Mad Men: Season 2, Episode 3

The Benefactor (10 Aug. 2008)

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Harry tries to gather support around a controversial sponsorship in order to bolster his career. When Don ditches work for a day, trouble brews on the set of a commercial. Later, Betty ... See full summary »

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Harry tries to gather support around a controversial sponsorship in order to bolster his career. When Don ditches work for a day, trouble brews on the set of a commercial. Later, Betty joins her husband when he attempts to placate his clients with an amicable dinner. Written by Anonymous

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The episode is named after the episode of The Defenders (1961) (The Defenders: The Benefactor (1962)) that is discussed during the episode. See more »

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Upon returning to the table after his intimate encounter with Mrs. Barrett outside the restaurant bathroom, Don mistakenly wipes off the wrong hand with his napkin. See more »

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Don Draper: You don't cover for me, you manage expectations.
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References The Defenders (1961) See more »

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