Bryan Batt, <i>Mad Men</i> Bryan Batt, Mad Men

It's been a long eight months since we last glimpsed the goings-on inside Mad Men's Sterling Cooper, but Bryan Batt promises that rabid "Maddicts" will be rewarded for their patience.

"I haven't seen [the finished product] yet, but just based on the script, it's really an exciting first episode," Batt tells "It doesn't lull you back into the period. Really, a lot happens, and I just can't wait to see what people think because it's one of the best. It's interesting, it's smart... It's just more great Mad Men coming your way."

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