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Last song in Gale's aparment

When Jesse approaches Gale Boetticher's apartment in Breaking Bad, a slow, melodious song plays. Does anybody know what it's called?
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Why do Walter and Jesse no longer come in cars to the laundry

At some point Walter and Jesse have to come in laundry trucks leaving their cars away. I understand Hank may watch Walter, but why Jesse?
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Does producing blue meth make Walter a chemistry genius?

In Breaking Bad, a high school teacher, Walter White produced 99.9% purity blue crystal methamphetamine. Now is that something only a true genius is capable of doing or is any talented/average high ...
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Was there a romantic relationship between Gustavo Fring and his partner?

In Breaking Bad episode Hermanos, we take a peek to the past of Gus Fring where his partner gets killed by Hector. I know it is not unusual for a character (or a real human being) to be sad and hold ...
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Did Skyler have genuine feelings for Ted Beneke?

In the series Breaking Bad, I couldn't quite figure this one out completely while observing Skyler and her affair with Ted Beneke. So, did she really have any genuine feelings for Ted or was it plain ...
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Which season/episode is the scene where Walter White enters the CT scanner/radiation therapy machine

I remember a scene in Breaking Bad where Walter White is covered in a plastic sheet and going into a machine for his lung cancer. It's a radiotherapy machine I believe, but for the life of me I cant ...
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Is Walter White characteriazed to sympathize with?

Is Walter White from Breaking Bad characteriazed to sympathize with? I'm just asking this my self because I don't do so. But have a lot of respect for the character. My personal point of view is that ...
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Was there ever noticeable criticism about Breaking Bad possibly glorifying the drug business?

While Breaking Bad was about the production and trade with methamphetamine and the huge amounts of money to be made with it, it was quite lacking in the actual depiction of drug use and its ...
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After the events of S4E11, why didn't Gus shadow Walt?

After Gus fired Walt, prefigured he would kill Hank, threatened Walt's family and left him in the desert near the end of Breaking Bad S4E11 »Crawl Space«, it doesn't seem too hard for Gus to ...
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After what happened to Gale, was Gus still planning to kill Walt?

After Jesse killed Gale at the end of Breaking Bad season 3, Walt assumes that Gus is going to search for another chemist to replace him, and planning to kill him as soon as he found one. His ...
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Did Jesse do the right thing when he betrayed Walt? [closed]

This question keeps bugging me! Walt and Jesse both lost everything in Breaking Bad when Jesse decided to help Hank. If he solved his dispute with Walter by himself he would have been tortured, Hank ...
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Inconsistencies in Todd's Behavior

I've recently finished Breaking Bad, and although I really loved some characters such as Walt and Jesse, I feel weird about Todd. Even if many characters have multiple personalities, they tend to ...
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Does it make sense to watch Better Call Saul before Breaking Bad?

For someone who hasn't seen either of the two shows, in order to get the most clear and continuous plot experience, does it make sense to watch Better Call Saul before Breaking Bad?
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Is walter white a selfish man? [duplicate]

Is walter white a selfish man? Asking because at the last episode, he says to his wife 'I enjoyed it' i.e selling drugs, killing people. What is the meaning of it?
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Where did the rest of Walter White's money go? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad, part of Walter's money got absorbed by the Gray Matter corporation that will be later handed out to Walter's family. But what happens to the remaining money he has made?
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Did Walt really take Tuco by fear when blew up his office?

In the Breaking Bad series, Walter White goes to Tuco's office to get revenge/deliver a message by causing an explosion. I could never understand: Did Tuco actually consider Walter White to be ...
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Why is Mike so loyal to his men on Breaking Bad?

In S05E2, after discovering that his men have started to behave out of Mike's control (such as executing hits on each other for money), he calls Walt and tells him that he will join the team. I ...
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Did Jack and his crew come because they realised that the coordinates Walt gave probably pointed to money?

In Breaking Bad season 5 Jack and his crew came to Walt's help even though Walt said that it was off. Did they realise that the coordinates pointed to money? If not, why did they come? I think this is ...
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Was Jesse a true drug addict?

Was Jesse from Breaking Bad really a drug addict? I remember that his parents did say that they have tried everything but what made me wonder was how easy he could handle the "not using" on his own. I ...
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Whose bodies were taken out of Walter's house?

In a few episodes of Breaking Bad's season 2, the preface shows two bodies being taken out of Walter's house. Who were those two people as I do not recall anyone being murdered at Walt's place?
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What is the significance of the “fly scene”?

I have already consulted the original "fly scene" thread about this, but it doesn't exactly answer my question. I'm asking about the "fly scene" that comes in season five of Breaking Bad when Walt is ...
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Why did Arrow play homage to Blue sky?

Why did Arrow play homage to Breaking Bad in S02E06 by showing Blue Sky? The Walking Dead did that but those two were from the same network, but why did the Arrow TV series do that? Is there any ...
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Was Walter going to kill Jesse?

In the very last episode of Breaking Bad (Season 5), Now my question is, did Walter actually intend on killing Jesse? I mean, he had assumed that Jesse was working with Jack and his crew but he ...
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Why did Jesse completely change when Walt gave him his $5 million in season 5?

Obviously Jesse was disturbed when Todd killed that kid on the bike in Breaking Bad season 5. Then he decided to stop cooking and asked Walt for his share of the millions. He wanted the money so that ...
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Why didn't Gus tell Jesse his plan for the trip to Mexico?

During Breaking Bad season 4, Don Eladio intended to keep Jesse in Mexico as a permanent employee. Gus and Mike pretended to accept that arrangement, but they had a secret plan of their own, which ...
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How does Walter know that Gus is the guy he was supposed to meet at the restaurant?

In Breaking Bad season 2 we have seen that Walter goes to meet Gus Fring in Los Pollos Hermanos, but exactly how did Walter White identify that Gus Fring who is the Restaurant manager is the guy whom ...
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What is the prop meth made of?

I'm going to guess using the illegal drug would not be an option. So exactly which substance did they used as a prop for the crystal meth in Breaking Bad?
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Positive outcomes of Walter's actions

After watching Breaking Bad series twice, I feel that the net effect of Walter's actions is not so obvious (negative). I understand that a lot of innocent people died and there have been consequences. ...
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Is it really possible to produce 99.9% crystal meth?

In Breaking Bad Walter White is known to be the master chef of blue meth, while yielding unheard of 99.9% purity. Is this possible or it is a big myth from the beginning?
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Does Jesse go to jail?

This one hunts me down every time I watch the last episode of Breaking Bad. There are two points I argue in my head: Jesse is shown doing woodwork as if he is reborn and his life changes taking the ...
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How realistic was the air traffic control mistake by Jane's father?

I still do not understand this part of Breaking Bad and really hope it was exaggerated. When Jane's father, heavily disturbed by loss of his daughter makes a deadly mistake while guiding air traffic, ...
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What is the meaning of the toy eye that Walter keeps?

There are a few episodes on Breaking Bad where a toy eye that Walter removes from his pool appears. It seems to be having some sort of judgmental meaning as if it sees everything that Walter does. ...
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Did Walter have intentions of staying alive after he started making millions?

At the beginning of Breaking Bad we observe Walt refusing to fight for his life and deciding to slowly wait for his last day. However, when he starts making "real" money, I think everything changes. ...
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Why is Walter White such an effective negotiator?

There are several heated scenes in Breaking Bad where Walter literally buys his life out by convincing his enemies using precise words. But why is he so good at it, he clearly does not have 20 years ...
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How realistic was Gus Fring's demise scene?

Always wondered about this one scene in Breaking Bad, when Hector blows up the hospital and we see Gustavo Fring walking out of the room while fixing his tie. We are then revealed that half of his ...
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Why is Walt obsessed with Jesse?

As the question asks, why can Walt just not do without Jesse in Breaking Bad? At the beginning, he needed him to get into the business and stuff but later, Jesse only proved to be nothing but trouble. ...
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Why did Mike Ehrmantraut give up his life so easy?

Since very beginning, Gustavo's personal bodyguard and executor Mike Ehrmantraut is shown as a smart and an always aware man. Consider that Mike is a former policeman and a walking lie detector; not ...
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Any indication that Gustavo Fring might have had a family of his own?

In Breaking Bad, as far as I understood, Gustavo Fring never really had a family of his own. It is logical from one perspective not to have anyone valuable to you when doing business of the sort. ...
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How did Michael “Mike” Ehrmantraut end up working with Gus?

We know that Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad was a former Philadelphia police officer who worked as the Head of Corporate Security at Los Pollos Hermanos. How did he end up working with ...
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Why did Walt take a second job at the A1A Car Wash?

In Breaking-Bad Walter White leaves Grey Matter and becomes a chemistry teacher. What compelled him to take up a second job? Is there any significance of his second job?
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What exactly happened between Walt and Gretchen?

As we saw in Breaking-Bad there was something happening between Walt and Gretchen. Were they in love? If yes, then why did they get separated from each other?
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Who exactly was Don Eladio within cartel?

Gustavo's revenge on Don Eladio in Breaking-Bad must have meant more than just personal satisfaction for Gustavo. Was Don Eladio running the entire cartel or who was he in general? I assume if he ...
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Why did Hector kill Gustavo's partner?

In the flashback scene in Breaking Bad, where Gustavo comes to Don Eladio's mansion to offer business with his partner, why did Hector kill the young chemist?
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Deeper meaning to Hank's affection with minerals

I've always wondered what was the true meaning of the drastic shift in Hank's interests when he gets obsessed with minerals in Breaking Bad. There are answers floating around the web saying "minerals ...
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How did Gale Boetticher end up working for Gus?

In Breaking Bad, Walter needed money to support his family at any cost, however, how would a highly intelligent and independent man like Gale Boetticher end up working for Gus Fring? I know it was a ...
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Why did Jesse Pinkman end the 3rd season this way?

In final episode of Breaking Bad season 3 we saw Jesse Pinkman killing Gale. Why did he kill him and was killing the only option left?
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Why did Walter White refuse to help in S02E12?

In season 2 episode 12 of Breaking Bad, Phoenix, Walter let Jane die. He could have saved her but inspite stood there and watched Jane die. What was the reason behind it?
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Why does Walt refuse to ask his mother for money, or even tell her he has cancer?

In Breaking Bad, Walt always refused to take help from his mother and tell her about his cancer. Why did he behave this way, was there some problem between them?
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What is the meaning of text on Jesse's shoes in S03E12 in Breaking Bad?

In S03E12, when Jesse is walking to kill two of Gus's enforcers, the camera shows the back of Jesse's shoes and there is a text there. Right this scene. I think it says "PAID". I think this is yet ...
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How did Walt know where Lydia was going to sit?

Near the end of Breaking Bad the sinister ex-chemistry teacher was lurking in wait of Lydia as she walked in for a cup of coffee, and had placed the Stevia sweetener at an empty table that she just so ...