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While Don and the team prepare their pitch for the agency-defining Jaguar account, Joan receives a lucrative offer. Plus, Peggy makes a big decision.
With his personal and professional life crumbling around him, Don positions himself for a change of scenery. Meanwhile, Pete's life is falling apart as well, thanks to the meddling of Bob Benson.
The episode occurs roughly two weeks after the previous one--around the time of Charles Whitman's shooting rampage at the University of Texas Austin. Pete and Trudy host a dinner party in the suburbs, attended by Don, Megan, Ken, and his wife. Pete also attends driver's education classes where he views the film, Signal 30, and flirts with a young woman. Lane attempts to land an account with Jaguar Cars, leading to a physical altercation with Pete.moreless
While the company revels in the glory of its successful Jaguar pitch, Lane reaches breaking point. Plus, Sally is reunited with an old friend.
The client list at SCDP changes, causing some big ramifications for the staff, both personally and in business.
Ted and Peggy work really well together, while Pete goes looking into who Bob is and Sally goes looking at a boarding school.
Peggy determinedly collects research for a pitch. Pete is invited to join an exclusive club. Joan looks forward to spending time with her friend.
Tensions rise when there’s a lack of communication at Sterling Cooper & Partners.
Things quickly become awkward after the two firms merge, Don asserts his dominance over Sylvia, Pete has to deal with his ailing mother, and Bob Benson helps out a sick Joan.
Don, Roger and Pete attempt to bring in new business. Sally comes to the aid of a relative.
Roger puts on his entrepreneur hat; Don asserts himself over his colleagues; Sally gets in over her head.
The Drapers get quite an offer, SCDP initiate Project K and Harry and Joan have a showdown.
Cutler and Chaough prepare to make radical changes to the firm while Sterling and Draper are visiting a client in Los Angeles. Joan's decision to go after a new account on her own leaves Pete furious and frustrated.
Peggy receives a bouquet of flowers at the office. Pete navigates the politics of new business. Joan is put in an impossibly awkward situation.
Peggy deals with relationship trouble and a pitch for Heinz beans. Don and Megan visit potential hotel chain client Howard Johnson's upstate. Jane convinces Roger to experiment with LSD.
Peggy becomes angry when she is forced to keep a secret she doesn't want to keep; Pete sticks his neck out for a friend; Don receives surprising news.
Don runs into someone from his past. Joan makes a decision, and Roger gives Peggy extra work.
Don clashes with a client. Pete entertains a guest. Peggy struggles to motivate the staff.
Peggy becomes unsatisfied with her apartment and with Abe. Don has an eventful weekend with Betty while Megan has problems on the set. Roger has time with his grandson, and Pete begins exploring his options outside the firm.
Peggy plans for the future. Roger courts a potential client.
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.
Don spearheads a new campaign, Roger gets some unsettling news, and Betty takes in a houseguest.
'Tis the season to be jolly, but there isn't much festive cheer to be found at the agency. Harry attempts to help an old friend, while Don and Joan bond.
Don makes a new friend. Joan meets a client for drinks. Peggy hears impressive new work. Roger has a puzzling phone call.
Megan throws Don a surprise birthday party, the war between Pete Campbell and Roger Sterling intensifies, and new mother Joan begins to wonder if she still has a job when she's ready to come back.
Lane finds a wallet in a cab and decides how to handle it. The fallout from the party leaves Don and Megan upset. Joan has a hard time dealing with her mother.
Opportunity is in the air for everyone and Pete meets a stranger on the train.
As Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce tries to build upon its current business, Peggy is given new responsibility. Don and Harry indulge a client.