BREAKING BAD “Problem Dog” Review

Breaking Bad "Problem Dog", Season 4 Episode 7 – Breaking Bad has always had such great cold openings for their episodes. Even this season I’ve frequently mentioned how great these scenes were, but this week with "Problem Dog" I felt like there was somewhat of a misstep. I’m an avid video game player, and I’m not exactly sure how I feel about directly equating playing a video game where you shoot mutants to shooting another human being in real life. Granted, I obviously haven’t shot anybody, but I’ve played hundreds of video games in my life and I wasn’t entirely comfortable with the parallels they were drawing in this scene.

I know this is a minor quibble, as the rest of the episode was just as entertaining as they always are. Walt’s disposal of poor Walt Jr.’s brand new Dodge Charger was great, and was another important step in Walt’s journey to "break bad". I loved that Walt attempted to do the classic "Walking away from the car while it explodes behind you" move, only for the car to take a bit longer to blow up than he expected. Read More...


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