Tension is rising at the firm as the date for making their pitch to Jaguar approaches. Don and most of the creative team are huddling in the conference room trying to get it right. Another complication arises when one member of the three man panel who will select the winning agency makes it clear that if they want any chance of winning, it will be necessary for Joan to spend the night with him. Joan scoffs at the idea but in the end demands a high price for her cooperation. Peggy Olson meanwhile decides the time may be right to get a job elsewhere. Freddy Rumsen encourages her and helps her get the word out. Megan meanwhile is excited at getting a call-back for a stage play but Don is only now realizing what that implies.
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Megan Draper auditions for the Jules Feiffer play "Little Murders," which opened on Broadway in 1967 and only ran for seven performances. It was more successfully revived in 1969 Off-Broadway, with cast that included Linda Lavin, Fred Willard, and Vincent Gardenia. See more
While Harry, Peggy, and Ken are on the phone with Chevalier Blanc Cologne, you can see a close up of the speaker phone that they are using. The speaker has a logo of the Bell System that was not introduced until 1969. This episode takes place in January of 1967. See more
I feel like I shouldn't even bring this up. In fact, I don't know how to bring this up, but we're going to lose Jaguar unless an arrangement is made; and it involves you and, well... Herb.
How did that come up?
He said he was crazy about you, and then he just asked. And then I thought we were past it, but, right before we put him in a cab, he said it again. And it was quite conditional: a night with you or no vote.
Well, I'm sorry to hear that.
Anyway, if you can think of some way to break the ...
References A Hard Day's Night
You Really Got Me
Written by Ray Davies
Performed by The Kinks See more