It's a Mad Mad Mad Men World

So, When I Left, Where Was I?
"It all came from insecurity, any kind of negative stuff that Jimmy had," he offers. He’s especially grateful to show creator, Matthew Weiner, who let (Patrick) Fischler know that the key to Barrett was that he would eventually look across the room at dapper Don and say, "I’ve been standing behind guys like that my whole life." "And that was in one of my last episodes," Fischler recalls. "So having that at the beginning of the character before I even started work, knowing that that was something I was going to say, really summed up who this guy was."
 

"It all came from insecurity, any kind of negative stuff that Jimmy had," he offers. He’s especially grateful to show creator, Matthew Weiner, who let (Patrick) Fischler know that the key to Barrett was that he would eventually look across the room at dapper Don and say, "I’ve been standing behind guys like that my whole life." "And that was in one of my last episodes," Fischler recalls. "So having that at the beginning of the character before I even started work, knowing that that was something I was going to say, really summed up who this guy was."