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Old 09-04-2012, 11:21 PM   #241
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I saw a very brief article/interview a few months ago with Gilligan and it was mentioned (maybe not by him initially but as I recall he wasn't dismissive) that there could be a Breaking Bad movie and/or that Saul could have a spin-off TV show. I don't know about the movie - unless it's a prequel it doesn't seem that anyone from the current cast would be left to be in the movie - but I would watch "Better Call Saul."
Nah. If there is word of a movie it means that Walt is going to survive.

It would be a challenge like but unlike Serenity, where the movie audience not knowing the story would be lost and hostile. Walt on his own after going bad would not be a sympathetic hero.

(The GF liked Serenity and only caught Firefly afterwards.)
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:43 PM   #242
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That would be like reading almost all of a novel and then having the last 30 pages just summarized in a couple paragraphs.
Have you read The Wheel of Time books?
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Old 09-05-2012, 12:00 AM   #243
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Walt has his hair back in the preview. Either he's still cured or has given up on chemo entirely.

BTW, did you see the big scar when he was in the shower? Brian Cranston said he had rotator cuff surgery. I just did but scar doesn't look anything like that. It looks like my arm was sewn back on.

Oh. Doh! They must have given him the scar for "Walt's" lung cancer surgery?
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Old 09-05-2012, 12:19 AM   #244
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Walt has his hair back in the preview. Either he's still cured or has given up on chemo entirely.
I thought it looked like a bad wig.
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:54 AM   #245
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I agree. Analyzing each "dent" is a waste of time.
Sort of like discussing TV shows.
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:58 AM   #246
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Walt has his hair back in the preview. Either he's still cured or has given up on chemo entirely.

BTW, did you see the big scar when he was in the shower? Brian Cranston said he had rotator cuff surgery. I just did but scar doesn't look anything like that. It looks like my arm was sewn back on.

Oh. Doh! They must have given him the scar for "Walt's" lung cancer surgery?
My Dad has had lung cancer surgery and his scar looks like Walt's scar.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:25 AM   #247
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Much like I still laugh every time Jessie calls Walt "Mr White" I laughed when Todd did.
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Have you read The Wheel of Time books?
No. Explain.
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:18 AM   #249
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A series of 13 (?) books. The final one comes out in January. Still so full of loose ends it seems impossible for it to get wrapped up in one book without doing the equivalent of what you describe.
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I think thats a good point. Kind of like doing your job to the bare minimum but nothing more.
Yeah. I don't know if it was the awkward meals or the "I'm waiting for the cancer to return", but somehow I got the impression that Skylar was not putting her full effort into the operation.

And as Walt told Jessie, he is in the empire business, not the money or meth. So I can see how he would get so caught up in the operations that he didn't pay too close of attention to how much money was piling up. As long as he felt he was getting what he deserved, I don't think he would have cared about keeping track of the money coming in.

Now, I think it's likely that Walt did end up counting the money after Skylar showed him the big pile. In particular, when he decided he was out, he would want an accounting of the fruits of his labor. But I can see how at the point in time when Skylar showed him the big pile, neither had a good estimate of how much was in there.
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:31 AM   #251
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Much like I still laugh every time Jessie calls Walt "Mr White" I laughed when Todd did.
I noticed that too. It makes me wonder if Todd was also a student of WW. Or at least knew of him from the high school. Or maybe it's just a "respect" thing. I really can't see Todd calling WW "Walt". "Mr. White" just sounds better considering the relationship.

IMHO, Todd (and his prison buddies) also seems very white-supremacist-ish, and those guys usually are very set on respect, authority and titles "Yes, Sir", "No Sir", etc. So it makes sense to me that way.
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:51 AM   #252
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I noticed that too. It makes me wonder if Todd was also a student of WW. Or at least knew of him from the high school. Or maybe it's just a "respect" thing. I really can't see Todd calling WW "Walt". "Mr. White" just sounds better considering the relationship.

IMHO, Todd (and his prison buddies) also seems very white-supremacist-ish, and those guys usually are very set on respect, authority and titles "Yes, Sir", "No Sir", etc. So it makes sense to me that way.
I think Todd calls Walt "Mr. White" simply because that's what Todd has heard Jesse call Walt.
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:12 AM   #253
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...Unless I'm forgetting something, there's no reason they can't use the money -- it's not marked or anything, right? Granted they can't go out and buy a fleet of yachts, but as long as they spend it on reasonable purchases and without any obvious grandiosity, they should be fine.
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You could go out to a fine restaurant meal 3 times a day, every day. You could buy TVs and other goodies, but never more than $10K at a time. But a house, a car, a boat... any major purchase would be very difficult, due to the IRS.
Yes, that's why I said you couldn't do anything grandiose with it. Clearly you couldn't buy expensive cars, or a mansion, or a yacht. But lots of working class families buy a car every few years, or sell & buy a house once in awhile, or even buy a boat. But besides all that, the whole point (initially) was that Walt wanted to be sure his family was provided for if he died, not for them to be able to buy fancy things. I don't know about you, but if I could put my hands on an extra couple hundred dollars every so often, and make an extra $10k deposit into my bank account every few years, it would help me out quite a bit.

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... but I would watch "Better Call Saul."
Yeah, I would set an SP for that as soon as it was announced.

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The whole series has been building up to the point where Walt was in control of his own cook and could make the real money he's been looking for without being under someone else's thumb. Yet when they finally got there, they glossed over it in a short montage. I just feel kind of cheated that we've seen 50+ episodes to get to a certain outcome, and then that outcome is just yada yada yada'ed.
This is exactly why I said it never occurred to me that Walt was being honest about leaving the business until I read the comments here.

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But really, we don't need to SEE him cook for him to still be cooking.
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When your house is tented, you stay out. Such a clever idea. I wonder if the writers came up with it or it's really happened before (or something similar).
It's a clever idea, but when they showed that aerial view of all the tented houses, I thought to myself: How bad is the bug problem in ABQ!? I'm 49 years old and I've lived in 5 different cities across 3 different states, and I've never seen even one house tented for fumigation.
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:39 AM   #254
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I think Todd calls Walt "Mr. White" simply because that's what Todd has heard Jesse call Walt.
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Old 09-05-2012, 12:09 PM   #255
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I think Todd calls Walt "Mr. White" simply because that's what Todd has heard Jesse call Walt.
And he considers Jesse a peer, unlike Mike who is was clearly a superior.
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:10 PM   #256
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Someone else's calculations about how much money was in the pile in the storage unit (as mentioned by Alan Sepinwall on Twitter): http://www.quora.com/Breaking-Bad-Se...?srid=i1&st=ns

His guesstimate: somewhere between $17,500,000 and $43,860,000.00 (using bundles of between $2K and $5K)
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:31 PM   #257
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His guesstimate: somewhere between $17,500,000 and $43,860,000.00 (using bundles of between $2K and $5K)
So clearly the "what would you do with $5MM" thread was a waste of time, and we need to start a new one...
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I've been thinking (off and on, not constantly!) over the last couple of days about how many trips to the storage unit must Skyler have made to transport all that cash there. Then the thought just crossed my mind, what if in the middle of that huge pile of cash there were a few empty cardboard boxes - making it look like there's a lot more cash there. Not at all thinking Skyler would ever risk that kind of thing, just mindless musings.
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It's a clever idea, but when they showed that aerial view of all the tented houses, I thought to myself: How bad is the bug problem in ABQ!? I'm 49 years old and I've lived in 5 different cities across 3 different states, and I've never seen even one house tented for fumigation.
They said on the podcast that they got the idea from seeing tented houses in SoCal. They didn't realize until they were in production and it was too late to change that tenting is very uncommon in ABQ.
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His guesstimate: somewhere between $17,500,000 and $43,860,000.00 (using bundles of between $2K and $5K)
Why wouldn't they include the possibility of $100-bill bundles being in there? We saw lots of $100s last week in the safe-deposit box scenes.
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I've been thinking (off and on, not constantly!) over the last couple of days about how many trips to the storage unit must Skyler have made to transport all that cash there. Then the thought just crossed my mind, what if in the middle of that huge pile of cash there were a few empty cardboard boxes - making it look like there's a lot more cash there. Not at all thinking Skyler would ever risk that kind of thing, just mindless musings.
From this week's podcast, that's exactly what they did for filming. Well, it wasn't empty cardboard boxes, but a plywood box that then had stacks of money piled all around it.

Also from the podcast, Vince Gilligan said, "I guess they haven't fixed the towel dispenser after all this time.". So they clearly intended it to be the same one Walt punched.
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A series of 13 (?) books. The final one comes out in January. Still so full of loose ends it seems impossible for it to get wrapped up in one book without doing the equivalent of what you describe.
Sounds like a certain TV show this forum was highly obsessed with a few years ago.
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Especially when said link was posted (with explanation) just a few posts before.
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Hank is going to suspect that Walt is the(a) cook, but never that he killed Fring and just ordered the hits on 10 guys.
I hadn't thought of that. Hank might still think Mike is the guy in charge. Now that Mike has disappeared (as far as Hank knows), he might still be the main suspect.
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Will Hank be the next to break bad?
Nah...he's a straight arrow. Which makes his revelation that Walt is somehow involved even more interesting...
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