Watch This: Jessica Paré played a very different kind of power spouse in Jack & Bobby

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by the week’s new releases or premieres. This week: In anticipation of Mad Men‘s final episodes, special guest appearances from the show’s stars from before they went to work at Sterling Cooper & Partners.

Jack & Bobby, “The First Lady,” (season one, episode five; originally aired 10/10/2004)

Megan Calvet’s indelible, coquettish performance of “Zou Bisou Bisou” in “A Little Kiss,” the premiere episode of Mad Men‘s fifth season, was surprising for a host of reasons, not the least of which was that the last time many had seen the actress playing her, it was in a drastically different role. Jessica Paré didn’t look the part of the future Mrs. Draper back when she was a regular cast member in the one-and-done family drama Jack & Bobby. The 2004 WB show focused on the lives …

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