And it wasn't just that Don killed someone -- or thought he did.
I blame "Mad Men." That's not a dig at "Mystery Date"; all that tossing and turning is actually a tribute to the episode, which, I think, was meant to be deeply unsettling.
Thanks to Tom and Lorenzo's Mad Style posts, which thoughtfully break down what's going on visually in each episode, I've been thinking a lot about the decay that "Mad Men" is currently reflecting. All this change leads to something unexpected like Peggy having Dawn sleep over at her house.
Social and personal barriers are breaking down, sure, and that's leading to a lot of interesting ferment and connections that would have been unthinkable a few years ago. But change can be scary: No one had ever heard of eight women being murdered at once.
He is wearing slovenly attire, his hair is tousled, and his face sports a beard shadow.
In the 1970s game, a "picnic" date replaces the "bowling" date.