How will Mad Men end? With the first of its final seven episodes airing April 5, we’ll be asking ourselves how Don, Peggy, Joan and the rest will take leave of the 1960s–and this landmark television drama. With men on the moon and Bert Cooper dead, the future is precarious even as the advertising game bursts with possibility. Which is why we’ve narrowed down options for the show’s final scene to one of the following 972 possibilities.
Just circle your favorite choices below and you’ll know how it all turns out!
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Don Draper pontificates / oozes / frowns into his convertible / fedora / palpable sense of dread before gruffly / stoically / guiltily getting back into his office / pajamas / spat with Megan / Pete / that beatnik chick from Season 1.
Meanwhile, Peggy Olson curtly / secretly / clumsily decides to vanish / breed / seethe after Sally / Ted / Pete presents / whimpers / blots on her favorite magazine / handbag / social movement.
Battling hives / rickets / restless leg syndrome, Roger Sterling takes out elegant / ingratiating / immature cuff links / highballs / secretaries before setting out on a noon / 3 a.m. / happy-hour excursion to Palm Springs / Sardi’s / Burger Chef.
TIME OF DAY
NAME OF PLACE
Finally, an astonished / overwhelmed / dubious Joan Harris takes off her lipstick / accordion / silk scarf and slinks / partners / absconds into a robust / bedraggled / curvy hairdo / love child / hideaway.
This appears in the April 13, 2015 issue of TIME.
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