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Offline Clever

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Re: It's the Breaking Bad thread, nag!
« Reply #50: September 14, 2012, 10:13:04 PM »
I will admit that Walter blowing up a building and stealing chemicals from a high-security facility while setting the alarm off may have pushed the limits of my willing suspension of disbelief.

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« Reply #51: September 15, 2012, 08:10:51 PM »
"You got one part of that wrong. This... is not meth." So. Awesome.

And now I have to thank Breaking Bad for introducing me to the Silver Seas.

The Silver Seas - Catch Yer Own Train


This is like exactly my kind of song.

Offline Clever

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Re: It's the Breaking Bad thread, nag!
« Reply #52: September 17, 2012, 11:15:41 AM »
I loved "Dead Fingers" by Nuclear Free City from the pilot. Even if it had like 8 words.

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« Reply #53: September 29, 2012, 11:27:25 PM »
One of the weird things about knowing most/all of what happens during the series is that as I'm watching the Season 1 finale seeing Tuco kill his own henchman, I'm all like "aww it's cute, they're practicing how to write villains for when they get a real villain."

Offline Lintyfresh85

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Re: It's the Breaking Bad thread, nag!
« Reply #54: September 30, 2012, 12:13:09 AM »
Tuco!

Offline KnorrForYourMoney

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Re: It's the Breaking Bad thread, nag!
« Reply #55: September 30, 2012, 01:11:01 AM »
I will admit that Walter blowing up a building and stealing chemicals from a high-security facility while setting the alarm off may have pushed the limits of my willing suspension of disbelief.

Agreed, that was way worse than the train robbery.  In fact, it was so unbelievable that they didn't even show what happened in between the alarm getting set off/the police heading toward the scene and Jesse/Walt/Mike getting away.

But when I compare this show to just about everything else I watch, I really can't sit and complain about lack of realism.  A lot of outrageous things happen, but this show does a better job of anything I've ever seen at making things seem real.

What I think really helps is a lot of the small stuff, namely the dialogue.

The little things like Mike's lawyer having a random conversation with the bank attendant about cookies - they do them so well and I really feel like I'm watching something happen in real life right before my eyes.  There's something really organic and unforced about it.

Offline houston-nat

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« Reply #56: November 03, 2012, 09:22:21 PM »
Episode 1-3 was some of the most suspenseful television I have watched in years.

Oh man, I just got to S2E2 where the old man in the wheelchair starts dinging his little bell. Just plain freaking awesome.

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« Reply #57: November 03, 2012, 09:35:01 PM »
Anybody else seeing this wacky typo on their Netflix?

Offline Lintyfresh85

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« Reply #58: November 03, 2012, 09:36:47 PM »
Oh man, I just got to S2E2 where the old man in the wheelchair starts dinging his little bell. Just plain freaking awesome.

You haven't seen anything yet.

Offline houston-nat

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« Reply #59: November 07, 2012, 03:50:14 PM »
Aaron Paul just tweeted the Breaking Bad Season 6 official poster.

It contains spoilers so I will post the link instead of the image.
http://instagram.com/p/RvepiROIDL/

Offline houston-nat

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« Reply #60: November 09, 2012, 01:28:24 PM »

Offline Clever

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« Reply #61: December 03, 2012, 04:27:24 PM »
Better call Saul!

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Offline houston-nat

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« Reply #63: January 09, 2013, 11:56:34 PM »
I'm now caught up to the season 2 finale. I know, 3 seasons to go (or 2.5), but... "ABQ" is one of the best episodes of TV I've ever seen.

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« Reply #64: April 05, 2013, 10:48:40 AM »
I'm now caught up to the season 2 finale. I know, 3 seasons to go (or 2.5), but... "ABQ" is one of the best episodes of TV I've ever seen.
Bearing down on the end of season 3.

In airing order, my top 5 episodes are probably Grilled, Better Call Saul (just for introducing him), ABQ, One Minute, Fly. My favorite moment is still Tio dinging his little bell in Grilled... but the ending of One Minute came pretty close.

Offline Lintyfresh85

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Re: It's the Breaking Bad thread, nag!
« Reply #65: April 05, 2013, 10:58:46 AM »
Bearing down on the end of season 3.

In airing order, my top 5 episodes are probably Grilled, Better Call Saul (just for introducing him), ABQ, One Minute, Fly. My favorite moment is still Tio dinging his little bell in Grilled... but the ending of One Minute came pretty close.

It only gets better in Season 4.

Particularly enjoyed "Bug", "Salud", "Crawl Space" and the season finale. Fantastic television.

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« Reply #66: April 24, 2013, 04:39:51 PM »
Chinese bootleg



Danger Funny!

Offline Frau Mau

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« Reply #67: April 24, 2013, 05:20:03 PM »
Wow, just brought back some great memories of episodes here. Loved ABQ.

Offline Lintyfresh85

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« Reply #68: April 25, 2013, 11:51:03 AM »
houston, how far have you gotten in season 4?

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« Reply #69: April 25, 2013, 12:11:09 PM »
houston, how far have you gotten in season 4?
Just 2 episodes. Had to wait a while to fit the DVDs into my budget - my internet at home is really, really bad and this show is way too beautifully shot for me to accept the crappy Netflix stream. Also there are some epic commentary tracks.

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« Reply #70: May 11, 2013, 08:06:48 PM »
houston, how far have you gotten in season 4?
"Hermanos" and "Bug"...man this show.

Esposito's bad Spanish distracted me in the flashback, unfortunately. Weird how many of the cartel guys are white actors who speak accented Spanish.

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« Reply #71: May 14, 2013, 08:26:22 PM »
Last night I watched "Salud."

Tonight I watch "Crawl Space."

Offline Lintyfresh85

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Re: It's the Breaking Bad thread, nag!
« Reply #72: June 25, 2013, 03:32:28 PM »
houston, you caught up yet?

Offline houston-nat

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« Reply #73: July 29, 2013, 01:56:32 PM »
What happens when you edit Breaking Bad into a giant music video for Weird Al Yankovic's song "Albuquerque"?

Only the best video ever.

"Albuquerque" - Breaking Bad/Weird Al Mashup


houston, you caught up yet?
Yep!

Offline houston-nat

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« Reply #74: July 30, 2013, 06:30:35 PM »
The cafe where Walt meets Lydia in the last episode of S5 (so far) - I've eaten there!