Breaking Bad

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 - Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 - 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 - 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 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 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 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 19 - 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 20 - 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 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.

  

Episode 21 - 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 22 - Season 2, Episode 5: Breakage

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

  

Episode 23 - 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 24 - 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 25 - Season 2, Episode 8: Better Call Saul

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

  

Episode 26 - 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 27 - 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 28 - 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 29 - 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 30 - 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.

  

Episode 44 - Season 3, Episode 1: No Más

As Walt copes with the aftermath of the plane crash and Skyler's anger, Jesse comes to a new realization about himself. A new adversary tracks the elusive Heisenberg, Walter White's kingpin alter ego. Skyler seeks advice on the state of her marriage and confronts Walt.

  

Episode 46 - Season 3, Episode 2: Caballo Sin Nombre

Walt tries to reconcile with Skyler, but when his advances are rejected he takes drastic action to bring his family back together. A confused and angry Walter, Jr. lashes out at his mother. With the help of Saul, Jesse makes a significant investment.

  

Episode 48 - Season 3, Episode 3: I.F.T.

("I.F.T." Uncensored episode) Walt ignores Skyler’s demands, increasing the tension between them and pushing her to break bad. Saul entreats Jesse to persuade Walt to keep cooking. Still suffering from panic and anxiety attacks, Hank crosses a line at work.

  

Episode 50 - Season 3, Episode 4: Green Light

Walt loses control as he reacts to Skyler’s admission, endangering his job and his relationships with Saul and Jesse. Hank believes he finally has a strong lead on his investigation into Heisenberg’s blue meth. An empowered Jesse adopts a new attitude.

  

Episode 52 - Season 3, Episode 5: Más

("MAS" Uncensored episode) Gus increases his efforts to lure Walt back into business, forcing a rift between Walt and Jesse. Skyler doubts her new relationship. Marie confides in Skyler about her concerns over Hank’s well-being after Hank’s actions tangibly affect his career prospects.

  

Episode 54 - Season 3, Episode 6: Sunset

As Walt settles into his new surroundings and meets his new lab partner, Walter, Jr. demands answers about his parents’ relationship. Gus faces increasing pressure from the Cousins and offers a shocking compromise. Hank's dogged investigation creates a significant and immediate problem for Walt and Jesse.

  

Episode 56 - Season 3, Episode 7: One Minute

Hank's increasing volatility forces a confrontation with Jesse and trouble at work. Skyler pressures Walt to make a deal. Gus' actions have severe consequences.

  

Episode 58 - Season 3, Episode 8: I See You

The family waits for news about Hank. While Jesse covers at the lab, Walt attempts to placate Gus. After witnessing a disturbing outburst, Walt worries he and his family are in danger.

  

Episode 60 - Season 3, Episode 9: Kafkaesque

As Hank's hospital bills stack up, Skyler hatches a plan. Walt and Gus come to a better understanding. Jesse, looking for more independence, pursues a new opportunity.

  

Episode 62 - Season 3, Episode 10: Fly

("FLY" Uncensored episode) Walt becomes obsessed with a contaminant in the lab and refuses to finish the cook until it is eliminated. A frustrated Jesse attempts to get Walt back on track.

  

Episode 64 - Season 3, Episode 11: Abiquiu

Skyler gets more involved in Walt’s business, much to his chagrin. Hank struggles with his recovery. Jesse takes an active role in his new enterprise, leading him to a startling discovery.

  

Episode 66 - Season 3, Episode 12: Half Measures

Against Walt’s advice, Jesse lashes out. Fearing for Jesse’s safety, Walt takes drastic action to intervene. A tragic event leads to a shocking confrontation. involved in Walt’s business, much to his chagrin. Hank struggles with his recovery. Jesse takes an active role in his new enterprise, leading him to a startling discovery.

  

Episode 68 - Season 3, Episode 13: Full Measure

With Jesse on the run and Mike in hot pursuit, Walt negotiates a bargain with Gus and concocts a disturbing plan to provide for his and Jesse’s safety.

  

Episode 112 - Season 4, Episode 1: Box Cutter

Following last season's cliffhanger ending, Walt (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse (Aaron Paul) anxiously wait to see what their drug lord boss, Gus (Giancarlo Esposito), will do next. Meanwhile, Skyler (Anna Gunn) desperately searches for clues to Walt's activities, while Hank (Dean Norris) continues his slow, painful rehab.

  

Episode 114 - Season 4, Episode 2: Thirty‐Eight Snub

Walt (Bryan Cranston) prepares his defense against Gus as Jesse copes by reviving his friendship with Badger and Skinny Pete. Meanwhile, as Skyler (Anna Gunn) hatches a scheme of her own, her sister Marie (Betsy Brandt) struggles to deal with Hank’s (Dean Norris) deep depression.

  

Episode 116 - Season 4, Episode 3: Open House

While Walt (Bryan Cranston) worries about Gus's interference and Jesse’s (Aaron Paul) increasingly fragile state of mind, Skyler (Anna Gunn) steps up the pressure to get what she wants. Hank’s (Dean Norris) moodiness drives Marie (Betsy Brandt) to lapse into some bad habits, which unwittingly uncovers a link that threatens to expose Walt and Jesse.

  

Episode 118 - Season 4, Episode 4: Bullet Points

As Skyler (Anna Gunn) concocts an elaborate story to explain their finances, Walt (Bryan Cranston) worries when he discovers that Hank (Dean Norris) has begun a new investigation. Meanwhile, Jesse’s (Aaron Paul) lack of interest in doing anything but partying catches Gus’ attention.

  

Episode 120 - Season 4, Episode 5: Shotgun

While Walt (Bryan Cranston) worries that his partner is about to be killed, Jesse (Aaron Paul) is with Mike on a perilous run. Meanwhile, as Walt and Skyler (Anna Gunn) close the car wash deal, Hank (Dean Norris) decides to close his investigation.

  

Episode 122 - Season 4, Episode 6: Cornered

When Skyler suspects that Walt (Bryan Cranston) isn’t telling her the truth, Skyler (Anna Gunn) adopts a cold and businesslike approach toward him. Meanwhile, as Gus (Giancarlo Esposito) draws him closer, Jesse (Aaron Paul) proves his worth to Mike and Gus' enterprise.

  

Episode 124 - Season 4, Episode 7: Problem Dog

Walt (Bryan Cranston) places Skyler (Anna Gunn) in a difficult spot with their new operation. And as Walt looks to protect himself against Gus (Giancarlo Esposito), Jesse (Aaron Paul) agrees to a dangerous proposition.

  

Episode 126 - Season 4, Episode 8: Hermanos

Hank (Dean Norris) amps up his investigation into the identity of Albuquerque’s meth kingpin, while Saul (Bob Odenkirk) helps Jesse (Aaron Paul) with a project. Meanwhile, Walt (Bryan Cranston) gets an update on his health.

  

Episode 128 - Season 4, Episode 9: Bug

Walt (Bryan Cranston) struggles to subvert Hank’s (Dean Norris) homegrown investigation, while a deadly warning forces Gus (Giancarlo Esposito) to consider a deal. Meanwhile, Skyler’s (Anna Gunn) plans to run a legitimate business are stalled.

  

Episode 130 - Season 4, Episode 10: Salud

As Walt (Bryan Cranston) is recovering from their fight, Gus (Giancarlo Esposito) takes Jesse (Aaron Paul) to Mexico to seal his deal with the cartel. But as Gus unleashes his own deadly plan to retain control of his drug empire, Skyler (Anna Gunn) worries when her ex-boss Ted Beneke (Christopher Cousins) balks at using his unexpected “inheritance” to pay his back taxes.

  

Episode 132 - Season 4, Episode 11: Crawl Space

As Skyler (Anna Gunn) pressures Ted to accept her money to pay his taxes, Gus (Giancarlo Esposito) insists that Jesse resume working in the lab alone. But when Jesse (Aaron Paul) insists that his partner’s life be spared, Walt (Bryan Cranston) is forced to take drastic measures to save his family from Gus’s deadly threats.

  

Episode 134 - Season 4, Episode 12: End Times

Ordering his family to take advantage of the protection the DEA is giving Hank (Dean Norris), Walt (Bryan Cranston) awaits whatever is in store for him. But when his girlfriend’s son is poisoned, Jesse (Aaron Paul) teams up with Walt to go after the man he is convinced is responsible: Gus.

  

Episode 136 - Season 4, Episode 13: Face Off

As Jesse faces police scrutiny for his comments to Andrea, Walt desperately plots to gain the upper-hand within his season-long game of wits with meth kingpin Gus.

  

Episode 191 - Season 5, Episode 1: Live Free or Die

As Walt deals with the aftermath of the Casa Tranquila explosion, Hank works to wrap up his investigation of Gus’ empire.

  

Episode 193 - Season 5, Episode 2: Madrigal

Walt and Jesse seek out an unlikely partner for a new business venture. The DEA follows up new leads in its investigation.

  

Episode 195 - Season 5, Episode 3: Hazard Pay

Walt and Jesse put a business plan into action. Walt confesses a secret to Marie.

  

Episode 197 - Season 5, Episode 4: Fifty - One

"Fifty-One" Walt celebrates another birthday. Skyler considers her options. An associate complicates Walt and Jesse's plan.

  

Episode 199 - Season 5, Episode 5: Dead Freight

Walt's team must get creative to obtain the materials they need to continue their operation.

  

Episode 201 - Season 5, Episode 6: Buyout

Walt, Jesse, and Mike struggle over the future of their business, as occupational hazards weigh on Jesse.

  

Episode 203 - Season 5, Episode 7: Say My Name

Walt takes control of business matters as Mike grapples with the consequences of his actions.

  

Episode 205 - Season 5, Episode 8: Gliding Over All

Walt ties up loose ends. Seeing the evidence of his success, he makes a startling and dangerous decision.

  

Episode 231 - The Final Season, Episode 1: Blood Money

As Walt and Jesse adjust to life out of the business, Hank grapples with a troubling lead.

  

Episode 233 - The Final Season, Episode 2: Buried

While Skyler's past catches up with her, Walt covers his tracks. Jesse continues to struggle with his guilt.

  

Episode 235 - The Final Season, Episode 3: Confessions

Jesse decides to make a change, while Walt and Skyler try to deal with an unexpected demand.

  

Episode 237 - The Final Season, Episode 4: Rabid Dog

An unusual strategy starts to bear fruit, while plans are set in motion that could change everything.

  

Episode 239 - The Final Season, Episode 5: To'hajiilee

Things heat up for Walt in unexpected ways.

  

Episode 241 - The Final Season, Episode 6: Ozymandias

Everyone copes with radically changed circumstances.

  

Episode 243 - The Final Season, Episode 7: Granite State

Events set in motion long ago move toward a conclusion.

  

Episode 245 - The Final Season, Episode 8: Felina

The series finale.

  



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