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For Those Who Think Young 

On Valentine's Day, the staff of the Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency is hustling and checking out the newest office equipment. Don and Duck clash over an account, and Betty hears from an old friend.



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It's Valentine's Day 1962, approximately 15 months since we last saw these cast of characters. On personal fronts, Don and Betty seem to have settled into an agreement of sorts that Don will try to be a better husband and father. Although Don makes a romantic gesture for Valentine's - dinner and a hotel stay at the Savoy Hotel - both Betty and Don realize there are still unspoken problems in their marriage. Joan and Roger have cooled off their romance, with Joan now actively dating. Pete and Trudy have worked out their early problems to now have what seems to be a supportive marriage, although the one stress in their lives is that they have not yet conceived a baby. And after an undisclosed leave of absence, Peggy has returned to her copy writers job at Sterling Cooper. There is much speculation among the men at the office as to Peggy's obvious weight loss, some speculating - correctly - that she had a baby, but wrong in that it is Don's (what else could explain Peggy's meteoric rise ... Written by Huggo

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27 July 2008 (USA)  »

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This episode takes place in February 1962. See more »


Near the end of the story, which takes place during February 1962, Don Draper is at home watching The Donna Reed Show. The episode that he's watching is from Season 7, and originally aired 25 February 1965. The Donna Reed Show was only up to Season 4, during February 1962. See more »


Harry Crane: I'm telling you, Draper knocked her up. She goes away for a couple of months, drops about 9 pounds, 8 ounces, comes back with a job.
Paul Kinsey: Don's been screwing me for the last 3 years. I've got nothing.
Pete Campbell: What's everybody laughing at?
Ken Cosgrove: The great debate wages on about Peggy Olson's charmed career.
Pete Campbell: Fat farm. I thought we had verification.
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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »


My Last Love
Performed by Benny Green and Tony Crombie
[Playing in Pete and Trudy's apartment]
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Season Two Premiere Episode
27 July 2008 | by See all my reviews

The show picks up two years after the end of Season One and things seem to be going the same, but with a little different. New technology enters the picture as well as the stalling marriage of Don and Betty.

Don Draper is still the man on top of the ad agency but there are still men trying to take him out. Plus, the whole baby storyline from last season between Peggy and Pete has yet to be discussed.

The first episode of season two is a slow-burner, answering hardly any of the burning questions from Season One. However, I am sure the writers know how to hook the viewer in before the knockout punch.

Great episode to start the second season.

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