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Mad Men: Commissions and Fees

Don receives an intriguing lead and follows up on it.

Source: AMC

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x12
Airdate: Sunday June 03rd, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Jun 05, 2012

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (4 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Christopher Stanley
As Henry Francis
Embeth Davidtz
As Rebecca Pryce
Henry Dittman
As Tom Schafer
Jessica Paré
As Megan Draper
Marten Holden Weiner
As Glen Bishop
Mason Cotton
As Bobby Draper
Meghan K. Bradley
As Julia
Ray Wise
As Ed Baxter
Sadie Alexandru
As Scarlett
John Knox
As Jack Schmidt
Michael Chieffo
As Jim Buckley
Timothy Carhart
As Jed Covington
Main Cast
Jon Hamm
As Don Draper
Elisabeth Moss
As Peggy Olson
Vincent Kartheiser
As Pete Campbell
January Jones
As Betty Draper
Christina Hendricks
As Joan Holloway
Jared Harris
As Lane Pryce
Aaron Staton
As Ken Cosgrove
Rich Sommer
As Harry Crane
Kiernan Shipka
As Sally Draper
Robert Morse (1)
As Bertram Cooper
John Slattery
As Roger Sterling


The episode begins with Don getting a haircut, when Jed Covington enters and congratulates Don for the Jaguar victory. He is from another ad agency. He also adds that Jag was impressed with Pete. Next, Lane is having lunch with a guy from Four A’s and he offers him ac position on their fiscal control committee. Lane tells him not to expect any miracles. Next, it is the first meeting of the partners’ with Joan on board. It is about one of Jaguar’s demands. They want a fee structure in place instead of a straight commission. Lane explains the structure. They don’t look too sure. Don refuses it. Pete announces that Dunlop Tiers are willing to come aboard. Scarlet suggests that they should vote about the fee structure. Don said what he had to. He is ready to leave the room and let the rest do whatever they want. ..

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Ratings: 2.41 Million Viewers

Warning: Mad Men season 5 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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