All things come to an end, and Mad Men‘s third season finale is tonight: it’s titled Shut the Door. Have a Seat which of course makes you think someone’s going to get fired, but it may mean there are lots of bad news for a lot of the characters, too. The statement “Shut the door. Have a seat” is the workplace equivalent of your meaningful other telling you “we need to talk.” It makes your blood drain from your face.
Here’s the video recap of last week’s episode, which featured the JFK assassination:
Let’s hope AMC has one of their day-long marathons of all three seasons soon.
UPDATE, Monday 9 November:
SPOILER ALERT ON ALL THESE LINKS:
Star Ledger: Mad Men, ‘Shut the Door. Have a Seat’: Reviewing the season finale
Over and over in “Shut the Door. Have a Seat,” characters are told some variation of the episode’s title, and they sit and hear some life-changing bit of news
Time: Mad Men Watch: Buying the Farm
Wall Street Journal’s Cheryl Berman: “Mad Men,” Season 3, Episode 13: TV Recap (Season Finale)