The first season of the American television drama series Mad Men premiered on July 19, and concluded on October 18, It consisted of thirteen episodes, each running approximately 47 minutes. Season one takes place between March and November It introduces the fictional advertising agency Sterling Cooper. The season begins with the new secretary, Peggy Olson, starting her first day with the firm. As the season unfolds, the mysterious backstory of enigmatic ad man Don Draper is revealed as is the growing confidence and success of Peggy Olson. The first season was highly praised for its excellence in writing, acting, and art design, as well as for its faithfulness to the era it depicted. The first season opens in March , as genius advertising executive Donald "Don" Draper meets Peggy Olson , his new secretary. They both work at the small but prestigious agency Sterling Cooper. Though Don is welcoming towards her, Peggy is subject to passive-aggressive hostility from office manager Joan Holloway and sexual harassment from her male colleagues.
Don Draper has made a career selling the promise of happiness, but the reality continues to elude him. Read Full Bio. Betty, Don's ex-wife, is a mother of three - Gene, Robert and Sally.
The hottest "Mad Men" women are easily some of the sexiest women on television with their striking beauty and dangerous curves. They may be portraying old-fashioned characters in the 's period drama but their sex appeal rivals that of anyone else on television. The hottest women of "Mad Men" have redefined what is sexy just as "Mad Men" has redefined quality television. While the s advertising agency that the series follows is definitely a man's world, in terms of eye candy actresses like January Jones, Christina Hendricks and Elisabeth Moss win hands down. These leading ladies sure don't get the respect they deserve from their male character counterparts but it's certainly not because they're not all gorgeous.
When Mad Men ended in May , Don was working out his daddy issues in a totally characteristic yoga position, and then fans had to say goodbye to one of the most influential fake companies of all time to the tune of Roger Sterling, company funeral pianist. Nothing can fill the Mad Men -sized hole in your heart except getting the whole ensemble together for a reunion to make people feel beautiful things about beans again. But since the show ended, the cast has been keeping busy. The man is famous for staring into nothing and saying it all.