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Breaking Bad S05E03 "Hazard Pay" OAD 7.29.12

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by johnmoorejohn, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. Jul 30, 2012 #41 of 196
    phox_mulder

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    I can see this happening, and the motivation to move the lab into the car wash.

    After of course, either Walt or Jesse having to take care of the homeowner.

    Or more likely, the homeowners teenage child sneaking back in for his iPod or cell phone.


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  2. Jul 30, 2012 #42 of 196
    phox_mulder

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    Didn't Saul (or Mike) say that they had multiple bookings for weeks and weeks, or something to that effect?


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  3. Jul 30, 2012 #43 of 196
    Hank

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    Yes, and they would pick the "best" house of the group to cook in.
     
  4. Jul 30, 2012 #44 of 196
    MikeAndrews

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    "Sorry, Mr. Jones, tell ya what, we're booked 6 weeks in advance. You'll just have to live with the roaches for another month and a half."
     
  5. Jul 31, 2012 #45 of 196
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    I'll be using this often.[​IMG]
     
  6. Jul 31, 2012 #46 of 196
    Anubys

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    I thought it was out of character for Walt to let Mike dictate the rules. But the comment about "I handle Mike" made sense. But Walt now knows that Mike's money is gone and he needs the operation to continue so he has money for the hazard pay. I see Walt now with leverage.

    Mike was wrong not to outline the money distribution from the start. That made no sense. I also don't see why they have to pay the hazard pay in perpetuity. Pay them back the money they lost and that is enough. The whole thing is too contrived.
     
  7. Jul 31, 2012 #47 of 196
    Robin

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    Everything Walt does is calculated. He was manipulating him.


    I kept watching for a cut, meaning they'd swapped in someone else's hands. I was shocked when they panned up and it was really him!

    I've seen similar comments in a couple of threads. If anyone can lose a tail, it's Mike. Following Jessie would make more sense.

    I loved Jessie stumbling over how to introduce Walt to his girlfriend. Both how to describe their relationship (my HS chem teacher from 6(?) years ago) and what to call him ("Mr. White).

    I laugh every damn time he calls Walt "Mr. White". Especially the last episode, the contrast is great.
     
  8. Jul 31, 2012 #48 of 196
    pdhenry

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    Maybe they kept the guys around who did the CGI work for Gus's head last season.
     
  9. Jul 31, 2012 #49 of 196
    SeanC

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    Ditto.
     
  10. Jul 31, 2012 #50 of 196
    betts4

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    I wonder if Mike is calling it one thing, but taking some of that money to build up a new fund for his granddaughter.
     
  11. Jul 31, 2012 #51 of 196
    SeanC

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    Did they make it clear that it would be paid in perpetuity? I thought they would just have to pay back whatever those guys lost.

    Also a little thing with the overall math at the end. Most of those costs do seem to be on going concerns.

    However, one big item was paying back Jesse, well that cost is done, that was 40k, so on the next cook, Walter should expect to bring in 179k instead of the 139k. Walter made a comment that 139 was less than they made with Fring, but from the inflection of his voice I would guess that 179 would be more.

    And if they only have to pay back the other guys what they lost, then eventually they will be making even more per cook.
     
  12. Jul 31, 2012 #52 of 196
    nataylor

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    The hazard pay amounts to several million dollars, right? I thought Mike was out $2 million. The other 9 (or is it 8?) people probably got paid less than Mike, but if they were out $1 million each then it's going to take a while to pay that all back at $350,000 per cook, assuming 1 cook per week.
     
  13. Jul 31, 2012 #53 of 196
    pdhenry

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    Weren't there 12 in all, including Mike?
     
  14. Jul 31, 2012 #54 of 196
    Tyrion The Imp

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    Great episode IMO. I love Marie flipping out, and I can't believe they would cook in a house like that. That is pretty scary.
     
  15. Jul 31, 2012 #55 of 196
    SeanC

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    For some reason the number 9 is sticking in my mind too. I believe the total was 12, including Mike, of that 12, 2 are dead, so 9 without Mike.
     
  16. Jul 31, 2012 #56 of 196
    ct1

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    Also, take out expenses before the profit split. No one likes to see money come out of their share..
     
  17. Jul 31, 2012 #57 of 196
    ct1

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  18. Jul 31, 2012 #58 of 196
    nataylor

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    Mike didn't tell Walt about the money up front because he knew Walt wouldn't be happy about it. No sense pissing the guy off before he even makes some product. Walt was going to be unhappy either way.
     
  19. Jul 31, 2012 #59 of 196
    betts4

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    Okay, I have to say it. When I saw the first shot of the big striped fumigation tent and Walt in the backseat of the car looking at it, I flashed to Malcolm in the Middle episode when they had to get their house fumigated and had to sleep in the backyard in a camper and tents. Just a quick flash.
     
  20. Jul 31, 2012 #60 of 196
    Hank

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    Oh,that's great -- I totally forgot about that. :)
     

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