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?
'Mad men' was a slang term coined in the 1950s by advertisers working on Madison Avenue to refer to themselves. 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
[replying to Dr. Guttman's statement about smoking and a death wish
So we're supposed to believe that people are living one way and secretly thinking the exact opposite? That's ridiculous.
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Music by Matty Malneck
and Robert Maxwell
Performed by Robert Maxwell
playing in the strip club See more