Don and Betty Draper have an argument when it becomes apparent that he doesn't want to spend Thanksgiving with her family and she plans on going only with the children. He also learns some information about his brother Adam. Pete Campbell confirms that he has landed an account from his father-in-law for a new skin care product called Clearasil. He objects however when Don gives the account to Peggy Olson, whom he has just promoted to junior copywriter. Peggy proves her mettle in auditions for the weight loss device but later is feeling unwell and goes to the hospital where she is given some shocking news. Don comes up with a brilliant presentation for Kodak on a new wheel-like storage device for a slide projector that he dubs The Carousel.
Did You Know?
When Pete Campbell protests being teamed up with Peggy Olson ("some little girl"), Draper tells him to "give back that copy of Ayn Rand
". He's likely talking about Rand's dystopian "Atlas Shrugged", in which the woman railroad exec Dagny Taggart joins forces with a steel magnate against an increasingly unfree world - implying Campbell should take it as a hint about Peggy's true potential. See more
The date is Wednesday, November 23, 1960, Thanksgiving eve. In the last scene Don sits on the stairs as the camera pulls back and Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" begins to play. That song wasn't recorded until November 14, 1962 and not released until May 27, 1963 on the "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" album. See more
Nostalgia - it's delicate, but potent. Teddy told me that in Greek, "nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound." It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone. This device isn't a spaceship, it's a time machine. It goes backwards, and forwards... it takes us to a place where we ache to go again. It's not called the wheel, it's called the carousel. It let's us travel the way a child travels - around and around, and back home again, to a place where we know are ...
A Beautiful Mine
Written by RJD2
Performed by RJD2
Series theme music played over opening credits See more