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Mad Men: Season 1 (2007)




Critic Consensus: Oozing evocative early 1960s ambiance, Mad Men is a sly, subversive look at the American workplace that radiates class, wit, and an undercurrent of disaffection.


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Tv Season Info

The debut season of Matthew Weiner's intense and stylish drama follows the lives of Madison Avenue advertising executives (so-called "Mad Men") in 1960. The series centers on Don Draper (Jon Hamm), the dashing and brilliant creative director for ad agency Sterling Cooper (Season 1 accounts include Richard Nixon's presidential campaign and, appropriately, Lucky Strike, given the cigarettes smoked in nearly every scene). Don's charms extend well outside of the boardroom and into the bedroom: The … More

Genre: Drama
Network: AMC
Premiere Date: Jul 19, 2007
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John Cullum
as Lee Garner, Sr.
Andy Umberger
as Dr. Wayne
Kristoffer Polaha
as Carlton Hanson
Joel Murray
as Fred Rumsen
Jay Paulson
as Adam Whitman
Kate Norby
as Carol McCardy
Jim Abele
as Jack Kongi
Elizabeth Rice
as Margaret Sterling
Jared Harris
as Lane Pryce
Darren Pettie
as Lee Garner, Jr.
Christopher Allport
as Andrew Campbell
Crista Flanagan
as Lois Sadler
Rebecca Creskoff
as Barbara Katz
Alexis Stier
as Mirabelle Ames
Emma Roberts
as Camille
Remy Auberjonois
as Dr. Emerson
Teddy Sears
as Kicks Matherton
Bruce French
as Hugh Brody
Joe O'Connor
as Tom Vogel
Shayna Rose
as Rosemary
Megan Stier
as Eleanor Ames
Paul Keeley
as Elliot Lawrence
Randy Ogelsby
as Walter Veith
Irene Roseen
as Lily Meyer
John Walcutt
as Franklin Newcomb
Ian Bohen
as Roy Hazelitt
John Slattery
as Roger Sterling
Joseph Culp
as Archie Whitman
Ryan Cutrona
as Gene Driscoll
Allan Miller
as Abraham Menken
Mark McGann
as Old Waiter
Kiernan Shipka
as Sally Draper
Robert Morse
as Bertram Cooper
Channing Chase
as Dorothy Campbell
Jon Hamm
as Don Draper
Talia Balsam
as Mona Sterling
Bryan Batt
as Salvatore
Maggie Siff
as Rachel Menken
Bess Rous
as Marjorie
Gordana Rashovich
as Dr. Greta Guttman
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Critic Reviews for Mad Men: Season 1

All Critics (28) | Top Critics (22)

If the show can keep up this level of quality, it could wind up being one of the greats.

Full Review… | July 19, 2007
Arizona Republic
Top Critic

He's one of the head sharks in a tank of ruthless Mad men whose mission is to seduce an increasingly savvy public.

Full Review… | July 19, 2007
Boston Globe
Top Critic

It'd be very easy to be seduced by the surfaces of this vibrant show.

Full Review… | July 19, 2007
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

A dramatic exploration of a different era.

Full Review… | July 19, 2007
Christian Science Monitor

A fizzy drama that makes you smile without needing jokes.

Full Review… | July 19, 2007
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

It's a show in which everyone looks incredibly put together - crisp shirts, updos, clean diction, good posture - and yet you fear for each one's soul.

Full Review… | July 19, 2007
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

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