Breaking Bad-Is this the end of Heisenberg? Better call Saul!

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  1. jenny12

    jenny12 Well-Known Member

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    So, tonight starts the final eight episodes of Breaking Bad. Can't wait! What do we think Walt's fate will hold?

    Also, looks like AMC will do a marathon of the first eight episodes of the season today leading up to the final season.
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  2. BigB08822

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    Omg! Thanks for the reminder! I thought it was later in August. I can't wait.
  3. jenny12

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    Yeah, I thought it was later for some reason as well, but then saw an ad for it. I was so excited last summer at the end of the first eight and it has seemed like a long wait.
  4. BittyBug

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    Well, we know he's coming back to Arizona New Mexico with a gun, but why? If he made off to New Hampshire successfully, what will drive him to return to New Mexico? No doubt some type of unfinished business, but what? One thing seems certain, though, and that's that his ego will be his undoing, as it has been throughout the entire series.
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  5. Sparks

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    Arizona? Please explain.
    I'm waaaay to invested in this show. I almost had a heart attack watching the season opener.
  6. jenny12

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    Wow, wasn't expecting the confrontation so soon! Bryan Cranston and Dean Norris were awesome in that episode!
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    Great show tonight. I agree about the confrontation ... that punch ... ouch!
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    Sooooooo good! Sooooo intense! I hate that I can't see the next episode for a week!
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    I had forgotten how unsettling this show is. There's always something looming.
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    Sorry, I meant NM but wrote AZ. :eek:
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  11. BigB08822

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    Crazy! I mean, this really didn't take us anywhere new but I did not expect the confrontation to happen so quickly. If anything, I figured Walt would be running away trying to avoid that entire scene! I am starting to think the cancer will be what kills Walt but it wont be that simple, it will be dramatic!
  12. rjblue

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    That was an intense final scene. And Jesse throwing all the money away was so sad. I'm more invested in him than in anyone. I also find it hard to remember that I once loathed Hank. (this comment brought to you courtesy of Netflix UK)
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    I was surprised that Skyler had so little hesitation before choosing Walt over Hank.

    Now I just have to search the internet to find all the significant detail I missed.
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    Skylar makes odd decisions. It is like she hates Walt for all of this but at the same time she kind of likes the rush of it all. I guess she is very torn and not cut out to be a criminal, even if she finds it kind of exciting.
  15. Sparks

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    She's in too deep to turn on Walter now, imo.
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    Loved Skylar in the episode: "Am I UNDER ARREST!" Anna Gunn has been excellent. And I loved Lydia in her heels going into the meth lab.
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    Great cast and one of my current favorite shows.

    My only complaint is that they haven't done anything story-wise to highlight Walt Jrs. existence on the show. I feel they could have done more with his character.
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  18. jenny12

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    Awww, Jesse.The burden of having a conscience.
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    I only started watching in the past few months (Hooray for Netflix and binge watching!) and can't wait to watch the last few episodes.

    Over the course of the show I've found myself rooting for Jesse the most. Aaron Paul is just heartbreaking in the role. Now I get the Emmy love.

    This season has just been insane (in a good way). I'm actually hoping Hank nails Walt. And LANDRY from FNL as a stone cold killer - awesome! :watch:
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  20. jenny12

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    What an incredible episode tonight! That final scene was something else.
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    It was a great episode last night :) I don't want this show to ever end!!!
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    Marie has been wearing black lately.

    I kept away from the radio today, so I could watch it this evening unspoiled.

    I don't want this show to end, but what makes it great is knowing all along that it has to end.
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    Marie's purple has become my obsession. The coffee pot, the wine opener, the rug, the outfits, the purse - I sit there and go "PURPLE" and drive the son bats. :lol:
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    Just watched the latest episode last night. I loved how everyone was trying to play someone, and how in the end Jesse got the better of Walt (at least initially). But this can't end well and with the foreshadowing that we've already seen, I have my ideas on how the closing scene from this episode is going to unfold. What a cliffhanger, though.
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    Wow, that was probably the best episode of Breaking Bad...maybe ever!? So intense. I knew Hank and/or Jessie were going to die but even still, I held out hope until that very moment. I love that Walt made the phone call and is doing what he can to get his wife off. He should have been more specific and told her that he had promised to kill her if she ever spoke but hopefully that is enough to keep her out of prison. I guess Jessie will be forced to cook and can live as long as he does his job. Hopefully Walt can manage to save him, too, even though he just asked to have him killed.
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    Another great episode! Bryan Cranston outdid himself with that performance!
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    This show is pretty much ruining me for all other television.
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    That pretty much sums it up. I knew that the cliffhanger from last week was not going to end well for someone, but I did not envision Jessie's fate. I now have a better idea of what Walt might eventually come back to NM for, though, but I'm sure this show will surprise me.
  29. halffull

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    The twists and turns are amazing ... I LOVE this show!!!!
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    Some reviewers mention watching the show with your hands covering your face and peeking out. I did that during the knife fight, and the killing of Hank, and Jesse in the cell. I also almost cried during the phone call. Next week can't come soon enough, and I'm dreading seeing who dies next.
  31. Prancer

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    A month ago, I had never seen Breaking Bad or had any interest in it. Then a friend I trust told me I had to see it, so I got the first season DVDs and started watching. I'm all caught up, and now I don't know how any of you could stand to wait a week between episodes. I want to know NOW!
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    Yeah. I didn't watch when it first started so I was enjoying watching on Netflix one after the other. I was used to watching so many in sequence that it feels like an eternity from week to week.
  33. Sparks

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    Wow. Props to you. BB is a difficult show to binge watch.
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    I've been waiting for Walt to confess to Jesse about the whole Jane thing! I really hope they won't leave the Gray Matter Technologies piece hanging...there are only two episodes left.
  35. BigB08822

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    What!? This show is made for binge watching. Every episode leaves you dying to find out what happens next. Or maybe I just love to binge watch EVERYTHING. lol
  36. halffull

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    :fragile::wuzrobbed
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    I totally agree. I binge watched the first 3 seasons and found it really hard to switch to 1 episode a week afterward. I hate waiting to see what happens next!! What a fantastic show - this season especially has just been incredible.
  38. Prancer

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    ITA! I wanted to catch up to the last episode in particular because the title ("Ozymandias") told me that me that Walt's chickens would finally come home to roost, but I am now seething with impatience to know what happens to Jesse. Well, and Skyler and the kids, too. I would say that no show would kill off Skyler and the kids, but this one just might, just to really drive home the point. :yikes: I still can't get over the fact that they shot that little kid on the minibike at the train--and that Walt was, for all his talk at Jesse, so totally untouched by that. :eek:
  39. rjblue

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    That was the episode that cemented Breaking Bad as "best series ever" for me. I spent the whole episode rooting for Jesse and Walt to succeed, and did not see that shooting coming. I felt like I, like Jesse, had undergone some sort of crisis of conscience, and it really brought home to me that Walt had destroyed himself.

    I feel sorry for the people who will discover this series after the finale. They will have the great binge experience, but not the weekly shock and awe of these final 8 episodes.
  40. BaileyCatts

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    So now was probably a bad time to start watching this show then, huh. :lol: Two weeks ago was the first entire episode I've seen (I've seen bits here and there while flipping and may have read the threads here) and not even knowing the story or the characters, I just had to keep watching to see what happens. Now I want to watch the final episode without even seeing the whole series because I don't think I can wait that long to catch up on the whole series to see what happens.

    I don't have Netflix, can you watch the entire series online for free someplace?