Skyler's past catches up with her while Walt needs to cover his own tracks. Jesse continues to struggle with guilt. (Written by Thomas Schnauz. Directed by Michelle MacLaren.)
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. (Written by Peter Gould. Directed by Bryan Cranston.)moreless
Jim Rash discusses Breaking Bad with the writers, and the beauty of going out on your own terms.
Time is running out. Without the payments to Gus' associates in prison, somebody is going to talk. Walter meets with Lydia to obtain the names of Mike's people. Jesse is left out by Walter in the process of the actions, because he is no longer a part of the group.moreless
Mike and Lydia work to get the methylamine delivered for the operation. Walt and Jesse try to work through several ideas to keep undercover.
Walt takes action to protect Hank but when Walt learns of his new plan, Walt is forced to take drastic action. Skyler's efforts to solve Ted's financial problems hit a wall.
Skyler develops a solution for her money troubles; Hank enlists Walt to investigate a theory; Walt grows impatient with Jesse.
With Jesse in hiding, Walt negotiates a bargain with Gus to provide for his and Jesse's safety. But Gus has other plans and when Walt is cornered he puts a drastic last-minute plan in action by asking Jesse to save his life.moreless
The aftermath of the crash clearly affects the entire community. Walt Jr. adjusts to a new home life. Walt receives a new offer after picking up Jesse from his stint in rehab.
Hank suffers from the aftermath of his encounter with Tuco. Meanwhile, Jesse hires a crew to get their product out on the streets.
Walt and Jesse become short on cash when they try to cover their tracks. Meanwhile, the DEA has a lead that could get them straight to Walt and Jesse.
Walt and Jesse try to end their deal with Tuco. Meanwhile, Hank attempts to repair Marie and Skyler's relationship.