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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When Skylar mentions sending Walt Jr to a top rated boarding school in Northern Arizona, she is most likely referring to Verde Valley School, near Sedona, Arizona. See more »

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The 30-day tag on Walter's new car expires on August 12, 2012; this episode would be set in 2009, exactly one year after Walter White was introduced on his 50th birthday in 2008. See more »

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Hank Schrader: [responding to the offer of becoming ASAC] Well, considering my wife would murder me if I said "no"...
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Hank Schrader: Yeah. I want it.
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Nice Dubstep. Boring Episode
6 August 2012 | by (Dubai) – See all my reviews

I gotta say i never expected dubstep to be this mainstream and hit places like prime time TV or even the radio! Anyway the episode was very boring, for me at least. It was a clash between Skyler and Walt, nice idea i know, however the fans need something to get their juice flow going! We need some meth-cooking heads-blowing half-faced-zombie scenes. When the episode ended i felt it ran for 10 minutes because all the drama, especially that pool scene, were unnecessary since everyone already knows how much of an attention whore Skyler really is. I hope they step up a bit and show some gore or at least cook more meth, we didn't even see them cook a batch this time. I know you might think i'm an action junkie but that's what Breaking Bad got us used to, and that is what we expect.


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