Mad Men 04x05: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword
But I feel like this episode showed that no matter how shit-tastic Don's home life is, he still has the goods to prove why his name is in that wall in the office. From the way he counter-schemes against the competition to how he rallies up the troops to the way he totally undermines his clients with their own rule of conduct, Don wins at (office) life. See, people, this is how you do business!
Meanwhile, he doesn't seem to lack in the women department. I love how flirty he was with Bethany at Benihana with the chopsticks routine and how he can easily snap back to charming!Don after being flustered by competition. I do however love Dr. Faye more. Look at them opening up to each other. See Don, you want to talk to! I'm surprised he even started talking to her. But see, there's something with the forbidden. I see a beautiful future for these two. Plus she's like the thinking-woman!Betty! Not that Betty isn't thinking. Just the more modern version, I suppose.
Brilliant Don is Brilliant
Roger's Feeling A Little Patriotic
The best part of it all? Joanie put him in his place. I love how she has the power over him to tell him straight how he's behaving and he actually listens. I know they aren't going to get together now, but the thought of it makes me happy.
You know who else makes me happy? An overeager Pete Campbell. I know you're having a kid but I was shocked to see him yell at Roger. I get it. I really do, he is justified, it just feels weird seeing underdog Pete Campbell totally lay it on Roger Sterling.
Leave It To Joan To Put Him In His Place
Sally, Playtime's Over
On a lighter side, I like her new haircut and I really hope Dr. Edna helps Sally out. She really needs to talk things out and I hope that this is the road to that. I wonder why it was Carla that took her though. Was Betty too busy?
it to Mr. Francis, he actually made a lot of sense in this episode and you could see why Betty would fall for him. Sure, I still believe Don > Henry just because, but Betty's really lucky to have Henry Francis.
And just like her daughter, I hope Betty gets to talk to Dr. Edna as well (this time without Don finding out everything). She's also such a repressed person and it would totally help her if she talked a bit more. besides, Don's talking to Dr. Faye already, so it would help if Betty had someone too.
How Dare You Betty?!
Sherlock 01x02: The Blind Banker
Sure, Watson's date didn't quite turn out how we wanted it to, but I'm glad he's at least on the road to getting some action. If only the circus wasn't some deadly front for a smuggling group, it would have been a pretty cute date. I would so date Watson.
And really, this episode just shows how brilliant Sherlock is (despite his never getting help from anyone). yes, he needs Watson to save his ass sometimes, but the way he thinks just makes my jaw drop. Awesome show is awesome.