Breaking Bad

Season 4 Episode 7

Problem Dog

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Aug 28, 2011 on AMC

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  • Connect the Dots

    Skyler and Walt break in the new car wash and she manages to talk the dealership owner to take Jr's car back for a fee. Instead Walt takes it for a joyride, blows it up and pays a bigger fine. Jesse, after being approached by Walt agrees to kill Gus the first moment he gets a chance to. Walt cooks up some more beans in the lab in a stab of irony since it belongs to Gus. Jesse gets on protection detail when Gus has a meeting with the cartel leader who has been raiding his trucks. Gus offers a one time 50 million dollar payoff for a total severance but the man won't be moved so easily. Jesse gets a few chances but takes none of them and he gets to carry a gun too. This mostly serves as a fork in the road for Jesse's loyalty as he is tested by both sides in his ultimate allegiance which will probably happen. He goes to rehab again and gives the leader's accepting yourself speech a run for its money and Aaron Paul gives a noteworthy performance in this episode when he finally says that all he wanted to do was sell them drugs and how being a killer is eating him alive and he doesn't know who he is anymore. Hank does more legwork in his Pollos Hermanos investigation and gets Gus's fingerprints and makes his case pitch to Gomez and his boss and reveals a frightening tale with a bit of evidence that will put Gus right into the DEA's line of sight. Great episode, good to see how Gale's death affects Jesse particularly in the beginning of the episode with the video game. All around great stuff another cliffhanger ending and more cartel war and great drama. With just over the half way mark in the season the clock is ticking and the ultimate build that has been going on since the beginning will give us an explosion of truly epic proportions. Maybe even some literal explosions too.