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Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad is a drama about Walter White, a chemistry professor who is diagnosed with lung cancer. He enlists the help of his former student Jesse Pinkman to manufacture and sell methamphetamine. AMC 2008-???

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Season 1

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1 Pilot Chemistry teacher and suburban Dad Walter White is...
Chemistry teacher and suburban Dad Walter White is working a second job at a car wash to help pay for the new baby on the way. He is already feeling a bit pathetic when he is diagnosed with lung cancer. He asks his brother-in-law Hank, a DEA agent, if he can go on a ride along and spots a former pupil-turned-drug-dealer there. He goes to see Jesse and suggests that they make Meth-Amphetamine together. Walt uses his life savings to buy an RV and they drive into the New Mexico desert to “cook.” Jesse is thrilled with the product and shows it to his former partner and his cousin Crazy Eight. They recognise Walt from the initial bust and intend to kill him and Jesse. Walt offers to teach them his methods and then kills them both using phosphate gas.
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43:50
2 Cat's in the Bag... Walt collapses on the bathroom floor and sleeps th...
Walt collapses on the bathroom floor and sleeps there. Jesse calls the next morning and Skyler picks up on what’s going on immediately. Crazy Eight escapes and Walt has to pick him up off the neighbouring streets and take him back to Jesse’s house. They agree to flip a coin to decide who will dissolve Emilio’s body and who will kill Crazy Eight. Jesse “wins” and chooses his bathtub as the best place to get rid of the body. Walt can’t bring himself to do his part and smokes a joint instead. At Skyler’s ultrasound she asks him about Jesse and he tells her that Jesse is his pot dealer.
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32:43
3 …and the Bag's in the River Skyler asks Marie about pot affecting your behavio...
Skyler asks Marie about pot affecting your behaviour and she assumes Walter Jr is smoking. She asks Hank to scare him straight. Walt and Jesse clean up the remains of Emilio and then argue when Walt finds out that Crazy Eight knows his name. He talks to Crazy Eight and tries to find a reason to let him go.
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26:58
4 Cancer Man Walt tells his family about the cancer and they ar...
Walt tells his family about the cancer and they arrange a consultation with an expensive oncologist. Walt isn’t sure treatment is the right way to go while Walter Jr is angry at his lack of reaction. Jesse continues to use the meth and in a paranoid state runs home to his parents’ house. They are wary of him and don’t want him poisoning the mind of his younger brother Jake.
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27:52
5 Gray Matter Walt and Skyler attend the birthday party of Ellio...
Walt and Skyler attend the birthday party of Elliott Schwartz, Walt’s former partner and husband to Gretchen, Walt’s ex. Skyler tells Elliott about Walt’s cancer and he offers to pay for the treatment. Walt refuses and so Skyler holds an intervention to find out what he is thinking. Walt says he doesn’t want treatment but changes his mind the next day. Meanwhile Jesse tries to get a job at a bank and runs into an old friend, Badger. Badger offers to be his new cooking partner and they head back out into the desert to cook. Jesse is unhappy that he can’t replicate the quality of Walt’s product.
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34:36
6 Crazy Handful of Nothin' Skyler notices that Walt keeps going missing in th...
Skyler notices that Walt keeps going missing in the afternoons. He claims he likes to go walking alone but is actually cooking with Jesse. The chemotherapy is making life unpleasant and so Walt asks Jesse if they can sell a whole pound of meth to a distributor. Jesse gets an introduction to Crazy Eight’s replacement, Tuco. Tuco is a violent man who beats Jesse up for asking for cash up front. Hank comes by the school and discovers all the missing equipment from the chemistry lab. Walt shaves his head and heads out to see Tuco to demand his money.
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34:51
7 A No-Rough-Stuff Type Deal Jesse is trying to sell his house and is surprised...
Jesse is trying to sell his house and is surprised to hear that Walt went and met Tuco. They go meet Tuco in a junk yard and Walt boldly promises four pounds of meth. Jesse is furious as he can’t possibly get enough cold medicine which supplies their pseudoephedrine. Walt announces that they will use methylamine instead but that’s the one item Jesse can’t get legally on a large shopping spree. So they steal it using thermite to break the lock on a warehouse. They produce the meth which pleases Tuco but when his subordinate adds a comment his initiative is rewarded with a beating. Meanwhile at Skyler’s baby shower Marie presents her with a white gold tiara. Skyler returns it and finds out about Marie’s shoplifting.
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