Emmys 2011: Best and worst
Jane Lynch meets 'Mad Men'
"Glee's" Jane Lynch doesn't get to sing much on her show, so it wasn't a surprise that Fox would have her cut loose with an opening song-and-dance number. It's an awards show staple, and Lynch traversed sets with the best of 'em, trading barbs with the boys of "The Big Bang Theory," poking fun at the 20-something high schoolers of "Friday Night Lights" and getting in a tense conversation with the cast of "Mad Men."
Though it was a bit odd to see the fourth wall of such a serious show ripped down, Lynch and Jon Hamm made it work. Lynch was from the future, poisoning the thoughts of the patriarchal advertising setting of "Mad Men" with talks of gay marriage and digital recorders that allow audiences to -- gasp -- skip the commercials.
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