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Mad Men

Season One

(DVD - 2008)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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In the glamorous and ego-driven world of advertising, everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems. Set in 1960 New York, this series reveals the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue's "Golden Age," where key players make an art of the sell while their private world gets sold. And no one plays the game better than Don Draper, the biggest ad man, and ladies' man, in the business.

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Nov 29, 2014
  • Persnickety77 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

So so gorgeous to look at. Such excellent writing and acting. This show is one of - if not THE - best tv shows of all time

I agree, I really like time period shows.

Jun 02, 2014
  • harrybrowne rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Way overrated but storyline and script are good nonetheless. Music is okay, theme is dreadful. Too much sex, gratuitously added as if for a dumbed down audience. The story could stand on its own without all of it. Subtlety is much more powerful. Very pedestrian performances except for January Jones, who is outstanding. Worth seeing but don't believe all the hype.

May 19, 2014
  • CoeryT rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A Little bit over rated but still, Thoroughly Entertaining. A well Acted cast. An Intellegent show.

Nov 20, 2013
  • ilove48whippets rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very-well made, time-period classic! The immorality of the men made me cringe, though!

Nov 20, 2013
  • LibraryUser53 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I made it through 30 minutes of the first episode and pulled anchor. I found the content so uninteresting and lacking merit that I popped DVD # 1 out of the player, and returned this set (unwatched) to the library the next day. I guess I don't find watching the intrigue of amateurish office politics very interesting. Not recommended.

Mar 05, 2013
  • 22950006357453 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

if yor trying to quit smoking do not watch this show

Nov 13, 2012
  • mjayh rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I spent some of the sixties in broadcasting, closely associated with advertising, and I find this series absolutely note perfect. Someone in a previous comment suggested a lack of authenticity because of the omission of the F word, but indeed that word was almost never used then among educated, professional people. What's interesting is just how much cruder some men were then, even without the expletives that fall off the lips of men and women today. I preferred the second season to the first--the characters were better established--and in this first season, it seemed to me that the episodes on the first and second disc were better than on the third and fourth.

Aug 27, 2012
  • snowy_moon2 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A pretty good TV series, though a bit stiff at times. Cast members vary greatly in acting ability. Can be a touch patronizing to people who actually lived during the fifties and sixties as the series tends to make characters two-dimensional and overly naive. In some ways I would compare Mad Men to the Brady Bunch spoof movies that were made decades after the original.

Jun 09, 2012
  • Bookworm39 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a terrific series. It is funny to see all the smoking and drinking that went on at work in the 1960's. Love all the characters and can't wait to see Season 2

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