(This fact originally was intended as a secret that Pete and Bud meant to keep from her.) In Season 6, when Pete's mother is forced to live with him in his apartment, he takes pleasure in exploiting her developing Alzheimer's disease to control her.
In Season 1, Pete often expresses a desire to be treated seriously in business.
Later in Season 2, Pete reveals that he also hates his mother.
Naturally, you want to find your partner brilliant and talented, and vice versa, but this seems like a backwards compliment to me.Keeping a Hollywood romance quiet is no easy feat, but Bledel and Kartheiser got plenty of practice with under-the-radar lovin’ when they acted out an extramarital affair on cable television (cue ‘old habits die hard’ joke here).He looks down on Ken because of Ken's undistinguished origins.Pete becomes enraged and lashes out at Cosgrove, despite the fact that the new management clearly intends to play the two off each other.At the beginning of Season 3, the new British management promotes Pete to Head of Accounts.
He is overjoyed until he discovers that he is actually a "co-head" of the department, sharing the position with Ken Cosgrove. And they’ve been acting since before they can remember, which makes for a very special personality. They’re both very down to earth, with a sense of responsibility and strong family ties.His position at Sterling Cooper entails arranging meetings with clients, as well as wining and dining them (and occasionally, arranging meetings for them with prostitutes).Early in the show, he appears to be unsatisfied with his position and would rather work on the creative end.In the series finale, Duck Phillips approaches Pete with a lucrative job offer in Wichita with Lear Jet, which Pete flatly refuses at first but later accepts.