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?
This episode was included on the 2008 Emmy Awards 'For Your Consideration' DVD. The episode ended up being nominated for "Outstanding Cinematography For A One Hour Series", "Outstanding Costumes For A Series", "Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series", "Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series" and "Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-camera Series". It later won 3 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series, Outstanding Cinematography for a One-Hour Series and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. See more
The eyeglasses that several cast members are wearing have anti-reflective coatings on the lenses. You can tell by the greenish tint of the light reflections. Lenses like this were not available in the 1960's. See more
You were expecting me to be a man. My father was, too.
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