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Mad Men: Season 3 (2009)




Critic Consensus: Mad Men brilliantly weaves its characters into its historical setting, and the result is thoughtful, shocking, and terrifically entertaining.


Air date: Aug 16, 2009
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Don's personal and professional lives are on the brink of falling apart in the third season, which takes place in 1963. Advertising firm Sterling Cooper has been sold to a British company, but nobody is particularly happy with their baffling business decisions, not to mention the numerous layoffs and a restructuring. While Don Draper (Jon Hamm) chafes under the new rules, he pursues Sally's schoolteacher (Abigail Spencer) and prepares for the birth of his third child with wife Betty (January … More

Genre: Drama
Network: AMC
Premiere Date: Aug 16, 2009
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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
Rich Sommer
as Harry Crane
Robert Morse
as Bertram Cooper
Kiernan Shipka
as Sally Draper
Ryan Cartwright
as John Hooker
Sam Page
as Greg Harris
Samuel Page
as Greg Harris
Aaron Stanford
as Horace Cook Jr.
Abigail Spencer
as Suzanne Farrell
Anne Dudek
as Francine Hansen
Alison Brie
as Trudy Campbell
Jessica Paré
as Megan Draper
Michael Gaston
as Burt Peterson
Darren Pettie
as Lee Garner Jr.
Embeth Davidtz
as Rebecca Pryce
Jay R. Ferguson
as Stan Rizzo
Jack Kehler
as Morris Mann
Joseph Culp
as Archie Whitman
Jared S. Gilmore
as Bobby Draper
Brynn Horrocks
as Abigail Whitman
Kelly Huddleston
as Evangeline
Annie Little
as Lorelai
Jamie Elman
as Howard Mann
Jared Harris
as Lane Pryce
Kevin Rahm
as Ted Chaough
Ben Feldman
as Michael Ginsberg
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Critic Reviews for Mad Men: Season 3

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (19)

The energy that buzzes through the final episode isn't just the daring of their plan and the momentum of the episode, it's the feeling of these characters rousing themselves to a challenge and being inspired by new possibilities.

Full Review… | July 29, 2016

It was quite thrilling, really.

Full Review… | August 16, 2009
AV Club
Top Critic

Mad Men is a perfect blend of the seductive and the abhorrent.

Full Review… | August 16, 2009
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Mad Men makes us want to invent another type of award, just so we can give it to them.

Full Review… | August 16, 2009
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Mad Men is a fascinating and complex peek into another era that can reveal a lot about contemporary society.

Full Review… | August 16, 2009
Common Sense Media

Our greatest pleasure lies in anticipation of what is to come this season.

Full Review… | August 16, 2009
Entertainment Weekly
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