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Breaking Bad Retrospective: Down

Continuing in the vein of the previous installment, “Bit By a Dead Bee”, not much actually happens. The writers of Breaking Bad still seem to be dealing with the aftermath of the whole Tuco fiasco. 703 more words

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Breaking Bad Retrospective: Bit By a Dead Bee

Breaking Bad seems to have an established formula. Walt and Jesse succeed in their meth-making but get themselves in a deadly situation, which then prompts them to cease their criminal activities. 648 more words

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Breaking Bad Retrospective: Grilled

“Grilled” picks up right where “Seven Thirty-Seven” left off, with Tuco’s abduction of both Walt and Jesse. It takes a little bit to get going, but, once it does, this episode stands out as a very tense and dramatic follow-up to the already very good season premiere. 610 more words

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Breaking Bad Retrospective: Seven Thirty-Seven

Fresh with a cryptic teaser to open the season, “Seven Thirty-Seven” is officially the beginning of Breaking Bad‘s second season. Luckily, the writers are able to sustain the terrific momentum carried throughout the first season of the series. 569 more words

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Breaking Bad Retrospective: A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal

“A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal” was the defacto season one finale of Breaking Bad.  Due to the writer’s strike, season one of this show was cut short a little bit. 525 more words

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Breaking Bad Retrospective: Crazy Handful of Nothin'

At the conclusion of the last episode, Walt and Jesse are officially back in business together as meth cooking partners-in-crime, and things could not be getting any better.   693 more words

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Breaking Bad Retrospective: Gray Matter

The previous installment of Breaking Bad, “Cancer Man”, was kind of a step back for the series. And while “Gray Matter” still is not up to the standard set by the first three episodes of the season, it is a huge step in the right direction, and it has me eagerly anticipating the episodes that will follow. 673 more words

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