Mad Men Season Three Spoilers: Premiere Date, Time Jump

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The third season of Mad Men will premiere in early August.

We'll pass along the exact date when AMC announces it.

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Betty Draper ended season two with a baby on the way. Where will this story pick up in season three?

As for what fans can expect from season three, words of advice: don't expect tidy resolutions to the second season finale's cliff-hangers - i.e. Peggy's admission to Pete and Betty's pregnancy - because the show is likely to jump ahead in time again.

Hmmm... what 1960s historical events might serve as a metaphorical backdrop (as the Cuban Missile Crisis did in Season 2)? Perhaps a certain Presidential assassination.

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I'm very excited for Season 3! I, too, wonder what will happen with those cliff-hangers they threw at us at the end of Season 2. I hope they resolve some of them; otherwise it'll be like a dinner with no tasty dessert. I'm sure wherever they pick up, the fans will be able to piece it all together... we just don't know.

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I'm very excited for Season 3! I, too, wonder what will happen with those cliff-hangers they threw at us at the end of Season 2. I hope they resolve some of them; otherwise it'll be like a dinner with no tasty dessert. I'm sure wherever they pick up, the fans will be able to piece it all together... we just don't know.

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I'm very excited for Season 3! I, too, wonder what will happen with those cliff-hangers they threw at us at the end of Season 2. I hope they resolve some of them; otherwise it'll be like a dinner with no tasty dessert. I'm sure wherever they pick up, the fans will be able to piece it all together... we just don't know.

Mad Men Quotes

It's been a pleasure working with you all. I wish you the best of luck.

Bert

Joan: I thought about it and I'm sending my son away.
Richard: What?
Joan: No, I thought about what you said and I like you, too. And if I have to choose between you and my son, I choose you.
Richard: That's not what I said.
Joan: That's exactly what you said.
Richard: Well, I thought about it and I want to be a part of your life and your little boy, too.
Joan: I live with my mother and I've been divorced. Twice.
Richard: I'm buying some property in New York. Where do you live?
Joan: Twelfth Street.
Richard: OK. I'm not going to buy property down there [laughs], but I'm going to get a place in a nice neighborhood by the park and you're going to visit. All of you.