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
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
If Greta's research was any good I would have used it.
What are you talking about?
I'm saying I had a report just like that. And it's not like there's some magic machine that makes identical copies of things.
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