In season five, Walt is faced with the prospect of moving on in a world without his enemy. As the pressure of a criminal life starts to build, Skyler struggles to keep Walt’s terrible secrets. Facing resistance from sometime adversary and former Fring lieutenant Mike, Walt tries to keep his world from falling apart even as his DEA Agent brother in law, Hank, finds numerous leads that could blaze a path straight to Walt.
All bad things must come to an end.
As Walt deals with the aftermath of the Casa Tranquila explosion, Hank works to wrap up his investigation of Gus' empire.
Walt and Jesse seek out an unlikely partner for a new business venture. The DEA follows up new leads in its investigation.
Walt and Jesse put a business plan into action. Walt confesses a secret to Marie.
Walt celebrates another birthday. Skyler considers her options. An associate complicates Walt and Jesse's plan.
Walt's team must get creative to obtain the materials they need to continue their operation.
Walt, Jesse, and Mike struggle over the future of their business, as occupational hazards weigh on Jesse.
Walt takes control of business matters as Mike grapples with the consequences of his actions.
Walt ties up loose ends. Seeing the evidence of his success, he makes a startling and dangerous decision.
As Walt and Jesse adjust to life out of the business, Hank grapples with a troubling lead.
While Skyler's past catches up with her, Walt covers his tracks. Jesse continues to struggle with his guilt.
Jesse decides to make a change, while Walt and Skyler try to deal with an unexpected demand.
An unusual strategy starts to bear fruit, while plans are set in motion that could change everything.
Things heat up for Walt in unexpected ways.
Everyone copes with radically changed circumstances.
Events set in motion long ago move toward a conclusion.