A moody 'Mad Men' finale with Don Draper unhappy
Blue Ridge Now - over 5 years
NEW YORK (AP) — The fifth season of "Mad Men" ended majestically Sunday night with Don Draper, planted at an elegant bar, approached by a beautiful woman who inquired, "Are you alone?"
On the soundtrack, Nancy Sinatra trilled the theme from the 1967 James Bond film, "You Only Live Twice." And Draper, more handsome in that moment than any James Bond could be, struck a heroic pose before the show cut to black until next season.
Of course, he's alone!
Then, within moments, the song (with its yearning, sexy lyrics, "You only live twice ... one life for yourself and one for your dreams") was trending on Twitter.
Note: Further spoilers from the finale await.
Season Five of the AMC drama had begun on Memorial Day 1966, roughly seven months after last season's conclusion.
The season's breakout character was Megan, the ooh-lah-lah secretary Don married somewhere in between. She channeled the glamour of Jackie Kennedy by way of the emerging '60s style of a Jean Shrimpton. On top of...
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