In 1996, long before Mad Men was a twinkle in the collective eye of AMC, actor Jon Hamm was waiting tables in between acting gigs. During this time, he appeared on the USA network game show, The Big Date where, behind a goofy grin and long straight bangs, Jon planned his version of the perfect date for a woman named Mary.
Start off with some fabulous food, a little fabulous conversation and a fabulous foot massage for an evening of total fabulousity.
Smooth operator. Don Draper‘s got nothing on a 25-year old Jon Hamm. Poor Mary.
Here’s the Full Episode: