When we watched the season finale of Mad Men Season 6 last Sunday, I did something I can’t believe I’ve never done before. I looked at Kaleidoscope and before we started the episode I said, “Let’s say grace.” And so I said, “Thank you, God for creating Matt Weiner and all the wonderful writers and design people on the show. And thanks for creating the wonderful actors who played those wonderful roles.”
We say grace at dinner. And for years I’ve left flower offerings to the TV. From now on, when we get ready to watch a any new TV show, we will thank God for the writers, prop people, set designers, the TV station that provides us with the glorious entertainment.
And at the end of the day what do you remember more? The fried chicken and whipped potatoes? Or when Adriana was wacked on Soprano’s? Or what about that sockeye salmon that was on sale? Mmmm, wasn’t that good? Does it really compare to the “Chuckles the Clown” episode on the Mary Tyler Moore show?
So next time you close your eyes and fold your hands over your vegan salisbury steak with quinoa and glass of Almond Milk, just ask yourself, “Is this going to taste as good as the Family Ties episode where Michael P. Keaton gets addicted to pep pills and digs holes in the backyard?