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The Crash 

The creative department has a wild, drug-influenced weekend as they work on the Chevy account, Don has trouble letting go of Sylvia, and Sally walks in on an unwelcome intruder.


Michael Uppendahl


Matthew Weiner (created by), Jason Grote | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Hamm ... Don Draper
Elisabeth Moss ... Peggy Olson
Vincent Kartheiser ... Pete Campbell
January Jones ... Betty Francis
Christina Hendricks ... Joan Harris (credit only)
Aaron Staton ... Ken Cosgrove
Rich Sommer ... Harry Crane
Kiernan Shipka ... Sally Draper
Jessica Paré ... Megan Draper
Kevin Rahm ... Ted Chaough
Christopher Stanley ... Henry Francis
Jay R. Ferguson ... Stan Rizzo
Ben Feldman ... Michael Ginsberg
Mason Vale Cotton ... Bobby Draper
Robert Morse ... Bertram Cooper (credit only)


Don has been loitering outside the Rosens' apartment. Sylvia sees the signs that he has been doing so and implores him to stop although Don is desperate to continue the liaison with her. At the office, Ken has been taking the brunt of the issues with the Chevy account, and it is he who relays to the partners that GM has provided a three year timeline with key deadlines, the next to take place the upcoming Monday in 72 hours. It's bad timing especially for the former CGC partners and staff as Frank Gleason has just passed away, meaning that some have to make a presence at the funeral, while others have to work the weekend for that next presentation to GM. To deal with a work related injury that Ken suffered, as well as provide those working the weekend with a boost, Jim calls in his personal physician who provides a vitamin and energy shot to most of the creative staff and partners to get them through the weekend to battle the probable exhaustion that would occur otherwise. The ... Written by Huggo

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Poor writing/poor editing
18 October 2019 | by arclinecreativeSee all my reviews

What happens when you run out of creativity? Editing mistakes and nonsense that's inconsistent with the rest of the season

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19 May 2013 (USA) See more »

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