In the aftermath of the train heist, Jesse and Mike decide to quit the business, leaving Walt to handle things on his own. Mike is being followed by the DEA.

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With blood on their hands, the Walter, Jesse, and Mike partnership must first decide what to do about Todd. After that's settled, Walter is ready to cook again, but Jesse and Mike have another idea. Skyler spends some time with her daughter and with Marie, and Walter's invitation that Jesse stay for dinner adds to Skyler's misery. Hank and his team put nearly round-the-clock surveillance on Mike, and a meth producer in Phoenix has a plan. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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19 August 2012 (USA)  »

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During a TV newscast, it is revealed that the missing boy's name is Drew Sharp. See more »

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In the news cast when it is first revealed that Drew Sharp was the boy shot by Todd she says he has been missing since Thursday morning. However Lydia clearly states in the previous episode (S5,5; Deadfreight) that the train carrying the Methylamine comes every Wednesday. Which would be when the train was robbed and when Drew was ultimately killed. However, for any number of reasons, Drew's parents might only have realized he was missing the next day. See more »

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Jesse Pinkman: I, uh, I eat a lot of frozen stuff. It's usually pretty bad. I mean, the pictures are always so awesome, you know? It's like, "Hell yeah, I'm stoked for this lasagna!" And then you nuke it, and the cheese gets all scabby on top, and it's like... it's like you're eating a scab... I mean, seriously, what's that about? It's like, yo, what ever happened to truth in advertising?
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Jesse Pinkman: You know?
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References Happy Days (1974) See more »

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Breaking Bad Main Title Theme
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Written by Dave Porter
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A "Calmer" Episode!
18 February 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the sixth episode of the fifth season of Breaking Bad. Things return to a calmer state of mind, but only in the sense of the action from the previous episode. That being said, we get a look at the business side of things and it's quite interesting to listen to. The acting remains strong, especially from Cranston and Anna Gunn as Skylar delves even deeper into her misery.

In this episode, "Buyout," Walt, Jesse, and Mike must deal with the aftermath of Todd's actions. After the dust is settled, Walt wants to cook again but Mike and Jesse are not feeling the same way. Skylar finally admits to Marie her affair with Ted, which makes for an interesting dinner topic when Walt invites Jesse over for dinner. Meanwhile, the DEA are keeping constant surveillance on Mike.

Overall, this is a solid episode and the action is less sparse, but the tension remains palpable. I liked the discussions involving the business side of things and it's actually quite educational. But of course the calm will probably not be around long.

My Grade: A-


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