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7 votes (53.84%)
6 votes (46.15%)

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KeyserSoze
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September 20th, 2013 at 5:40:49 AM permalink
When the final episode of Breaking Bad ends, is Walt dead or alive?
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treetopbuddy
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September 20th, 2013 at 5:46:31 AM permalink
Dead or alive.....player or banker. Dead.
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ams288
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September 20th, 2013 at 6:08:45 AM permalink
I think dead is the pretty obvious choice.

What is more interesting is HOW he will die...

Cancer?

Nazis?

Ricin capsule?
JW17
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September 20th, 2013 at 6:16:57 AM permalink
I say alive, but maybe in prison.
Wizard
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September 20th, 2013 at 6:39:58 AM permalink
I voted "alive," but very hesitantly. I wouldn't even lay 11 to 10 on it. My only wish is that they truly end the show and not pull a Sopranos on us.
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EvenBob
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September 20th, 2013 at 11:45:01 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I voted "alive," but very hesitantly. I wouldn't even lay 11 to 10 on it. My only wish is that they truly end the show and not pull a Sopranos on us.



One of the characters on Sunday says the series ends
'appropriately', which means Walt dies, or both him and
Pinkman die. I'm betting on both because this is obviously
a morality play, which the Soprano's was not.

That was more about reality than punishing people for their
crimes. Fact is, the vast majority of crimes in the world go
completely unpunished, they always have. Crime does pay,
that's why so many do it. Tony was a sociopath, as was drilled
into our heads in the last season by his shrink. Guys like Tony
don't get punished, they just continue on till they die or get
unlucky.
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rxwine
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September 20th, 2013 at 12:01:01 PM permalink
Undead.
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Buzzard
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September 20th, 2013 at 12:10:56 PM permalink
" Guys like Tony
don't get punished, they just continue on till they die or get
unlucky. "

John Gotti got unlucky when the press started referring to him as the Teflon Don instead of the Dapper Don. The feds were not satisfied with a 99 % chance of him getting hard time. That wanted a death sentence and cut a deal with the devil.

Sammy the Bull, 16 admitted murders, facing a life sentence, and for becoming a rat, he got a 5 year sentence and spent 1st 3 and 1/2 years in posh hotels, with room service, waiting to testify. Feds also let him keep properties in NYC he had invested his money into, as well as fixed him a great deal with the IRS.
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EvenBob
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September 22nd, 2013 at 2:24:04 PM permalink
Two more episodes. Everybody is all excited about how
it will end. Nobody is more aware of this than the writers.
They know all about recent shows with big endings, Lost
and Sopranos. Both those shows disappointed a lot of
their fans.

So the question is, knowing that 90% of the fans want WW
dead, so he gets whats coming to him, will they go that route.
Death is no big deal to Walt, he's faced it many times in the
show. So how is that a real punishment. Loss of everything
he holds dear, that would be punishment. He doesn't believe
he's lost his family yet, not really. And that's what the show
is all about, his desire to protect his family and remain its hero.
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EvenBob
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September 22nd, 2013 at 8:33:05 PM permalink
Glad to see 72 year old Robert Forster in tonight's
episode. He adds class to anything he's in. Loved
him in Jackie Brown, the only Quentin Tarantino
movie really liked besides Pulp Fiction.
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