When Don invites Roger home for dinner, too much alcohol fuels repercussions between Don and Betty and between Don and Roger. Joan puts Roger off for the weekend, spending time with her roommate Carol instead. Pete exchanges a wedding gift for a rifle, and then shares a hunting fantasy with Peggy. Bertram Cooper arranges for the Nixon campaign to meet with him, Roger, Don, and Pete. Written by
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Show creator Matt Weiner
told Vanity Fair magazine that the "chip and dip" tray wedding present that Pete returns in this episode had actually been a wedding gift to Weiner's parents. See more
After informing Peggy Olsen she wouldn't need to thank her bosses for offering her a chance to write about lipsticks, Joan Holloway remarks that "Well you know what they say. 'The medium is the message.'" This phrase was first introduced in Marshall MacLuhan's Book "Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man" which was published in 1964, four years after this episode takes place. See more
You ever been hunting, Peggy?
No, I don't think so.
You either have or you haven't. I went a couple of times with my uncle. New Hampshire.
I saw my cousin shoot a rabbit by Coney Island.
It's an incredible sensation. You have to be very quiet. Take it down with the first shot or you scare it away. And sometimes you have to go up and finish it off. Then you tie it to the bumper, and you go home. But you know what I've always wanted to do? I would pick it up throw its back legs over my shoulder ...
References The Honeymooners
Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)
Written by Luigi Astore, Riccardo Morbelli
, and Eddie Stanley
Performed by Rosemary Clooney
played over closing credits See more