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?
At the time the pilot was shot, the part of Trudy hadn't been cast. When Campbell speaks to her on the phone, the photo on his desk is actually of series creator Matthew Weiner's mother. 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
Have we hired any Jews?
Not on my watch!
Featured in Screenwipe: Episode #5.2
Music by Matty Malneck
and Robert Maxwell
Performed by Robert Maxwell
playing in the strip club See more