Breaking Bad: Season 4, Episode 7

Problem Dog (28 Aug. 2011)

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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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In Gus's factory farm Aaron Paul wears a a t-shirt of Steve Aoki, brother of Devon Aoki. See more »


When the Challenger is in the ditch there is one exhaust pipe that indicates it's a V6 model, and later at Pollos Hermanos, Walt White Jr. tells Hank that the Challenger was a V8. Without the R/T badge in the front grill, and with only one pipe, it was definitely the V6 model with SRT8 stripes on the hood. See more »


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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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