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
Where The Truth Lies ...
Did You Know?
wrote the pilot of Mad Men in 1999 while working on the Ted Danson sitcom Becker
(1998). In 2002, Weiner sent the pilot as a writing sample to David Chase, who created The Sopranos
(1999). See more
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
Referenced in Face Off: Twisted Tales
A Beautiful Mine
Composed by Rjd2
Performed by Rjd2
[theme music performed over opening titles] See more