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Don Draper, In The End, Is Just A Baby Boomer's Dad

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 23:  Mad Men cast members, Jon Hamm, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks and John Slatter
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 23: Mad Men cast members, Jon Hamm, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks and John Slattery, with show creator, writer and executive producer Matthew Weiner and AMC president Charlie Collier pose with THE DRAPER BENCH, a semi-permanent art installation at the Time & Life Plaza, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, home of Sterling Cooper & Partners Advertising Agency in the iconic series at Time & Life Building on March 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for AMC)

Matthew Weiner, the creator of "Mad Men," brought his melodrama of 1960s America to an end Sunday night, closing with an intriguing riddle involving Coca-Cola and the show's central character, Don Draper. Fans will be parsing those last couple of minutes for days, if not years, to come.

Over seven seasons, Weiner wove an addictive tale that, quite refreshingly, did not involve cops, gangsters or an endless trail of murders. Instead, he got us hooked on the very complicated personal and professional lives of men and women working in the advertising game on Madison Avenue, setting his story amid a very detailed and very real backdrop of one of the most tumultuous decades of this nation’s history.

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