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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The pilot was filmed in New York while all subsequent episodes are filmed in Los Angeles. See more
Secretary shown using an IBM Selectric II typewriter. The Selectric II was introduced in 1971. The show is set in 1960. (In a commentary on the Season One DVD, the show's creator notes that while he is aware of the anachronism and usually quite particular about being period-correct, the typewriter models of the period posed many technical problems for filming, not the least of which was the noise created.) See more
You were expecting me to be a man. My father was, too.
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