The talk around the office is the business trip that Pete and Paul are going on to Los Angeles to a aeronautics convention in the hopes of gaining contracts from the emerging aerospace industry. For Paul, this trip is a good excuse not to accompany Sheila to Mississippi where she hoped he would assist her in a civil rights campaign. Family fronts are not going as well. Pete and Trudy are still arguing about their lack of progeny, Trudy wants to adopt. With the other generation, Pete is finding it difficult to relate to his mother, who still is not aware of her new poor financial situation. With the Drapers, Betty's father, Gene, has suffered a mild stroke which brings Don and Betty temporarily back together as Betty needs Don's support in visiting with her family. Although the Hofstadt family outwardly does not want to discuss the seriousness of the situation, it looks like Gene is in the early stages of Alzheimer's. Back home, away from Gene and Gloria's, Betty still does not allow ... Written by
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Glen has three comic books. Betty thumbs through "Action Comics #203" cover date April 1955 and "Showcase Presents #39" cover date August 1962. Poking out of Glen's bag is "Showcase Presents #40" cover dated October 1962.
Because comic books of the day had cover dates three months later than their release date, (e.g. October cover date means July release date) the events in this episode must take place on or after July 1962. See more
At around 37:00, Betty is standing, and has her hair tied on the back of her head. When she is sitting down, her hair is untied. See more
We're not related by blood and you love me.
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