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Mad Men: Season 2 (2008)




Critic Consensus: The second season of Mad Men delves deeper into the personal lives of its characters without sacrificing the show's trademark droll humor and period atmosphere.


Air date: Jul 27, 2008
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Following a first-season finale in which housewife Betty Draper (January Jones) comes to the realization that her ad-exec husband, Don (Jon Hamm), may be having an affair, Season 2 dives headlong into the couple's marital strife. Professionally, Don is flying high as a junior partner and creative director at the Sterling Cooper ad agency, but his home life is rapidly deteriorating. After Betty kicks him out for apparent infidelity, Don moves into a hotel and is only able to see his children … More

Genre: Drama
Network: AMC
Premiere Date: Jul 27, 2008
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Jon Hamm
as Don Draper
Elisabeth Moss
as Peggy Olson
Vincent Kartheiser
as Peter Campbell
January Jones
as Betty Draper, Betty ...
Christina Hendricks
as Joan Holloway
John Slattery
as Roger Sterling
Bryan Batt
as Salvatore Romano
Michael Gladis
as Paul Kinsey
Aaron Staton
as Ken Cosgrove
Maggie Siff
as Rachel Menken
Rich Sommer
as Harry Crane
Mark Moses
as Herman 'Duck' Philli...
Joel Murray
as Fred Rumsen
Myra Turley
as Katherine Olson
Melinda McGraw
as Bobbie Barrett
Robert Morse
as Bertram Cooper
Audrey Wasilewski
as Anita Olson Respola
Anne Dudek
as Francine Hanson
Colin Hanks
as Father Gill
Paul Keeley
as Elliot Lawrence
Alison Brie
as Trudy Campbell
Laura Regan
as Jennifer Crane
Rich Hutchman
as Bud Campbell
Patrick Fischler
as Jimmy Barrett
Matt McKenzie
as Crab Colson
Talia Balsam
as Mona Sterling
Missy Yager
as Sarah Beth
Edmund L. Shaff
as Chester Rockingham
Steve Stapenhorst
as Hunt Schilling
Peter Jason
as Len McKenzie
John Getz
as Dr. Eric Stone
Crista Flanagan
as Lois Sadler
Alexandra Paul
as Pauline Phillips
Jan Hoag
as Edith Schilling
Darian Weiss
as Mark Phillips
Elizabeth Rice
as Maragret Sterling
Nick Toren
as Tilden Katz
Samuel Page
as Greg Harris
Michael Dempsey
as Marty Hasselbach
Gina DeVivo
as Patricia Phillips
Sarah Drew
as Kitty Romano
Jerry O'Donnell
as Gerry Respola
Christopher Carroll
as Monsignor Cavanaugh
Gerald Downey
as Greg Harris
Catherine Grace
as Tootsie Yates
David Bowe
as Dr. Adams
Miranda Lilley
as Judy Campbell
Aaron Hart
as Robert Draper
Kim Swennen
as Marcy Patterson
Jesse Henecke
as Griz Patterson
Jonathan Strait
as Harold Wadro
Benjamin Seay
as William Redd
Kiernan Shipka
as Sally Draper
Jared Harris
as Lane Pryce
Chris Carroll
as Monsignor Cavanaugh
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All Critics (25) | Top Critics (20)

It's because I'm equally fascinated by this world that I rarely care much whether Mad Men's plot advances, and why I sometimes get impatient when it advances with too heavy a foot.

Full Review… | July 27, 2008
AV Club
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Dark secrets, understated performances make acclaimed Mad Men riveting

Full Review… | July 27, 2008
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Mad Men is still one of the best series currently on television, if not the best.

Full Review… | July 27, 2008
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

With a strange gesture or a brutal bit of dialogue, it takes its characters' careful, false fronts, and strips them clean away.

Full Review… | July 27, 2008
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Far from devolving into soapy Madison Avenue pablum, Mad Men is painstakingly building its way to genuine greatness.

Full Review… | July 27, 2008
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Mad Men's strengths go deeper than the wardrobes and sets and vices of New York's rat-race businessmen.

Full Review… | July 27, 2008
Houston Chronicle
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