Pete Campbell oversteps the mark when he pitches an idea for ad campaign to the head of Bethlehem Steel without telling Don Draper. Draper wants him fired but learns a lesson in corporate politics. Pete's wife wants to buy a Manhattan apartment but he has to approach his cold and distant parents for a loan. Pete's in-laws, however, are more forthcoming.
Did You Know?
Early in the episode, it is suggested that a client go see the musical "Bye Bye Birdie". Later, Don and Roger grumble about how even in biblical times there were probably men complaining about kids. While not specifically mentioned, the musical features a song called "What's the Matter with Kids Today?" See more
At various stages of the discussion between Peter Campbell and his wife regarding the purchase of their co-op apartment, they discuss down payments and mortgages. In 1960, the buyer would have been expected to pay the total amount up front for a co-op. See more
[talking about Pete Campbell
He's essential to the process. We're probably luckier to have him than you are.
Oh I doubt that.
Well, maybe you're right.
Liebesträume No. 3
Written by Franz Liszt See more