With the new television season upon us, and with this sensational season of Mad Men so top of mind, we were struck by the following thought: Would Mad Men’s Sally Draper, noted TV afficianado, be interested in previewing the new Fall season that’s about to start in her world of 1965? “Sure!” said the cute little couch potato.”But we gotta make it fast, because I got therapy in an hour, and The Witch only lets me have five minutes of phone time a day, and my boyfriend Glen hasn’t called yet to breathe heavily into my ear. ” Here’s what sounds exciting to her — and what sounds like a total turn-off.
My Mother The Car (Sept. 14, NBC)
Jerry Van Dyke stars in this wacky new sitcom about a guy who believes his dead mom has been resurrected as an automobile.
Sally Says: “This sounds terrible! It’s like they took my ideal fantasy (mom, dying), and then turned it into my worst nightmare (mom, eternally alive and parked in my driveway). If each episode involves a car crash, I’d be interested in watching. The car crashes, I mean. Still, why couldn’t it be My Grandpa Eugene, The Car? Now there’s a show — but only if he lets the girl drive.” READ FULL STORY »