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With Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman standing aside, Bryan Cranston as Mr White advising Aaron Paul as Jesse to find a new identity — near closure Dear friends and readers, When I began watching and then writing about Vince Gilligan’s Breaking Bad I did not intend to write seriously about it, but gradually I came […]

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Anna Gunn about to fall to her knees on the ground as Skyler crying after her baby is taken from her by Walt if you cut them [man’s laws] down … d’you really think you could stand upright in the winds that would blow then … Yes I’d give the Devil the benefit of law, […]

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As Hank (Dean Norris) looks over Whitman’s Leaves of Grass and sees Gale Boetticler’s signature, suddenly he conjures up a half-forgotten memory-image of Walt (Bryan Cranston) looking insinuatingly, fiercely at him, teasing “You’ve got me” (with his hands comically up) Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose —Sung by Janis Joplin Dear readers […]

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“Bag’s in the River” (1:3): Walt (Bryan Cranston) returns home to Skylar (Anna Gunn) after being out all night disposing of what’s left of two bodies put in a bag, thrown in a river Dear friends and readers, Having gotten for myself two books filled with detailed analyses, commentaries, summaries, lists of bullet points of […]

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A rare comfortable happy moment: Andrea, Brock, Jesse at a diner ‘Let’s not bicker and argue over who killed who’ — Monty Python and the Holy Grail The question is what we really want out of life, for ourselves, what we think is real… [has] to do with our social panic, with our fear of […]

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Walt (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse (Aaron Paul) listening to one another Dear friends and readers, I did not write a separate blog on Season 3:5-7 as I thought the first two were poor, with Episode 7 returning to the strength of the series: in-depth psychology, slow movement in which not much happens outwardly until a […]

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Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) appealing to Walter White (Bryan Cranston) to get into the car to talk Marie Schrader (Betsy Brandt) listening to Hank (Dean Norris) making excuses for why he must go to El Paso Dear friends and readers, I doubt you’ll be surprised to learn I’m carrying on with this. First I might […]

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Skylar (Anna Gunn) to Walt (Bryan Cranston): get the fuck out Dear friends and readers, I know I said I was done with Breaking Bad, but when 3 episodes of season 2 unexpected arrived (I had called for something else which was “delayed” and had forgotten to erase these), and watched, I found myself right […]

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Bizarre Grotesquerie Dear friends and readers, Ironically, “Breakage,” the title for the 5th episode of Breaking Bad‘s Season 2 captures how the next 3 episodes of Season 2 functioned for me — as I gather it functions for many others who attribute their decision to stop watching to the multi-series’s high violence. Its surface cracked […]

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A glamorized photo image of a drawing of our two heroes — becoming a father-and-son pair in the second season Dear friends and readers, I’ve now begun the second season of Breaking Bad and will carry on as the series grips and fascinates me. I was able to view only the first four of the […]

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