Plans are being made for the New Year's break. Don, heading to Acapulco, makes a twenty-four hour stop in Los Angeles to visit with Anna, who's broken her leg which is in a cast. The two spend the day with Anna's grown niece, Stephanie. Alone with Stephanie at the end of the evening, Don tries to seduce her, but his seduction plans change when she gives him some sobering news. Don has to figure out what to do with the news before he leaves Los Angeles. Because of the news, Don changes his New Year's plans. Back in New York, Joan and Greg want to start a family, but have to find time when both are free. Lane denies her the two days she wants in January when Greg is off, after which she expects he will be headed to Vietnam at the completion of basic training. Lane's attempt to make it up to Joan which goes slightly awry and a mishap at home combined with the underlying stress of trying to find the time with Greg finally take their toll emotionally on Joan. And Lane was supposed to go ...
Did You Know?
The film that Draper and Pryce see is "Gamera: The Giant Monster". See more
The imported Japanese monster film, Gamera, had not been released until after the date that the episode was set. See more
Nobody knows what's wrong with themselves, and everyone else can see it right away.
References The Guns of August
Written by Brian Wilson
and Roger Christian
Performed by Jan & Dean See more