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Betty Francis

The 'Mad Men' Finale: It's the Real (No)Thing

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Cahn

Certainly, on a superficial level, we can say that all of the major Mad Men characters journeyed forth through significant life changes. But as much as these characters gained scars and wisdom through their journeys, none of them actually changed over the course of a decade.

Matthew Jacobs

How Betty Draper Is Influencing January Jones' Post-'Mad Men' Roles

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment

Warning: This post contains spoilers for “Person to Person,” the series finale of “Mad Men.” "Mad Men" made a concerted move to bid farewel...

Betty's Fate and the Birth of Feminism in 'Mad Men'

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Melissa Miles McCarter

Now that Betty's story is literally ending, we see her going back to school -- but it is no coincidence that her efforts for self-fulfillment are going to be cut short.

What About Bob? Mad Men, Episode 12

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 08.18.2013 | TV
James Marshall Crotty

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon t...

Mad Men Recap: Soap Opera Digest(ed)

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 07.16.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

Even the Devil drinks a Sno Ball and even Mad Men can get hit in the face. "Dark Shadows" just wasn't on its usual high level of awesomeness.

Mad Men Recap: "Eat First!"

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 06.03.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

This week's episode, "Tea Leaves," deals with the passing of time. The constant fear of death and change are both about the fear of being replaced, of the younger honchos taking over as time moves forward.

'Mad Men' Recap: The Episode Designed To Make Fans Mad?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.02.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Betty is someone who has always gotten by on her looks, and without those, who is she? No wonder she sits on the couch eating Bugles, because figuring out that question is incredibly hard.

Fat Betty Draper: Why Do We Care So Much?

Emma Gray | Posted 06.02.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Henry, Betty's politician husband, to his credit, never once shames her for her changing looks. I can't say the same for "Mad Men" viewers, many of whom appear to see Betty's weight gain as a reason in and of itself to dislike her.

'Mad Men' Shocker: Betty Looks...Different?

Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Brie Dyas

So there is absolutely no polite way to put this, but let's call a spade a spade: Betty got fat.

Betty's Back ... And Looking Quite Different

Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment

Betty returned to "Mad Men" in Sunday night's episode, but she didn't look quite the same. SPOILER ALERT: If you do not wish details from the plot...

WATCH: Divorce, 'Mad Men' Style

Posted 03.29.2012 | Divorce

Last Sunday, AMC rewarded fans, who'd waited 17-months for "Mad Men's" season five return, with an answer to their long-awaited question: Did Don Drap...

How January Jones' Pregnancy Will Impact 'Mad Men'

Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment

Christina Hendricks' Joan learned that she was scandalously pregnant at the end of the most recent season of "Mad Men," but as the show's writers reco...