Roger Sterling: What you did is totally unacceptable.
Pete Campbell: I realize that.
Roger Sterling: I want you to be very clear about this: You were fired. I wanted you out. Cooper wanted you out. And you would be...if it weren't for this man. [motions to Don] He thought you deserved another chance. That's right. He fought for you.
Pete Campbell: I don't know what to say.
Roger Sterling: Say nothing. You are here because of Don Draper's largess.
Pete Campbell: Thank you. Thank you so much.
Roger Sterling: Now, I know that your generation went to college instead of serving, so I'll illuminate you. This man is your commanding officer. You live and die in his shadow. Understood?
Pete Campbell: [nods vigorously] I won't let you down, Don.
Roger Sterling: Jesus! Campbell...don't ever say that.

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