“Mad Men”: Better Than “The Sopranos”?

"Mad Men" ended its first season with a tour de force episode offering numerous highlights, but the pinnacle might have been the consecutive scenes in which Don Draper (Jon Hamm) and his wife Betty (January Jones) each confronted truths that they had been denying. What follows is a transcript of their two monologues — no doubt the two best-written speeches (or scenes, for that matter) that we’ll see on TV for the rest of the year.

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  1. CJ says:

    Mad Men has everything that The Sopranos had, but there’s something about it which makes it stand out. It’s perfectly written, has some of the best actors on TV and is beautifully shot. Roll on season two!

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