Don has several opportunities to reflect on the state of his life and his future. First, he's in the process of selling his apartment. Melanie, his real estate agent, tells him what the state of his apartment displays to the outside world. Second, he's asked by Roger to prepare some materials for a McCann retreat that Roger is attending in the Bahamas, those materials which is to include a look into Sterling Cooper's future. That reflection is influenced by unofficial discussions he has on the issue with among others Peggy and Ted. Third, he has dinner with Sally and a group of her friends, before they are heading off on a summer educational tour. Sally opens up to Don about her feelings toward their family based in part on that dinner. And fourth, he gets caught up in some internal strife on those working on the Peter Pan cookie account, those people being Peggy, Pete, Mathis and Ed. Meanwhile, Betty learns that Sally has maintained a friendship over all these years with Glen Bishop,...
Did You Know?
When Joan phones her the first time, Maureen the babysitter is watching the film Harlow
(1965), which stars Martin Balsam
as producer Everett Redman. Martin Balsam is the real-life father of Talia Balsam
, who plays Roger Sterling's ex-wife Mona on Mad Men. John Slattery
, who plays Roger, is married to Talia Balsam in real life, which makes him Martin Balsam's son-in-law. See more
In Sally's bedroom, there is a BIC 4-Color Ballpoint Pen on the nightstand. That pen wasn't introduced in the US until 1971. See more
You know what I'm going to write down for my dream? I'm going to get on a bus and get away from you and mom and hopefully become a different person than you two.
Hey! I'm your father. And you may not want to listen to this, but you are like your mother and me. You're going to find that out. You're a very beautiful girl. It's up to you to be more than that.
References The Flying Nun
A Beautiful Mine
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Performed by RJD2
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