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It’s both incredible and somewhat sad to be discussing the final episodes of Breaking Bad. What a twisty turn it’s been!
There’s so much in this episode, so I’ll focus on a few comments and questions.
I think the psychological dimensions of the show — always present in Breaking Bad — reached a (literal) crescendo with this episode. The depiction of Hank’s realization of ‘who’ Walt is was incredible, as was the final showdown between them (Hank’s closing the garage door, Walt’s last words, etc.). Read the rest of this entry »
I’m not going to pull a Walt here and make you say thank you for having pointed out for the last several episodes that we were headed to this dark conclusion. A gun in the hand, or within the reach of Walt’s hand, was clearly headed in one direction. But did it really come down to such a seemingly small case of wounded pride? And what do you make of what seemed to be fear, panic, and regret in Walt and Mike’s final moments?
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