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The importance of the scene in relation to El Camino is that it's Jesse finding closure with his old (Breaking Bad) life. It's not just Walt, we also see memories of Mike and Jane. The scene very much highlights a part of Walt's character that defined Jesse's interaction with him, in a way that Jesse now retroactively think he should've seen the red flags. ...


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Originally the contents of the letter were a voice-over during the final images: Originally, in the first draft of the script, that’s how the story ended. With Jesse driving through Alaska, and you hear the voiceover of what’s inside of the letter. Aaron Paul elaborated further to TV Guide: That was the very first thing that Vince Gilligan wrote when ...


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But he doesn't kill him and instead settles in for a pizza and cold beer on the ride back to his cage. Why did he choose a pizza and beer instead of his freedom? I feel like you've very much misread Jesse's response. He is in tears because he realizes that anything other than acquiescing to Todd will mean Brock's death. He doesn't settle for beer and ...


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Breaking Bad already showed us that Jesse was broken by the gang, hence him failing to kill Todd now even when he has the opportunity. It is even explicitly stated in an earlier scene in this movie that if Jesse tries anything, then Todd will need to visit Brock. Todd's death or disappearance would inevitably cause the same. As Alan Sepinwall writes: ...


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According to THR: The Walter White scene takes place within the space of season two's "4 Days Out", one of the most celebrated episodes in the Breaking Bad pantheon, in which Walt and Jesse's RV breaks down in the middle of the desert; it's one of their closest bonding points in the show, hence Walt's less-threatening-than-usual demeanor in the restaurant....


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From my memory of the show and a few quick google searches, it doesn't seem like whether or not Jesse graduated was explicitly mentioned in the series. There's a few places where Walt called Jesse a "drop-out" which would makes the scene in El Camino make a little more sense (Walt assuming Jesse was a dropout the entire time until Jesse corrects him). ...


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