S1 E6
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Season 1  "Rebel with a Cause: Civil Liberties and Government Crackdowns"  1x6

Aired 5 years ago - Apr 07, 2017

Hefner becomes addicted to an amphetamine drug that lets him work around the clock, using the pages of the magazine to fight for civil rights and ultimately publish what would become Martin Luther King Jr's final written words.

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Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 1
♪ Every little movement ♪
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♪ The Eastern world ♪
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and more and more, uh, kids are being sent
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 4
[Hugh Hefner] So I hired a new assistant editor...
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 5
and he was well connected with that world.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 6
demonstrated in cities across the country.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 7
For our humor section,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 8
[Kretchmer] Britain recently abolished the death penalty.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 9
and it's reflected in everything we do.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 10
between myself and readers...
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 11
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 12
... an organization dedicated to fighting censorship
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 13
such as Roe v. Wade and continued to support
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 14
we published an interview with Dr. King,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 15
but he also explained how far we had to go.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 16
in the face of ruthless opposition.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 17
[cheers and applause]
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 18
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 19
Hi.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 20
When Playboy published its first African-American Playmate,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 21
I need it by 2 p.m. Thank you.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 22
so I relied on a little orange pill, Dexedrine.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 23
[Hugh Hefner] I never tried hard drugs.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 24
They would last until 6:00 the next morning.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 25
[Rosenzweig] And then, he was so exhausted that he'd crash.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 26
Oh, is it my fault if the articles are shit?
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 27
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 28
[Hugh Hefner] My staff had reached a breaking point,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 29
then the body starts depending on that,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 30
in Chicago back in '59,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 31
So I purchased the 37-floor Palmolive Building
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 32
and there's really nothing you can do about it.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 33
that you are a player, right?
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 34
Uh, Bobbie, we're in a meeting.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 35
that just seemed to stop time.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 36
... but is love and wisdom
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 37
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 38
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a work that would tragically become
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 40
Everybody else, please stay back.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 41
[Strawbs] ♪ In the early dawn the Bishop's men ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 42
[Hugh Hefner] It was a time of revolution and some of it was violent.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 43
for a savage assault on the people,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 44
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 45
[The Grass Roots] ♪ One, two, three, four sha la la la la la ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 46
[Hugh Hefner] It was a uniquely Playboy way to build morale,
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 47
bringing Playboy back to television.
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 48
♪ Try to lift up your feet, girl ♪
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 49
[Hugh Hefner] In 1969, we signed a deal
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 50

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Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 2
♪ The Eastern world ♪
#2
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and more and more, uh, kids are being sent
#3
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 4
[Hugh Hefner] So I hired a new assistant editor...
#4
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 5
and he was well connected with that world.
#5
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 6
demonstrated in cities across the country.
#6
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 7
For our humor section,
#7
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 8
[Kretchmer] Britain recently abolished the death penalty.
#8
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 9
and it's reflected in everything we do.
#9
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 10
between myself and readers...
#10
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 11
#11
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 12
... an organization dedicated to fighting censorship
#12
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 13
such as Roe v. Wade and continued to support
#13
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 14
we published an interview with Dr. King,
#14
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 15
but he also explained how far we had to go.
#15
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 16
in the face of ruthless opposition.
#16
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[cheers and applause]
#17
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#18
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Hi.
#19
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 20
When Playboy published its first African-American Playmate,
#20
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 21
I need it by 2 p.m. Thank you.
#21
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 22
so I relied on a little orange pill, Dexedrine.
#22
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 23
[Hugh Hefner] I never tried hard drugs.
#23
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 24
They would last until 6:00 the next morning.
#24
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 25
[Rosenzweig] And then, he was so exhausted that he'd crash.
#25
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 26
Oh, is it my fault if the articles are shit?
#26
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[Hugh Hefner] My staff had reached a breaking point,
#28
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 29
then the body starts depending on that,
#29
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 30
in Chicago back in '59,
#30
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 31
So I purchased the 37-floor Palmolive Building
#31
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 32
and there's really nothing you can do about it.
#32
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 33
that you are a player, right?
#33
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 34
Uh, Bobbie, we're in a meeting.
#34
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 35
that just seemed to stop time.
#35
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 36
... but is love and wisdom
#36
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#38
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a work that would tragically become
#39
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 40
Everybody else, please stay back.
#40
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 41
[Strawbs] ♪ In the early dawn the Bishop's men ♪
#41
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 42
[Hugh Hefner] It was a time of revolution and some of it was violent.
#42
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 43
for a savage assault on the people,
#43
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#44
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[The Grass Roots] ♪ One, two, three, four sha la la la la la ♪
#45
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 46
[Hugh Hefner] It was a uniquely Playboy way to build morale,
#46
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 47
bringing Playboy back to television.
#47
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 48
♪ Try to lift up your feet, girl ♪
#48
Recap of American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 49
[Hugh Hefner] In 1969, we signed a deal
#49
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#50