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Season 2
Mad men season 2 poster amc
No. of episodes 13
Original run 27 July 2008 —
26 October 2008
DVD release 14 July 2009
Season chronology
Season 1
Season 3

Season 2 ran from 27 July 2008 to 26 October 2008. It consisted of thirteen episodes, each running approximately 47 minutes in length. AMCbroadcast the second season on Sundays at 10:00 pm in the United States.

Season two takes place between February and October 1962, culminating with the Cuban Missile Crisis. It expands on Peggy's rise in the workplace and the marital strife between Don and Betty Draper as Don's infidelities further intrude on his family life. The second season also introduces an unknown acquaintance of Don's, with whom Don is corresponding by letter in secret.

The second season of Mad Men was met with critical acclaim: it was honored with the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, the Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Series, and recognition by the American Film Institute, all for the second year in a row.


  • Number of episodes produced: 13


Main Star



Season # Series # Image Title Writer Director Original airdate
1 14
For those who think young
"For Those Who Think Young" Matthew Weiner Tim Hunter July 27, 2008
2 15
Flight 1
"Flight 1" Lisa Albert
Matthew Weiner
Andrew Bernstein August 3, 2008
3 16
The benefactor
"The Benefactor" Matthew Weiner
Rick Cleveland
Lesli Linka Glatter August 10, 2008
4 17
Three sundays
"Three Sundays" Andre Jacquemetton
Maria Jacquemetton
Tim Hunter August 17, 2008
5 18
The new girl
"The New Girl" Robin Veith Jennifer Getzinger August 24, 2008
6 19
"Maidenform" Matthew Weiner Phil Abraham August 31, 2008
7 20
The gold violin
"The Gold Violin" Jane Anderson
Andre Jacquemetton
Maria Jacquemetton
Andrew Bernstein September 7, 2008
8 21
A night to remember
"A Night to Remember" Robin Veith
Matthew Weiner
Lesli Linka Glatter September 14, 2008
9 22
Six month leave
"Six Month Leave" Andre Jacquemetton
Maria Jacquemetton
Matthew Weiner
Michael Uppendahl September 28, 2008
10 23
The inheritance1
"The Inheritance" Lisa Albert
Marti Noxon
Matthew Weiner
Andrew Bernstein October 5, 2008
11 24
Jet set
"The Jet Set" Matthew Weiner Phil Abraham October 12, 2008
12 25
The mountain king
"The Mountain King" Matthew Weiner
Robin Veith
Alan Taylor October 19, 2008
13 26
"Meditations in an Emergency" Matthew Weiner
Kater Gordon
Matthew Weiner October 26, 2008


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