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Season 1  "Becoming Mr. Playboy"  1x3

Aired 5 years ago - Apr 07, 2017

During the mid-1950s, Hugh Hefner and Playboy gain national success, giving Hefner an opportunity to speak out about social issues while enjoying the perks of being Mr. Playboy.

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Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 1
But now, with sales of Playboy at an all-time high,
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Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 3
Uh, Hef?
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 4
What do you think of the studio?
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 5
and we were able to take advantage of that.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 6
That was very influential.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 7
the photographs felt more lifelike.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 8
Don't get mad at me for calling bullshit.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 9
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 10
and quickly became synonymous with our brand.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 11
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 12
Demand for the magazine was rising every month,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 13
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 14
I get in half a day that way with the staff
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 15
But with the magazine taking up all of my time,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 16
And that was true for decades.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 17
might be tuned in to one program.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 18
because it was the very early days of the magazine.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 19
doing a really successful job
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 20
Truthfully, without any reservation, yes.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 21
He said, in between segments of the show,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 22
people are going to have something to say about you.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 23
the possibilities of livin' the life.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 24
... and I even added a new accessory to my image, a pipe.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 25
In 1959, I was even asked to appear
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 26
There was already a fascination with Playboy as a phenomenon.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 27
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 28
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 29
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 30
The show was going to be a huge undertaking,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 31
and a tiny budget,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 32
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 33
and the FBI to intervene
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 34
Nat King Cole stays and so does everyone else.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 35
and Hefner's intentional ability to break that barrier
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 36
on a brand-new television show,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 37
Nat, what a surprise! Great.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 38
It's great having you with us, Ella.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 39
to become bigger than just a magazine.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 40
and I wanted you to hear it from me first.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 41
He feels it.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 42
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 43
was pretty special, even by those standards.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 44
We were dissimilar. And what I wanted,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 45
would be the answer to my romantic dreams,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 46
I bought a bachelor pad.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 47
It has woodwork in it and a size and magnificence
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 48
Hef had the finest wine, but he doesn't drink.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 49
and you got into this pillowed room
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 50
and in December of 1961,

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Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 2 #2 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 3
Uh, Hef?
#3
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 4
What do you think of the studio?
#4
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 5
and we were able to take advantage of that.
#5
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 6
That was very influential.
#6
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 7
the photographs felt more lifelike.
#7
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 8
Don't get mad at me for calling bullshit.
#8
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 9 #9 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 10
and quickly became synonymous with our brand.
#10
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Demand for the magazine was rising every month,
#12
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 13 #13 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 14
I get in half a day that way with the staff
#14
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 15
But with the magazine taking up all of my time,
#15
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 16
And that was true for decades.
#16
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 17
might be tuned in to one program.
#17
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 18
because it was the very early days of the magazine.
#18
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 19
doing a really successful job
#19
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 20
Truthfully, without any reservation, yes.
#20
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 21
He said, in between segments of the show,
#21
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 22
people are going to have something to say about you.
#22
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 23
the possibilities of livin' the life.
#23
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 24
... and I even added a new accessory to my image, a pipe.
#24
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 25
In 1959, I was even asked to appear
#25
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 26
There was already a fascination with Playboy as a phenomenon.
#26
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 27 #27 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 28 #28 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 29 #29 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 30
The show was going to be a huge undertaking,
#30
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 31
and a tiny budget,
#31
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 32 #32 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 33
and the FBI to intervene
#33
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 34
Nat King Cole stays and so does everyone else.
#34
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 35
and Hefner's intentional ability to break that barrier
#35
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 36
on a brand-new television show,
#36
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 37
Nat, what a surprise! Great.
#37
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 38
It's great having you with us, Ella.
#38
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 39
to become bigger than just a magazine.
#39
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 40
and I wanted you to hear it from me first.
#40
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 41
He feels it.
#41
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 42 #42 Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 43
was pretty special, even by those standards.
#43
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 44
We were dissimilar. And what I wanted,
#44
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 45
would be the answer to my romantic dreams,
#45
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 46
I bought a bachelor pad.
#46
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 47
It has woodwork in it and a size and magnificence
#47
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 48
Hef had the finest wine, but he doesn't drink.
#48
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 49
and you got into this pillowed room
#49
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 3 (S01E03) - 50
and in December of 1961,
#50