Breaking Bad Season 1 Episodes

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Season 1 Episode Guide

Episode 1 - Pilot

Unassuming high school chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) discovers he has lung cancer. Desperate to secure his family's financial future and finally free from the fear that had always inhibited him, Walt teams up with a former student to turn a used RV into a mobile drug lab. Guest stars: Max Arciniega, John Koyama, Steven Michael Quezada Written by: Vince Gilligan Directed by: Vince Gilligan


Episode 1 - Pilot

A high school teacher finds out he has cancer and decides to become a drug dealer.


Episode 2 - Season 1, Episode 2: Cat's in the Bag…

Their first aborted drug deal leaves Walt and Jesse to dispose of a pair of corpses, while Skyler suspects that her husband is up to no good.


Episode 2 - Cat's in the Bag...

Walt and Jesse (Aaron Paul) attempt to tie up loose ends. The desperate situation gets more complicated with the flip of a coin. Walt's wife, Skyler (Anna Gunn), becomes suspicious of Walt's strange behavior.


Episode 3 - Season 1, Episode 3: ...And the Bag's in the River

As Walt cleans up the mess that was left following his first drug deal, Skyler’s getting too close to the truth about his double life forces him to consider telling her the truth about his illness.


Episode 3 - ...And the Bag's in the River

Walt and Jesse clean up last week's mess and Walt must face holding up his end of the deal. Walt's DEA agent brother-in-law, Hank (Dean Norris), warns Walt, Jr. (RJ Mitte) about the dangers of drugs.


Episode 4 - Cancer Man

The DEA suspects there's a new drug kingpin operating in Albuquerque. Walt and Skyler reveal Walt's diagnosis to the rest of the family. A repressed Walt channels his anger. Jesse makes a surprise visit to his strait-laced family.


Episode 4 - Season 1, Episode 4: Cancer Man

Being forced to reveal the truth about his illness leaves Walt facing the prospect of how to pay for an expensive series of cancer treatments.


Episode 5 - Season 1, Episode 5: Gray Matter

Skyler organizes an intervention to persuade Walt into accepting his former research partner’s generous offer to pay for his cancer treatments.


Episode 5 - Gray Matter

Walt and Skyler attend the birthday party of an affluent former colleague. Jesse attempts to go straight. Skyler organizes an intervention to convince Walt to seek treatment, but the financial burden weighs heavily on him.


Episode 6 - Season 1, Episode 6: Crazy Handful of Nothin

As the side effects and cost of his treatment quickly mounts, Walt’s demand that he find a wholesaler to buy their drugs lands Jesse in trouble with a hardened ex-con.


Episode 6 - Crazy Handful of Nothin'

Walt and Jesse cook more meth although Walt is plagued by the side effects of chemotherapy. Jesse's accomplice, Skinny Pete, makes an important introduction, and Walt strikes a surprising deal. The DEA's investigation intensifies.


Episode 7 - A No-Rough-Stuff Type Deal

Walt becomes more comfortable with his new criminal identity. Jesse, still reeling from what has transpired under his roof, decides to sell his house. Skyler's sister, Marie (Betsy Brandt), throws Skyler a baby shower and gives a questionable gift.


Episode 7 - Season 1, Episode 7: A No-Rough-Stuff Type Deal

In the wake of Jesse’s brush with death, Walt agrees to produce even more drugs for the ruthless Tuco, while Skyler suspects that her sister shoplifted an expensive baby shower present.


Episode 8 - Season 2, Episode 1: Seven Thirty-Seven

As they lay plans for their final big drug deals, Walt and Jesse worry that their sole buyer, Tuco, will think nothing of killing them as soon as it suits him.


Episode 9 - Season 2, Episode 2: Grilled

As Hank comes dangerously close to uncovering his role in the drug trade, Walt devises a plan to cover his tracks.


Episode 10 - Season 2, Episode 3: Bit by a Dead Bee

With Walt struggling to bridge the growing gulf between him and Skyler, Jesse finds himself without a home after his parents evict him from the house where he’s been living.


Episode 11 - Season 2, Episode 4: Down

As Walt’s medical bills and domestic problems mount, Jesse will only agree to get back into the drug business if he can dictate the terms.


Episode 12 - Season 2, Episode 5: Breakage

As a DEA manhunt for Tuco gets underway, Skyler enlists Hank in the search for Walt.


Episode 13 - Season 2, Episode 6: Peekaboo

As Jesse pursues the addicts who stole Skinny Pete’s drug supply, Walt scrambles to shore up his cover story to explain how he’s been paying for his cancer treatments.


Episode 14 - Season 2, Episode 7: Negro y Azul

As Jesse’s reputation as a ruthless drug lord leads Walt to push to expand their operation, Hank’s initial foray into the high-stakes world of the DEA’s El Paso office leaves him badly shaken.


Episode 15 - Season 2, Episode 8: Better Call Saul

Badger’s arrest forces Walt and Jesse into league with a shady lawyer.


Episode 16 - Season 2, Episode 9: 4 Days Out

Worried he doesn’t have much longer to live, Walt looks to provide for his family by enlisting Jesse for a marathon meth cooking session in the desert.


Episode 17 - Season 2, Episode 10: Over

In the wake of the good news about his cancer treatments, Walt turns on his brother-in-law, Hank, before focusing his attention on trying to make things right at home.


Episode 18 - Season 2, Episode 11: Mandala

As the end of her pregnancy finds Skyler conflicted over her feelings for her boss, a street dealer’s death forces Walt to look for somewhere else to unload a large quantity of meth.


Episode 19 - Season 2, Episode 12: Phoenix

After missing the birth of his daughter to complete a big drug deal, Walt squares off with Jesse’s girlfriend over his share of the cash.


Episode 20 - Season 2, Episode 13: ABQ

Walt tries to put his and Jesse’s lives back on track as he prepares for surgery and looks to keep the source of his money a secret from Skyler and Walt Jr.


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