Duck is facing pressures both at home and at work. On a Memorial Day holiday visit from his children, he learns that his ex-wife is planning on remarrying. At the office, he is still smarting from the loss of the American Airlines account, from which much tension still exists between himself and Don. Roger orders a truce between the two, who comply. More work stress is added on Duck's plate when one of Sterling Cooper's largest clients, Playtex, who has been happy with their advertising thus far, have of late aspired to the edgier advertising of their competitor, Maidenform. Ultimately, the stress for Duck becomes too much, Duck's dog Chauncy taking the initial hit. With the Playtex account, Peggy has been shut out by "the boys" in providing any meaningful input and even asks for advice from Joan on how to infiltrate the boys' network. But working on the account for Clearasil, the client of who is Pete's father-in-law, Peggy does develop a new concept that plays well at least ... Written by
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This is the first episode to feature the work of long-time Buffy the Vampire Slayer
(1997) writer-producer Marti Noxon
who joins the crew as a consulting producer. Noxon would stay on the show until the end of the third season. See more
As the emcee introduces the veterans and active soldiers at the country club, many of the uniformed soldiers are wearing their hats. Hats are not to be worn inside. See more
[Don's secretary is completely sunburned after a day at the beach
Has your wife seen that yet? Do me a favor. Let me be there when it happens.
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A Beautiful Mine
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