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
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In the pilot, Elizabeth Moss
wore a wiglet made from her own hair for her character's, Peggy Olson''s bangs. After the show was picked up, her actual hair was cut for the bangs. See more
Wall calendar in doctor's office reads March, 1960 when Peggy goes for a prescription for "contraceptive pills." The first birth control pill was approved by the FDA in May, 1960. See more
You don't know how to drink. Your whole generation, you drink for the wrong reasons. My generation, we drink because it's good, because it feels better than unbuttoning your collar, because we deserve it. We drink because it's what men do.
References Make Room for Daddy
On the Street Where You Live
Words by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe
Sung by Vic Damone
heard during closing credits See more