Mad Men Haiku!

 Posted by on July 30, 2015 at 4:00 am  Characters, Mad Men, Season 6, Season 7, Slideshow  No Responses »
Jul 302015
 

Dawn Chambers

The most qualified.

Dawn, not Don.  Hello Shirley.

“You all drink a lot.”

Dawn Shirley

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Jul 292015
 

benson-306v-1368197474Because of the intense mystery and interest surrounding Bob Benson in Season 6 of Mad Men, I put together this chronicle. Here is everything we know about Bob Benson, based on his appearances in Season 6 and 7 of Mad Men.

Bob does not appear in episodes 6.05 (The Flood) or 6.08 (The Crash).

6.01:  The Doorway Part 1
He enters the elevator with two coffee cups and starts schmoozing Don. He says he went to Beloit College, has a Wharton MBA, and is from Pennsylvania. He nakedly tries to butter up Don, and offers to give him Cotton Bowl tickets.

Later, Pete takes the second coffee cup from Bob’s hand. About the coffee, Bob says “I always get two. I don’t wanna to share.” But he gave Don one and Pete knew without asking that the other was for him.

6.02:  The Doorway Part 2
Bob sends food to Mrs. Sterling’s funeral. When Ken confronts Bob about this, Bob references when “My father died.”

6.03:  The Collaborators:
Bob says he was with Brown Brothers Harriman for a year, and his family had been there for three generations.

6.04:  To Have and To Hold
He’s hanging around the creative lounge, drinking his own coffee.

6.06:  For Immediate Release
He appears four times. First, Pete sends him for ice. Next, Pete celebrates in a brothel. We see Bob loitering in the hall (not with a girl) and asking if he can pay for Pete. The next day he has two coffees, and offers Pete one. Finally, when Pete starts screaming at Don, everyone comes to gawk, including Bob on the stairs. When Joan ushers the partners into the conference room, Bob leans in to see if he can continue to listen.  Continue reading »

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