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In the 1960s, Joan Harris is a powerful figure in the office, reaching levels no other woman had in the ad agency world. But how well would she fit in at a modern office? It turns out not very well.
In a new Funny Or Die video, Christina Hendricks reprises her role as her Mad Men character, who has trouble trying to figure out how a modern office works. Her coworkers don’t enjoy her smoking or using an eraser to fix typos on a computer.
While the video is hilarious, there is a point to be made. Like last month’s Mary Poppins video with Kristen Bell, the point of Hendricks’ video is that women are underpaid compared to their male counterparts.
“I figure if we’re going to run our businesses like it’s the 1960s, I’m going to act like it,” Hendricks says at the end.
Earlier this week, Hendricks confirmed that Mad Men has finished shooting its last season, which will air on AMC next year. The show, which also stars Jon Hamm, ran for seven seasons.
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