Mad Men: Season 1, Episode 1

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (19 Jul. 2007)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama
8.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 1,473 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 11 critic

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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Related News

Fey Steals Show With 30 Rock At Emmys
| WENN

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4 titles
created 20 Jan 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 06 Feb 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 06 Oct 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 21 Jan 2013
 
a list of 60 titles
created 17 May 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (19 Jul 2007)

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (19 Jul 2007) on IMDb 8.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mad Men.

User Polls

1 of 92 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

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 Official Site

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 July 2007 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

'Mad men' was a slang term coined in the 1950s by advertisers working on Madison Avenue to refer to themselves. See more »

Goofs

In March, 1960 Don Draper says "It's not like there's a magic machine that makes identical copies of things." The Xerox copier was introduced in 1959. See more »

Quotes

Salvatore Romano: [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.
See more »

Connections

Featured in The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Caravan
(uncredited)
Written by Juan Tizol
Performed by Gordon Jenkins
Background music heard near the end of the story, while Don Draper is traveling on his way home
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
That weird, orchestral music toward the end
22 October 2013 | by (Westminster, CA, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I have watched this series from start (this episode) till the end of season 5. I'm waiting with bated breath to watch season 6. But starting the series again for like the third time, and just having seen this first episode again, I'm going to claim said episode as my favorite, at least so far. Being the episode that introduced SO many important characters to the show, this just crackled. Loved everyone, even Peter Campbell. But, right around 45 minites in, with the episode timing in at 47 minites +, there's this orchestral music that starts to play, that is not only beautiful, but seems to go on and on in violin, "swirls" if you will. Those sounds totally got me, if the episode I just witnessed wasn't enough already. So far, my favorite episode!


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What is your favorite season ending? robby-light
so retarded elvivilep
Rank the seasons leuou
January Jones, what say you? IheartCali5882
All Caught Up! Now More Questions. lydiagaebe-169-197169
Don and Betty reunite in the end? hiachoag-1
Discuss Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page