Mad Men: Season 1, Episode 3

Marriage of Figaro (2 Aug. 2007)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 869 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 5 critic

Pete Campbell returns from his honeymoon with tall tales and a big grin on his face. He does tell Peggy Olson that their fling before his marriage was for one night only. Don Draper runs ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(creator),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 662 titles
created 11 Dec 2011
 
a list of 13 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 405 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 80 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Marriage of Figaro (02 Aug 2007)

Marriage of Figaro (02 Aug 2007) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mad Men.
« Previous Episode | 3 of 81 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Pete Campbell returns from his honeymoon with tall tales and a big grin on his face. He does tell Peggy Olson that their fling before his marriage was for one night only. Don Draper runs into an old army buddy who knows him under the name of Dick Whitman. He also takes a tour of Rachel Menken's store but in a private moment, their mutual attraction becomes evident. The Drapers have friends over for their daughter's birthday party, including the divorcée who lives down the street. Don however is obviously unhappy with his lot in life and seems to be carrying a burden that is not apparent. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 August 2007 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

IBM did not move to Armonk until 1964. See more »

Goofs

When Harry Crane is eating a Stick candy in Pete Campbell's office it's full one minute then half gone then full again. See more »

Quotes

Don Draper: [to Rachel Menkin] What is this? You can't convince me for a second that you were ever unloved.
[he pulls her closer and they kiss]
See more »

Connections

References Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Le nozze di Figaro: Overture
(uncredited)
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as W.A. Mozart)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A foreshadowing of things to come...
5 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Seeing as how I am watching Season 1 and Season 4 at the same time, I can say that this episode is really amazing. It shows Don and Betty's 'perfect' suburban life, yet is also shows an underlying tension between both of them, tension that will only rise and become their central conflict in the future. Also, this episode we get the introduction to Don Draper's mystery life, who was he before? All of these story lines, together with Sally Draper's birthday party, which shows us how life in the suburbs and how couples treated each other back then, were powerful. Here we have an episode that is surely to be looked upon in the future as saying 'Ah, here is where it all started'.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How can Megan afford a place in Laurel Canyon? sonofspam1972
Why is Don still being shown wearing a hat? makaii
Does Don enjoy his reputation? susanemccool
Don's True Identity tjshan1214
Playboy magazine? notorious918
A couple of things.. chuckkane
Discuss Marriage of Figaro (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page