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Breaking Bad Binge – RJ Mitte on Five of His Favorite Walt Jr. Scenes

breaking-bad-514-jr-mitte-walt-cranston-325Always kept in the dark about his father’s nefarious line of work, Breaking Bad‘s Walter White Jr. was often the show’s only bright spot. AMC asked actor RJ Mitte to look back on his most meaningful Walt Jr. moments. Find out what makes these scenes memorable for the actor and watch clips of the scenes themselves below. Then tune in to the Breaking Bad Binge every Sunday starting at 5/4c to see the full episodes.

Walt Defends Walt Jr. – Season 1, Episode 1, “Pilot

“It was exciting because it was my first show right out of the gate and I was given this powerful scene that I got to work with Bryan and Anna on. Not only that, we did some improv on that scene. It was a lot of fun, and it was all so new.”

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Walt Jr. Checks in on Walt – Season 4, Episode 10, “Salud
Airs During Breaking Bad Binge: Sunday, September 21 at 5/4c

“The reason I really liked this scene is because Bryan and I had a nice talk about my grandfather and about his family as well. My grandfather died at the time from emphysema and we talked about using some of that emotion for the scene. It was a real bonding moment for Bryan and me.”

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Walt Tells Walt Jr. to Leave – Season 5, Episode 5, “Dead Freight
Airs During Breaking Bad Binge: Sunday, September 28 at 6:10/5:10c

“I love this confrontational scene with Walt and Walt Jr. because it seems to bring together all of the pain they both have suffered. Walter Jr. is heartbroken that his father is telling him to leave. After so much estrangement this seems like the most unfair and cruel cut of all. It was a great scene to play, and sad as well.”

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Walt Jr. Learns the Truth About Walt – Season 5, Episode 14, “Ozymandias” 
Airs During Breaking Bad Binge: Sunday, October 5 at 8:30/7:30c

“That was a very emotional scene and I got to use my range as an actor, and it was a culmination of years of pent up anxiety about the unknown.”

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Walt Jr. defends Skyler – Season 5, Episode 14, “Ozymandias
Airs During Breaking Bad Binge: Sunday, October 5 at 8:30/7:30c

“I enjoyed this scene because there was a lot of action and interaction in it with Bryan and Anna. It was a big decision moment for Walt Jr. to choose his mother over his father.”

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