He reasons that Gus can't stop production, and with Gale out of the picture, Gus would have no choice but to keep Walt. I do think Walt wanted to protect Jesse though at this point it's arguable whether Walt saved Jesse because he genuinely cares about his partner or if Walt just wasn't prepared to let Gus take out one of Walt's own pawns. Would he secure enough money to provide for his family, yet keep on cooking meth after his initial rationales were gone? Season 3 saw actors , and , who play , and respectively, upgraded to main cast status after guest starring the previous season, although they are not credited for every episode until. Mike demands to know Jesse's whereabouts, but Walt explains that since Jesse moves around, Walt will have to call him and arrange a meeting. Then he offers to sell Jesse out in order to make the phone call. Walt professes not to know the whereabouts of Jesse who he claims has fled the State.
I mean, a half season after Gus's death, we still don't know for sure if he was gay or married with kids. Would he make deadly drugs for money? It could be said this makes Gus a less satisfying character than Walt and Jesse who do have a clear reasoning behind everything we see them do. Skyler still won't let him set foot in the house, and Walt, Jr. Acting on Gus's request, Mike visits to find out Jesse's whereabouts. Mike, upon hearing this, demands Jesse's location, but Walter says he needs to call him and set up a meeting.
Unbeknownst to Walter, Gus has arranged a meeting with his Mexican cartel counterparts and makes it clear that he wants Walt left alone, at least for now. That's something I provide for you. What's to keep him from giving me up? He feels remorse over the events that led to the mid-air collision and learns not to shy away from them. But that edge of relatable reality has to be sacrificed in order to give us a level above Walt and Jesse. Walter and Saul meet Jesse at a arcade; Victor is parked nearby and watches Walter and Saul enter.
Unaware that Jesse has been skimming a bit of their product, he is also worried that the numbers in his formulas don't add up; they recently seem to be somewhere between a quarter and half a pound short of what the batch should have produced. Jesse arrives at Gale's house and pulls a gun on him. Worried about contamination, he goes to extreme lengths to kill it. Jesse only receives half the payment, while the second half is delivered to Walt. She also decides to pursue her own interests. While Season 2 was more involving to its viewers, this season also establishes the fine line on one of the show's main themes of actions always have consequences. Gus chooses Walt's new assistant, who turns out to be Gale.
And yet there he is, gun in his hand, acting on the desperate orders of Walt, who only an episode ago told Jesse that he was not a murderer. Walt says he will do the job, and Jesse only needs to find Gale's address, as Walt is being heavily watched and can't manage it. And in the end, Jesse's fate is to become Tomas as we see Walt forcing his younger partner to commit his first murder and Jesse losing the last shreds of his innocence. Gale questions why Victor is always on watch now. Gus agrees but returns Gale to his former position. She's particularly concerned that the money be laundered correctly and that it absolutely cannot be traced back to Walt's illegal activities. Gus leaves, appearing to have chosen option B, but informs Walt that Gus will be choosing Jesse's replacement.
It's a little slow at times, but the pace is being picked up. But it still seems like a slightly surprising character moment. Hank, meanwhile, is still reluctant to leave the hospital and go home, even though his doctors have told him he's free to leave at any time. Later, Gus surprises Gale at home and tells him Walt is dying of cancer. In this riveting season finale, Walter stood at another moral threshold. Even if Gus didn't intend for the dealers to off Tomas, he still had a great deal to gain from Jesse taking on the dealers. From there he is reduced to ready to give up Jesse and then having him murder Gale.
She's particularly concerned that the money is laundered correctly and that it absolutely cannot be traced back to Walt's illegal activities. Walt's employer, Gus, invites him to dinner and dispenses sage advice. Walt loses his job and is met by Jesse, who has produced a new batch of meth on his own. In the aftermath of killing the drug dealers, Walt has a tense meeting with Gus who makes it quite clear that his patience has reached its limit. Even now he still prefers a safe course over getting in deeper in the drug world.
Gus tries to convince him for a last time with a high-tech superlab. One could, like Walt, rationalize. It starts with a whole different setting, sixteen years before the current plot. At the hospital, Marie is thrilled at the prospect of Hank's returning home, but he doesn't seem anywhere near as pleased. Relations are still cool between them, but Jesse approaches Saul to buy the house from his parents. It was written and directed by the show's creator and executive producer.