Mad Men - Season 7, Episode 10 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Forecast



Critic Consensus: "The Forecast" points the way toward the Mad Men finale with typically sharp storytelling and a renewed focus on the show's female characters - and concern for Don's future.

Episode Info

Roger pawns off a project onto Don; Joan goes on a business trip; Peggy and Pete clash over how to deal with an account emergency.


Jon Hamm
as Don Draper
Elisabeth Moss
as Peggy Olson
Vincent Kartheiser
as Peter Campbell
January Jones
as Betty Francis
Christina Hendricks
as Joan Holloway
John Slattery
as Roger Sterling
Jessica Paré
as Megan Draper
Aaron Staton
as Ken Cosgrove
Rich Sommer
as Harry Crane
Robert Morse
as Bertram Cooper
Kiernan Shipka
as Sally Draper
Kevin Rahm
as Ted Chaough
Jay R. Ferguson
as Stan Rizzo
Ben Feldman
as Michael Ginsberg
Christopher Stanley
as Henry Francis
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Critic reviews for The Forecast

The existential theme of "The Forecast," Sunday's episode of "Mad Men," was all about the future, but the business theme was all about feedback - from bosses, clients, agents, romantic partners, colleagues, and children.

April 20, 2015 | Full Review…

With everyone wondering what Matthew Weiner is going to do for the end of his iconic drama, it only seems natural he'd frame the question through his favorite thinking device: "Mad Men" itself.

April 20, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…

No matter how she tries to differ from Don and Betty - rejecting their materialism, patriotism, and promiscuity - their behaviors have formed who she is. Sally's instinct to go toward independence is right on. Ideally, she'll end up following the Dead.

April 20, 2015 | Full Review…

Mad Men excels when it allows fans to tease out meaning from the slightest of hints, so it's a bit disappointing to see the show do much of the work for us.

April 20, 2015 | Full Review…

When Mad Men has clear narrative and thematic goals, it's a far more entertaining and, we'd argue, aesthetically pure and emotionally satisfying show.

June 8, 2018 | Full Review…

... in a beautiful mess of an episode whose dialogue sometimes got a bit too self-consciously sage for its own good, Mad Men took a more uncomfortable path to examining what selfish, narcissistic parents do when their children get in their way...

September 22, 2017 | Full Review…

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