crista flanagan toni lacey playboy 'Mad Men's' Crista Flannagan takes Playboy back to the 1960sThe fourth season of AMC’s “Mad Men” premieres on Sunday, July 25. Perfect timing for Playboy to feature one of its stars in its August issue.

Crista Flannagan, who plays Sterling Cooper’s switchboard operator Lois Sadler, recreates two classic covers and is featured in an 8-page mid-60s themed pictorial.

The first cover is a recreation of Toni Lacey‘s November 1960 endeavor, while the second is a racier one (Boy, what a difference a decade can make) from April 1969 featuring Sharon Kristie.

]]>George Lois, and advertisements that were run in the men’s magazine during that era. sharon kristie crista flanagan playboy 'Mad Men's' Crista Flannagan takes Playboy back to the 1960sAnd, yes, Crista’s “Mad Men” character was the one driving the John Deere tractor on it’s ill-fated ride through the offices last season. “I know that if they’re writing something for me it’s probably going to be crazy,” Crista tells Playboy. “I get to do the funniest things ever, and I just say the dumbest stuff. “Lois misses the mark so badly, and I love that.” The August 2010 issue of Playboy hits stands on Friday, July 16. Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo credit: Playboy

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