What are the Mad Men Barbies talking about today?

What are they saying in the Mad Men Barbie Penthouse Playhouse today?

The Mad Men Barbies have just moved into their brand, spanking new, Mad Men Barbie Penthouse Playhouse. What are they talking about today? Look over some of their best lines below, and then string together a nice dialogue for them in a comment (see an example of one at end of post). You can throw in some lines that maybe I’ve missed. Or, be creative, put on your best Peggy Olsen thinking cap, and come up with some new, great lines for them!


“Sometimes when people get what they want they realize how limited their goals were.”

“I see what you’re doing, and I have to say, I’m disappointed.”

“Your decolletage is distracting. This is an office that hinges on professional decorum.”

“You’re not going to believe what happens on ‘As The World Turns.'”

“I’m going to get my drink.”

“That’s life. One minute, you’re on top of the world. The next, some secretary is running over your foot with a lawn mower.”

“It’s a hoot.”

“Aren’t you darling? You’re going to be gangbusters.”

“Fine, look if you’re even thinking about passing judgement, you’re in the wrong business.”

“Well, it must have happened to somebody — I mean, they wouldn’t make it up completely, right?”

“I love this, Roger, but a week is a considerable length of time, and I have my own world. I go out, and I have parties, and I have friends over…”

“Go ahead-what part is wrong?”


“Sorry I’m late. Did I miss anything? Oh. It’s that meeting. Sorry about that. It wasn’t easy.”

“My generation, we drink because it’s good. Because it feels better than unbuttoning your collar. Because we deserve it. We drink because it’s what men do.”

“I’ll tell you what brilliance in advertising is: 99 cents”

“I’ll never get used to the fact that most of the time it looks like you’re doing nothing.”

“Remember, Don…when God closes a door, he opens a dress.”

“You know what my father used to say? Being with a client is like being in a marriage. Sometimes you get into it for the wrong reasons, and eventually, they hit you in the face.”

“I bet there were people in the Bible walking around complaining about kids today.”

“You know what? I am very comfortable with my mind. Thoughts clean and unclean, loving and… the opposite of that. But I am not a woman. And I think it behooves any man to toss all female troubles into the hands of a stranger.”

“Well it’s official. Friday December 13th, 1963, four guys shot their own legs off.”

“Sit down, Sissy Mary”

Freddie:: “It looks like an Italian hospital.”
Roger: “My 25-year-old wife thought I should get with the times, so she designed my office,” (there’s white leather furniture).
“With my hair, you can’t even see me in here.”

“The British are coming.”

“I’m being punished for making my job look easy.”

“Do you have any idea how many hand jobs I’m going to have to give??”

Roger Sterling: “Any news?”
Ken Cosgrove: “He might lose his foot.”
Roger Sterling: “Right when he got it in the door”


“What you call love was invented by guys like me to sell nylons.”

“I hate to break it to you but there is no big lie. There is no system. The universe is indifferent.”

“I’m not buying your lunch because this never happened.”

“I have a life and it only goes in one direction: forward.”

“You are the product. You feeling something. That’s what sells.”

“Young people don’t know anything…especially that they’re young.”

“The reason you haven’t felt it is because it doesn’t exist. What you call love was invented by guys like me, to sell nylons. You’re born alone and you die alone and this world just drops a bunch of rules on top of you to make you forget those facts. But I never forget. I’m living like there’s no tomorrow, because there isn’t one.”

“This never happened. It will shock you how much it never happened.”

Stewardess: “I’m engaged. On the other hand, you might be my last chance.”
Don: “I’ve been married a long time. You get plenty of chances.”

“Give me more ideas to reject.”

“They want me, but they can’t have me.”

“Put your nose down and pay attention to your work. Because there’s not one thing that you’ve done here, that I couldn’t live without.”

“Who gives a crap what I say anyways? My work speaks for me!”

“Jeez Betts… it’s like politics, religion or sex… why talk about it?”


“She wanted me to be beautiful so I could find a man. There’s nothing wrong with that. But then what? Just sit and smoke and let it go ‘til you’re in a box?”

“She’s taken to your tools like a little lesbian.”

“As far as I’m concerned, as long as men look at me that way, I’m earning my keep. Then every once in a while I think, no. This is something else. I don’t want my husband to see this”

“It’s hard to hold onto anything these days”

“We haven’t all been doing anything.”

“Honestly-I think she’s jealous of me. I’ve seen it before, I was in a sorority.”

“I met Don on a photo shoot. I was wearing this Russian blue fox coat. He was just a copywriter at the fur company. I remember he saw that I didn’t like giving the coat back. It’s always the hardest part.”

“I don’t need a book to know what little boys do.”


ROGER: “I’m being punished for making my job look easy.”

BETTY: “We haven’t all been doing anything.”

DON: “I have a life and it only goes in one direction: forward.”

JOAN: “That’s life. One minute, you’re on top of the world. The next, some secretary is running over your foot with a lawn mower.”

Post YOUR best dialogue below in the comments!

Have Fun! Jeff Bowman

What are the saying in the Mad Men Barbie Penthouse Playhouse today?

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