Mad Men (2007– )

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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Don Draper (86 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Peggy Olson (86 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Pete Campbell (86 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Betty Francis / ... (86 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Joan Harris / ... (86 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Ken Cosgrove (86 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Harry Crane (86 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Roger Sterling (83 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Sally Draper (83 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Bertram Cooper (74 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Henry Francis (48 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Megan Draper / ... (43 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Paul Kinsey (40 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Stan Rizzo (40 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Salvatore Romano (39 episodes, 2007-2009)
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 Lane Pryce (35 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Trudy Campbell (35 episodes, 2007-2014)
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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 Kad

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Trivia

According to Matthew Weiner, HBO would have greenlighted Mad Men if David Chase had come on board as co-showrunner with Weiner. See more »

Goofs

The picture of Pete's wife is different in later episodes than from the pilot. The picture in the pilot is obviously not the actress who plays Pete's wife (Alison Brie) most likely because she was not yet cast. See more »

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Referenced in Taxaquizzen: Episode #1.5 (2011) See more »

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A perfect cocktail of early 1960s Mad Ave Noir
8 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't watch TV drama usually, with rare exceptions: The Sopranos (especially the early seasons) and Entourage, if that counts. Mad Men is one of the most original, refreshingly dark and complex shows I've ever seen on TV. Despite its potential for soap opera story lines, it consistently transcends expectations and explores fascinating characters and a radically changing social environment in a beautifully shot, artfully designed and, above all, excellently acted manner. After watching virtually no TV recently (less than three hours per week), my wife and I have been hooked all week, catching up on every episode - although we have yet to see the first, which a technical glitch in our On Demand service is holding tantalizingly out of reach. I loved Todd Haynes' Far From Heaven, and this is like a generously extended - and in some respects even more fascinating - adjunct to that. Madison Avenue is the perfect prism through which to view the early 1960s, and Mad Men, with its post-noir, Nixon/JFK/beatnik/martini melange, is a hugely enjoyable, finely measured cocktail that leaves just the right taste in the mouth.


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