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13 Episodes 2009 - 2009
Things go from breaking bad to breaking worse for Walter White (Bryan Cranston), the cancer-stricken chemistry teacher, and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), his former student and partner-in-crime, in Season 2 of the drama about two methamphetamine cookers. Having watched drug dealer Tuco (Raymond Cruz) "beat a dude to death...for nothing," Walt and Jesse decide they need to cut ties with the psychotic pusher. Impetuous Jesse devises a half-baked plan of attack, but cooler-headed Walt has a more surefire way to get rid of Tuco. Once free of him, Walt and Jesse face a new pair of problems. First, their business takes a financial hit, and second, Walt's brother-in-law, DEA agent Hank (Dean Norris), gets a major break in the investigation into the meth ring---and it just may put Walt and Jesse in his crosshairs. In response, Walt cooks up an elaborate ruse that has him spinning intricate webs of deceit and misdirection, while a rattled Jesse establishes a shaky alibi that places him in Hank's sights. To get their product back on the streets, Jesse organizes a crew of dealers, and one of them is jacked by two drug-addled losers who make off with his stash and cash. Arguably the season's most riveting episode, it ends in a shocking scene of crushing finality. Meanwhile, on the home front, Skyler (Anna Gunn) is extremely concerned about Walt's mysterious disappearances. When he finally makes overtures to reconnect with the family, she keeps him at arms length, still wondering what he's been up to while he was away. As for Jesse's personal life, he once again finds himself on the streets, and his quest for living quarters not only proves successful, but lands him a girlfriend as well.
Sun, Mar 8, 2009 60 mins
Season 2 kicks off with Walt and Jesse once again bearing witness to Tuco's incendiary disposition, which leads them to the conclusion that it's time to put an end to their business dealings with him. But the question is how. Meanwhile, Hank serves as a go-between for estranged sisters Skyler and Marie.
Sun, Mar 15, 2009 60 mins
Trying to dissociate themselves from the volatile Tuco (Raymond Cruz) takes a bad turn when Walt and Jesse get trapped with the dealer, and Skyler, worried about her missing husband, receives comfort from her sister and brother-in-law. Hank, meanwhile, pays a business call on Jesse's mother (Tess Harper).
Sun, Mar 22, 2009 60 mins
Walt and Jesse attempt to cover their tracks and distance themselves from Tuco, but they soon find that business is taking a hit along with their financial situation. Meanwhile, Hank and his DEA investigation into the meth ring get a major break that just might put Walt and Jesse in their crosshairs.
Sun, Mar 29, 2009 60 mins
Despite Walt's attempt to reconnect with the family, a suspicious Skyler keeps him at arm's length and worries about what he's been up to while he's been away from the house; Jesse finds himself on the streets once again and struggles to improve his lot in life.
Sun, Apr 5, 2009 60 mins
Hank deals with some lingering aftereffects from his confrontation with Tuco; bills are piling up at the White house and tensions are beginning to run high; Jesse organizes a crew of dealers to take their product to the streets.
Sun, Apr 12, 2009 60 mins
Walt returns to teaching at the high school; when Skinny Pete gets taken advantage of and ripped off, Jesse steps in, but bites off more than he can chew; Skyler takes the opportunity to show her appreciation for Gretchen's kindness in picking up the tab for Walt's treatments.
Sun, Apr 19, 2009 60 mins
Walt and Jesse contemplate an expansion of their business; Hank experiences a hassle in El Paso as he tries to adapt to his new coworkers; Skyler's new job opportunity leads to her reconnecting with an ex-colleague; and Jesse interacts with his new landlady.
Sun, Apr 26, 2009 60 mins
Badger's brush with the law leads Walt and Jesse to call in a shady lawyer (Bob Odenkirk); the DEA believes it has a line on the mysterious and elusive "Heisenberg"; Hank's stint in El Paso is up and he returns to Albuquerque, but his mental makeup causes concern for Marie.
Sun, May 3, 2009 60 mins
After undergoing a PET-CAT scan and fearing the worst, Walt takes lawyer Saul's advice and hunkers down for a marathon session of cooking product; Jesse's romance with his landlady is heating up, but must cool off quickly when he and Walt head for the desert to take care of business.
Sun, May 10, 2009 60 mins
The Whites throw a party to thank family and friends for their support through Walt's trying time, but it turns ugly when he and Hank get into a bitter argument; later, a pent-up and fed-up Walt tries to occupy his time with home-improvement projects. Worried about Walt's physical and emotional states, Skyler confides in her boss; Jane keeps her relationship with Jesse a secret from her father.
Sun, May 17, 2009 60 mins
Saul (Bob Odenkirk) suggests a new business partner for Walt and Jesse after they begin to lose their dealers to some unforeseen circumstances. At work, Skyler confronts Ted after she uncovers some unnerving information; and Jesse opens up to Jane about what he does for a living, with disastrous results.
Sun, May 24, 2009 60 mins
A new addition joins the White family as Walter Jr. attempts to help out his struggling family by launching a new Web site. Elsewhere, Jesse's addiction worsens and his relationship with Jane begins to negatively impact Walt and her father (John de Lancie).
Sun, May 31, 2009 60 mins
In the Season 2 finale, Skyler's frustration with Walt's secrecy boils over; Jesse is dealt a devastating blow that leads him down a path of self-destruction, and only Walt is willing to help him; and a grief-stricken Donald experiences more tragedy.