Who is Bob Benson? The overly enthusiastic accounts guy, played by James Wolk, has replaced Don Draper as the most mysterious character on Mad Men this season. In fact, the most recent Bob revelations have us convinced that he may even be the new Don Draper. When Pete has Duck investigate Bob's past, he finds out that he's fabricated it — which obviously makes Pete (and us) recall Don's Dick Whitman/Don Draper switcheroo. This comes after a season of suspicion, including his pass at Pete on last week's episode, and Elisabeth Moss (Peggy Olson)'s recent interview when she told us, "If you think we've answered it, I don't know if we have. It may change." Interesting.
When addressing the character a couple weeks ago, show creator Matthew Weiner told The Wrap, "He's definitely a liar. I hope that you caught that." We did! Here are eight possible explanations for the character who seems like he was written for Internet conspiracy theorists. Just keep reading.