"Mad Men" fans are losing patience with Don Draper's "gloomy waitress" dates: "Set Diana on fire like now"

Less Diana and more Sally, please!

By Anna Silman
Published April 13, 2015 2:28PM (EDT)
Jon Hamm as Don Draper in "Mad Men"              (AMC/Justina Mintz)
Jon Hamm as Don Draper in "Mad Men" (AMC/Justina Mintz)

There are only five episodes of "Mad Men" left, so naturally viewers are extra sensitive about which storylines Matthew Weiner choose to focus on each week. And when last night’s episode devoted a large part of the storyline to Don's tryst with a mysterious waitress we just met (played by Elisabeth Reaser), instead of spending time with characters we've known for seven seasons -- WHERE ART THOU, SALLY DRAPER?! -- people were not exactly thrilled about it. As Logan Hill wrote in his New York Times recap, “Don’s doomy dalliance with Diana... seems to be the most divisive element of the show since Don’s Dick Whitman flashbacks.” Here's a look at some of the vitriol aimed her way:

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