VIDEO: First look at 'Mad Men' season 7
Well, we have our first look at the final season of Mad Men. And, in typical fashion, it doesn't really tell us anything important about the upcoming 7 episodes set to begin April 13 on AMC. (Yes, like everything in pop culture these days, the final season is being milked for all it's worth - season 7 will be split into two halves of 7 episodes each, one airing this year, one airing in 2015.)
But, while the teaser trailer (watch it below) doesn't give any clues as to when or where the next season takes place, it does give us a pretty good idea of Don's state of mind. Season 6 was a disaster for him. He had a pretty major meltdown, losing his job and his wife, and seemed to redeem himself only in the final episode when he takes his children to see where he grew up.
It looks like Don is starting season 7 off on a different foot, though. First of all, look at those clouds, that sunny sky. It doesn't seem like he's stepping out into the dreary Madison Avenue world of New York City; that looks more like California, a place that holds lots of significance for Don. A place he could start over, perhaps? Also, something about the way Jon Hamm is walking down those steps, and placing that jaunty hat on his coiffed head, leads us to believe Don is doing just fiiiiine.