Buried

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While Skyler’s past catches up with her, Walt covers his tracks. Jesse continues to struggle with his guilt.

Breaking Bad Season Five, Episode Ten “Buried” – [Official Text Credit: amctv.com]

~ Favourites ~

Favourite Skyler line – “Am I under arrest?”

Favourite Hank line – “We start bringing in lawyers and they start putting up roadblocks where they don’t need to be, and my ability to control the situation diminishes.”

Favourite Marie line – “Tell me Hank is crazy.”

Favourite Gomez line – “Oh, you’re going to love this, it involves your old pal Jesse Pinkman”

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Favourite Huell line – “I gotta do it, man.”

Favourite Kuby line – “Guy hit 10 guys in jail within a 2 minute window, alls I’m saying.”

Favourite Saul line – “Well, have you given any thought to, um, sending him to a trip to Belize?”

Favourite Walt line – “Jesus, send him to Belize. I’ll send you to Belize.”

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Favourite Declan line – “Heisenberg’s standards don’t matter anymore”

Favourite Lydia line – “To whom? To a bunch of scabby Arizona tweakers?”

Favourite Todd line – “Hello, Ma’am, you ok?”

Favourite Jesse line – Jesse does not have a line this episode.

Favourite Uncle Jack line – “Fire in the hole”

Favourite scenes –

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The Hank and Skyler scene is an acting masterclass.

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The Belize scene with Saul and Walt.

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The scene with Marie and Skyler, just incredible.

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Which leads us to a deeply disturbing scene, where Marie is trying to take Holly with her.

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Lydia hiding in the bus stairwell.

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Todd leading Lydia around the dead people with her eyes closed.

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Welcome back to our police friends from Season 4.

Notable Music – “Quimey Neuquén (Chancha Via Circuito Remix)” by José Larralde (on youtube) plays when Walter is burying the money

Ending Song – The Breaking Bad theme composed by Dave Porter

Jesse Lightbulb Moment – This is one episode where all the lightbulbs of Jesse appear to be burned out.

Notable Shots –

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Look at the clouds reflected in Walt’s car here. Sometimes ABQ really puts on a show with the weather, for the show.

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The reflections in the Louboutins of Lydia.

Episode Running Time on DVD – 47m 23s

DVD Extras – Inside Breaking Bad – Inside Buried; Inside Breaking Bad – Making Buried; Commentary with Vince Gilligan, Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Laura Fraser, Michelle MacLaren, Thomas Schnauz and Stewart Lyons; Deleted Scenes – “You’re Killing Me”; “This Better Be Good”; “She’s An Earner”

Insider podcast – Breaking Bad editor Kelley Dixon discusses Episode 602 “Buried” with Thomas Schnauz, Michelle MacLaren, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt, and Vince Gilligan, as well as a segment with Aaron Paul. Running time 1 hour 7 minutes 8 seconds. Click here for the MP3 file. Click here for podcasts via the Apple iTunes store – podcasts are free.

Links to other reviews of this episode – AV ClubAlan SepinwallTV Critic

Snoskred Notes –

We know Walt is good at manipulating people but this is really the first time we see Hank doing some major manipulating of Skyler in order to catch Heisenberg.

I love that Skyler calls him out on it, too. She says ” It sounds like what you want… what you want is to get Walt at all costs”

The GPS co-ordinates point to Q studios, which was the home of Breaking Bad in ABQ.

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Love that Saul is *still* wearing the Wayfarer 515 ribbon, from the plane crash at the end of season 2. It is lucky there were no other major tragedies, or Saul would have to wear ribbons for all of them.

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Did anyone spot the universal symbol for keys in this scene? Mike, how much we miss you.. 🙂

Just when you think all the possible montages have been done, we now get the burying money montage.

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Walt couldn’t take a pen to write down the coordinates?

So now, you can watch the next episode right away. Back when this aired, everyone had to wait a week to find out what happened after the door closed on Hank and Jesse.

The science of Breaking Bad – Buried.

Episode Count –

Fifty-six episodes down, 6 to go

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