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Breaking Bad - S05E16 - "Felina" (series finale!)

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by jkeegan, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. uncdrew

    uncdrew Annie 2.0

    Aug 6, 2002
    Down South
    In her slow death, there will be many moments of anger. She has no problem killing people or having them killed...

    I dunno. I'm fine with it but just another moment like "Uncle Jack should have killed Walt in the desert". We all saw the result of that bad decision.
  2. JETarpon

    JETarpon Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2003
    TB, this made me snort.
  3. uncdrew

    uncdrew Annie 2.0

    Aug 6, 2002
    Down South
    Yeah, it doesn't quite hold up IMHO.
  4. jsmeeker

    jsmeeker Notable Member TCF Club

    Apr 2, 2001
    When I watched the scene with Walt asking for a trust to be setup, I wondered what Turtleboy would think of that arrangement. Giving Flynn ALL of it, no strings attached, when he turned 21.
  5. uncdrew

    uncdrew Annie 2.0

    Aug 6, 2002
    Down South
    Gotta always leave open the possibility of another season. :)

    Walt would be a formidable force in a prison. I'd watch. :up:
  6. uncdrew

    uncdrew Annie 2.0

    Aug 6, 2002
    Down South
    Totally agree, but arranging a hit takes a few calls and a pile of cash. Easy enough for someone in that world.
  7. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Quad Sillies
  8. 702

    702 Member

    Feb 9, 2003
    Vacuum repair guy told him in the last episode.
  9. JohnB1000

    JohnB1000 Well-Known Member

    Dec 6, 2004
    Having had a night to dwell on it I think ultimately this was simply not as good as the other episodes in this season. Too many conveniences for that ending, no searching his car, getting to park his car exactly where he wanted, knowing the clubhouse layout, having the whole gang in the clubhouse etc. etc.

    It was a satisfying ending but, as mentioned, just a middle of the pack episode. I think Ozymandias was just too good (even Vince said that) and nothing could follow it.
  10. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    "Oh, so THAT'S how it's done!" :D
  11. uncdrew

    uncdrew Annie 2.0

    Aug 6, 2002
    Down South
    They did get there quickly, to what I thought was a very remote location. Perhaps "gunshots were reported"...
  12. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    Dec 26, 2005
    A Galaxy...
    It was a finale show. It was tying up the loose ends that we all wanted tied up and would go NUTS if they weren't. We would be here going - wait, what about Lydia and what about Saul....

    It was not supposed to be a shocker imo, though it had some of those in it. It was just an end - and a damn fine one.
  13. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Quad Sillies
    She did...but we didn't see it because it was behind the post in that scene...
  14. GTuck

    GTuck ClownPrinceofCrime

    May 23, 2004
    Livonia, MI
    I suppose, I assumed they were in the middle of nowhere though. They got to the spot in the desert where Walt had hidden his money in about 10 minutes, but I suppose they could have neighbors.
  15. MonsterJoe

    MonsterJoe ♪♫♪♪♫♪♫♫♪

    Feb 19, 2003
    Central MA
    Walt did...he said it himself.
  16. jr461

    jr461 Well-Known Member

    Jul 9, 2004
    Northern NJ
    Maybe he put so much in that by the time of that call he knew it was too late. Didn't really think about it.

    Great series and great finale. As mentioned on Talking Bad, very glad it wasn't one of those vague endings that leave it up to the viewers to interpret (hate those!). Nothing worse in a finale (IMO) that after investing years in a series, it is left wide open.

    For crying out loud, even with all the closure provided, this thread is replete with further conjecture of what happens to Jesse, does Lydia survive, does she take revenge on Skylar, lol.

    Well done with all major points addressed.
  17. Langree

    Langree The Gimp

    Apr 29, 2004
    You're right, it's not, because you are flat out wrong and you can't admit it, both songs were written by Marty Robbins, so I'll take his material over some lyrics site.
  18. DancnDude

    DancnDude Thrice as nice TCF Club

    Feb 7, 2001
    Madison, WI
    Excellent finale. Although I have to admit I'm a little bummed that Walt didn't really get it worse in the end. Sure, he died, but he was going to anyways...in the end his money will end up going to his family. He actually achieved that ultimate goal.

    I would have rather seen him living in the end with nothing to show for his turning to a life of crime except splitting his family apart.
  19. SocratesJohnson

    SocratesJohnson New Member

    Sep 14, 2005
    Bedford, TX
    The one thing that struck me was how there were no apologies from Walt. He told Skylar the truth but apologized for none of it. No apology for Jessie either. Did he complete his transformation into Heisenberg and and no true remorse, or did Walt just realize that any apology from him would ring hollow at this point?
  20. AeneaGames

    AeneaGames Member

    May 2, 2009
    Walt said to Lydia on the phone "I slipped it into that stevia crap that you're always putting in your tea"

    I think that is a definitive answer...

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