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Season 1  "Birth of the Centerfold: The Girl Next Door"  1x2

Aired 5 years ago - Apr 07, 2017

Hugh Hefner convinces his new subscription manager to pose as the magazine's first centerfold and "the girl next door" becomes Playboy's formula for success.

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Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 1
[Hefner] We'd talk about culture, but we'd also focus on sex.
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♪ That commands my heart to love you? ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 5
Oh, oh! What was the name of that car company
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 6
Yeah, okay, you're doing nudie magazines,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
would have to change to something else,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 8
The only question was, would it sell?
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 9
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 10
nearly 80% of the 70, 000 issues we printed
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 11
"May I congratulate you on your initial issue
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 12
- Just back to back. - Good.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 13
No. There's nothing good here.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 14
If Playboy was going to last I had to find another hook,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 15
♪ And let the sunshine in, come on right away ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 16
♪ Brighten up my day ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 17
I made Ray my associate editor.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 18
Playboy moved into its own offices.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 19
we needed someone to take care of the subscription requests
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 20
She chickened out and I didn't.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 21
His name was Auguste Comte Spectorsky,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 22
♪ To this little lullaby ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 23
He spent the majority of his time in that office.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 24
to set up living quarters somewhere else,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 25
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 26
[Hefner] For almost a year,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 27
He just has this gift of life.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 28
Meanwhile, I'm at the front, here.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 29
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 30
to be what everyone now thinks of as a playboy.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 31
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 32
But times were changing.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 33
I wanted to turn the magazine into a guide
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 34
I don't want to follow trends.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 35
[Hefner] Tajiri translated his slick photographic style
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 36
was that we managed to mix the lifestyle
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 37
♪ Talk to me, baby, whisper in my ear ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 38
with Art Paul turning it into a game,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 39
♪ Jingle all the way ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 40
♪ I like the sleigh ride ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 41
[Christie Hefner] My father wasn't around a lot
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 42
[Hefner] I knew I should have been home with my family
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 43
It's better than the centerfold.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 44
Hefner was very unhappy with the quality and the caliber.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 45
♪ And keep my heart from yearning inside ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 46
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 47
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 48
... so I came up with an alias, Janet Pilgrim,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 49
♪ If you'll only take a second chance with your heart ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 50
♪ Then you'll see ♪

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♪ That commands my heart to love you? ♪
#4
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 5
Oh, oh! What was the name of that car company
#5
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 6
Yeah, okay, you're doing nudie magazines,
#6
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
would have to change to something else,
#7
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 8
The only question was, would it sell?
#8
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 9 #9 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 10
nearly 80% of the 70, 000 issues we printed
#10
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 11
"May I congratulate you on your initial issue
#11
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 12
- Just back to back. - Good.
#12
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 13
No. There's nothing good here.
#13
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 14
If Playboy was going to last I had to find another hook,
#14
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 15
♪ And let the sunshine in, come on right away ♪
#15
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 16
♪ Brighten up my day ♪
#16
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 17
I made Ray my associate editor.
#17
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Playboy moved into its own offices.
#18
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we needed someone to take care of the subscription requests
#19
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 20
She chickened out and I didn't.
#20
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 21
His name was Auguste Comte Spectorsky,
#21
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 22
♪ To this little lullaby ♪
#22
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 23
He spent the majority of his time in that office.
#23
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 24
to set up living quarters somewhere else,
#24
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[Hefner] For almost a year,
#26
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He just has this gift of life.
#27
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Meanwhile, I'm at the front, here.
#28
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#29
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to be what everyone now thinks of as a playboy.
#30
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#31
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 32
But times were changing.
#32
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 33
I wanted to turn the magazine into a guide
#33
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 34
I don't want to follow trends.
#34
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 35
[Hefner] Tajiri translated his slick photographic style
#35
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 36
was that we managed to mix the lifestyle
#36
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 37
♪ Talk to me, baby, whisper in my ear ♪
#37
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 38
with Art Paul turning it into a game,
#38
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 39
♪ Jingle all the way ♪
#39
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 40
♪ I like the sleigh ride ♪
#40
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 41
[Christie Hefner] My father wasn't around a lot
#41
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 42
[Hefner] I knew I should have been home with my family
#42
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 43
It's better than the centerfold.
#43
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 44
Hefner was very unhappy with the quality and the caliber.
#44
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 45
♪ And keep my heart from yearning inside ♪
#45
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... so I came up with an alias, Janet Pilgrim,
#48
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 49
♪ If you'll only take a second chance with your heart ♪
#49
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♪ Then you'll see ♪
#50