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'Breaking Bad': Breaking down 'Live Free or Die's' flash-forward scene

"Breaking Bad" threw its fans a serious curveball with the opening scene of Season 5, one that skips ahead in time and shows Walter White (Bryan Cranston) up to no good away from his home base of Albuquerque.Zap2it asked series creator Vince Gilligan about the flash-forward scene, and he explained his thinking in opening the season with the sequence and talked a little about when the show will circle back to it. (Short answer: Eventually.) But first, let's break down what happens in the scene.(It should go without saying that there are spoilers below, but for the record: There are spoilers below.)Walt is apparently celebrating his 52nd birthday at a Denny's somewhere in California. The series began with Walt's 50th birthday, so it's now two years since we first met him -- and based on the events of the first four seasons, roughly a year ahead of the show's present day. (The waitress also calls...


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