To’hajiilee

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Things heat up for Walt in unexpected ways.

Breaking Bad Season Five, Episode Thirteen “To’hajiilee” – [Official Text Credit: amctv.com]

~ Favourites ~

Favourite Uncle Jack line – “See, I’m thinking the headline here should be 76%”

Favourite Kenny line – “That dude who looked like Wolverine, he couldn’t crack 70%”

Favourite Todd line – “I’m really sorry about the colour.”

Favourite Huell line – “I ain’t know he was gonna kill him!”

Favourite Skyler line – “Ok, so thank you, and please give that to your car wash professional.”

Favourite Hank line – “Hey, baby. I got him. Dead to rights.”

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Favourite Marie line – “You got Walt?”

Favourite Gomez line – “No way, man. It’s all yours”

Favourite Walt Jr line – “I like your commercial”

Favourite Saul line – “Don’t drink and drive, but, if you do, call me.”

Favourite Walt line – “Open your eyes! Can’t you see that I needed you on my side to kill Gus?! I ran over those gangbangers! I killed Emilio and Krazy-8! Why? I did all of those things to try to save your life as much as mine, only you’re too stupid to know it!”

Favourite Jesse line – “Fire in the hole, bitch.”

Favourite Jesse/Walt exchange –

Walter: “Look, Jesse, I don’t know what you plan on doing here, but–”

Jesse: “Well, I’ll give you a hint, Walt. It involves a couple of five-gallon cans of gasoline and a lighter.”

Walter: “No, no, no, no, no! Jesse, please, listen to me–”

Jesse: “No, you listen to me, bitch! You get your ass out here as fast as you can.”

Favourite scenes –

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Slightly spooky moment – Todd has a crush on Lydia.

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The germophobe within me cringes at this shot.

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Poor Huell.

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Putting Junior to work at the car wash. The moment of him meeting Saul is just lovely.

Notable Music – “She Blinded Me With Science” by Thomas Dolby (On Youtube) is Todd’s ringtone.

Ending Song – The Breaking Bad theme composed by Dave Porter

Jesse Lightbulb Moment – His idea of catching Walt via threatening his money.

Notable Shots –

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Love this shot of Walt on his way to To’hajiilee with ABQ and the Sandia mountains in the background.

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Another great shot which makes Gomey and Hank look tiny.

Episode Running Time on DVD – 46m13s

DVD Extras – Inside Breaking Bad – Inside To’Hajiilee; Inside Breaking Bad – Making To’Hajiilee; Commentary with Vince Gilligan, Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Laura Fraser, George Mastras, Michelle MacLaren, Dave Porter and Stewart Lyons; Special Feature: “The Main Event” (runtime 14m24s)

Insider podcast – Breaking Bad editor Kelley Dixon discusses Episode 513 “To’hajiilee” with Vince Gilligan, Michelle MacLaren, Thomas Schnauz, Sharon Bialy, and Gordon Smith, as well as a segment with Aaron Paul. Running time 1 hour, 29 minutes, 38 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 –

This is a long cold open at almost 6 minutes.

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Can you really believe they left people hanging for a week without knowing the outcome of the shootout? It is fine now, you can just watch the next episode right away. But I remember that wait, and it was veeeeeeeeeeeeery long.

The science of Breaking Bad – To’hajiilee

Episode Count –

Fifty-nine episodes down, 3 to go

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