One because it showed that Eladio wasn't stupid and knew Gus hated him. The Good: The poisoning of Don Eladio and his entire gang was a thrilling end to the episode and delivered the kind of drama that has become Breaking Bad's hallmark. The police release Jesse after Brock tests negative for ricin. All latest episodes of Breaking Bad season 4 get free into your mobile! I like that Gus then began to react to the poison. Walt is struggling to stay awake after taking pain killers and alcohol to get over his fight with Jesse.
Yet by having to hide his meth cooking he only pushed them further away and never got the validation he was looking for. Skyler fears the worst when she can't get hold of Walt. But more on that later. The pacing of the story is interesting. For the , the series received five nominations for Best Drama Series, Best Actor in a Drama Series Cranston , Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Giancarlo Esposito and Aaron Paul , and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Anna Gunn , winning two; Best Actor in a Drama Series Cranston and Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Esposito. Saul is paranoid about bugs, wiretaps, and surveillance, and hires a personal bodyguard.
Walt then reveals that he's been keeping tabs on Jesse, and tells him he hopes Jesse ends up dead in the Mexican desert. They shake hands, and Jesse returns to the hospital to be with Brock and Andrea. It's who you think you are that determines what you become. You spent the majority of your scenes in this episode in a state of drugged-up convalescence and it is understandable that you'd need to take some time for yourself to regroup and figure out where it all went wrong. Skyler attempts to buy the car wash that employed Walt earlier in season 1 but the owner angrily refuses.
I liked that line for two reasons. Hank asks Walt to drive him to the industrial laundry, he believes that the superlab from Gale's notebook is located there. Hank decides to check it out; the informant is Tio, but instead of giving the information, he merely insults and taunts Hank. Naturally, Skyler is not about to run into Gus or Mike on the streets by accident, but when Walt and Skyler do not communicate with each other for episodes at a time sometimes these plots lose relevance. He's bought some time, but Hank's not deterred. He just keeps shooting until Gaff is dead. Trying to escape, Ted cracks his head on a kitchen counter, badly injuring him.
Breaking Bad Insider 403 Podcast. The Bottom Line: It's yet another strong episode and one that is slightly difficult to grade. Gus offers a gift of tequila laced with poison. Cast Main Cast Cast Portrays Ep. And now Ted knows far too much about where that money has come from which could be dangerous. Similarly he was playing the role of snooty professional in a way to deliberately make Jesse seem like the plucky underdog.
Meanwhile in Mexico, the cartel reunites everyone at Don Eladio's mansion the same place where Max was murdered , Gus and Don Eladio meet each other for the first time since their encounter in 1989. Archived from on July 9, 2012. I would probably have given this episode a higher score, it was my favorite episode of the season. He would have given it away for sure. Archived from on March 5, 2012. The writers began brainstorming and writing for the season in early July 2010. That doesn't make him a saint because of course the company benefits him and is clearly tied into how he sees himself as a man.
After much unjust pressure the owner sells to her, agreeing to an even lower price than her original offer. Gus calls the cartel, giving in to their demands and asks Jesse if he can cook Walt's formula. After Jesse is kidnapped by Gus' men, Walt visits Hector and smuggles him a suicide bomb for him to use to get revenge on Gus. Walt goes to Jesse's house, knowing that now that Gus found someone able to cook the Blue Sky Meth, Gus is going to kill him. In another flashback, Gus and his business partner Max meet Hector in 1989 when they approach drug kingpin Don Eladio.
At least that's the thought that went through my mind as the entire upper level members of the big bad Mexican cartel of Don Eladio fell to their knees gasping for breath after a particularly deadly tangle with toxic tequila. After she's caught, Hank's detective friend, , resolves the matter. Tio, Tuco's uncle in a nursing home and informs him of the death of his nephews after their attempt to kill Hank. Walt wanted to provide for his family and be seen as their saviour. Free, but feeling the looming threat of Gus, Walt purchases a gun for protection. Season four was listed by many critics as one of the best seasons of television in 2011. I don't think they were bad enough though to deny the episode a good score.
Andrea calls Jesse to the hospital because her son Brock is in critical condition with a mysterious flu-like illness. Hank gets Walt to plant a tracking device on Gus' car. Jesse finds the ricin vial missing and confronts Walt, suspecting he poisoned Brock. Mike orders Walt to cook alone. Don Eladio, infuriated by their presumption, orders his henchman, Tio, to kill Max at cold blood and forces Gus to watch.