Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
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After Skinny Pete gets ripped off, Walt makes Jesse go get the money. Meanwhile, Walt's cover story on how Elliott and Gretchen are paying for his medical treatment is on the verge of collapsing.

Director:

Peter Medak

Writers:

Vince Gilligan (created by), J. Roberts | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Bryan Cranston ... Walter White
Anna Gunn ... Skyler White
Aaron Paul ... Jesse Pinkman
Dean Norris ... Hank Schrader (credit only)
Betsy Brandt ... Marie Schrader (voice)
RJ Mitte ... Walter White, Jr.
Jessica Hecht ... Gretchen Schwartz
Dale Dickey ... Spooge's Woman
David Ury ... Spooge
Carmen Serano ... Carmen Molina
Charles Baker ... Skinny Pete
Dylan Carr Dylan Carr ... Young Boy
Brandon Carr Brandon Carr ... Young Boy
Cocoa Brown ... Mail Lady
Andrew Lutheran ... Jeffrey
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Storyline

Skinny Pete has been ripped off by a drug addicted couple and Walt has made it plain to Jesse that unless he does something about it, word will get around pretty quick that they are an easy mark. Jesse isn't a very effective informer however and is quickly in over his head. Walt goes back to work but not all is going smoothly. Walt's story starts to unravel when Skyler gets a call from Gretchen Schwartz and she thanks her for paying for Walt's treatment. Gretchen doesn't give him away but his bitterness at their past relationship - personal and business - comes out. Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

David Ury speculated that Spooge "was an EMT or an RN who started using prescription meds that he had access to...and eventually fell into meth use." This is supported by cues in the script, such as a few instances where Spooge uses sophisticated medical terminology. See more »

Goofs

A 911 hangup won't generate an immediate response with a siren. However a house with a history like the one portrayed with drug use, domestic and child abuse would be flagged in the system and officers would likely respond "hot" due to the history. See more »

Quotes

Jesse Pinkman: Yo, don't you wanna watch something other than this, like I don't know, Mister Rogers?
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Connections

Referenced in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Breaking Bad Main Title Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Dave Porter
Performed by Dave Porter
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The Tangled Web
30 April 2018 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Walter cooks. Jesse and the gang sell. Two really disgusting people rob a dealer. This sends Jesse back to either get the money or the drugs from them. Meanwhile, Walter's way of getting Skyler to accept the cash payments for his treatment, is that rich couple that pretty much robbed Walter of his ideas. Walter lays a couple more big ones on his wife. He is starting to have to think through any statement he makes to his family. This is a fast paced and really golden episode. It also shows Jesse's compassion.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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