He suggests college and a business degree. First We see the photo of Andrea and Brock (Emily Rios and Ian Posada) designed to keep Jesse loyal to the meth-making cause, but neither character makes an active appearance in the film; but the movie does end with Jesse asking Ed to send a letter to Brock, presumably offering some words of explanation and comfort for the boy who lost his mother. Last

Deceased READ MORE:Breaking Bad creator 'thought INSANE' for original El Camino ending. Winner takes all. We may earn a commission from these links. More info. I just assumed when he called him Lieutenant he purposely said the wrong rank. Plus, why would a lieutenant be sweeping Todds apartment? Jesse, though, asks Ed for one last favour. Jesse soon finds out that the cash he's stolen is not enough to buy him a fresh start from Robert Forster's vacuum salesman character. It's better to make those decisions for yourself. Jane: I've gone where the universe takes me my whole life. The sociopathic Todd (Jesse Plemons) returned in flashbacks, as did Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) and Kenny. He gives Ed a letter to post when hes down in New Mexico (more on that, too, in a moment). Others are a bit more elusive, like Robert Forster's recurring fixer character, who only seems to show up in the Breaking Bad-verse when characters hit rock bottom. Jesse Pinkman wasn't left with an easy road ahead after Walter White brutally murdered a bunch of Pinkman's Neo-Nazi captors. "Crawl Space" was in fact the title of season four, episode 11. A business big enough that it could be listed on the NASDAQ goes belly-up. Express. Similarly, most of the film plays out in New Mexico, but not all of it, with the El Camino production breaking free from the Land of Enchantment for a pair of meaningful scenes set in Arizona and Alaska. Images (10). When Todd takes Jesse to his apartment, he states the pastel-covered walls were once filled with Easter Eggs. The sprawling El Camino cast includes several familiar faces from the Breaking Bad universe. Clarence, the stripper's driver and body guard for the Kandy Welding party, may look familiar to fans of "Better Call Saul.". Narrator: 96% sure, he says, a reference to the purity level of the meth he once cooked. She says she now believes in making your own decisions. Didn't make sense to me. El Camino cameos: Heres which Breaking Bad characters are back, Breaking Bad: Badger and Skinny Pete in El Camino, Breaking Bad: Jesse after escaping the meth lab. for Jordan Peele's latest", The Gray Man review: "Hangs some ace action on a threadbare plot", Thor: Love and Thunder review: "Unashamedly absurd and wildly entertaining", Elvis review: "Baz Luhrmann, like Elvis, knows how to put on a great show", Lightyear review: "Fun, but doesn't take us to infinity and beyond", Ms. Marvel episode 6 review: "The MCUs newest hero is a force to be reckoned with", Resident Evil Netflix series review: "Does little to rise above whats come before", The Boys season 3, episode 8 review: "Not the fight we were promised", Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 1, episode 10 review: "An ending that's pure heaven for fans of the original series", Ms. Marvel episode 5 review: "A brave, necessary story", Takes you closer to the games, movies and TV you love, Try a single issue or save on a subscription, Issues delivered straight to your door or device. Occupation In it, Jesse and Mike (probably around the beginning of season 5 timeline-wise judging by the pairs looks) share their possible hopes and dreams. Yeah same thing here, I turned to my girlfriend and said I bet that hes not a lieutenant and that was a tip off that he was in trouble but once no cuffs came out it became clear. ("El Camino"). Theres the spider Drew Sharp (Sam Webb) found on that fateful day in the desert, before Todd shot the poor boy to death; Todd held onto the spider as a pet. The ensuing flashback with Walt seems to be set in the season two episode "4 Days Out," when Walt and Jesse embark on a weekend-long cook session. Jesse drops his weapon and uses Neil's Kimber Ultra Raptor II to kill Casey. In El Camino, Pinkman crosses paths with Neil, an employee of the welding company. El Camino is out in limited theaters and available to stream on Netflix right now.

Social life in a roadside diner, potentially during the latter half of the first season when business is booming and they dont have the likes of Gus Fring breathing down their necks. At his clubhouse, Jack and his neo-Nazi crew had built an entire lab to produce Heisenberg-standard meth. Leaning on the flashback structure that defined so much of Breaking Bad, Vince Gilligan infuses El Camino with several scenes set during the AMC dramas original run. "Arroz" means rice in Spanish. When they were talking to the neighbor about their lack of business cards is when I got suspicious. El Camino spoiler-free review: Fitting Breaking Bad end, but needed? After eventually recovering all of Todds money from the Kandy Welding Company (more on them in just a bit), Jesse returns to Ed the Cleaner the vacuum salesman who has a knack for making people disappear. Kandy Welding Co is the company Jack Welker (Michael Bowen) hired to work on his meth lab. This is where Kandy Welding Co come in as a flashback in El Camino, which shows Neil (Scott MacArthur) installing a structure that would allow just that. Look at how goofy their outfits are! Who knows, we may even get a second Breaking Bad movie to clear things up. The structure worked and Jesse was only able to escape from the base thanks to Walter White (Bryan Cranston) in the season five finale. Andrea was murdered by Todd, so the letter may be a form of apology to the orphaned child, though we can only speculate on its contents. Fans of the show will vividly recall the image of Pinkman, cuffed at his hands, lumbering around a meth lab with a chain that's locked off on a sort of dolly system on the ceiling. 'Yellowstone' Reveals Big Casting Decisions, What We Know About 'The White Lotus' Season Two. The story of Jesse Pinkman (played by Aaron Paul) was left on a huge cliffhanger when Breaking Bad came to an end on AMC and Netflix in 2013. Once we learn that Todd strangled his housekeeper, Sonia, we can see one possible reason why Jesse opted to choke Todd to death instead of shooting him in the "Breaking Bad" finale. Here you will find discussions and speculations about the show, pictures from the show, AMA's with the cast, and anything else Breaking Bad related. I thought they were crooked cops once they tied him up and didn't call for backup, but not fake cops. The NASDAQ is down 34 points. Random button-down shirts, no badges, doesn't even say "Albuquerque" anywhere on them it seemed so obvious in hindsight -- but the tension of the scene completely prevented me from even noticing such seemingly glaring details. This is more than just a fun Easter Egg for fans in Jesse Pinkman's big sequel. But throughout El Camino, Pinkman is able to put the pieces of his life back together by taking advantage of a handful of clues and familiar faces from his old Breaking Bad-era days. This has its roots tied in El Caminos very first scene.

100%. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. I then thought they were dirty cops. In this flashback scene, Todd compares his apartment color scheme to: Narrator: Giving a heads-up to the many Easter eggs hiding in each room. Jesse also checks underneath the sink, which is where he tucked his own stash of meth back in season two, episode 12. Neil Kandy is the owner of Kandy Welding Co. which actes as a front for him and his partner, Casey, to perform illicit activities. The end. There is no El Camino post-credits scene (opens in new tab). Jesse accepts and as Neil draws on him, shoots Neil several times with a second gun hidden in his jacket pocket, killing Neil. Jesses journey is over. I'm the Entertainment Writer here at GamesRadar+, focusing on news, features, and interviews with some of the biggest names in film and TV. Late 30s Get the best gaming deals, reviews, product advice, competitions, unmissable gaming news and more! As for Todds crush, Lydia? However, with the risks of Jesse escaping, Jack and his right-hand man Kenny (Kevin Rankin) hired a welding company to build a structure that would allow him to cook while still being restrained. Joe reminisces about the magnet scheme from the season five premiere, when he helped Jesse use a giant magnet to destroy Gus Fring's laptop. When Jesse pulls up at Ed's store, Best Quality Vacuum, and recognizes his red minivan parked outside, he's pretty sure he's in the right place. Did we miss anything? Sounds goofy, but those were my tell tales. He appears in two episodes of season four as Man Mountain, the muscle Saul recruits to scare off a group of teenagers in episode six, and then as a bodyguard that Pryce considers hiring for protection in episode nine. 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' contains countless callbacks to the AMC drug drama, far beyond Aaron Paul's return as Jesse Pinkman. Show creator (and El Camino writer/director) Vince Gilligan has left Jesses fate purposefully ambiguous. That means that Jesse's phone conversation must have been with Jane, his girlfriend at the time. That was a good one!) The Walter White scene takes place within the space of season twos Four Days Out, one of the most celebrated episodes in the Breaking Bad pantheon, in which Walt and Jesses RV breaks down in the middle of the desert; its one of their closest bonding points in the show, hence Walts less-threatening-than-usual demeanor in the restaurant. The Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) of it all is mostly untouched, with the exception of one major player who now exists prominently in all three entries in the Breaking Bad franchise. Age He doesn't know exactly where to find Neil, until he realizes that Neil is a part of the same welding company that helped imprison Pinkman in the meth lab. We also see the strip mall where Saul Goodman's office was located. Let us know in the comments. ("Granite State"). Sign up for THR news straight to your inbox every day, Inside the business of TV with breaking news, expert analysis and showrunner interviews. With the exception of Todd and Kenny, the Nazi gang who held Jesse captive are unseen in the film, though they make their presence known in one harrowing flash-in-the-pan flashback where they power-wash Jesse. Breaking Bad and El Camino are both available to stream on Netflix now. In his search for Todd's money, Jesse first tries to check in between the walls, which is exactly where Walt used to hide his stash. A coked-up Neil later loses to Jesse in a Wild West-style showdown and dies. As for Jesse, it marks a new stage for the man who once became an emotional wreck after killing Gale Boetticher (David Costabile) and later emotionally strangled Todd to death; here, in the climax of El Camino, Jesse exhibits no emotion whatsoever as he shoots Neil and Casey to death. Despite playing a major role in El Camino, the Kandy Welding Co did not appear in any episodes of Breaking Bad. El Caminos major antagonists, the Kandy Welding Company, arent a part of the original Breaking Bad series though a flashback fills in their role during the events of the series. Character information They helped construct Jacks makeshift lab, where the Aryan gang held Jesse captive and forced him to cook crystal meth. I was way off. The final flashback, featuring Jesse with Jane, takes place roughly in the space of season three, episode 11s Abiquiu, in which the young couple visit the Georgia OKeeffe museum in Santa Fe; that scene itself was a flashback to Jane and Jesses date at the start of the aforementioned Four Days Out. Inception! Jesse's captors had threatened to kill the boy like they killed his mother whenever they thought Jesse might try to escape. Yes Pinkman's at the house of now-deceased Todd Alquist, digging around for a stash of money that Todd Alquist had stolen before he died. READ MORE:Breaking Bad El Camino cinema release date: Is movie out in cinemas? Fate In a way, Jesses hidden weapon echoes one of Walts earliest acts of violence in season ones Crazy Handful of Nothin, when he showed up to Tucos operation with a pocketful of chemically engineered explosives. Breaking Bad El Camino cinema release date: Is movie out in cinemas? 2022 The Hollywood Reporter, LLC. When Jesse's searching his parents' house for a gun, his eye is drawn to the crawl space on the floor. He also did the same to Saul who is now living a new life as shown by Better Call Saul and Walt, who unwisely chose to return to Albuquerque during the Breaking Bad finale. Maybe calling him by the wrong rank or something. In flashbacks, Neil joins Kenny and Todd Alquist in tormenting the captive Jesse. Oh and also when the old guy said that the cops were here before. Date of death Disclosure: Mathias Dpfner, CEO of Business Insider's parent company, Axel Springer, is a Netflix board member.

Once theyve arrived at their destination, Ed questions Jesse on all the intricacies of his new identity, from social security number to his fictional fathers job history. Featuring several returning cast- and crewmembers, El Camino proudly wears its Breaking Bad origins on its sleeve, extending the series mythology and characters with new scenes set during the AMC dramas original run. But one key figure on Pinkman's escape from utter catastrophe comes by way of a relatively nondescript sourcea welding company called Kandy Welding Co. After Pinkman is imprisoned by Jack Welker, the ruthless Neo-Nazi leader and uncle of awkward maniac Todd Alquist (played by Jesse Plemons), the peace-seeking meth kingpin is forced to, once again, cook up Heisenberg's famous baby blue crystal.

For instance, theres no sign of Skyler White and Walter Jr. (Anna Gunn and RJ Mitte), no sign of Betsy Brandts Marie Schrader; the family Walter White (Bryan Cranston) destroyed with his eternal quest for more money are nowhere near the heart of Jesses last ride. I Wanted to Write a Show About Identity: THR Presents Q&A With Chad Creators, Mare of Easttown, This Is Us, Fargo and More Creators on Crafting Season Finales, Were Dealing With Even Darker Subjects Than Youve Seen Before: THR Presents Q&A With PEN15s Anna Konkle, 'Breaking Bad': How 'El Camino' Continues Aaron Paul's Story, 'Breaking Bad' Returns: Aaron Paul and Vince Gilligan Take a TV Classic for a Spin in 'El Camino', 'Breaking Bad' Universe Collides at 'El Camino' Premiere, Umbrella Academy Unseats Stranger Things on Streaming Chart, Harvey Keitel Joins National Treasure Series at Disney+, Taurean Blacque, Det. Status Though Pinkman and Neil end up dividing the fortune and parting ways, their fate doesn't end there. (Magnets! On his car radio, Jesse hears news that Texas authorities are investigating: Radio: The poisoning of a Houston woman. Their lack of radios is what tipped me off finally. I honestly didn't even really think of it until Jesse said it -- then as soon as we saw them again afterwards I was like jesus christ, of COURSE they're not cops! But as he soon finds out, Neil, is also after Todd's thousands. 2010 Amazing writing.

Anything could be next thats the point. That's how Jesse and Walt initially met Todd in season five. They just went with it. It's fitting, then, that the film closes on a shot of Jesse at the driver's wheel, mirroring the shot of him escaping at the end of the "Breaking Bad" finale. If we had to guess, a college degree (taking his teachers advice one last time) could be at the forefront of his future plans, but everything else is left wide open. Appearance in El Camino The fact that I thought I knew the outcome and there was still enough tension to prevent me from noticing it says a lot. Breaking Bad: Neil and his Kandy Welding Co van. Walt: I slipped it into that Stevia crap that you're always putting in your tea. A news report on the radio reveals as much, stating Walt was found dead at the scene of a gang massacre which claimed the lives of nine people.. We see the storefront of Twisters, the actual Mexican fast-food joint where they filmed the scenes set in Los Pollos Hermanos, Gus Fring's restaurant and drug front.

Jesse drives off in his new vehicle complete with Alaskan license plates to help hide his cover. Visit our corporate site (opens in new tab). Neither did their main two workmen, Neil and right-hand man Casey (Scott Shepherd). Walt killed Jack and his gang with a complex device on which he mounted a military-grade assault rifle. Walt returns, but only in a flashback. Some of these agents of assistance are predictable figures, such as Pinkman's longtime buddies, Skinny and Badger. One of the unnamed members is shown welding in fishplates during a scene set during season 5 to ensure the cable that Jesse is attached to cannot break. I thought that he was his lieutenant but because they were partners, he would have called him in by name rather than rank. In fact, the structure in Jacks meth lab isnt explained until El Camino thanks to the flashback. The El Camino (opens in new tab) ending tied up loose ends, offered plenty of fan service, and left things open for a follow-up if need be. Neil mocks Jesse's Colt Woodsman and offers up the location of his third of the money with Jesse doing the same, suggesting a Wild West-style duel to determine who would get the money. When he called him lieutenant and his partner got suspicious, I still didn't suspect that they were fake cops. You want more? Scott MacArthur Both moments signify Jesse's compassion for people and creatures that others might easily stomp out or discard. Near the spider's cage is a creepy snow globe, which contains toy versions of Todd and Lydia inside a teacup. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. Todd always had an obsession with Lydia, and from his meeting with her at the coffee shop, he knew she loved her chamomile tea. In one final callback to the series, we get a flashback scene featuring Jesse and former girlfriend Jane (Krysten Ritter). The former lovers refer to a past conversation they had, with Jane, who died during season 2 after a drug overdose, telling Jesse she subscribed to the going where the universe takes you philosophy..

Lets take a moment, first, to stop and admire the old. Follow THR.com/BreakingBad for more coverage. As we soon see in a flashback, Kenny, Jack's second-in-command, enlisted the Kandy Welding Co. to install extra precautions so that Jesse could never escape. .css-gk9meg{display:block;font-family:Lausanne,Arial,sans-serif;font-weight:normal;margin-bottom:0;margin-top:0;padding-top:0.25rem;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}@media (any-hover: hover){.css-gk9meg:hover{color:link-hover;}}@media(max-width: 48rem){.css-gk9meg{font-size:1.125rem;line-height:1.15;margin-bottom:0.25rem;}}@media(min-width: 40.625rem){.css-gk9meg{font-size:1rem;line-height:1.2;margin-bottom:0.625rem;}}@media(min-width: 64rem){.css-gk9meg{font-size:1.25rem;line-height:1.2;}}@media(min-width: 73.75rem){.css-gk9meg{font-size:1.25rem;line-height:1.2;}}FX's 'The Bear' Will Return For Season 2, What We Learned at SDCC's 'Severance' Experience, The New 'Crown' Ending Is an Explosive Wedding, Aida Osman Put Her Life Into 'Rap Sh!T'Literally. Five years after the series finale, fans at last get to learn the real fate of Jesse Pinkman. So Pinkman needs to get that money back. However, there are still plenty of questions lingering in the wake of the long and winding road ahead of Jesse at the end of the Breaking Bad movie. The license plate on his car reads "The Last Frontier," similar to Alaska's real state motto, "North to the Future.". Jesse was joined in the present-day by returning characters Badger (Matt Jones) and Skinny Pete (Charles Baker). published 11 October 19, Let's go through the final scene and answer your biggest burning questions. Thats another story. [This story contains major spoilers for Netflixs El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.]. He foregoes using the Luger pistol (traditionally associated with Nazis, an association Jesse wouldnt want on any day of the week, and certainly not after spending months and months in captivity at their mercy) and instead uses a revolver, not unlike the weapon Walt used to shoot and kill Mike in season five. Jesse originally stated his desire to move to Alaska in season five, episode 11s Confessions, and now we know where the idea came from. Saul's law firm has apparently been replaced by Duke City Sports Bar. See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, order back issues and use the historic Daily Express newspaper archive. Narrator: Now we see this was originally Mike's idea. Bradley Russell One of the shirts he has lying around says "Vamonos Pest," the bug-extermination company where he used to work. From that letter, to whether Walt is dead, and even the meaning behind one of El Caminos more ambiguous (and emotional) flashback scenes, theres plenty to dig into when it comes to the final half-hour. The opening scene roughly takes place around Buyout, season fives sixth episode, in which Mike and Jesse announce their decision to break away from Walts business; in El Camino, Mike tries to walk Jesse through the process, and even comes up with the idea for Jesse to move to Alaska. Narrator: After the radio discusses the fallout from the collapse of Walt's drug ring, there's news that the NASDAQ is down. Breaking Bad reaction: What do fans and critics think of El Camino? In the series finale, Walt poisoned Lydia by swapping in ricin for her tea sweetener. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Hes dead. Brock is the son of Jesse's ex-girlfriend Andrea. In the video above, we dissect all the clues and analyze their hidden meanings, right down to the tiniest detail. Narrator: The woman in question is Lydia, the neurotic executive based in Houston who was a key coconspirator of Gus and then Walt. Then, when Jesse goes to fetch Todd's cigarettes from his glove compartment, the name on the pack is Morley, a fake brand that has appeared in scores of TV shows and movies. They captured, tortured and imprisoned Jesse in order for him to subserviently cook them crystal meth. The letter Ed is holding during the El Camino ending is addressed to Brock Cantillo, son of Andrea, who dated Jesse during the course of Breaking Bad season 4 and 5. I just thought it was like a code he and his partner worked out. The 'House of the Dragon' Trailer Is Finally Here, 'Bridgerton' Season Three Is All About Penelope. I just thought it was like a code he and his partner worked out. On-site, you'll find me marveling at Marvel and providing analysis and room temperature takes on the newest films, Star Wars and, of course, anime. While many of Jesses ghosts come along for the journey, the chief adversaries of El Camino (aside from the ticking clock and the ever-present risk of capture) are brand-new to the Breaking Bad lands, created specifically for the film: Kandy Mobile Welding duo of Neil and Casey, played by Scott MacArthur and Scott Shepherd. I figured out they weren't cops just prior to Jesse saying it out loud; which is disappointing because I'm usually WAY better about picking up that sort of thing. Outside of GR, I love getting lost in a good 100-hour JRPG, Warzone, and kicking back on the (virtual) field with Football Manager. I didn't even pick up on no radios. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. Could 'Ted Lasso' Season 3 Rekindle a Romance? Instead of screaming wildly, he is clean-shaven, comfortable, with the slightest hint of a smile creeping upon his face.

» Page not found

Page not found or has been removed. Please browse one of our other pages.

Top Slot Sites

Casino Titan

Casino Titan
There’s a free (no-deposit) $7 for new players at Casino Titan plus you also receive up to $3000 in new player Bonuses...

Play Now

Cinema Casino

Cinema Casino
Microgaming is behind another big successful online casino, Cinema Casino. Cinema Casino has over 200 casino games to choose from. This online casino is giving $1000 away for free to try their games and 60 minutes on the clock. ...

Play Now

WinPalace Casino

WinPalace Casino
WinPalace welcomes with an exclusive casino bonus of $1000 CASH ! Get a generous 200% bonus (up to $500) not only on your first but on your 2nd deposit too! This incredible bonus awards you with $1,000 in BONUS CASH! Good luck!...

Play Now

Slots Plus Casino

Slots Plus Casino
Slots Plus Casino have chosen Real Time Gaming software, which offers online players a great gaming experience, which is a step ahead of the rest. 125% welcome bonus is offered to New players at Slot Plus Casino! ...

Play Now

7 Sultans Casino

7 Sultans Casino
9 magical bonuses of $1000 await you at 7 Sultans Casino...

Play Now

Slots Jungle

Slots Jungle
Slots Jungle will match each of your first 10 deposits by 100% up to $1,000 for a grand total of $10,000. No other online casino offers you this much extra free cash to play with. So start cashing in today! To collect, simply redeem bonus code: JUNGLEWELCOME ...

Play Now

Contributors

We Recommend