Monday, August 15, 2011
Again I talk about Breaking Bad
The show's getting kind of dull.
You had the recent episode focusing on the ladies. The horrible, horrible ladies. But Walt is no longer recognizable as a mild mannered high school chemistry teacher, so what's the point?
It's like the time they tried to resurrect the old Gilligan's Island by having the castaways open a resort on the island after they are rescued. The one compelling element was that they were stuck on an island and wanted off, and with that gone there was nothing.
Walt shouldn't have told his horrible wife what he was doing. It was better when he was out of his element among the criminals but still much smarter than them.
Now his obnoxious brother-in-law has become a nice guy after being badly injured. Jesse has become friends with that horrible killer guy whose name I haven't bothered learning. The other bald guy. I noticed last night that Walt's son is in awfully good shape and looked like he could beat the crap out of most of the kids in his school even if he is on crutches. They seemed to breeze through the money laundering. You can do that? Just tell your friends you won money counting cards and the IRS won't arrest you?
I grow disenchanted.
I did read a guy on a message board suggest what he thought would happen----that Walt believes Gus will kill him as soon as he's able to, so Walt will turn to his brother-in-law for help. The poster thought that his brother-in-law would actually find out about Walt's criminality and not mind terribly.
He wasn't quite correct. But his brother-in-law is beginning to suspect something about....
Posted by Waldo Scott at 4:17 PM