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Hands and Knees 

Don becomes frightened that his lie will be exposed when government agents question Betty about him, Lane has shocking news for his father when he comes to bring him home, and Joan is forced to have an abortion.

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Peggy Olson (credit only)
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Betty Francis
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Ken Cosgrove (credit only)
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Harry Crane
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Sally Draper
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Bertram Cooper
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Trudy Campbell
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Henry Francis
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Faye Miller
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Megan Calvet
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SCDP's fortune's are on the upswing and Don is buoyed by that fact. Harry is getting him tickets to a Beatles concert, to which he is taking an excited Sally. And SCDP are in final negotiations with North American Aviation, whose marketing budget has been substantially increased. However, the contract with North America Aviation has some unforeseen consequences, the results which unnerve Betty, concern Pete who does whatever he can to handle the situation within his means albeit with some reservations, but most importantly threaten Don's entire future. As Don prepares for his family's security if he is taken down, the reality of the situation begins truly to sink in. With others in the office, Lane receives an unexpected visit from his father. The purpose of the visit is to bring Lane home to deal with his marital issues. But Lane has a particular reason for wanting to stay permanently in New York, which he has to decide whether to tell his father. And Roger and Joan's sexual ... Written by Huggo

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26 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

JD Cullum, who plays George Casey in this episode, is the son of John Cullum, who has played Lucky Strike owner Lee Garner Sr. on the series. See more »

Goofs

The Beatles tickets are not adjacent seats. They were marked 3 and 5. See more »

Quotes

Pete Campbell: [Pete and Don are in the elevator discussing the fact that two FBI men have initiated a background check on Don] If you're asking me if he knows how to keep a secret - he works for the Department of Defense.
Don Draper: But he talks to you.
Pete Campbell: It's going to be OK. I was thinking about this. And I know it'll be uncomfortable, but if we have to, we can ride it out.
Don Draper: Are you crazy?
Pete Campbell: This many years later? It must be past the statute of limitations.
Don Draper: It's desertion. There's no statute of limitations.
Pete Campbell: I thought nobody...
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Connections

References Bewitched (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Do You Want To Know A Secret
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performed by Santo & Johnny
[Closing credits]
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