“I like redheads. Their mouths are like a drop of strawberry jam in a glass of milk.”
Forgive me, MM writers. I love you all.
But this episode, about which I have so much more to say, seems to have a big fat continuity issue.
It is the end of the workday. Roger speaks to his wife about the weekend plans. He is then told by Bertram Cooper that the Nixon boys are coming in at the end of the week. Joan has a bag packed and is taking a train with her roommate Carol for a weekend away. No mention that she is taking a Friday off, but okay so far.
How do I know it’s Thursday? Don says to Peggy, trying to make sure she’s not working too late, “Just because tomorrow’s Friday, doesn’t mean I expect to be pulling your head off the keys in the morning”. (God, that line is a mouthful!)
That night, it’s drinks for Don and Roger, and then the disastrous dinner at the Draper’s.
The next morning, Roger offers Don a bottle and an apology. At lunch Pete exchanges a chip-and-dip for a 22-caliber rifle. (more…)