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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 5

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1 Live Free or Die In the future we see Walt (with hair) buying a mac...
In the future we see Walt (with hair) buying a machine gun. In the “present” Walt begins hiding the evidence of his assassination of Gus and remembers the video cameras in the lab. Concurrently Hank discovers them too and eagerly awaits the chance to see them. Walt grabs Jesse and they head to the border to try and find Mike. They persuade him to help them get to the laptop which is now in police evidence. Meanwhile Skyler visits Ted in hospital where he has finally woken up after his fall.
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2 Madrigal Walt plants a fake ricin cigarette in Jesse’s ap...
Walt plants a fake ricin cigarette in Jesse’s apartment and hides the real one. He convinces Jesse to continue cooking and asks Mike to join them as a partner. Over at Madrigal Electromotive headquarters a certain Herr Schuler commits suicide. His superiors travel out to New Mexico to tell the DEA that they are going to give their full cooperation. A woman named Lydia comes to see Mike and suggests that they kill eleven of their subordinates. Mike is then interviewed by Hank and Gomez who know how deeply he is involved.
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3 Hazard Pay Mike visits his various men in prison and assures ...
Mike visits his various men in prison and assures them that their hazard pay remains in place. Saul then takes Mike, Walt and Jesse around various potential cook sites. Walt sees the best option as being to cook in houses undergoing fumigation. Marie comes to see Skyler and amidst her babbling Skyler snaps and yells at her to shut up repeatedly. Walt counsels Jesse over whether he can share his work life with Andrea and then tells Marie about Skyler’s affair with Ted Beneke.
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4 Fifty-One Walt buys a new car and then throws one in for Wal...
Walt buys a new car and then throws one in for Walter Jr too. Hank is promoted to head of his department. He also visits Lydia’s office and arrests the warehouse worker who handled the methylamine for her. He and Marie then head to dinner at the White household to celebrate Walt’s birthday. Skyler pretends to attempt suicide and convinces Marie to take the children for a few days. She and Walt have a blazing row over the future of the family. Jesse heads out to help Lydia with the methylamine but it seems the police are monitoring them.
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5 Dead Freight Hank moves into his new office and Walt pays him a...
Hank moves into his new office and Walt pays him a visit. Walt plants a bug and he, Jesse and Mike test whether Lydia is telling the truth about the tracked barrels. Mike still wants to kill her so she suggests another source of methylamine – a freight train. Jesse suggests the plan and Walt works out how they can stop a train and siphon off some methylamine, replacing it with water. The plan goes successfully until a kid riding his dirt bike shows up and catches them in the act.
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6 Buyout The train robbery gang dispose of the boy and his ...
The train robbery gang dispose of the boy and his bike. Jesse is furious about what Todd did but Walt and Mike see no other option but to forgive him. Mike soon discovers the cops following him and decides that he wants out. Jesse agrees and they aim to sell off their methylamine to a rival operation. Walt refuses and when the buyer realises that the blue meth will continue to appear he pulls his offer. Jesse tries to convince Walt but with no luck and he sits through an awkward dinner with Skyler. Mike decides to tie Walt up and go through with the sale anyway.
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7 Say My Name Walt asks Declan to take over distribution from Mi...
Walt asks Declan to take over distribution from Mike, admitting that he is Heisenberg. Mike makes preparations to have no further contact with the criminal world. Jesse insists that he is out too but Walt refuses to pay him. Hank is instructed to stop tailing Mike and so he shifts his surveillance to the lawyer handling Mike’s money: Dan Waxberg. Walt teaches Todd how to cook and is impressed by his dedication. Walt retrieves the bug from Hank’s office and is able to warn Mike that Dan has flipped. Walt picks up Mike’s getaway bag and brings it to him.
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8 Gliding Over All Lydia seduces Walt with the offer of selling meth ...
Lydia seduces Walt with the offer of selling meth to the Czech Republic. He spares her but arranges for Jesse’s relatives to kill off the remainder of Gus and Mike’s men. Now that he can finally run things the way he wants Walt spends nearly three months working busily and accumulating piles of cash. Marie eventually suggests to Skyler that it’s time to take her kids back. Skyler shows Walt the pile of money he has and he decides to get out. He gives Jessie his share and apparently leaves the business. Hank then discovers a book in his bathroom with an inscription from Gale.
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105:11
9 Blood Money In flashforward we see Walt return to his boarded ...
In flashforward we see Walt return to his boarded up house to get the ricin. In the present Hank races home and begins investigating how Walt is Heisenberg. Jesse tries to give his money to Mike’s daughter and the parents of the kid that died during the train robbery. Walt tells him that Mike is alive but Jesse begins distributing the money anyway. Lydia comes to the car wash asking Walt to help arrest the decline in purity of the meth. When Walt realises that his Walt Whitman book is gone he checks his car for bugs, finds one and confronts Hank.
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10 Buried Hank calls Skyler and Walt panics and moves his mo...
Hank calls Skyler and Walt panics and moves his money. While he buries it in the desert, Skyler refuses to talk to Hank and a shocked Marie. Jesse is taken in by the police and Hank goes to talk to him. Lydia goes to see Declan’s operation and hides while Todd’s crew wipe them out.
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48:40
11 Confessions The Whites and Schraders meet for dinner and Walt ...
The Whites and Schraders meet for dinner and Walt attempts to negotiate. When that won’t work Walt gives them a filmed confession where he incriminates Hank as the man who made him cook meth. Saul gets Jesse out on bail and takes him to meet Walt. Walt suggests that he start again in a new town. Jesse uses Saul’s disappearing guy but when Huell lifts some weed from his pocket on the way out the door he realises what really happened to the ricin cigarette.
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58:01
12 Rabid Dog Walt returns to find gasoline spread across his ho...
Walt returns to find gasoline spread across his house but no Jesse. He tells Skyler and Walter Jr that it was his fault and they spend the night in a hotel. Skyler demands the truth and then asks Walt to kill Jesse. We learn that Hank followed Jesse to the house and persuaded him to come live with him. Jesse confesses to his criminal career on camera and Walt calls asking to meet Jesse. Hank puts a wire on him but Jesse gets spooked.
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13 To'hajiilee Walt asks Jack to assassinate Jesse. The price: on...
Walt asks Jack to assassinate Jesse. The price: one cook with Todd. Meanwhile Hank has Huell taken into custody and convinces him that Walt is going to kill him. Huell tells them about the barrels of money and Jesse pretends that he is about to set them on fire. Walt drives out to the site to stop him and soon discovers that he’s been duped. He calls Jack for help but when he sees that it’s Hank he calls him off.
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14 Ozymandias Gomez is dead and Hank soon follows. Uncle Jack di...
Gomez is dead and Hank soon follows. Uncle Jack digs up the money but leaves a barrel out of courtesy. Walt hands Jesse over and tells him about Jane. Marie tells Skyler that Walt is under arrest and forces her to confess to Walter Jr. When the Whites arrive home they find Walt packing their bags. When Skyler realises that Hanks is dead she picks up a knife and forces Walt out.
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15 Granite State Saul and Walt temporarily share the same room as t...
Saul and Walt temporarily share the same room as they wait to disappear. Skyler is left facing all the charges that Walt has avoided. Todd visits to tell her not to speak of Lydia. Walt is relocated to New Hampshire to a lonely cabin eight miles from the nearest town. Jesse escapes from his cell and Andrea is shot in response. Walt tries to send money to Walter Jr but he won’t take it.
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16 Felina Walt drives to New Mexico and visits Gretchen and ...
Walt drives to New Mexico and visits Gretchen and Elliot. He gives them his money and tells them to pass it on to Walter Jr. He barges in on Todd and Lydia’s meeting and asks them to let him teach them a new method for making meth. Then he visits Skyler and hands over the coordinates to Hank’s burial site. Finally he heads over to the neo-Nazi compound and puts his machine gun to good use.
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