Bert, Pete and Joan work with an underwriter to prepare SCDP's public offering, which is unknown to the other partners. If they get what they want, this public offering would make each of the partners a millionaire. Over at CGC, Ted deals with the news that fellow partner Frank Gleason is suffering from pancreatic cancer, which makes Ted think about the viability of their company. Otherwise, the thoughts in both offices are on cars. Herb Rennet at Jaguar has requested a business dinner with Don and Roger, which Don is dreading if only for his disdain for Herb and by association the Jaguar account. And CGC has lost the Alfa Romeo account. However, CGC is one of three short listed companies up for the account all advertising firms would do anything for: General Motors, to promote Chevy's yet unnamed new vehicle. Through a personal contact, Roger, unilaterally, maneuvers an unofficial meeting with Mikey O'Brien of Chevrolet. This news does not sit well with Ted, until... Meanwhile, ... Written by
Did You Know?
The closing theme (as Peggy types the press release) is an original series composition - a blend of "Autumn Leaves" by Cannonball Adderley
(1958, with Miles Davis
) and "Tropicando" by Les Baxter
& 101 Strings Orchestra (1970). See more
I want to make it clear: Unless this works, I'm against it.
I was just saying the same thing.
References The Graduate