Last night’s episode of Mad Men went right for the jugular. SPOILER ALERT from here on out: From the disintegration of Joan’s marriage (finally) to Don’s crazy fever dream and an actual serial killer on the loose, the characters of Mad Men were on their toes last night. The main dilemma for the characters was simple and binary: to be good, like the fairy tale heroines of Michael’s pitches, or evil–like the serial killer. Don wanted to be good so badly that he murdered an ex-lover in a dream, while evil incarnate in the form of Pauline terrorized Sally, and Joan finally outed Greg for the heartless jerk that he is.
We break it down by character: