Skyler adopts an aloof approach when she suspects that Walt isn't telling her the truth. Meanwhile, Jesse proves his worth to Mike and Gus.



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Hank Schrader (credit only)
Marie Schrader (credit only)
Saul Goodman (credit only)
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Truck Guard 1 (as Jason Hill)


It's the morning after the night before and Walt has a major hangover. Skyler is now convinced that Walt is in danger but he makes sure she understands exactly how important he is to the criminal organization. He's a little too blunt as Skyler's reaction is to take the baby and disappear for a few days. One of Gus' trucks has been hijacked so Mike and Jesse are tasked to get the blue meth back. Once again, Jesse proves to be unexpectedly useful. In the lab, Walt is fed up with Jesse going off on errands with Mike and so comes up with his own solution to cleaning up. He also learns that his actions may have unintended consequences. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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21 August 2011 (USA)  »

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"¿Esta listo para platicar" on lid translates to "Ready to talk". See more »


In the opening scene, the truck robbers use an ultraviolet light to find the star stamp that indicates which buckets of sauce have meth in them. However, the star fluoresces yellow, while in a previous episode it's shown fluorescing blue. See more »


Walter White: I am the one who knocks!
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References The Godfather: Part II (1974) See more »


I Can't Believe She Gives It All to Me
by Conway Twitty
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Walt is Going off the Deep End!
15 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the sixth episode of the fourth season of Breaking Bad. This episode should be highlighted for numerous reasons, but Bryan Cranston deserves the best. His speech in the beginning of the episode and the way he shows the former car wash owner who is boss was just magnificent. But we also get fantastic acting from Anna Gunn and Aaron Paul.

In this episode, "Cornered," Walt explains to Skylar in a fiery speech about how important he is to the meth suppliers, which causes her to take the baby and leave for a few days. Meanwhile, Jesse continues going out with Mike on errands for Gus, this time around trying to reclaim meth that was stolen from them. Walt shows his disapproval in an unexpected way. Also, Walt decides to buy his son a car.

Overall, this is a fantastic episode and one that has Skylar beginning how truly dangerous Walt's job really is. That outburst by Walt in the beginning is the most memorable speech in recent television history. But this episode also shows how Walt may be reaching his critical point. I rate this episode 9/10.

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