Mad men cast season 2. Mad Men, series two, episode 12: The Mountain King

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mad men cast season 2

While Don is away, Roger bluntly informs Duck that a partnership is not forthcoming. . Don takes a business trip to California during his exile from home. When Don returns, Pete informs Don of Duck's plans. Peggy explains to Pete that she could have shamed him into marriage the year before. In Don's absence, Peggy successfully brings in the Popsicle account and uses this as leverage to acquire Freddy Rumsen's old office. As fellow creative Freddy Rumsen devolves into alcoholism, Don has to step in to handle the obnoxious antics of his talent, comedian , and ends up having an extramarital affair with Barrett's wife, Bobbie.

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Mad Men, series two, episode 12: The Mountain King

mad men cast season 2

Anna comforts Don about his current marital troubles and identity crisis. Joining the writing staff in the second season were consulting producers , , and , who each wrote an episode. It consisted of thirteen episodes, each running approximately 48 minutes in length. Duck informs that he plans to either have Draper follow his lead or be sent out the door, using the non-compete clause in Don's contract as leverage. After Duck directly challenges Don, Don informs him that he is not under any contract to the agency, to Duck's petulant surprise.

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Season 2

mad men cast season 2

Harry champions a controversial episode of about an abortion; he sees opportunity in sponsoring the show but keeps the subject matter a secret from his pregnant wife. Betty goes to a lot of trouble to help Don set up a dinner for the beer account part of a agreement between the manufacturer and the show , but when she becomes the butt of a joke during the dinner, she lets Don know her true feelings about their relationship. Jane is fired by Joan for her part in the incident, but seeks help from Roger, who steps in to save her job. The remaining episodes were directed by Michael Uppendahl, script supervisor , who made her television directorial debut, and series creator Matthew Weiner, who directs each season finale. During this trip, he disappears, his whereabouts unknown both to his wife and children and his business associates, including Pete Campbell, whom he accompanied to California and whom he leaves at the hotel where they are staying. After spending a couple of days with a group of European tax exiles in Palm Springs, one of whom he beds, he ends up meeting with , the wife of the original Don Draper, whom he has set up in a bungalow in San Pedro. Joan helps Harry out with reading television scripts for his job, checking that there are no conflicts of interest between the shows and the products advertised during them.

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Season 2

mad men cast season 2

After Don discovers that Bobbie and other women around town have been discussing Don's sexual prowess, Don leaves her tied to a hotel bed in her lingerie. It expands on rise in the workplace and the marital strife between and as Don's infidelities further intrude on his family life. Duck then convinces the firm to try and sign his old client, , after the airline publicly announces a shift in marketing. It will shock you how much it never happened. The second season also introduces an unknown acquaintance, with whom Don is corresponding by letter in secret. The American Airlines pitch fails, significantly harming Phillips' reputation at the firm and creating palpable tension with Draper.

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mad men cast season 2

Peggy, meanwhile, strikes up a courteous friendship with her priest,. The season closes as Betty informs him of their new child. Jon Hamm and were also nominated for and , respectively. She returns home to find a letter from Don, begging her to let him come home. Joan introduces her fiancé Greg to the employees of Sterling Cooper. The changes in society serve to illustrate the characters, not the other way around.

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mad men cast season 2

Don's affair with Jimmy Barrett's wife Bobbie leads to Don and Bobbie's getting in a car accident and Peggy's having to bail them out and cover up the incident. Don returns home as the begins. Seeing the potential of having young staff members on board, Duck presses Don to hire new, younger employees. After subtle questions about abortion, the doctor chides her to keep the child. In the end, no one is nostalgic for fashions or fads or furniture. Season two was also honored at the with the Outstanding Achievement in Drama award. The new piece of art in Cooper's office inspires the curiosity of several Sterling Cooper employees, who go in to see it despite not being allowed in the office.

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Later, a resentful Jimmy tells Betty about the affair, eventually causing her to kick Don out of the family home. Don's relationship with Bobbie is significantly more volatile than his past affairs. Season two takes place between February and October 1962, culminating with the. Pete tells Peggy that he loves her and in response, Peggy informs him that he fathered a child with her, and she gave it away. They hold hands in the kitchen.

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Mad Men, series two, episode 12: The Mountain King

mad men cast season 2

Writing team and were promoted to supervising producers and wrote three episodes. Pete doesn't understand what Peggy means, so Peggy finally confesses to Pete that he had gotten her pregnant and she had put their child up for adoption, a particularly galling development for Pete, since he and Trudy are so far unable to conceive. The cast of Mad Men won at the , while Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss were nominated for and. Draper protests, as pitching for the project requires the firm to drop , one of Draper's main clients. The series was recognized by the as one of the ten greatest television achievements for 2008.

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