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[WARNING: The following story contains major spoilers from Sunday's Breaking Bad finale. Read at your own risk.]

Breaking Bad fans will have to wait almost an entire year for the show's final eight episodes to unspool, but Sunday's finale gave viewers plenty to think about in the meantime.

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Fresh off of murdering his former partner Mike (Jonathan Banks) in the previous episode, Walt (Bryan Cranston) had to both dispose of Mike's body (with the usual acid-in-a-barrel funeral that has become a Walter White signature) and exterminate the nine 10 guys Mike was paying to keep quiet about Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) and his meth operation. Walt got an assist from Todd (Jesse Plemons), who called on his prison-connected uncle to orchestrate a series of prison shankings and one fiery death, wiping out all of the DEA's potential witnesses in two minutes flat.

Walt was only able to do so by getting the list of names from Lydia (Laura Fraser), who in an effort to keep herself alive, proposed Walt take his blue meth global. Lydia offered her years of expertise in creating distribution systems to create a way to move Walt's product to the Czech Republic, which would instantly double his profits.

In one of the episode's several montages, Walt and Todd cooked up batch after batch of meth to the tune of "Crystal Blue Persuasion" (nice touch) and shipped it overseas with the help of Lydia, Saul (Bob Odenkirk) and others. By the time the song finished, a couple months had passed and Walt's wife Skyler (Anna Gunn) had more money than she could launder at the car wash.

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