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Critic's Notebook: Television

Selfishly hoping that the fan club stays small

The series should get acclaim, but not so much that it's ruined

By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / July 13, 2008

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When I say I want you to watch "Mad Men," AMC's nicotine-stained drama about unscrupulous ad men in the early 1960s, I truly mean it. The series returns for its second season on July 27, dabbed in Brylcreem and reeking of three-martini lunches, and before that date I sincerely urge you to play catch-up with season 1 on DVD. When ... (Full article: 997 words)

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