All bad things come to an end.
This penultimate episode is called “Granite State”, which is the nickname of New Hampshire. Know what New Hampshire’s motto is? “Live free or die”, which is also the name of the first episode from this season. Vince, you master crafter, you. In other news, “Live free or die” is Walt and Jesse’s new motto as well. CRINGE.
In case you were wondering, the title of the Episode, Ozymandias, refers to a poem of the same name about an ancient, long-forgotten king who had the hubris to think he and his empire were invincible. Oh God. ::dons helmet and other protective gear:: Let’s watch this, bitch!
All those bad things you feared and hoped and dreaded and anticipated happening as Breaking Bad marched toward its series finale? Now they’re starting to happen. ::has Ativan and Captain Morgan at the ready::
Hark, who are those unlikely heroes appearing on the horizon? Why it’s Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, come to save the day. And by “Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy”, I of course mean “Hank and Jesse”. Wait, what now?
This week on Breaking Bad: Walt enjoys his retirement from the meth industry by spending more time with his children and volunteering at the local SPCA so he can help abandoned kittens. Hahahaha. Just kidding.
“Why didn’t you people just put him in the car?”
“Uh, because it’s not Nazi Germany, all right?”
Oh, pfft, Nazi Germany! If I had a dollar for every time I heard that.”
Leave it to Marie to save everyone’s life. Due to her overzealous paranoia, she insists that Skyler’s family stay with them under the watchful eyes of several testosterone-laden DEA agents. Hank thinks she’s overreacting, but he’s too tired to argue with her. Little do they both know that the White family is even more in the thick of it than Hank is. It’s a great plan to keep everyone safe, right up until Walt refuses to go. He feels like the bleeder who’s attracting the shark, and he knows there’s very little hope of him getting out of this alive. He’ll surely feel better if he dies knowing his family is protected. Skyler tearfully begs him to change his mind, and you know she’s frazzled because her hair looks so bad. Continue reading
“Hule, are you happy?”
“What would make you unhappy?”
“This little mofo not doing what he’s told.”
Gus Fring didn’t last this long in the meth industry by being sloppy. Continue reading