The Cuban Missile Crisis is preoccupying the minds of Americans. Nuclear war is a very real possibility and as such, many are thinking about where and with whom they would want to die. Trudy wants to be with her parents, whereas Pete wants to stay in Manhattan. Father John uses the crisis as a basis for one of his sermons and also ties in with it a private conversation with Peggy about her life. Betty learns that she's pregnant and because of the state of the world and her family, she's not sure she wants to keep the baby. Coinciding with this news is Don's return back to New York, he who wants to resume his life as it was, both personally and professionally. Don's return does not alter Betty's feelings, but a night alone on the town while Don has the children gives Betty the opportunity to figure out what she wants and needs to do. At Sterling Cooper, Don is surprised by the news of the merger, whereas the accounts and creatives executives are wondering about what's going on, most ...
Did You Know?
In the hair salon Francine offers Betty a "Miltown" -stating that "It's the only thing keeping me from chewing my nails off." Miltown was one of many names given to the drug Meprobamate, a tranquilizer. Wallace laboratories named their version of the drug after the borough of Milltown, New Jersey. Meprobamate was also one of the first drugs to be widely advertised to the general public. See more
When Betty takes a drink, we see from her profile that she's holding a cigarette in her right hand, but when the camera cuts to a frontal shot, her hand is empty and the cigarette is resting in the ashtray. See more
One day you're there, and then all of a sudden, there's less of you. And you wonder where that... part went; if it's living somewhere outside of you. And you keep thinking maybe you'll get it back. And then you realize, it's just gone.
Why would you tell me that?
I'm sorry Pete.
Stranger On The Shore
Written by Acker Bilk
Performed by Acker Bilk See more