Of all the great shows in the recent new golden age — The Wire, Sopranos, Breaking Bad, and such — I give Mad Men a lot of credit for having separate episodes that each told their own story and had their own theme while still furthering the larger plot. Each Mad Men felt like a fulfilling hour of television on its own. I didn’t want to binge it because I enjoyed taking the time to think about that particular episode before moving on. Here’s Alan Sepinwall interviewing Netflix’s Cindy Holland about the problem of TV shows that are designed to be long movies but have forgotten how to let each episode stand on its own.