The Agency is looking to land an advertising contract to promote tourism to Israel. Don and his team try to come up with a theme but know so little about the country that they're stumped. So Don calls Rachel Menken to see if she has any ideas. Roger Sterling is getting tired of sneaking around with Joan Holloway and suggests she should get her own apartment but she knows better. Peggy comes up with an advertising concept during a testing session for a new line of lipsticks and she's subsequently asked to write copy. Written by
Did You Know?
The colored comic strip on the front page of the Sunday newspaper that Don Draper picks up from the table is Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz
. It was not uncommon during 1960 for the Sunday funnies to be printed in color and posted to the front page of the newspaper (to boost sales at newsstands). The most popular strip at that time was Peanuts. See more
Earlier in the episode, the year is mentioned to be 1960. Later in the episode, Joan Halloway uses the phrase "The medium is the message." This phrase was coined by Marshall McLuhan in Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, published in 1964. See more
I bet there were people walking around in the Bible complaining about kids today.
References The Best of Everything
Written by Don McLean
Performed by David Carbonara See more