
Hey Mad Men viewers who have complained that that the pilot episode and others so far have played out too slowly, this week's episode was the antidote for you, huh? The ep was so ADD that it was almost impossible for there to really be much emotional more
The Stir ( 4/29/2012 8:56:51 PM -08:00 )

Mad Men Season 5, Episode 7 Recap: Sally Grows Up
This week's episode of Mad Men (Season 5, Episode 7: “At the Codfish Ball”) took its title from Shirley Temple's song, “At the Codfish Ball,” from 1936's Captain January. The film is about a girl who lives in a lighthouse and gets sent to boarding more
Wetpaint ( 4/29/2012 8:51:34 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men' 'At the Codfish Ball' Recap: Bold Moves and the In-laws
Mad Men season 5 continues with episode 7, "At the Codfish Ball." Sally is on the phone with Glenn when Pauline calls her to set the table, only to trip over the cord stretching across the hall. Sally comes to Pauline's help. Megan's parents, Emile and more ( 4/29/2012 8:50:50 PM -08:00 )

Mad Men Review: Pity, Dirty, Funny
Like many Mad Men episodes, and the series in general, "At the Codfish Ball" was a slow burn. It was taking so long to build up that I was ready to unabashedly declare it the worst hour of the season thus far. Fortunately, once the Draper clan made more
TV Fanatic ( 4/29/2012 8:43:50 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men' Recap: Getting Down and Dirty
This was an okay episode of Mad Men that just drove the plots along. Sally was in it, but Betty wasn't. I miss Betty, but it's nice to see Sally's character growing and learning, even though it seems like she's always learning the wrong thing, more
BuddyTV ( 4/29/2012 8:43:33 PM -08:00 )

'Mad Men' review: Sally sees the world
By Ashleigh Graf | The Express-Times Photo Courtesy AMC TVSally Draper starts to act like and see life as a grown-up. Welcome, Sally Draper, to the totally screwed up world in which your father lives. In Episode 7 of AMC's “Mad Men,” “At the Codfish more
The Express Times - ( 4/29/2012 8:29:45 PM -08:00 )

Mad Men Review: "At the Codfish Ball" (Episode 5.07)
Some things never change. That's the slogan for Heinz baked beans that Megan came up with this week, but it's also the idea Matthew Weiner and company tried to sell us all on with “At the Codfish Ball”—sort of. You see, things are changing on Mad Men. more
Paste Magazine ( 4/29/2012 8:28:10 PM -08:00 )