Posted by Negativecreep94 (64 posts) 11 months, 15 days ago

Poll: Were you satisfied with the way Breaking Bad ended? (36 votes)

Yes 83%
No 8%
meh 8%

If not, what would you have wanted to have happenend?

#1 Edited by Emequious_Swerve (1268 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes, yes I was.

#2 Posted by The Stegman (24456 posts) - - Show Bio

It was damn near perfect.

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#3 Posted by judasnixon (6586 posts) - - Show Bio

Yup.....

#4 Posted by PowerHerc (84035 posts) - - Show Bio

Not really.

#5 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29501 posts) - - Show Bio

It was perfect.

#6 Posted by Dabee (2393 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes.

#7 Posted by batmannflash (6222 posts) - - Show Bio

Heck. Yah.

Though I wish I could have seen what had happened to Saul. Better Call Saul is going to be a prequel right? So I guess we'll never know what happens to him after Breaking Bad

#8 Edited by longbowhunter (7098 posts) - - Show Bio

Spot on!

#9 Edited by Pokeysteve (8304 posts) - - Show Bio

Absolutely! near Flawless. Wrapped up everything and very satisfying.

The fact that the Dexter finale was a week before this really helped boost it's awesomeness too.

#10 Posted by WillPayton (9459 posts) - - Show Bio

The ending was great and up to the standards of the rest of the show.

#11 Posted by NlGHTCRAWLER (2899 posts) - - Show Bio

A lot of things were left broken but in no way incomplete or unfinished.

#12 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4165 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll be honest, I have only seen bits and pieces of the show, but the ending went down pretty much how I expected. With that being said I was not impressed at all. Maybe because it was the series finale, but I didn't feel wowed.

#13 Edited by DeathandGrim (2048 posts) - - Show Bio

I absolutely loved the ending and how it ended. Walts series long goal was finally realized, he avenged Hank, freed Jesse to live a newer life, ended his meth empire.

The writers understood that all good things have to end and didn't leave anything up in the air. Walt finally can rest and so can the series

#14 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29501 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll be honest, I have only seen bits and pieces of the show, but the ending went down pretty much how I expected. With that being said I was not impressed at all. Maybe because it was the series finale, but I didn't feel wowed.

Well of course you can't appreciate the ending if you haven't seen the entire show.

#15 Posted by Billy Batson (58029 posts) - - Show Bio

It was a fitting ending.

I'm curious to know why someone wouldn't be satisfied with it.

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#16 Posted by Saren (25681 posts) - - Show Bio

It was a fitting ending.

I'm curious to know why someone wouldn't be satisfied with it.

BB

I had a minor issue with Walt's confession to Skylar about getting into the business for himself and not his family. Before Hank found out that Walt was Heisenberg and set that chain of events into motion, Walt had assembled a ton of money, which Skylar herself had kept stored away, and then declared that he was done with cooking meth because he only had six months left anyway, and his family was now provided for no matter what happened to him. So if he quit cooking meth because there was no need anymore, it stands to reason that he did take his family into consideration. Sure, he was a megalomaniac a lot of the time, so he did do it at least partially for himself. But I didn't see it as the only reason he did it.

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#17 Posted by Nova`Prime` (4165 posts) - - Show Bio

@nova_prime_ said:

I'll be honest, I have only seen bits and pieces of the show, but the ending went down pretty much how I expected. With that being said I was not impressed at all. Maybe because it was the series finale, but I didn't feel wowed.

Well of course you can't appreciate the ending if you haven't seen the entire show.

I've seen plenty of series finales without watching the majority of the series and still liked the ending. Just a few that come to mind Cheers, MASH, Seinfeld.

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#19 Posted by ImagineMan16 (466 posts) - - Show Bio

I wish Jesse had had more than 2 lines, and I would have liked some more concrete closure for Saul. Other than that, it was solid.

#20 Posted by Saint_Wildcard (10578 posts) - - Show Bio

I voted no cus I didnt want it to end in the first place.

#21 Edited by Spideysense44 (3467 posts) - - Show Bio

ending was great I liked that he died where it all started

#22 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29501 posts) - - Show Bio

@nova_prime_: That's great, but the ending of Breaking Bad is mostly satisfying because of your attachment to the characters above all else.

#23 Posted by Saren (25681 posts) - - Show Bio

Watching seasons 3-5 again.........it wasn't a happy ending, but it was a much happier ending than Walt deserved.

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#24 Edited by Killemall (18582 posts) - - Show Bio

I had a minor issue with Walt's confession to Skylar about getting into the business for himself and not his family. Before Hank found out that Walt was Heisenberg and set that chain of events into motion, Walt had assembled a ton of money, which Skylar herself had kept stored away, and then declared that he was done with cooking meth because he only had six months left anyway, and his family was now provided for no matter what happened to him. So if he quit cooking meth because there was no need anymore, it stands to reason that he did take his family into consideration. Sure, he was a megalomaniac a lot of the time, so he did do it at least partially for himself. But I didn't see it as the only reason he did it.

I saw that mostly as Walt doing stuff so that Skylar wouldnt blame herself. He still feels he did it for the family of course, he has said that again and again throughout the show, even when he is alone to himself.

#25 Posted by Saren (25681 posts) - - Show Bio

@citizenbane said:

I had a minor issue with Walt's confession to Skylar about getting into the business for himself and not his family. Before Hank found out that Walt was Heisenberg and set that chain of events into motion, Walt had assembled a ton of money, which Skylar herself had kept stored away, and then declared that he was done with cooking meth because he only had six months left anyway, and his family was now provided for no matter what happened to him. So if he quit cooking meth because there was no need anymore, it stands to reason that he did take his family into consideration. Sure, he was a megalomaniac a lot of the time, so he did do it at least partially for himself. But I didn't see it as the only reason he did it.

I saw that mostly as Walt doing stuff so that Skylar wouldnt blame herself. He still feels he did it for the family of course, he has said that again and again throughout the show, even when he is alone to himself.

That's what he tells his family, sure, but it's not necessarily true or the only reason he did it. Episode six of season five has a conversation between Walt and Jesse, where Jesse essentially pleads with Walt to take the $5 million offer that's both for his share of the stolen methylamine as well as a guarantee to the purchasing competitor that Heisenberg's blue meth will no longer be available. He points out that Walt himself stated at the beginning of their collaboration that he only needed $737,000 to ensure his family would be provided for after he was gone. $5 million is just under 7 times that amount, and more than enough for Skyler and the kids to live comfortably. Walt refuses and justifies his position with the story of how he was screwed out of Gray Matter before it became a company with an annual revenue of $2.16 billion. That quote about how he's "in the empire business"? To me, that's as clear as you can get to Walt admitting that he was doing it for himself.

Come to think of it, I should reverse my previous position. It's possible that Walt did take his family into consideration when he quit cooking. He only went back after discovering Skylar had given away the $600,000 he made to Beneke, so he likely felt betrayed and decided to start doing it for himself at that point.

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#26 Posted by ComicStooge (12874 posts) - - Show Bio

Does Jesse have any change at a happy life?

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#27 Posted by RBT (4197 posts) - - Show Bio

Just finished it. Perfect, is all I can say.