Walter White smokes weed
Breaking Bad is a show about “real drugs” — there are tons of excellent meth and heroin scenes — but early in the series Walt indulges in the simple pleasures of a joint. This is one of the first examples of Walt’s post diagnosis “misbehavior.” Walt never touches meth, but he does steal and smoke Jesse’s weed in one of the great comic scenes of the series. The scene actually mirrors the Freaks and Geeks bit, with the incompetence in joint rolling.
This is part of the beginning of Walt’s “fuck it” mentality, as well as a display of how much the stress of the criminal lifestyle is getting to him.
Breaking Bad returns this Sunday, so be on the look out for our recap on Monday!