In 1960 New York City - the high-powered and glamorous "Golden Age" of advertising - Don Draper, the biggest ad man in the business, struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels. Written by
Did You Know?
was adamant in his casting process that there should be no British actors playing Americans in the first few episodes. He didn't want any distractions caused by accents. See more
A secretary is shown using an IBM Selectric II typewriter, which was introduced in 1971. The show is set in 1960. (The DVD commentary notes they were aware of the anachronism. However, period-correct typewriters were not practical to use when filming) See more
Dr. Greta Guttman
Before the war, when I studied with Edler in Vienna, we postulated that what Freud called the "death wish" is as powerful in life as those for sexual reproduction, and physical sustenance.
Freud, you say. What agency is he with?
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Band Of Gold
Written by Robert Musel
and Jack Taylor
Performed by Don Cherry
with Ray Conniff
& his Orchestra
playing in the lounge during the very first scene of the story See more