There Was A Really Obscure ’30 Rock’ Reference In Sunday’s ‘Mad Men’

By: 04.23.13

I was too distracted by Stan’s mustard jacket to notice, but during the world’s most awkward bar scene since that time a rabbi, priest, and minister walked into Allah-coholics Anonymous Tavern, Peggy’s boss Ted ordered an Old Spanish, a drink favored by pen-desiring politicians who look like turtles and are named after hamburgers. That’s because the Old Spanish isn’t real; it was made up by 30 Rock. According to writer Tracey Wigfield:

For those who don’t recall the specific scene with Cooter Burger, from season seven’s “Governor Dunston”:

Cooter and Harry Crane would be BFFs.


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