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For someone who adamantly hates spoilers, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has pretty much been telegraphing Sunday's episode all season long.

(And speaking of spoilers, this is where you should tune out if you haven't seen "Commissions and Fees.")

True, Weiner and his team of writers would probably prefer the word "foreshadowing." But ultimately, Lane Pryce's suicide — while haunting, powerful and sad — didn't really catch us off guard. We knew Lane (Jared Harris) wouldn't live to see the end of the episode as soon as Don asked him to resign. In fact, Lane's fate was sealed the moment he forged that check — and perhaps hinted at even earlier.

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