Genre: Drama | Released: 2007-2015
A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.
Stars of this Series
Mad Men Quotes
Peggy Olson: Pete, just tell the truth, don’t worry about the outcome. People respect that.
Don Draper: She is very important to me. I’m going to do what I have to.
Patty: You have no say in the affairs of this family. You’re just a man in a room with a checkbook. I’m sorry.
Peggy Olson: It’s so encouraging to see someone happily married around here.
Greg Harris: Joanie, I can’t fix anything else, but I can fix this.
Don Draper: You are the product. You feeling something. That's what sells. Not them. Not sex. They can't do what we do and they hate us for it.
Don Draper: I can't decide... if you have everything... or nothing.
Midge Daniels: I live in the moment. Nothing *is* everything.
Fred Rumsen: Bonnie Prince Sterling here thought I was a coward cause I was in the Signal Corps.
Roger Sterling: Little did I know it was only for his last sixth months.
Fred Rumsen: I think he thought I was a typist or something.
Roger Sterling: Before that Freddy was in charge of killing people. And by "people" I mean Germans. What was it, fifteen of them?
Joan Harris: Whatever could be on your mind?
Peggy Olson: Can you believe it?
Joan Harris: Happens all the time. They're all just between marriages, you know that. He'll probably make her a copywriter. He's not going to wanna be married to his secretary.
Peggy Olson: Really? Is that what he meant? "She admires you." Jesus.
Joan Harris: That's the way it works for some.
Peggy Olson: You know, I just saved this company. I signed the first new business since Lucky Strike left. But it's not as important as getting married. Again.
Joan Harris: Well, I was just made Director of Agency Operations. A title, no money of course. And if they poured champagne it must have been while I was pushing the mail cart.
Peggy Olson: A pretty face comes along and everything goes out the window.
Joan Harris: Well, I learned a long time ago to not get all my satisfaction from this job.
Peggy Olson: That's bullshit. [They both laugh]
Paul Kinsey: [singing] Ethel, go get the icepick / That Nixon guy is on TV again.