Breaking Bad: Season 2, Episode 5

Breakage (5 Apr. 2009)

TV Episode  -   -  Crime | Drama | Thriller
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 4,140 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 10 critic

Walt and Jesse decide to start their own little empire with the help of Jesse's friends: Skinny Pete, Combo, and Badger. Meanwhile, Hank tries to pull himself together after his encounter with Tuco.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2586 titles
created 25 Aug 2011
 
a list of 13 titles
created 24 Apr 2012
 
a list of 46 titles
created 17 Oct 2012
 
a list of 56 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 34 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Breakage" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Breakage (05 Apr 2009)

Breakage (05 Apr 2009) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Breaking Bad.
« Previous Episode | 12 of 62 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Rodney Rush ...
Edit

Storyline

Walt continues his treatment and is starting to feel better but is concerned at the growing medical bills. Jesse begins to re-establish himself paying off his debts and getting a new place to live. He's interested in the renter however, Jane Margolis who next door. Walt and Jesse soon rev up the RV and are cooking again. Jesse's not keen on selling the stuff on the street and suggests he and Walt take over Tuco's role as a distributor. Hank and the DEA have come across the name Heisenberg and aren't sure if he's real or just an urban legend. Hank is promoted and soon appointed to a tri-State drug task force. He may have health issues of his own however. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 April 2009 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

There is a notable amount of purple in the second half of this episode. During the garden lunch at Hank and Marie's house, the table is laid with purple dishes, napkins and glasses, and there is a purple pot in the background. In the kitchen there are several large purple bowls, and Marie is dressed in purple and red-violet. Later, Skyler is wearing all purple during a conversation with Walt. Finally, back at the Schrader household, the bed sheets and flowers beside the bed are lilac, there are lilac cushions on the couch, and Marie wears a purple robe. There is a wealth of symbolism associated with the color purple. Two possible intended meanings for this episode are penance (perhaps in reference to Walter's and Marie's lies and unlawful behavior) and royalty (which could be in reference to the toppling of the previous drug lord and the imminent rise of a new King). See more »

Goofs

When Skinny Pete, Badger, and Combo come over to Jesse's, the knocking sound continues after the person at the door, in silhouette, has stopped knocking. See more »

Quotes

Jesse Pinkman: Jane, I gotta say, this place is awesome!
Jane Margolis: Really? Does it inspire awe?
See more »

Soundtracks

Breaking Bad Main Title Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Dave Porter
Performed by Dave Porter
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Another Great Episode
10 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The fifth episode on the second season of Breaking Bad is another great episode in the ever-continuing line of great episodes. It is still a little on the slow side, but the episode never feels boring thanks to some involving story lines. The acting continues to be incredible and the on screen chemistry between Cranston and Paul is stronger than ever.

In this episode, "Breakage," Walt is starting to feel better but is worried about how to pay off his bills. Jesse and Walt decides that they must become distributors and play the role that Tuco did. Meanwhile, Hank earns a promotion to a task force, but he may be suffering from health problems of his own.

Overall, this is another great episode. It's a little slow, but I believe they're only building the story so that the season will end in a bang. Nonetheless, this is still an intriguing episode. I rate this episode 9/10.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who cares who likes who jools_35
Skyler wanted Aress
Cost of living nunomacastro
Favorite funny scenes danielmack810-101-235971
Why all the Skyler hate? AdrenalineMob
Just finished the series.. joedubalde
Discuss Breakage (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page