Breaking Bad: Season 5, Episode 4

Fifty-One (5 Aug. 2012)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller
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It's Walt's 51st birthday. His return to the drug business causes Skyler to go into depression.

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Walter, his confidence up, leases two muscle cars - one for himself and one for Junior. He's turning 51 and would like a party, Hank and his team visit Lydia in Houston, Jesse flies there to pick up the accelerant, Mike makes a decision that Jessie wants reversed, Hank is offered a promotion, Walter explains Skyler's behavior to Marie and Hank with references to Ted, and Skyler, coming slowly out of her funk, hatches a makeshift plan to protect her children. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The TAG Heuer Swiss chronograph watch that Jesse gives Walt for his birthday is the reissued "Monaco" model popularized by Steve McQueen in Le Mans (1971). See more »

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4 August 2013 | by (asyouwere) – See all my reviews

Season 5 is awful. Product placement has REALLY become an issue, with Chrysler occupying the greatest amount of ad space.

Samsung, Whistle Pig, Xbox 360, etc, all given their ad spots.

The show is nowhere near as interesting as it was in the first three seasons, which is a shame because it was one of the best shows in TV history.

It's a bit sad to me that people review season 5 as being in the same class as 1 - 4.

The show has moved from a fairly credible premise into an over-written and ludicrous story with mediocre writing, less interesting characters, etc. In time, I think the later seasons will be the counterpart to Godfather 3.


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