For the Heineken beer account, Don and Duck think that targeting upper class suburban housewives is the approach to take. True to their thoughts, Betty even ends up buying Heineken for a small company dinner party. When an inside joke is made at the party about her buying Heineken, Betty uses this situation to later confront Don with her knowledge of his affair with Bobbie Barrett. Don denies everything, although Betty deep in her heart knows the truth. She searches for conclusive evidence of the affair, without luck. But Betty makes a short term decision about their marriage. With other work goings-on, Harry is chastised for a faux pas regarding airing a Maytag commercial on a television movie Maytag deemed unsuitable. Harry, working alone, pleads for extra help for the fledgling television department. Roger denies his request but does allow Harry to co-opt someone from the secretarial staff to assist in at least reading scripts. Thinking it sound interesting, Joan volunteers. She ... Written by
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The title of this episode has at least two meanings. It refers explicitly to the Catholic youth dance that Peggy helps publicize. It also refers to the 1955 Walter Lord book (and the movie that was made from it, A Night to Remember
(1958)) about the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic, an apt reference because what happens to Don and Betty in this episode spells the moment when their marriage starts "sinking" irrevocably. Walter Lord wrote "A Night to Remember" while he was working as a copy writer at a New York advertising agency. See more
When Don goes into the office kitchen late at night, there's a box of Mister Salty pretzels - a Nabsico product not introduced until 1966, four years after scene was set. See more
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