Ordered to return the car he bought for his son, Walt strikes back by putting Skyler in a tough spot with their new money-laundering operation.



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The car wash is now in operation but Skyler isn't prepared for the amount of money Walt is bringing in. She also arranges for Walt to return the car he bought Walt Jr. but in the end decides he has other plans for it. Walt still believes his life is in danger as long as Gus is alive and speaks to Saul about how he wants to hire a hit man. He finds someone closer to home. Hank and Walter Jr. visit Gus Fring's chicken restaurant and Hank has something very specific in mind. He's slowly putting the facts together in his quest for Heisenberg. Facing a series of conflicting emotions, Jesse goes back to his group counseling session. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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28 August 2011 (USA)  »

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When Jesse is playing Rage (the on-rails shooter) at the beginning, there is an Easter egg on the wall when he is going down the stairs as pointed out on the commentary. Looking closely, the graffiti spells out "Gale". See more »


Hank and Walt Jr. go to Los Pollos Hermanos to eat. Gus walks over to make small talk and offers them both refills. Walter Jr. declines and Hank accepts. Gus refills Hanks drink, seconds later Hank is seen outside in his car dumping out the soda. He then places the cup Gus touched in an evidence bag. If Hank uses both hands for his walker and Walt Jr. Uses both hands for crutches how did they carry the cup out? See more »


Group Leader: We're not here to sit in judgement.
Jesse Pinkman: Why not? Why not, maybe she's right. You know maybe I should have put it in the paper. I should've done something different. The thing is; if you just do stuff and nothing happens... what's it all mean? What's the point? Oh right, this whole thing is about self-acceptence.
Group Leader: Kicking the hell out of yourself doesn't give meaning to anything.
Jesse Pinkman: So I should stop "judging" and accept? So no matter what I do... hooray for me because I'm a great guy? It's all good? No ...
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References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »


Breaking Bad Main Title Theme
Written by Dave Porter
Performed by Dave Porter
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Aaron Paul's Show!
16 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the seventh episode of the fourth season of Breaking Bad. It's another utterly fantastic episode, and what slowness we had in the beginning of the episode is now gone. This was an intense episode and everything that occurred seemed to do so in a heartbeat. This episode features some stellar acting, but this was Aaron Paul's show and he delivered big time.

In this episode, "Problem Dog," Skylar forces Walt to return the car he bought for his son, which angers him and causes him to do a pricey and reckless activity. Skylar is also shocked on how much money Walt makes in a week and she worries that it's too much for the car wash. Walt persuades Jesse to kill Gus at each opportunity he gets. Finally, Hank decides to tell his co-workers his theory about Gus.

Overall, another solid episode and another excellent cliffhanger. Hank seems to be connecting the dots faster than I anticipated. Because of excellent acting, we got ourselves another memorable episode. I rate this episode 9/10.

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