Mad Men - Season 4, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Summer Man




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Episode Info

Drama series set in the world of advertising in 1960s New York. Don attempts to regain control over his life through physical changes and journal writing. Betty forbids him from attending Eugene's birthday party and is flustered when she and Henry run into Don and Bethany on a date. Don's persistence with Faye results in an impromptu dinner date. Joey's sexism creates friction with Joan, forcing Peggy to take action.


Jon Hamm
as Don Draper
Elisabeth Moss
as Peggy Olson
Vincent Kartheiser
as Peter Campbell
January Jones
as Betty Draper
Christina Hendricks
as Joan Holloway
John Slattery
as Roger Sterling
Michael Gladis
as Paul Kinsey
Aaron Staton
as Ken Cosgrove
Rich Sommer
as Harry Crane
Robert Morse
as Bertram Cooper
Jared Harris
as Lane Pryce
Christopher Stanley
as Henry Francis
Cara Buono
as Faye Miller
Anna Camp
as Bethany Van Nuys
Jay R. Ferguson
as Stan Rizzo
Matt Long
as Joey Baird
Sam Page
as Greg Harris
Randee Heller
as Miss Blankenship
Anne Dudek
as Francine Hanson
Peter Lewis
as Ralph Stuben
Peter Barent Lewis
as Ralph Stuben
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Critic reviews for The Summer Man

This one seemed a little more disjointed than usual and strangely flat, especially given where Don's arc has taken him.

June 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Don's road back to regain some "modicum of control" over himself likely depends on his ability to accept the fragmented nature of his identity.

May 21, 2015 | Full Review…

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