Megan has second thoughts on her career path after the success with Heinz but finds it difficult to tell Don. Peggy, unwittingly caught between the two when Megan's lie comes to light, finally lets her frustrations be known to both Megan and Don. Pete finds that his increasing success at the firm does not fill the emptiness of his life. After a chance encounter one evening with a neighbor, he becomes obsessed with wanting to repeat the experience. Don returns to creative work full throttle, only to find the cultural changes of the 1960s have left him behind.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these albums...

Revolver
performed by The Beatles

  • Date:
  • Type: Album
This Album is referred to by Lady Lazarus part of Mad Men Season 5
Megan gives Don The Beatles album, 'Revolver', to listen to, to help him learn more about the music of the day.

It plays these songs...

Tomorrow Never Knows
performed by The Beatles

This Song is played in Lady Lazarus part of Mad Men Season 5
Megan gives Don an album by The Beatles to listen to, to help him learn more about the music of the day. She tells him to start with the first song, 'Tomorrow Never Knows'. Don listens briefly before turning it off and going to bed.

It refers to these poetry...

Lady Lazarus
written by

This Poem is referred to by Lady Lazarus part of Mad Men Season 5
The title of this episode is named after the poem, 'Lady Lazarus' written by Sylvia Plath.

It refers to these movies...

A Hard Day's Night

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Lady Lazarus part of Mad Men Season 5
Ginsberg tries to describe his idea for an ad that is a shot for shot remake of A Hard Day's Night.
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  • Buy A Hard Day's Night on iTunes
  • Buy A Hard Day's Night on GooglePlay

The Birds

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Lady Lazarus part of Mad Men Season 5
Ginsberg gives his pitch to the team for the Chevalier Blanc ad. He ends his pitch suggesting that the actor in the Chevalier Blanc ad should have everyone staring at him, like in the film, 'The Birds'.
  • Buy The Birds on Amazon
  • Buy The Birds on iTunes
  • Buy The Birds on GooglePlay

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Mad Men Season 5

# Title Air Date
Mad Men
5:1 A Little Kiss Mar 25, 2012
5:2 A Little Kiss (Part 2) Mar 25, 2012
5:3 Tea Leaves Apr 1, 2012
5:4 Mystery Date Apr 8, 2012
5:5 Signal 30 Apr 15, 2012
5:6 Far Away Places Apr 22, 2012
5:7 At the Codfish Ball Apr 29, 2012
5:8 Lady Lazarus May 6, 2012
5:9 Dark Shadows May 13, 2012
5:10 Christmas Waltz May 20, 2012
5:11 The Other Woman May 27, 2012
5:12 Commissions and Fees Jun 3, 2012
5:13 The Phantom Jun 10, 2012

 

Lady Lazarus
written by

Lady Leshurr

  • Date: December 15, 1988
  • Type: Person

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