Instead lies and secrets are the problem on Mad Men, and no one is certain who they can trust.
Don's real identity rears its ugly head, Lane places false trust in his father, and Joan and Roger's relationship takes an unexpected turn.
Only fifteen seconds in, we find out Joan is pregnant with Roger's child, and that she plans to abort it.
Jaws were heard hitting the floor all over the eastern seaboard at this moment.
She's accepting of his love, but reprimands his behavior.
At the arranged dinner Toni is aware of the situation's awkwardness and tries her best to avoid creating tension by acting purely proper in a coral pink dress and pearls, but Lane is determined to use her to make a point.
Unlike episodes of the past three seasons, season four wastes no time making messes and cleaning them up.
Whereas Lane's relationship and Don's identity scandal would have taken up an entire season, all is contained in one jarring and sloppy episode.
Roger, as always, looks perfect in another one of his three piece suits, this time in a dark gray, and his chunky, black, plastic framed glasses. Roger and Joan, the golden couple whose relationship has been the holy grail of , something fans desired frantically, but could never attain, evaded success yet again.
Joan heads to the doctor in western New Jersey alone, in a matronly blue suit, only to be confronted by a mother, played by Susan May Pratt in a stunning beige dress with ivory polka-dots, who has just taken her young daughter for a "procedure." Joan lies about having a daughter undergoing a similar procedure. Because she is seen as too old to be having such issues herself, even by Roger's doctor who berates them furiously.
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To quote the unofficial spokesman of New York, Jay-Z, everyone on Mad Men has ninety-nine problems in this episode, and a bitch ain't one.
Ball earrings are making a comeback in this episode, with Faye wearing a silver pair with her all white ensemble.