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The first episode of season 5 2nd half was already aired (in the U.S) on August 11. In this episode, Walt tries to adjust to life outside of the “business” and meets with Jesse to hopefully talk through some of it. Hank grapples with a troubling lead that still requires real evidence to pursue further. In my opinion the series is just as explosive as ever. Was good to see the Walt and Hank confrontation so early on. this episode was also the sort-of premiere, so there’s not as much to analyse since we’re just being introduced to the current situation. As the season picks up pace there’ll be more to discuss. can’t wait for the next episode. 

Breaking Bad is an American television drama series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. Set and produced in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Breaking Bad is the story of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with advanced lung cancer at the beginning of the series. He turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine with a former student, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), with the aim of securing his family’s financial future before he dies.

The series has won six Emmy Awards including three consecutive wins for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Cranston, one win for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Paul, and three nominations for Outstanding Drama Series. Cranston has also been nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series Drama and he was nominated three times for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series.

Breaking Bad Season 5 part 2,  episode 9 promo