Mad Men is a show I wished I'd watched years ago.
It's incredibly entertaining and it's also apparent the show's writers understood a thing or two about marketing.
The '50s had some of the most original and iconic advertising campaigns to date, and although the show is fictional, you can't help but want to experience the same process. There's something about coming up with a campaign that captivates and impresses your audience so well it's recognized by your peers.
And while modern agencies may not be as booze and cigarette-laden as Sterling & Cooper in the show, there are a lot of baseline practices that have dramatically changed over the years. But there are also a few that haven't.