In the middle of a snowy nowhere, Walter White finds himself attempting (and failing) to hot-wire an abandoned car. Just when all hope seems lost, a police cruiser comes upon the vehicle, blue and red lights bleeding through the ice encrusted windows. But soon enough, the cruiser moves on, uninterested.
He has come so far. How ironic that Mr.
"It had to be done."
"Gliding Over All," had all the feelings of a final episode. Taking place over a span of three months, it wrapped up a lot of loose ends. The hazard list was put to rest, Walter had made his peace with Jesse, and it seemed like Walter was ready to go back to being a family man.
Silence. The usual suspects have gathered at the mechanic shop. From beneath a large pile of dirt on the back of a truck -- they drag out the dead boy's dirt bike. They dismantle the bike –taking it apart piece by piece- so that it can be dissolved in acid. Obviously, the boy is also concealed beneath that dirt.
"Did you just bring a bomb into a hospital?"
In the war between Walter and Gus, Jesse served as the pawn between the two sides. Throughout this season, both Walter and Gus have tried desperately to get Jesse on their side as a means of survival. In Walter's case, he found there to be no other way of killing Gus, except through Jesse.
The second season of Breaking Bad makes it obvious through the writing that the producers of the series have done their research in the matters that define the series. The end result is a truly remarkable show, that is able to appeal to a wide range of audience.
After watching the first season of Breaking Bad, it is almost impossible to point out any flaws in this show, as it is just so well polished.