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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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
In the opening, Don asks Sam the waiter to light his cigarette. Don raises his left hand and cups it around Sam's lighter. The camera reverses angle and now Don's left hand is on the table top. See more
[to Don after sex
You know the rules, I don't make plans and I don't make breakfast.
References Make Room for Daddy
A Beautiful Mine
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