When Hank produces evidence that Gus is Albuquerque's crystal meth kingpin, Walt worries that he and Jesse will be killed to protect their boss.



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Hank's discovery of Gus Fring's fingerprint in Gale Boetticher's apartment is enough for DEA and Albuquerque PD to bring Gus in for an interview. He seems to have an answer for everything, including why his fingerprint was found at the crime scene. Everyone but Hank seems to be satisfied and they decide not to pursue the matter. Hank isn't so sure. Gus realizes how close he's come to being caught and in flashbacks, his entry into a world of crime and his work with the Mexican drug cartel is revealed. Hank involves Walt in his plan to track Gus' movements putting Walt in a very dangerous situation. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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4 September 2011 (USA)  »

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Maximino Arciniega is named after Max Arciniega who played Krazy-8 in the first season. See more »


During the flashback scene in the pool, it is obvious that none of the characters are native Spanish-speakers, and most speak with heavy American accents. Neither Fring nor his partner Max, who are supposed to be Chileans, speak with anything resembling a Chilean accent. And Don Eladio speaks with mostly Cuban characters. See more »


Jesse Pinkman: So what if this is like, math, or algebra? Now you add a plus douchebag to a minus douchebag, you get like, zero douchebags.
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A fantastic episode
15 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I agree that this was just excellent. My first thought after watching 4.8 was, "Vince Gilligan is a f***ing genius." Brilliant direction, acting, and script as well.

I've always thought that Aaron Paul's character and his portrayal of Jesse were tremendously entertaining. He deserves another Emmy for this episode alone. I find myself being terrified of what is going to happen to him in future episodes. It's such a testament to his ability as an actor that he can make a murdering drug dealer seem so sympathetic.

Every actor involved with this series is just amazing. I can't believe that something of this quality is available on cable television. Breaking Bad proves that TV doesn't have to be crap. It sets the bar high for every other TV drama today.

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