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25th Aug '16 6:12:13 PM lalaTKG
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---> '''Meredith''': ''(After Caroline has stated Roger's schedule))'' I translated your speech into Pig Latin.

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---> '''Meredith''': ''(After Caroline has stated Roger's schedule))'' schedule)'' I translated your speech into Pig Latin.
20th Dec '15 10:28:34 PM dmcreif
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb2pVuXHjlg Don Draper takes speed]], and what happens afterwards is epic, with Don sprinting around the corner, then casually walking through the doorway to give a classic, impassioned Don Draper speech that makes NO damn sense, almost as if Don is doing a parody of himself with that speech.
13th Dec '15 6:38:19 PM dmcreif
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** [[spoiler:Even her death is funny, at least at first. It culminates in the removal of her body viewed in complete silence [[FunnyBackGroundEvent from inside the conference room]], with the staff trying to remove her from the building without their clients noticing, with Harry finally adding dialogue about the afghan they've stolen from his office.]]

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** [[spoiler:Even Even her death is funny, at least at first. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjInPSmSZW8 It culminates in the removal of her body viewed in complete silence silence]] [[FunnyBackGroundEvent from inside the conference room]], with the staff trying to remove her from the building without their clients noticing, with Harry finally adding dialogue about the afghan they've stolen from his office.]]



-->'''Don:''' I'd ask my secretary to do it, [[spoiler:but she's dead]].

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-->'''Don:''' I'd ask my secretary to do it, [[spoiler:but but she's dead]].dead.



** When Peggy finds that [[spoiler: Miss Blankenship is dead]] she hurries to Don's office and finds Sally sitting at his desk. Before quickly leaving she turns back to sternly tell her "Do NOT come out of there!" and Sally snaps back "I know!"

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** When Peggy finds that [[spoiler: Miss Blankenship is dead]] dead she hurries to Don's office and finds Sally sitting at his desk. Before quickly leaving she turns back to sternly tell her "Do NOT come out of there!" and Sally snaps back "I know!"
12th Dec '15 7:01:19 PM dmcreif
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* Everyone's respective reactions to Ann Margret singing the opening titles to ''Theatre/ByeByeBirdie''

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIEJctXNb3c Everyone's respective reactions reactions]] to Ann Margret Ann-Margret singing the opening titles to ''Theatre/ByeByeBirdie''
11th Dec '15 8:42:56 AM dmcreif
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* Almost anything out of Roger Sterling's mouth.

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* Almost In general, anything out of Roger Sterling's mouth.Sterling says has a tendency to be funny. Here are some of his best lines:



** "Well, it's official. Friday, December 13, 1963. Four guys shot their own legs off."

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** "Well, it's official. official: Friday, December 13, 1963. Four guys shot their own legs off."



** "I know cooler heads should prevail, but am I the only one who wants to see this?"

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** "I "[[PassthePopcorn I know cooler heads should prevail, but am I the only one who wants to see this?"this?]]"



* Matt Weiner [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVfbAgTHMVY reflecting]] about his character: "Asking Don Draper about sex is just like asking Michael Phelps about swimming... It's just what he does."

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* Matt Matthew Weiner [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVfbAgTHMVY reflecting]] about his character: "Asking Don Draper about sex is just like asking Michael Phelps about swimming... It's just what he does."



* Roger introducing himself to representatives of Richard Nixon's presidential campaign after walking up 23 floors of stairs, by [[spoiler: puking his oyster and vodka lunch]].

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* Roger introducing himself to representatives of Richard Nixon's presidential campaign after walking up 23 floors of stairs, by [[spoiler: puking vomiting out his oyster and vodka lunch]].lunch, due to Don having arranged for the elevator to be "out of service".



* Joan's reaction:
-->"One minute you're on top of the world. Next minute, some secretary's running you over with a lawnmower."

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* Joan's **Joan's reaction:
-->"One minute you're on top of the world. Next minute, some secretary's running you over with a lawnmower.""



* Peggy and her minion's new RunningGag:
-->'''Peggy''': JOOOOOHNNN.\\
'''Joey''': MAAAARSHAA.
** They're doing the voices from comedian Stan Freberg's hit novelty song "John and Marsha" (the moaning sounds in the voices simulate orgasm even though the two names are the only words on the entire record - scandalous for its day); Freberg, by the way, was also a famous pioneer of comedic advertising, including bits that are still regarded as classics - as an interesting parallel to Don Draper, in real life Freberg won over 20 Clio awards and steadfastly refused to do tobacco commercials.

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* Peggy and her minion's minion have a new RunningGag:
-->'''Peggy''': JOOOOOHNNN.\\
JOOOOOHNNN!\\
'''Joey''': MAAAARSHAA.
** They're
MAAAARSHAA!
**To explain: they're
doing the voices from comedian Stan Freberg's hit novelty song "John and Marsha" (the moaning sounds in the voices simulate orgasm orgasm, even though the two names are the only words on the entire record - something that was quite scandalous for in its day); Freberg, by the way, was also a famous pioneer of comedic advertising, including bits that are still regarded as classics - as an interesting parallel to Don Draper, in real life Freberg won over 20 Clio awards and steadfastly refused to do tobacco commercials.



** Drunk. And they intended to go see ''The Umbrellas of Cherbourg''. The movie they're actually seeing? ''{{Gamera}}''!

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** Drunk.**And they're drunk. And they intended to go see ''The Umbrellas of Cherbourg''. The movie they're actually seeing? ''{{Gamera}}''!



* Danny Siegel's hilariously uninspiring portfolio in "Waldorf Stories":

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* Danny Siegel's hilariously uninspiring portfolio in "Waldorf Stories":



* The flashback of how Don got started at Sterling Cooper: [[spoiler:Roger got totally hammered during their meeting and hired him, despite being thoroughly unimpressed with his work. And in the same episode, Don's drinking forces him into a similar corner.]]

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* The flashback of how Don got started at Sterling Cooper: [[spoiler:Roger Roger got totally hammered during their meeting and hired him, despite being thoroughly unimpressed with his work. And in the same episode, Don's drinking forces him into a similar corner.]]



* Don and Betty talking on the phone after FBI agents check in with her to ask whether or not Don is a [[RedScare secret Communist]], and asks questions [[ObliviousGuiltSlinging that throw Betty off because they remind her]] of [[spoiler:[[DeadPersonImpersonation the fact that he is actually Dick Whitman]]]]. As the conversation progresses:

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* Don and Betty talking on the phone after the FBI agents check in with her to ask whether or not Don is a [[RedScare secret Communist]], and asks questions [[ObliviousGuiltSlinging that throw Betty off because they remind her]] of [[spoiler:[[DeadPersonImpersonation the fact that he is actually Dick Whitman]]]]. As the conversation progresses:



** How can you forget "Zou Bisou Bisou" as sung by Megan? To some it may be FetishFuel but for others, it was that kind of CMOF that comes once in a lifetime.

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** How can you forget "Zou Bisou Bisou" as sung by Megan? To I know some it may be FetishFuel but for others, it was that kind of CMOF that comes once in a lifetime.



* The scene with Pete at a brothel and the prostitute trying out different roles to play for him pretty much tells you everything about him.

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* The scene with Pete where Pete's at a brothel and the there's a prostitute trying out different roles to play for him pretty much tells you everything about him.



* Lane fighting with his fists up in the old "Queensbury Rules" boxing stance.

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* Lane fighting Pete with his fists up in the old "Queensbury Rules" boxing stance.



* * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxyoYu32ecM LSD]], including hearing an orchestra from a beer bottle, inhaling a cigarette, and seeing Bert Cooper's face on a dollar bill.

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* * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxyoYu32ecM LSD]], including hearing LSD]]. He hears an orchestra from a beer bottle, inhaling inhales a cigarette, cigarette with a harmonica sound effect, has an out-of-body experience, and seeing sees Bert Cooper's face on a dollar bill.



** Not to mention hallucinating the entire 1919 World Series while in the bathtub.

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** Not to mention hallucinating the entire 1919 World Series while in from the bathtub.



* Megan's French Canadian father, Dr. Calvet has this gaffe with the English language as he tells Don:

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* Megan's French Canadian father, Dr. Calvet Calvet, has this gaffe with the English language as he tells Don:



'''Dr.Calvet:''' What? It's true.\\

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'''Dr. Calvet:''' What? It's true.\\



* Pete cajoling Dr. Calvet, who is completely caught off guard but [[ActuallyPrettyFunny amused later]] by his insincere, capitalist flattery. "And that is what I do"
* Roger's jaw-droppingly offensive selling to Ginsberg why he should come up with ideas to sell a Jewish wine.

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* Pete cajoling Dr. Calvet, who is completely caught off guard but [[ActuallyPrettyFunny amused later]] by his insincere, capitalist flattery. "And that is what I do"
do".
* Roger's jaw-droppingly offensive selling to Michael Ginsberg why he should come up with ideas to sell a Jewish wine.



* Roger Sterling celebrates Pearl Harbor Day: He starts drinking at 7:55 AM and then traipses around the office in a formal [[http://static.businessinsider.com/image/4fb9d64b69beddc75c00000c/image.jpg Christmas-themed Hawaiian shirt over a button down and tie]].

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* Roger Sterling celebrates Sterling's method of celebrating Pearl Harbor Day: He starts drinking at 7:55 AM and then traipses around the office in a formal [[http://static.businessinsider.com/image/4fb9d64b69beddc75c00000c/image.jpg Christmas-themed Hawaiian shirt over a button down and tie]].



* Most of the male characters' new post "Summer of Love" hairstyles and facial hair debuting in the season 6 premiere episode, from Pete, Roger and Harry's sideburns to the mustaches on Ginsburg and Peggy's boyfriend Abe to the mountain man beard on Stan Rizzo.

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* Most of the male characters' new post "Summer of Love" hairstyles and facial hair debuting in the season 6 premiere episode, from Pete, Roger and Harry's sideburns to the mustaches on Ginsburg Ginsberg and Peggy's boyfriend Abe to the mountain man beard on Stan Rizzo.
8th Dec '15 2:23:10 PM dmcreif
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* Roger's acid trip, including hearing an orchestra from a beer bottle, inhaling a cigarette, and seeing Cooper's face on a dollar bill.

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* Roger's acid trip, * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxyoYu32ecM LSD]], including hearing an orchestra from a beer bottle, inhaling a cigarette, and seeing Bert Cooper's face on a dollar bill.



-->'''Roger Sterling:''' Well Dr. Leary, I find your product boring.



* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxyoYu32ecM LSD]]. Among other things, he imagines himself with a split of silver and black hair, hears music come out of a liquor bottle, his cigarette takes on the properties of a harmonica, and he has an out-of-body experience watching himself dance with his wife.
-->'''Roger Sterling:''' Well, Dr. Leary, I find your product boring.
8th Dec '15 12:41:40 PM dmcreif
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxyoYu32ecM LSD]]. Among other things, he imagines himself with a split of silver and black hair, hears music come out of a liquor bottle, his cigarette takes on the properties of a harmonica, and he has an out-of-body experience watching himself dance with Joan.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxyoYu32ecM LSD]]. Among other things, he imagines himself with a split of silver and black hair, hears music come out of a liquor bottle, his cigarette takes on the properties of a harmonica, and he has an out-of-body experience watching himself dance with Joan.his wife.
8th Dec '15 8:40:21 AM dmcreif
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** "One minute you're on top of the world. Next minute, some secretary's running you over with a lawnmower." Even Don finds it funny.

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** "One * Joan's reaction:
-->"One
minute you're on top of the world. Next minute, some secretary's running you over with a lawnmower." Even Don finds it funny."
4th Dec '15 6:43:47 PM dmcreif
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes LSD]]. Among other things, he imagines himself with a split of silver and black hair, hears music come out of a liquor bottle, his cigarette takes on the properties of a harmonica, and he has an out-of-body experience watching himself dance with Joan.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes takes]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxyoYu32ecM LSD]]. Among other things, he imagines himself with a split of silver and black hair, hears music come out of a liquor bottle, his cigarette takes on the properties of a harmonica, and he has an out-of-body experience watching himself dance with Joan.
4th Dec '15 6:37:03 PM dmcreif
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpWlKCfSPcU Roger Sterling takes LSD]]. Among other things, he imagines himself with a split of silver and black hair, hears music come out of a liquor bottle, his cigarette takes on the properties of a harmonica, and he has an out-of-body experience watching himself dance with Joan.
-->'''Roger Sterling:''' Well, Dr. Leary, I find your product boring.
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