The concluding part of Breaking Bad final season started with an explosive confrontation between the hunter and his most wanted object. The chase is over and it is now time to confront the monster in the room and build a case against him, and before he runs out of the clock.
Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) and Walter White (Bryan Cranston)
It took DEA agent Hank (Dean Norris) nearly 4 and half seasons to unmask his brother-in-law Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and see the face of 'Hiesenberg'. 'Leaves of Grass' gave him a jolt, the confrontation confirmed his suspicion, but he has no real evidence to prove that Walt is the most dreaded drug-lord 'Hiesenberg'.
Hank is not the kind of man who will take his brother-in-law's piece of advice to "tread lightly" and look the other side. Walt was not only cooking crystal meth but has also destroyed lives. Hank is going to go after him and take him down, but for that he needs evidence. Walt's wife Skyler (Anna Gunn) is for him the go to person as he sees her as an innocent bystander and a victim. Hank is in for another round of shock as Skyler refuses to cooperate and demands a lawyer. Protecting her family and Walt are foremost on her mind and she has got the taste of the 'blood money'.
Walt and Hank were like brothers and had a strong bond, and that is why Walt is not yet ready to pull the trigger and put an end to Hank's life. Hank's wife Marie (Betsy Brandt) gets to hear "I'm so sorry" from her sister Skyler. Family is not the same anymore. Both the sisters are standing in support of their husbands. Marie tells Hank "you've to get him" and Skyler tells her husband to "stay quiet" as Hank has got only suspicion and nothing much else.
Jesse's (Aaron Paul) moral compass has completely consumed him and his burden of guilt has turned him into a listless person. He throws away the 'blood money' and gets caught, and his partner in crime Walt buries the 'blood money' and is evading the arrest.
Breaking Bad's Season 5 Episode 10, 'Buried', makes it clear that Hank is now the lynchpin of the final hours and his action and reaction will dictate how the story moves ahead and concludes. Walt realises that "this is it," The cancer has returned and giving-up money means, he did everything for nothing. The acclaimed drama series is back to its original plot driver -- cancer. In addition to burying the 'blood money', Walt and Skyler have also buried their family ties with Hank and Marie. All the characters have reached a point from where it's no going back and each move comes with repercussions that will for sure keep the loyal audience of Breaking Bad intrigued and guessing.
The episode belonged to Dean Norris and Anna Gunn. Anna was fantastic as anxious, fearful, firm, hysterical and cold Skyler. Dean hits all the right notes as the man who is hurt and has lost his jokes. One can see the palpable tension on Hank's face and the look of disbelief in his eyes despite the calm facade.
The Scene of Breaking Bad's Episode 'Buried': The meeting between Hank and Skyler
It is one of the most poignant scenes of the episode. Hank meets Skyler thinking that she is the victim and will be willing to testify against her husband Walt. However to his horror and disbelief, he finds out that she is with Walt and is not going to give-up on her man.
Breaking Bad Season 5 Episode 11 'Confessions' Promo Video:
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