After Skinny Pete gets ripped off, Walt makes Jesse go get the money. Meanwhile, Walt's cover story on how Elliott and Gretchen are paying for his medical treatment is on the verge of collapsing.



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Episode cast overview:
Hank Schrader (credit only)
Marie Schrader (voice)
Dylan Carr ...
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Brandon Carr ...
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Cocoa Brown ...
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Skinny Pete has been ripped off by a drug addicted couple and Walt has made it plain to Jesse that unless he does something about it, word will get around pretty quick that they are an easy mark. Jesse isn't a very effective informer however and is quickly in over his head. Walt goes back to work but not all is going smoothly. Walt's story starts to unravel when Skyler gets a call from Gretchen Schwartz and she thanks her for paying for Walt's treatment. Gretchen doesn't give him away but his bitterness at their past relationship - personal and business - comes out. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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12 April 2009 (USA)  »

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The little boy Jesse plays peekaboo with, is actually played by two actors (twins) See more »


Skinny Pete gives Jesse a piece of paper with the address of the junkie couple who robbed him. The address is "3085 Pampas Streat." (Jesse scolds Pete about his inability to spell "street" correctly.) When Jesse goes to the house, however, you can clearly see the street signs for a different address on the corner: Marquette and 13th. See more »


Jesse Pinkman: You got something for me?
Skinny Pete: Yeah, I found 'em.
Jesse Pinkman: Is this a five or an S?
Skinny Pete: Five, yo. No wait... S. No, no... yeah, five.
Jesse Pinkman: Yeah? Jesus, how the hell do you spell "street" wrong? S-T-R-E-A-T?
Skinny Pete: Hey, man, I'm slingin' mad volume and fat stackin' benjis, you know what I'm sayin'? I can't be all about, like, spelling and shit.
Jesse Pinkman: Okay. So they got names?
Skinny Pete: Hers is like, I dunno, she's just this woman is all. Him, they call Spooge.
Jesse Pinkman: Spooge? Not Mad Dog? Not Diesel? So lemme get this straight, you got jacked by a ...
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References Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968) See more »


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Angry man
19 January 2016 | by See all my reviews

After the last episodes had picked up the pace and were taking the story somewhere, "Peekaboo" decides to take a detour and stop advancing the story of Walter and Pinkman (which is becoming more and more interesting; actually more than Walter's).

Walter keeps his breaking down. Cranston keeps his good job, but one has to wonder how Walter White kept all that hate under control before "Breaking Bad" started. Or are we supposed he was the perfect husband, father and teacher? It all seems a little bit of a stretch, as his relationship with his wife. In the first episodes of season one they seemed to have a good enough relationship, her caring about his illness, etc etc. Now they are so suspicious of each other, is too big and too fast of a change.

Also, poor Pinkman. Walter's puppet tries to do Walter's biding, but has a problem as he finds a child in the junkies thieves' house. Pinkman is the best character in the series, but pairing him with a child makes him a disservice. And not very interesting, either.

An OK episode, with not much happening.

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