"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner sheds some light on what to expect during the final season of the award-winning drama in a new interview with BuzzFeed. In typical Weiner style, though, he didn't give away too much, but did offer some little nuggets for viewers to think about. One of which involves the Beatles.
Weiner likened the show's final season to the Fab Four's "Abbey Road," saying, "Looking at that last album, even though it's not the last album released, there is something about that medley that is, to me, the apex of the collaborative experience that they had as a band, the differences that they had as a band, and I just always loved that the album actually ends, almost like The Sopranos did, in the middle of a song. It's just, 'Cut!' You know, that last note of 'Her Majesty'? So I just admire it in artistic expressionism, looking at wrapping up the show. I'm writing an ending, and it will, whether I like it or not, frame the entire 92-hour experience of the show in some way. So, I was impressed with how the Beatles dealt with that responsibility.
When asked what viewers should be thinking about entering into the show's final season, Weiner said, "I think they should expect, as much as they can, to see our version of resolution. But what I'm really interested in is the last chapter, not in these people's lives, but what we know about in these people's lives."
AMC, meanwhile, gave a glimpse into what to expect during season with a short teaser, released last week.
"Mad Men" returns April 13 at 10 p.m. ET on AMC for the first of seven episodes. The second set of seven episodes will run in 2015.
Go here for more of BuzzFeed's interview with Weiner and check out photos from season 7 below: