Weiner was just asked about this show being Hitchcockian. This is a theme we began exploring when we looked at all the birds in this show. (I’ll retro-hyperlink.)

He says the theme of the episode (is it the 2nd?) is

A) It’s not polite to talk about yourself and

B) If you’re a woman, you cannot cry at work.

He also refers to Betty’s line at her first psychiatric session; We’re all so lucky to be here as a classic statement from a depressed person.

But I want to say this… I can’t remember what episode, and it might be the Wheel, Betty is laying on the psychiatrist’s couch in a perfect gray suit. And seeing that I can only think of Hitchcock’s women.