El Camino: Quick Recap Of Breaking Bad Before Watching Its Prequel

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El Camino is releasing on October 13 on the popular streaming platform Netflix. Read more about the important scenes from Breaking Bad before watching El Camino

Written By Sahil Mirani | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The Breaking Bad movie, El Camino is releasing this October 13, which is a Friday. One can watch the film on the popular internet streaming platform Netflix. The movie is a continuation of the famous television show Breaking Bad’s series finale named 'Felina.' This movie revolves around Jesse Pinkman and his escape from Jack and his gang. This film is written and directed by Vince Gilligan, who is the creator of Breaking Bad. If you have not seen the show, here are some things you need to watch to completely understand El Camino

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Things you need to remember from Breaking Bad before watching El Camino

When Walt and Jesse were about to die 

Jesse and Walt have been facing death throughout the show. Jesse and Walt had a lot of close calls, but maybe the most realistic one was all the way back in Season 2 in the episode '4 Days Out.' In the episode, Walt misreads his own medical report and thinks that he is going to face death soon. He drags his companion Jesse to a desert to cook as much of the product as they can. However, it doesn't work out because they drain out the RV’s battery, which leaves the two stranded in the middle of the desert without food and water.

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Jesse’s relation with Jane

Jane was Jesse’s girlfriend who lost her life because of her addiction to heroin. She was introduced in Season 2 Episode 5, 'Breakage' but could not get past Season 2 of the show. She had introduced Jesse to some important life values that helped him realise that there was more to the world than just making money and running from the law.

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Mike’s Introduction 

Mike is one of the wisest and most levelheaded personalities in the show. Mike Ehrmantraut often jumps back and forth between being the person cleaning up everyone else's messes and the strong, lone adviser of the most dangerous drug gang members. He is going to bee in the film, so knowing about him is a must.

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The time when Jesse was about to vanish

The Extractor, who is a vacuum salesman by profession, has a side business setting up criminals with brand new lives. He had a near-miss with Jesse in Season 5, Episode 11, 'Confessions.' The main reason why Jesse stuck stayed in Albuquerque when things really started going off was is very complicated and horrifying. Watching the episode will be a great option before watching the movie to understand Jesse’s mindset. 

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When Jesse was tortured and locked up

The scene where Jesse was locked inside a concrete hole to cook meth for Jack and his gang is important to understand the context of the movie. This scene is from Season 5 Episode 14, 'Ozymandias.' This was the lowest and darkest part of Jesse’s life and this part is going to be explored in the upcoming film. The film is a continuation of the television series. So, knowing the important scenes from the series should help you understand the film El Camino well.



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