60's Dry Procedural

a: Mad men ~
b: Dragnet (the TV series)

What: They both attempt to characterize real life for this period of time. Mad Men portrays an Ad agency in the early 1960s. Dragnet portrays the life of 2 LAPD detectives in the early to mid 60s. The fans of each show seem to identify strongly with both lead characters. The 2 leads, Don Draper and Joe Friday may also have some overlap.They both have the same style,sparse slow moving and masculine. Although little, if anything, is revealed about Joe Friday's personal life.

Writer: LucretiaGermanica
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Apr 5 2012 6:23 PM

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