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August 17, 2009


There were two bits that missed the usually dead on accurate writing. One, the term 'lesbian' would not have been thrown around as it was referring to the Draper's daughter and her use of a hammer, and two, the early 60s was way too soon for the Brits to start acquiring agencies in America. It bothered me last season and still does!

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