Mad Men Season 6 Returns April 7; Peggy Olson Will Be Back But Will She Still Have ‘Dear Abby’ Hair?

AMC’s Mad Men is back  for its 1358975328411.cachedsixth season on Sunday, April 7 at 9 p.m. with a two-hour premiere, the network announced today. (The Emmy Award–winning drama will settle into its regular time at 10 p.m. ET/PT the following week, with an episode directed by series star Jon Hamm.)

Peggy Olson is also back.Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson. peggy-590-khz81610 18abby-articleLarge dearabby.jpg.CROP.article250-medium The perfection of the period details for both sets and Mad-Men-Drapers-Office-1 Mad-Men-Drapers-Office-9 Mad-Men-Roger-Sterling-officecostumes are essential to the mid-century time and place retro realism of the show. But as the narrative shifts from a 50’s sensibility to the mad, mad mod world of the 60’s, will Peggy’s hair move with it?  I mean literally move as in the loose, natural hair of the era.  0423-peggy-olson_obI’ve always been puzzled by her stiff, Aquanet-secured do in prissy defiance of  the hair fashion of the young. Will she continue to have an Ann Landers/ Dear Abby do? Abby aka Pauline Phillips died recently at 94 and obit pictures reminded me a bit too much  of Ms. Olson’s helmet head coiffure.

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