Betty is going to Weight Watchers to deal with her weight issue. Whether she wants to admit it or not, she is aware that her envy of Megan is part of her unhappiness and associated eating and weight gain. After an incident with Megan (of which Megan herself is unaware), Betty decides to use Sally as a pawn, which places Sally, Don and Megan in the middle of Betty's game, of which only Don seems aware. At the office, Roger is hustling for the Manischewitz wine account to show that he, beyond financing the company, is still useful in a day-to-day sense, and to show that Pete, who has lined up a potential major New York Times article featuring SCDP, is not the SCDP wunderkind he makes himself out to be. Roger's plan, the creatives for which he plans to pawn off as his own to the clients, includes the use of both Jane and Ginsberg, which doesn't sit well with Peggy or ultimately with Jane. And Don decides to go back into the creative realm, coming up with an idea at a brainstorming ... Written by
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When working on a project involving a product named "Sno-Ball" one of the ad men suggests naming a pig that, but doesn't give a reason. In fact, Snowball is the name of a pig who is one of the main characters in George Orwell's classic anti-Communist novel ANIMAL FARM. See more
At the beginning of this episode, Don Draper is seen checking colour proofs of ads. However, digital proofs of the kind were most definitely not available in 1966. He should have been looking at Cromalin or Geva analog proofs. See more
They make wine for Jews, and now they're making one they want to sell to normal people. You know what I mean - people like me.
References Dark Shadows
"Sweepin' the Clouds Away"
Music & lyrics by Sam Coslow
Performed by Maurice Chevalier See more