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By Jenny Jaffe & Patrick Cassels
TITLE CARD: "BREAKING BAD (PRESS START)" TITLE CARD: "CHOOSE YOUR SIDE!" The character screen is divided into GOOD and EVIL. Both sides are empty. PAN down to a "MORALLY AMBIGUOUS" section. Every character is in it. The cursor selects WALT. TITLE CARD: SEASON 1 INT. DOCTOR'S OFFICE WALTER sits across from his DOCTOR. DOCTOR: I'm afraid it's cancer, Walter. WALTER: ... DOCTOR: I'm so sorry. Here's my bill! CLOSE UP on the Bill. It's similar to an RPG item shop. The total for Walter's treatment is $80,000. A small MONEY COUNTER in the corner depletes as it pays off part of the bill. It runs out with a BUZZING NOISE. TEXT BOX: You don't have enough money... TEXT BOX: WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO? ASK FOR HELP/ACCEPT FATE/COOK METH. The cursor selects COOK METH. DISSOLVE TO: INT. RV CLOSE UP on JESSE addressing the PLAYER. He's in front of meth, bags of money. Jesse smiles and raises a finger. JESSE: You want to Break Bad, huh? That's mighty surprising! Beat. JESSE: ...Bitch. JESSE: Cooking meth can be dangerous. Let me explain... The cursor SKIPS through Jesse's warnings ultra-fast. JESSE: Wonderful! Now let's make some money! Beat. JESSE: ...Bitch. TITLE CARD: SEASON 2 EXT. ALBUQUERQUE SLUMS Walter walks through the street, followed by Jesse. He approaches people on the street and hands them a bag of meth, after which his MONEY goes up with a happy "ching!" TUCO and group of THUGS approach: TUCO: Hey man! Nobody sells in the ABQ but me! BATTLE MUSIC STARTS. Walter opens his INVENTORY: EQUIP ITEM > HAT Walter puts the hat on. It's kind of anti-climactic. TEXT BOX: YOU'VE UNLOCKED HEISENBERG! TUCO: Look out! He's wearing a hat now! Tuco and his thugs run away. TRIUMPHANT MUSIC. EXT. WORLD MAP A map shows Albuquerque and Mexico. The cursor selects MEXICO and we ZOOM IN. EXT. MEXICAN DESERT - DAY HANK and his DEA agents are walking around. A TURTLE WITH A HEAD ON IT enters. HANK: A turtle with a head on it? What do you think this is, Gomie? GOMEZ: Don't ask me, I'm a tertiary character! From the MENU, Hank opens his FIELD GUIDE and we zoom in. It's a book listing different wildlife with little images of each next to them: BADGER, PROBLEM DOG (with a picture of Gale), TURTLE WITH A HEAD ON IT. The cursor selects TURTLE WITH A HEAD ON IT. FIELD GUIDE: THIS IS NOT A REAL ANIMAL. IT'S PROBABLY A DRUG CARTEL BOMB. RUN. HANK: This is gonna mess me up. Hank runs away as the turtle EXPLODES. INT. WALTER'S HOUSE Walter enters. SKYLER walks up to him. SKYLER: Where have you been? TEXT BOX: INVENTORY > LIE SKYLER: What's going on? TEXT BOX: INVENTORY > LIE A negative BUZZING NOISE. TEXT BOX: YOU HAVE RUN OUT OF LIES. SKYLER: I'm leaving you, Walter. Walter's HEART METER goes down. SKYLER: Also, you killed your friend's girlfriend and caused two planes to collide. Walter's HEART METER immediately drops to zero. TEXT: YOU'VE REACHED A NEW LOW! ENTER INITIALS! The cursor (quickly) enters "AMC." TITLE CARD: SEASON 3 EXT. DESERT A racing mini-game. The RV rolls in. TEXT BOX: YOU ARE BEING CHASED BY (beat) EVERYONE. Numerous cops and drug dealers roll up behind in cars. The RV pulls into a strip mall. SAUL enters. TEXT BOX: YOU HAVE ARRIVED AT SAUL GOODMAN'S LAW FIRM. OVER the RV: +10 IMMUNITY, -10 ETHICS The cop cars and drug dealers drive away. INT. POLLOS HERMANOS CHICKEN Walter sits in a booth. GUS enters (followed by MIKE). GUS: I want you to cook for me. TEXT BOX: COOK FOR GUS? YES/NO The cursor hovers over NO. MARCO and LEONEL enter. TEXT BOX: TUCO'S AX-WIELDING COUSINS HAVE ENTERED. The "No" option dissolves away. The cursor selects YES. INT. GALE'S APARTMENT TITLE CARD: BONUS GAME: GALE HUNT! A fun mini game. GALE pops up from the bottom of the screen as the player tries to shoot him with cross hairs. After a few unsuccessful tries, the player hits him. Happy music! TITLE CARD: SEASON 4 INT. GUS'S METH SUPERLAB Walt and Jesse are in BATTLE with Gus and his SOLDIERS. TEXT BOX: GUS USED "BOX CUTTER ATTACK." Gus approaches Walt and Jesse with a box cutter, but does an about face and slashes one of his OWN MEN. TEXT BOX: ON HIS OWN MAN... HOLY SHIT. TEXT BOX: JESSE ATTACKS GUS. Jesse runs up to Gus and kicks him a little. TEXT BOX: JESSE ATTACKS WALT, TOO. Jesse runs to Walt and kicks him a little, too. INVENTORY > BOMB > COMBINE > SALAMANCA Walter holds a flashing SALAMANCA. SALAMANCA: Ding! Ding! Ding! W alter throws Salamanca like a bomb. They explode. TEXT BOX: YOU WON! (beat) BUT AT WHAT COST? END. POST-HUH TITLE SCREEN: BREAKING BAD 2: WALTER JR.'S QUEST! CUT TO Walter Jr. sitting at the KITCHEN TABLE. TEXT BOX: PRESS "B" TO EAT BREAKFAST. Walt Jr. eats breakfast for an awkward amount of time.