Mad Men (2007–2015)
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As Don secures an account with Conrad Hilton, Sterling and Cooper try to strong-arm Don into signing a contract. Meanwhile, Betty meets with her acquaintance from the governor's office, and Duck tries to get Peggy to leave Sterling Cooper.

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Matthew Weiner (created by), André Jacquemetton | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Hamm ... Don Draper
Elisabeth Moss ... Peggy Olson
Vincent Kartheiser ... Pete Campbell
January Jones ... Betty Draper
Christina Hendricks ... Joan Harris (credit only)
Bryan Batt ... Salvatore Romano
Michael Gladis ... Paul Kinsey
Aaron Staton ... Ken Cosgrove (credit only)
Rich Sommer ... Harry Crane
Robert Morse ... Bertram Cooper
John Slattery ... Roger Sterling
Jared Harris ... Lane Pryce
Mark Moses ... Duck Phillips
Kiernan Shipka ... Sally Draper
Chelcie Ross ... Connie
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Storyline

Don's acquaintance, Connie, better known to the rest of the world as Conrad Hilton, stops by the office on an unexpected visit. As a start, he wants to transfer the advertising business of his New York hotels to Sterling Cooper. Don is reluctant to specify the nature of Connie's visit to the staff, who are all abuzz about Don even knowing the powerful Hilton, let alone the possibility of working on a campaign for Hilton Hotels. On the pretense of the new Hilton account, Bertram, Roger and Lane discuss an administrative issue with Don. Betty gets caught in the middle of the battle between Don and the partners. Don himself gets caught up in two other unusual incidents, the first with Sally's teacher Miss Farrell, and the second with a couple he picks up who are hitchhiking to Niagara Falls. Both incidents make him ponder his future. At the office, Pete has definitely made up his mind not to accept Duck's offer for a position at Gray Advertising, especially with the possibility of the ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2009 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Peggy mentions she's read Conrad Hilton's book, she's referring to his 1959 autobiography, "Be My Guest." See more »

Goofs

The first edition of the General Mills Hostess Cookbook that is shown on the counter top in Betty's kitchen wasn't released until 1967, this point in time is 1963 as shown when Don signs his contract in front of Burt Cooper at the end of the show. See more »

Quotes

Peggy Olson: What do you want from me?
Herman 'Duck' Phillips: I wanna take you in that bedroom, lock the door, take your clothes off with my teeth, throw you on the bed and give you a go-around like you've never had.
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Soundtracks

Sixteen Tons
Written by Merle Travis (uncredited), also claimed by George S. Davis
Performed by Tennessee Ernie Ford
[Closing credits]
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Simply perfect!
15 August 2010 | by eudaimonia-639-957466See all my reviews

Mad men has quickly proved to be one of the most interesting series out there. Everything is so masterfully done - from settings to character development and story. It's just hard not to love it! True, there are some people who have issues with the series cause of the era it represents. It's not surprising, but their reactions, for me, prove only further how well Mad men is crafted... Forgetting that the show is filmed nowadays instead of in the 60s is an easy task. We should all enjoy and appreciate it! ;))

This particular episode amazed me. Its story was presented in a completely different way and still it was in the spirit of Mad men... I honestly don't know where the writers and the creator get all of those wonderful ideas, but don't care - as long as they keep up the great work!


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