With the firm now handling the Ponds cold cream account, Pete is given the news that they have to let go of Clearasil - an account only half the size - despite Pete's connection to the account through his father-in-law, Tom. Pete is directed to tell Tom the news by the start of the next working day. However, Pete's news to Tom is overshadowed by news Tom has for Pete, which makes Pete forget about his task, at least for the time being. Once the news of what Tom told Pete makes the rounds at the office, everyone seems happy for Pete, with perhaps the exception of Peggy, who finds the news somewhat bittersweet. With Ponds, Fay - oops, Faye - holds a focus group with the younger secretaries of the firm. Don, Freddy and Peggy, viewing the focus group behind a two-way mirror, find the focus group illuminating, but for Don having to do with an issue not associated with the product. This revelation during the focus group leads to a frank discussion between Allison and Don. Meanwhile, Pete ...
Did You Know?
While filming this episode, Jon Hamm
asked Matthew Weiner
if Don Draper could sink any lower. (His decline and depression forms an arc in the first half of the season.) Weiner convinced him that Don would get his mojo back soon. See more
When Pete goes home to see Trudy after learning of her pregnancy, Pete's lips do not move and the voice is obviously not his when he calls her name. See more
Elderly Man, Apartment Neighbor
Did you get pears?
Elderly Woman, Apartment Neighbor
We'll discuss it inside.
A Beautiful Mine
Written and performed by RJD2
(opening credits) See more