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Breaking Bad: Dead Freight, Season 5 Episode 5

Breaking Bad: Dead Freight, Season 5 Episode 5

Taking a closer look at Dead Freight: Breaking Bad Season 5 Episode 5



Nothing stops this train“, proclaimed Walt in the previous episode. Unless of course he literally wants to.

At the core of what drives Breaking Bad is the notion of change and subverting expectations. Much like how each episode or scene can shift gears from family drama to black comedy to crime thriller, characters are in a constant state of flux or to use an analogy, a train barreling down the tracks. The show is “about transformation. It’s about a main character turning himself from a good guy turning himself into a bad guy. To that end, transformation should always be on-going,” executive producer Vince Gilligan said in a podcast and interview here.

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