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The Benefactor 

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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10 August 2008 (USA)  »

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The title of this episode ("The Benefactor") is also the title of the controversial episode of The Defenders which Harry tries to get the Belle Jolie cosmetics company to sponsor. The episode of The Defenders, which discussed the issue of abortion, aired on CBS on April 28, 1962. It was so controversial at the time that none of the regular sponsors for the series would advertise during its broadcast. See more »

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When Betsy is talking with her riding companion outside of the stables, her chinstrap alternates between being under her chin and above the brim of her riding hat throughout the same conversation. See more »

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Bobbie Barrett: Okay, if that's what you want.
Don Draper: What do you want?
Bobbie Barrett: So. It's that kind of phone call, is it? Where are you?
Don Draper: In my home. With my children.
Bobbie Barrett: Really? I like being bad and then going home and being good. I'll see you Monday. Have a wonderful weekend.
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References The Defenders (1961) See more »

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Lollipops And Roses
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Written by Anthony Velona
Performed by Jack Jones
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