The lives of the men and women who work in an advertising agency in New York in the 1960s. The agency is enjoying success, but the advertising game becomes more competitive as the industry develops. The agency must adapt to ensure its survival. Don Draper is a talented ad executive at the top of his game, but the secrets from his past and his present threaten to topple his work and family life. Written by
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In 2012, costume designer Janie Bryant
told "Slate" that she always repeats one of Peggy's costumes from the previous season during the next season's premiere. Bryant said that she "[loves] that tradition for Peggy because I think that this all is really based in reality. That's what we would do in real life: We repeat our clothes." See more
IBM Selectric IIs are shown used in the offices. They weren't available until the 1970s. Mad Men takes place in the 60s. See more
A Beautiful Mine
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