Love Among the Ruins

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (1)

  • Don: Change isn't good or bad. It just is.

Notes (1)

  • Featured Music: "Bye Bye Birdie" by Ann Margaret "To Be Loved" by The Pentagons

Trivia (3)

  • Margaret's wedding invitation has the date of November 23, 1963 which is one day after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

  • Patio Diet Cola was introduced by Pepsi in 1963. Debbie Drake was their first spokeswoman and later the brand was renamed Diet Pepsi in 1964.

  • Bye Bye Birdie was a musical on Broadway that premiered in 1960. It was made into a theatrical production starring Ann-Margaret in 1963.

Allusions (2)

  • Roger: (to Betty) Oh look, Princess Grace just swallowed a basketball.
    This is a reference to Princess Grace of Monaco. Betty and her portrayor, January Jones, bear a strong resemblance to Princess Grace.

  • Love Among the Ruins is a poem by Robert Browning first published in 1855.