Before we say anything else about the following story, let’s start with what should be the obvious: The following comments from Kevin Rahm were not necessarily intended to be taken seriously. We’re still kind of surprised that other outlets are reporting them as such.
Basically, Rahm joked to E! News recently that he was “pitching” a “Mad Men” spin-off about Ted and Pete in Los Angeles, an “odd couple” made up of two Felixes and their various misadventures. It’s kind of a fun idea, given that these characters are popular, and we don’t quite know just what sort of play they are going to get during the show’s seventh season.
Ultimately, “Mad Men” is probably one of the last shows that will ever get a spin-off, given that the entire feel and arc of this story is really just all about Don Draper, and the period of time in which the show is filmed. You start progressing into the 1970s, and some things start to change. It’s not as interesting of an era, even if audiences are getting older and the show would be changing with them. Not all shows need to have a life after the story ends.
But with this being said, we’d love to see both Vincent Kartheiser and Rahm get an opportunity to land another major role in something else right after this ends. They are both fantastic in what they do, and deserving of almost anything that gets offered to them.
Want to read some more “Mad Men” analysis? Last month, we took a look at all of the show’s major characters and where they could be in the seventh season, and you can read all about that by heading on over here.