Music played during episode:
Let's Twist Again by Chubby Checker
Song of India (Song of the Indian Guest) by Rimsky-Korsakov
Mohawk Airlines was the first American airline to hire an African American flight attendant.
Don: 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.
Peggy: Sex sells.
Don: Says who? Just so you know, the people who talk that way think that monkeys can do this. They take all this monkey crap and stick it in a briefcase, completely unaware that their success depends on something more than shoeshine.
Doctor: So, Mr. Draper, you haven't had a physical in quite some time.
Don Draper: Yeah. I eat a lot of apples.
Season one ended on Thanksgiving, 1960. Season two begins on Valentine's Day, 1962. Fifteen months have passed in between.
"A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy" aired on CBS and NBC on February 14, 1962. It is said that three out of four television viewers tuned in to watch it. It was the first news documentary that focused on a female audience-- something that is reflected in the episode of Mad Men by the attention of the female characters and the relative disinterest of the male characters watching it.
Don Draper reads a fragment of Meditations in an Emergency, a book by the New York poet Frank O'Hara (1926-1966).