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Old 05-07-2012, 03:23 PM   #1006
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yeah, Pete wasn't terribly upset when his father died in that plane crash in Season 2.

i think he's self-aware enough to know that he's kind of a douchebag, and that he wants something more and something better, but he's deeply selfish and self-centered -- his two most immediate character sketch moments for me were when he was in the brothel and wanted the prostitute to be all "you're my king" and last night when she commented that his irises were like the pictures of the earth from space and he got obsessed with it.

lots of existential terror in Pete i think. they're all staring into something.

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Self Aggrandizement watch:

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Old 05-07-2012, 08:47 PM   #1008
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Originally Posted by corianderstem View Post

Also, how much of their budget did they have to blow through to get that Beatles song?
I haven't listened to the Beatles in a long while. It's good to be reminded how brilliant they were.

Apparently their getting to use that song was quite the big deal: How 'Mad Men' Landed The Beatles: All You Need Is Love (and $250,000) -

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My complaint, is that they have done a pretty good job developing Pete, and now they are making him look a little idiotic and desperate.
To me, Pete has always been this way.

I really enjoyed this episode. It makes me want to get back into writing and directing somehow. Perhaps, I've been inspired by Megan?

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