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*** How about ''[[AdultFear The kidnapping of Holly'']] by Walt? Skyler, screaming and crying, bangs on Walt's truck while Holly stares at her, crying as well, and then Walt drives off backing into Skyler's car and out of the neighborhood, possibly for the rest of his life from Skyler's knowledge. It is one of the most terrifying moments on this episode, if not the whole show.

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*** How about ''[[AdultFear The the kidnapping of Holly'']] Holly]]'' by Walt? Skyler, screaming and crying, bangs on Walt's truck while Holly stares at her, crying as well, and then Walt drives off backing into Skyler's car and out of the neighborhood, possibly for the rest of his life from Skyler's knowledge. It is one of the most terrifying moments on this episode, if not the whole show.
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* Walt [[spoiler:strangling Krazy-8 with a bike lock]]. Although the way he deduced what he'll do was awesome, it still gives a scary glimpse of Walt's inner ego, Heisenberg.

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* Walt [[spoiler:strangling strangling Krazy-8 with a bike lock]].lock. Although the way he deduced what he'll do was awesome, it still gives a scary glimpse of Walt's inner ego, Heisenberg.



* The opening teaser of the season. The eye sucked into the filter, the charred teddy bear, [[LightIsNotGood the impure whiteness of the pool]], [[NothingIsScarier the lack of explanation]], [[FridgeHorror the sirens wailing in the background...]] Similar scenes are shown in other cold opens throughout the season with the same features, revealing a little more with each time it is shown before culminating in the season finale, when we are shown workers in hazmat suits working in the area around Walt's house, with two corpses covered up nearby, suggesting that Walt and Jesse died in an accident while cooking meth. [[spoiler:The fact that Walt and Jesse survive to the end of the season and what we saw was the aftermath of a mid-air collision between two planes, indirectly caused by Walt, brings little comfort.]]
* [[spoiler:[[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil Walt's borderline rape of Skyler]]. He stops thank god but just imagine if that was in Season 5 and his Heisenberg side fully took over.]]
* "Negro y Azul". "What's the matter, Schrader?! You act like you never saw a severed human head on a tortoise before!" Then [[spoiler: KABOOOOOOOM]]. And Hank gets a big [[HeroicBSOD BSOD]] as a result.
** [[spoiler:The aftermath of the explosion is horrifying to watch; we see several officers on the ground, bloody and injured/dead. The most disturbing part has to be the anguished, agonized screams of Vanco after getting his leg blown off at the knee]].

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* The opening teaser of the season. The eye sucked into the filter, the charred teddy bear, [[LightIsNotGood the impure whiteness of the pool]], [[NothingIsScarier the lack of explanation]], [[FridgeHorror the sirens wailing in the background...]] Similar scenes are shown in other cold opens throughout the season with the same features, revealing a little more with each time it is shown before culminating in the season finale, when we are shown workers in hazmat suits working in the area around Walt's house, with two corpses covered up nearby, suggesting that Walt and Jesse died in an accident while cooking meth. [[spoiler:The The fact that Walt and Jesse survive to the end of the season and what we saw was the aftermath of a mid-air collision between two planes, indirectly caused by Walt, brings little comfort.]]
comfort.
* [[spoiler:[[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil Walt's borderline rape of Skyler]].Skyler. He stops thank god but just imagine if that was in Season 5 and his Heisenberg side fully took over.]]
* "Negro y Azul". "What's the matter, Schrader?! You act like you never saw a severed human head on a tortoise before!" Then [[spoiler: KABOOOOOOOM]]. KABOOOOOOOM. And Hank gets a big [[HeroicBSOD BSOD]] as a result.
** [[spoiler:The
result. The aftermath of the explosion is horrifying to watch; watch as well; we see several officers on the ground, bloody and injured/dead. The most disturbing part has to be the anguished, agonized screams of Vanco after getting his leg blown off at the knee]].knee.



** That horrible noise when the woman [[spoiler:drops the ATM on her husband's head...]]

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** * That horrible noise when the woman [[spoiler:drops drops the ATM on her husband's head...]]



* The opening of "Mandala." Combo gets stared down by a pair of thugs from their car, starts getting nervous, and then [[spoiler: gets shot by a little kid, not even in his teens, who was biking around the neighborhood. They share a horrified expression, then as Combo tries to run, the kid guns him down in the street.]]
* [[spoiler: Jane's death.]] Holy crap. It comes out of ''nowhere'', with Walt attempting to wake up Jesse [[spoiler: and accidentally moving Jane onto her back in the process. We then get to witness 30 seconds of Jane spasming and choking on her own vomit, while Walt just stands there, unwilling to do anything.]]

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* The opening of "Mandala." Combo gets stared down by a pair of thugs from their car, starts getting nervous, and then [[spoiler: gets shot by a little kid, not even in his teens, who was biking around the neighborhood. They share a horrified expression, then as Combo tries to run, the kid guns him down in the street.]]
street.
* [[spoiler: Jane's death.]] death. Holy crap. It comes out of ''nowhere'', with Walt attempting to wake up Jesse [[spoiler: and accidentally moving Jane onto her back in the process. We then get to witness 30 seconds of Jane spasming and choking on her own vomit, while Walt just stands there, unwilling to do anything.]]



* [[spoiler:The plane crash itself. Say what you will about it, but it is still ''not'' a pretty sight to behold. The fact that over 100 people died because of it does not make it better.]]

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* [[spoiler:The The plane crash itself. Say what you will about it, but it is still ''not'' a pretty sight to behold. The fact that over 100 people died because of it does not make it better.]]



* [[spoiler: The shootout between Hank and the Cousins.]] Dear God. [[spoiler: Hank is unarmed, vulnerable, and is given a ''minute'' to try and escape from two cartel hitmen. Ramming Leonel into the back of a car, he is shot to hell before Marco decides to try and kill him [[AnAxeToGrind with an axe]]. He ''barely'' survives after [[BoomHeadshot shooting him in the head]] and the episode ends.]]
* [[spoiler:[[TheReveal The Reveal]] that Leonel had his legs amputated. And then he starts [[UpToEleven crawling across the floor...]]]]

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* [[spoiler: The shootout between Hank and the Cousins.]] Cousins. Dear God. [[spoiler: Hank is unarmed, vulnerable, and is given a ''minute'' to try and escape from two cartel hitmen. Ramming Leonel into the back of a car, he is shot to hell before Marco decides to try and kill him [[AnAxeToGrind with an axe]]. axe.]] He ''barely'' survives after [[BoomHeadshot shooting him in the head]] and the episode ends.]]
ends.
* [[spoiler:[[TheReveal The Reveal]] TheReveal that Leonel had his legs amputated. And then he starts [[UpToEleven crawling across the floor...]]]]



* [[spoiler: They may have [[AssholeVictim deserved it]], but in "Half Measures", the drug dealers get [[CarFu ran over]] by Walt when Jesse tries to kill them. You get to see their bodies get dislocated as they are ran over, and a quick glimpse of their [[OhCrap faces]] beforehand.]]

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* [[spoiler: They may have [[AssholeVictim deserved it]], but in "Half Measures", the drug dealers get [[CarFu ran over]] by Walt when Jesse tries to kill them. You get to see their bodies get dislocated as they are ran over, and a quick glimpse of their [[OhCrap faces]] beforehand.]]



* Gus in "Box Cutter", climaxing with him slitting Victor's throat with the titular instrument. It's obvious that Victor was probably going to be killed seeing how he was witnessed at Gale Boetticher's apartment, but the way he does it is enough to unsettle the audience, and even Mike.

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* Gus in "Box Cutter", climaxing with him slitting Victor's throat with the titular instrument.instrument before dissolving his corpse in a barrel of hydrofluoric acid. It's obvious that Victor was probably going to be killed seeing how he was witnessed at Gale Boetticher's apartment, but the way he does it is enough to unsettle the audience, and even Mike.



** Seeing the contents of Victor disintegrating in the barrel. 'Nuff said.



*** This becomes all the more disconcerting when, in Season 5B, Walt and Saul use the DeadlyEuphemism of "send him to Belize" to describe killing someone. Thinking back on that "bus to Honduras" makes that particular scene all the more chilling...
* The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWfK5JyD2bA Crawl Space]]. Rushing home to retrieve his hidden cache of money, Walter tears apart his and Skyler's hiding place -- under the house -- to find a fraction of the money he needs. Walter [[HeroicBlueScreenOfDeath realizes that his wife and children are about to be murdered by Gus, and he has no apparent way out.]] Just the first [[AndIMustScream noise]] he makes is enough [[NightmareFuel to haunt the viewer for a long time.]] Screaming as if watching his family die right in front of his own eyes, Walter tenses in a fetal position and appears to be sobbing, but he's actually [[LaughingMad laughing his head off.]] Followed by Skyler taking a phone call from a panicked and terrified Marie who has just learned that assassins are coming after Hank. While Walt is still insanely laughing in the background. The final shot of the episode chillingly resembles Walter [[BuriedAlive buried alive,]] and a piercing whistle over the soundtrack sounds like the last bit of air leaving his lungs. It's no wonder that many fans call this [[DespairEventHorizon the moment where Walter White 'dies' and permanently becomes Heisenberg.]]
** Gus's threat to Walt before his mad dash back home is especially chilling.

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*** This becomes all the more disconcerting when, in Season 5B, Walt and Saul use the DeadlyEuphemism of "send him to Belize" to describe killing someone. Thinking back on that "bus to Honduras" makes that particular scene all the more chilling...
* The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWfK5JyD2bA Crawl Space]]. Rushing home to retrieve his hidden cache of money, Walter tears apart his and Skyler's hiding place -- under the house -- to find a fraction of the money he needs. Walter [[HeroicBlueScreenOfDeath realizes that his wife and children are about to be murdered by Gus, and he has no apparent way out.]] Just the first [[AndIMustScream noise]] noise he makes is enough [[NightmareFuel to haunt the viewer for a long time.]] time. Screaming as if watching his family die right in front of his own eyes, Walter tenses in a fetal position and appears to be sobbing, but he's actually [[LaughingMad laughing his head off.]] Followed by Skyler taking a phone call from a panicked and terrified Marie who has just learned that assassins are coming after Hank. While Walt is still insanely laughing in the background. The final shot of the episode chillingly resembles Walter [[BuriedAlive buried alive,]] and a piercing whistle over the soundtrack sounds like the last bit of air leaving his lungs. It's no wonder that many fans call this [[DespairEventHorizon the moment where Walter White 'dies' and permanently becomes Heisenberg.]]
** * Gus's threat to Walt before his mad dash back home is especially chilling.



* The WhamShot, revealing that [[spoiler:[[ManipulativeBastard Walt]] [[MoralEventHorizon poisoned]] [[WouldHurtAChild Brock]].]] It's quite unnerving watching earlier episodes in the series after this, knowing how much of a borderline monster Walt eventually becomes. The fact that it's punctuated by the G minor chord at the end of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3yAx2uCoHs ''Black'']] does ''not'' help with the creepiness.
* The ultimate fate of Gus: ''Half of his face gets blown off'', but we "get" to see him walk out of an exploded room looking like [[Film/TheDarkKnight Harvey Dent]] before he suddenly drops dead. Possibly also an [[AwesomeMoments awesome moment]].
** Of course, Harvey Dent got off easy compared to Gus. On Gus, the entire right half of his skull is exposed, covered only by a [[ChunkySalsaRule bloody, chunky]], torn stretch of flesh, [[EyeScream his eye socket entirely hollow]] -- [[NauseaFuel save for a twitching severed muscle cord.]]
** Here's a [[http://images.nymag.com/images/2/daily/2011/10/10_gustavodemise.gif gif]]. As usual, '''DON'T OPEN IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED THE EPISODE YET.'''

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* The WhamShot, revealing that [[spoiler:[[ManipulativeBastard [[ManipulativeBastard Walt]] [[MoralEventHorizon poisoned]] [[WouldHurtAChild Brock]].]] Brock]]. It's quite unnerving watching earlier episodes in the series after this, knowing how much of a borderline monster Walt eventually becomes. The fact that it's punctuated by the G minor chord at the end of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3yAx2uCoHs ''Black'']] does ''not'' help with the creepiness.
* The ultimate fate of Gus: ''Half of his face gets blown off'', but we "get" to see him walk out of an exploded room looking like [[Film/TheDarkKnight Harvey Dent]] before he suddenly drops dead. Possibly also an [[AwesomeMoments awesome moment]].
** Of course, Harvey Dent got off easy compared to Gus. On Gus, the
The entire right half of his skull is exposed, covered only by a [[ChunkySalsaRule bloody, chunky]], torn stretch of flesh, [[EyeScream his eye socket entirely hollow]] -- [[NauseaFuel save for a twitching severed muscle cord.]]
** Here's a [[http://images.nymag.com/images/2/daily/2011/10/10_gustavodemise.gif gif]]. As usual, '''DON'T OPEN IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED THE EPISODE YET.'''
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* [[spoiler:Peter Schuler]]'s suicide; he puts one end of a defibrillator on his heart and the other end in his mouth. Yeesh.
* Skyler's [[spoiler:attempted drowning]] in "Fifty-One". Made all the more disturbing by the DissonantSerenity with which she does it.
** Almost everything Walt says to Skyler in Season 5, sounds more like a kidnapper attempting to induce Stockholm Syndrome, [[FauxAffablyEvil especially the lines meant to sound loving.]] It is disturbing, to say the least. Lampshaded by Skyler: "[[ShutUpHannibal I don't need to hear any of your bullshit rationales.]]"
** Not to mention the implications of her telling him "I can't keep you out of my house. I can't even keep you out of my bed."
** '''''"You wanna take me on? [[ControlFreak YOU WANNA TAKE AWAY MY CHILDREN?!]]"'''''
* The Prison Montage in "Gliding Over All": [[spoiler:9 gang-stabbings topped off by a man being burned alive.]]
** There's not even a single GoryDiscretionShot, either. You see every second of [[spoiler:the killings, including the awful first shanking that seems to last forever.]]
** [[SoundtrackDissonance The]] [[Music/NatKingCole song]] [[SoundtrackDissonance that's playing]] does ''not'' make it better.

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* [[spoiler:Peter Schuler]]'s Peter Schuler's suicide; he puts one end of a defibrillator on his heart and the other end in his mouth. Yeesh.
* Skyler's [[spoiler:attempted drowning]] attempted drowning in "Fifty-One". Made all the more disturbing by the DissonantSerenity with which she does it.
** * Almost everything Walt says to Skyler in Season 5, sounds more like a kidnapper attempting to induce Stockholm Syndrome, [[FauxAffablyEvil especially the lines meant to sound loving.]] It is disturbing, to say the least. Lampshaded by Skyler: "[[ShutUpHannibal I don't need to hear any of your bullshit rationales.]]"
** Not to mention the implications of her telling him "I can't keep you out of my house. I can't even keep you out of my bed."
** '''''"You wanna take me on? [[ControlFreak YOU WANNA TAKE AWAY MY CHILDREN?!]]"'''''
* The Prison Montage in "Gliding Over All": [[spoiler:9 9 gang-stabbings topped off by a man being burned alive.]]
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alive. There's not even a single GoryDiscretionShot, either. You see every second of [[spoiler:the the killings, including the awful first shanking that seems to last forever.]]
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forever. [[SoundtrackDissonance The]] [[Music/NatKingCole song]] [[SoundtrackDissonance that's playing]] does ''not'' make it better.



* From the beginning of "Blood Money": [[spoiler:Hank leaving Walt's house [[HeroicBSOD after realizing he was Heisenberg]], and the massive panic attack he has on the drive home that, at first, seems like a heart attack!]]
* The last sentence in the exchange between [[spoiler:Walt and Hank]] in the 9th episode after the latter notes that he doesn't even know who he's talking to.
-->'''[[spoiler:Walt:]]''' If you don’t know who I am, [[ImpliedDeathThreat maybe your best course of action is to tread lightly.]]
* The last few minutes of "Confessions". Seeing [[spoiler: Jesse totally fly off the handle and attempt to burn down Walt's house is utterly terrifying.]]
** There's also the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phqd9YYGilQ music that plays]] during that particular scene.
* In "Rabid Dog", Jesse firmly establishing the outside view of Walt as TheDreaded to [[spoiler:Hank and Gomez]]. Considering Jesse originally thought of Walter as nothing more than an annoying {{Jerkass}} teacher who randomly decided to break bad, this is pretty unsettling.

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* From the beginning of "Blood Money": [[spoiler:Hank Hank leaving Walt's house [[HeroicBSOD after realizing he was Heisenberg]], Heisenberg, and the massive panic attack he has on the drive home that, at first, seems like a heart attack!]]
* The last sentence in the exchange between [[spoiler:Walt Walt and Hank]] Hank in the 9th episode after the latter notes that he doesn't even know who he's talking to.
-->'''[[spoiler:Walt:]]''' -->'''Walt:''' If you don’t don't know who I am, [[ImpliedDeathThreat maybe your best course of action is to tread lightly.]]
* The last few minutes of "Confessions". Seeing [[spoiler: Jesse totally fly off the handle and attempt to burn down Walt's house is utterly terrifying.]]
** There's also
terrifying. It's made all the more intense by the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phqd9YYGilQ music that plays]] during that particular scene.
* In "Rabid Dog", Jesse firmly establishing the outside view of Walt as TheDreaded to [[spoiler:Hank Hank and Gomez]].Gomez. Considering Jesse originally thought of Walter as nothing more than an annoying {{Jerkass}} teacher who randomly decided to break bad, this is pretty unsettling.



-->'''[[spoiler: Hank:]]''' Nothing's going to happen to you. I mean, the plaza is one of the most wide open public places in all of Albuquerque, it's the middle of the day and [[spoiler:Agent Gomez]] and I will be there with you.

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-->'''[[spoiler: Hank:]]''' -->''' Hank:''' Nothing's going to happen to you. I mean, the plaza is one of the most wide open public places in all of Albuquerque, it's the middle of the day and [[spoiler:Agent Gomez]] Agent Gomez and I will be there with you.



** [[spoiler:Hank and Gomez's deaths as their corpses are dragged into a grave carelessly. And the people involved plan to keep that a secret.]]
** [[spoiler:The fate of Jesse, who is tortured and forced into slavery by Uncle Jack and Todd. His worn-out clothing, his untamed hair and beard, his broken spirit... if you didn't have a fear of being kidnapped, you probably do now.]]
** [[spoiler:[[NeverMyFault Walt blaming Jesse for the shootout at To'hajiilee,]] having him dragged kicking and screaming from under his car and almost executed before his eyes. [[EvilIsPetty Then he gives Todd his blessing to torture any information given to Hank and Gomez out of Jesse]] [[BlatantLies before killing him.]] ''Then'' [[KickTheMoralityPet telling Jesse that he let Jane choke to death when he could have saved her.]] Realizing how much Walt has betrayed him and for how long takes all the strength out of Jesse. This is all especially jarring after the cold open in which we are given a flashback to their first cook at the same location a year earlier, reminding us of the now ancient teacher-student relationship they once had and how simple their situation was then in comparison to the present.]]
** [[spoiler:The knife fight between Skyler and Walt. Given how far the show has been willing to go before, one could spend the whole scene terrified that Skyler, Walter Jr., or even Holly is going to end up with a knife in their gut.]]
** [[spoiler:Just the shot of Skyler and Walt Jr. cowering on the ground in front of Walt, one of Jr.'s arms flung protectively in front of his mother, looking up at Walt like he's some sort of monster -- which by this point, ''he is''.]]
** [[spoiler:Skyler's scream after Walt drives off with Holly.]]
*** [[spoiler:How about ''[[AdultFear the entire kidnapping]]''? Skyler, screaming and crying, bangs on Walt's truck while Holly stares at her, crying as well, and then Walt drives off backing into Skyler's car and out of the neighborhood, possibly for the rest of his life from Skyler's knowledge. It is one of the most terrifying moments on this episode, if not the whole show.]]
* "Granite State": When Walt [[spoiler:hears the Schwartzes badmouthing him on TV. He instantly turns from depressed and suicidal, to ice-cold determined. It's like a non-physical Literature/DrJekyllAndMrHyde transformation.]] All with the extended ''Breaking Bad'' theme playing. [[spoiler:Heisenberg is back!]]
** The worst part of "Granite State" was [[spoiler:Skyler being confronted by Todd and two Neo-Nazis in balaclavas in Holly's room. Todd threatens her and her children, all while remaining eerily calm and polite.]]
** Walt's homemade chemo treatment. People with a fear of needles should stay far away. It's even worse that his assistant's only training came from Website/YouTube videos.

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** [[spoiler:Hank Hank and Gomez's deaths as their corpses are dragged into a grave carelessly. And the people involved plan to keep that a secret.]]
secret.
** [[spoiler:The The fate of Jesse, who is tortured and forced into slavery by Uncle Jack and Todd. His worn-out clothing, his untamed hair and beard, his broken spirit... if you didn't have a fear of being kidnapped, you probably do now.]]
now.
** [[spoiler:[[NeverMyFault [[NeverMyFault Walt blaming Jesse for the shootout at To'hajiilee,]] To'hajiilee]], having him dragged kicking and screaming from under his car and almost executed before his eyes. [[EvilIsPetty Then he gives Todd his blessing to torture any information given to Hank and Gomez out of Jesse]] [[BlatantLies before killing him.]] ''Then'' [[KickTheMoralityPet telling Jesse that he let Jane choke to death when he could have saved her.]] Realizing how much Walt has betrayed him and for how long takes all the strength out of Jesse. This is all especially jarring after the cold open in which we are given a flashback to their first cook at the same location a year earlier, reminding us of the now ancient teacher-student relationship they once had and how simple their situation was then in comparison to the present.]]
present.
** [[spoiler:The The knife fight between Skyler and Walt. Given how far the show has been willing to go before, one could spend the whole scene terrified that Skyler, Walter Jr., or even Holly is going to end up with a knife in their gut.]]
gut.
** [[spoiler:Just Just the shot of Skyler and Walt Jr. cowering on the ground in front of Walt, one of Jr.'s arms flung protectively in front of his mother, looking up at Walt like he's some sort of monster -- which by this point, ''he is''.]]
** [[spoiler:Skyler's scream after Walt drives off with Holly.]]
is''.
*** [[spoiler:How How about ''[[AdultFear the entire kidnapping]]''? The kidnapping of Holly'']] by Walt? Skyler, screaming and crying, bangs on Walt's truck while Holly stares at her, crying as well, and then Walt drives off backing into Skyler's car and out of the neighborhood, possibly for the rest of his life from Skyler's knowledge. It is one of the most terrifying moments on this episode, if not the whole show.]]
show.
* "Granite State": When Walt [[spoiler:hears hears the Schwartzes badmouthing him on TV. He instantly turns from depressed and suicidal, to ice-cold determined. It's like a non-physical Literature/DrJekyllAndMrHyde transformation.]] All with the extended ''Breaking Bad'' theme playing. [[spoiler:Heisenberg Heisenberg is back!]]
**
back!
*
The worst part of "Granite State" was [[spoiler:Skyler Skyler being confronted by Todd and two Neo-Nazis in balaclavas in Holly's room. Todd threatens her and her children, all while remaining eerily calm and polite.]]
**
polite.
*
Walt's homemade chemo treatment. People with a fear of needles should stay far away. It's even worse that his assistant's only training came from Website/YouTube videos.



** How Walt ensures Walter Jr, will receive his inheritance. [[spoiler:He breaks into the Schwartz home, looking at their belongings while Elliot and Gretchen cook and banter unaware. He then has Badger and Skinny Pete use laser pointers on them, making them think that they are in the sights of two snipers, and convinces them that they'll live under constant supervision and fear until Walter Jr. receives Walt's money through them, possibly for the rest of their lives as well.]]
*** [[spoiler:Walt's "visit" to the Schwartzes could have been lifted straight out of ''Film/TheStrangers'': he effortlessly stakes out their pricey hilltop mansion, slips silently inside, and then ''bars the doors''. He's in the house for several minutes before they even notice he's there...]]
** The nauseating sound of [[spoiler:Todd's neck snapping]].
** From Lydia’s perspective: [[spoiler:Imagine calling Todd to ask if Walt had been killed, only to hear from Walt himself that not just Todd, but the entire Aryan Brotherhood gang is dead and that cold you thought you had is actually an incurable poison that he slipped into your favorite tea sweetener. Imagine learning that you have have only days to live, knowing that you cannot be cured, from somebody who treats this as simple collateral.]]
** [[spoiler:Hell, [[MagnificentBastard Walter White]] himself is NightmareFuel incarnate in this episode. [[HesBack He has come back]] to Albuquerque even ''more'' dangerous than ever before, and, in a matter of ''hours'', killed Jack Welker and his gang, killed Lydia, set Jesse free, and [[AnOfferYouCantRefuse guaranteed]] Elliott and Gretchen that they will donate the rest of his money to his family. All of this, while looking like [[NotSoHarmlessVillain an absolute wreck who can't do any more damage than he has already done]].]] ''Holy shit!''

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** How Walt ensures Walter Jr, will receive his inheritance. [[spoiler:He He breaks into the Schwartz home, looking at their belongings while Elliot and Gretchen cook and banter unaware. He then has Badger and Skinny Pete use laser pointers on them, making them think that they are in the sights of two snipers, and convinces them that they'll live under constant supervision and fear until Walter Jr. receives Walt's money through them, possibly for the rest of their lives as well.]]
*** [[spoiler:Walt's "visit" to the Schwartzes could have been lifted straight out of ''Film/TheStrangers'': he effortlessly stakes out their pricey hilltop mansion, slips silently inside, and then ''bars the doors''. He's in the house for several minutes before they even notice he's there...]]
well.
** The nauseating sound of [[spoiler:Todd's Todd's neck snapping]].
snapping.
** From Lydia’s Lydia's perspective: [[spoiler:Imagine Imagine calling Todd to ask if Walt had been killed, only to hear from Walt himself that not just Todd, but the entire Aryan Brotherhood gang is dead and that cold you thought you had is actually an incurable poison that he slipped into your favorite tea sweetener. Imagine learning that you have have only days to live, knowing that you cannot be cured, from somebody who treats this as simple collateral.]]
collateral.
** [[spoiler:Hell, Hell, [[MagnificentBastard Walter White]] himself White himself]] is NightmareFuel incarnate in this episode. [[HesBack He has come back]] to Albuquerque even ''more'' dangerous than ever before, and, in a matter of ''hours'', killed Jack Welker and his gang, killed Lydia, set Jesse free, and [[AnOfferYouCantRefuse guaranteed]] Elliott and Gretchen that they will donate the rest of his money to his family. All of this, while looking like [[NotSoHarmlessVillain an absolute wreck who can't do any more damage than he has already done]].]] ''Holy shit!''



* Todd Alquist is NightmareFuel made flesh. Behind this average-looking man hides a cold-blooded killer with no sense of empathy. [[spoiler:His second appearance is him shooting a kid on the spot, without warning, without so much as asking his bosses' permission. Several episodes later, he beats Jesse to a pulp, imprisons him in an underground dungeon, and enslaves him to meth-cooking, all while holding Andrea and Brock, two innocent civilians, hostage. When Jesse tries to escape, instead of shooting him just as Jesse begs him to do, he shoots Andrea as a warning while leaving Brock alive as leverage. And all after giving him ice cream for a good day's work.]]
* The Neo-Nazis, and [[BigBad Jack Welker]] himself. They're... they're just too good at what they do. [[spoiler:Shank ten different people all locked up in prison within a 2 minute window? No problem. Execute an entire drug gang in a matter of seconds? Easily pulled off. Murder two DEA agents and bury them in the desert? Done. Torture a man and enslave him to force him to cook meth? Piece of cake. Break into Skyler White's house to blackmail her despite the fact that there are police watching the house and getting away without being caught? Did it already. Murder Andrea Cantillo directly in front of her house and saying they'll have no problem tracking down her son Brock and doing the same to him? They'll do it.]]

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* Todd Alquist is NightmareFuel made flesh. Behind this average-looking man hides a cold-blooded killer with no sense of empathy. [[spoiler:His His second appearance is him shooting a kid on the spot, without warning, without so much as asking his bosses' permission. Several episodes later, he beats Jesse to a pulp, imprisons him in an underground dungeon, and enslaves him to meth-cooking, all while holding Andrea and Brock, two innocent civilians, hostage. When Jesse tries to escape, instead of shooting him just as Jesse begs him to do, he shoots Andrea as a warning while leaving Brock alive as leverage. And all after giving him ice cream for a good day's work.]]
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* The Neo-Nazis, and [[BigBad Jack Welker]] himself. They're... they're just too good at what they do. [[spoiler:Shank Shank ten different people all locked up in prison within a 2 minute window? No problem. Execute an entire drug gang in a matter of seconds? Easily pulled off. Murder two DEA agents and bury them in the desert? Done. Torture a man and enslave him to force him to cook meth? Piece of cake. Break into Skyler White's house to blackmail her despite the fact that there are police watching the house and getting away without being caught? Did it already. Murder Andrea Cantillo directly in front of her house and saying they'll have no problem tracking down her son Brock and doing the same to him? They'll do it.]]
10th Jul '17 6:02:51 PM IcarusJTP
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* The opening of "Mandala." Combo gets stared down by a pair of thugs from their car, starts getting nervous, and then [[spoiler: gets shot by a little kid, not even in his teens, who was biking around the neighborhood. They share a horrified expression, then as Combo tries to run, the kid guns him down in the street.]]
5th Jul '17 7:44:37 AM Scrav
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** Want to know something else? The Aryan Brotherhood, the group that Jack Welker's gang is based on, is the most vicious prison gang in the United States. They only make up 0.1% of the prison population, they are responsible for up to '''20 percent''' of murders in the federal prisons. [[TruthInTelevision Truth In Television]], indeed.

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** Want to know something else? The Aryan Brotherhood, the group that Jack Welker's gang is based on, is the most vicious prison gang in the United States. They only make up 0.1% of the prison population, they are responsible for up to '''20 '''30 percent''' of murders in the federal prisons. [[TruthInTelevision Truth In Television]], indeed.
9th Jun '17 9:14:07 AM TywinIsGod
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** '''''"You wanna take me on? YOU WANNA TAKE AWAY MY CHILDREN?!"'''''

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7th Jun '17 8:10:43 PM PeaceAndLove
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** '''''"You wanna take me on? YOU WANNA TAKE AWAY MY CHILDREN?!"'''''
2nd Jun '17 8:26:51 PM TheFallofElDorado
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2nd Jun '17 8:26:38 PM TheFallofElDorado
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25th May '17 9:08:43 AM TywinIsGod
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* The sight of Don Eladio and his captains dropping like flies at poolside from the poison is quite disturbing, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome even if it is a moment of triumph for Gus]]. The women's screams and how they book it out of there only adds to the horror. [[AssholeVictim Sure, they are Cartel and had murdered Gus's former partner in the exact same spot 20 years earlier]], but the way Gus and Mike orchestrate a mass execution of nearly 20 men will leave you speechless. [[DeerInTheHeadlights Jesse's reaction]] (even though he is on THEIR SIDE), reflects this.

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* The sight of Don Eladio and his captains dropping like flies at poolside from the poison poisoned tequila is quite disturbing, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome even if it is a moment of triumph for Gus]]. The women's screams and how they book it out of there only adds to the horror. [[AssholeVictim Sure, they are Cartel and had murdered Gus's former partner in the exact same spot 20 years earlier]], but the way Gus and Mike orchestrate a mass execution of nearly 20 men will leave you speechless. [[DeerInTheHeadlights Jesse's reaction]] (even though he is on THEIR SIDE), reflects this. Adding onto that, Gus and Mike must have planned to off-Jesse as soon as the plan with the Cartel bosses came to fruition as a FreezeFrameBonus in ''Salud'' shows Mike directly pointing a gun behind Jesse just as Jouquian Salamanca started firing at Mike. When you pay attention you realise that Walt was right all along and Gus' speech about seeing things in people was all a sham! [[HolyShitQuotient Fucking hell!]]
1st May '17 8:14:11 AM TywinIsGod
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* The WhamShot, revealing that [[spoiler:Walt poisoned Brock.]] It's quite unnerving watching earlier episodes in the series after this, knowing how much of a borderline monster Walt eventually becomes.

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* The WhamShot, revealing that [[spoiler:Walt poisoned Brock.[[spoiler:[[ManipulativeBastard Walt]] [[MoralEventHorizon poisoned]] [[WouldHurtAChild Brock]].]] It's quite unnerving watching earlier episodes in the series after this, knowing how much of a borderline monster Walt eventually becomes. The fact that it's punctuated by the G minor chord at the end of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3yAx2uCoHs ''Black'']] does ''not'' help with the creepiness.
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