In the second season, Walt must deal with the chain reaction of his choice, as he and Jesse face new and severe consequences. When danger and suspicion around Walt escalate, he is pushed to new levels of desperation. Just how much higher will the stakes rise? How far is Walt willing to go to ensure his family's security? Will his grand plan spiral out of control?
Walt and Jesse are reminded of Tuco’s volatile nature, and try to figure a way out of their business partnership. Hank attempts to mend fences between the estranged Marie and Skyler.
Walt and Jesse find themselves in close quarters with an unhinged Tuco. Marie and Hank comfort Skyler, who is distraught over Walt’s disappearance. Hank pays a visit to Mrs. Pinkman on some not-so-official business.
Walt and Jesse cover their tracks, but as a result, both of their financial situations suffer. Meanwhile, Hank and his DEA colleagues may have a break in their meth investigation.
Walt tries to reconnect with his family. Still suspicious of her husband's actions, Skyler keeps her distance. Jesse finds himself without a place to live and struggles to cope.
Tensions and bills mount at the White household. Hank makes progress at work, but struggles with some residual effects from his encounter with Tuco. Jesse assembles a crew of dealers to get their product out on the streets.
Walt returns to work. Skinny Pete gets ripped off and when Jesse steps in, he gets more than he bargained for. Walt's cover story on how Elliott and Gretchen are paying for his medical treatment starts to collapse.
Rumors fly about Jesse's recent actions as he and Walt discuss expanding their business into new territories. Hank struggles in El Paso. Skyler pursues a new job opportunity. Jesse gets to know his landlord, Jane.
When Badger gets busted, Walt and Jesse seek the legal advice of a shady attorney, Saul Goodman. Hank returns to Albuquerque, but his troubled mental state and demeanor cause Marie to worry.
The Whites await news about Walt's cancer treatment progress. Walt and Jesse retreat to the desert for a marathon cook.
Walt and Hank get into a fight, and Walt consumes himself with home improvements. Skyler opens up to her boss, Ted. Jane hides her relationship with Jesse from her father.
Saul proposes a new business partner. Skyler makes a disturbing discovery. Jesse divulges his real profession to Jane.
The Whites welcome a new addition. Walter, Jr. launches a website to aid his struggling family. Jesse's addiction spirals out of control.