Among those who are depressed about their lives are Megan, Pete and Beth. Beyond getting what she believes are obscene phone calls, Megan is feeling that her acting career is going nowhere, especially after being duped by an unscrupulous agency who filmed a screen test for her. She feels she gets little support from her visiting mother, Marie, and Don. She uses a request from her acting friend Emily to what she hopes will be her own advantage, but she will need some help from Don to achieve her end goal, which he may not be willing to provide. Pete is still restless in his life, even more so when he sees Beth again, this time with Howard on the commuter train. He learns from Beth to where she is going which is directly related to her own depression. Her ultimate destination continues the vicious cycle which is her life. She hopes that Pete will be at least a minor sanctuary from that life. Meanwhile, Don, who refuses to see a dentist about a chronic toothache, continually sees visions... Written by
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Although credited, January Jones (Betty Francis), Jared Harris (Lane Pryce), Kiernan Shipka (Sally Draper) & Christopher Stanley (Henry Francis) do not appear in this episode. See more
When Don meets Peggy in a cinema, they stop talking as the lights go down and we hear the opening of the film - Burt Bacharach's main title music from the 1967 version of "Casino Royale". However, this film has a pre-credits sequence first, so we should have heard dialogue instead. See more
Not every little girl gets to do what they want. The world could not support that many ballerinas.
A Beautiful Mine
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