One of the vital critically-acclaimed and fashionable reveals in tv historical past is the drug-dealing drama Breaking Bad. The present follows the misadventures of sensible highschool science trainer Walter White (Bryan Cranston) as he navigates his new and troublesome place of large-scale meth-making and dealing.
Breaking Bad has been praised for its high-stakes drama and violence, whereas nonetheless remaining extremely real looking. This realism helped to make the present as revered as it’s, however in a single scene of a season two episode, that realism turned harmful for one of many stars of the present Aaron Paul (Jesse Pinkman).
Who’s ‘Breaking Unhealthy’ star Aaron Paul?
Paul’s character in Breaking Unhealthy is the fouled-mouth Jesse Pinkman. Jesse is a drug-dealer and a particularly troubled and tragic determine within the collection.
Jesse is Walt’s former scholar and assists him in his rise because the meth producer and later chief of a drug empire. The 2 have many arguments and points all through the drama however are unbreakably linked collectively due to their crimes and relationship.
Jesse was additionally the main target of his personal Netflix authentic movie, El Camino. The film adopted Pinkman after the present’s thrilling conclusion after 5 seasons. The present additionally was spun off into the favored collection Higher Name Saul, which stars Bob Odenkirk and follows numerous fan-favorite characters from Breaking Unhealthy.
What occurred in ‘Breaking Unhealthy’ episode ‘Grilled’
In an early episode of Breaking Unhealthy titled Grilled, Walt and Jesse are kidnapped by the damaging drug lord Tuco Salamanca (Raymond Cruz). That is Tuco’s last look within the present, and the primary look of Tuco’s notorious Uncle Tio, Hector Salamanca (Mark Margolis).
The bell-ringing Hector is likely one of the present’s most iconic characters, regardless of showing in solely eight episodes complete. The episode is episode two of the present’s second season, which finds the principle characters nonetheless discovering their manner within the chaotic world of meth-making and dealing.
Within the episode, Jesse and Walt are dragged to Hector’s desert dwelling, the place Walt makes an attempt to poison Tuco with a purpose to escape their captor. Walt’s plan is thwarted by the bell of Uncle Tio, and an enraged Tuco assaults Jesse and Walt.
The episode ends with Walt and Jesse escaping from Tuco’s clutches, with the help from Walt’s brother-in-law and DEA agent Hank Schrader (Dean Norris). The violent episode is likely one of the greatest within the present’s historical past, although it had a harmful incident that occurred throughout taking pictures.
What occurred to Paul throughout ‘Grilled?’
Through the taking pictures of an particularly shocking and violent a part of the struggle scene within the episode, Paul was truly injured by Cruz. The scene concerned Tuco trying to kill Jesse, with Jesse being thrown a display screen door as he makes an attempt to flee.
The stunt went unsuitable, and Paul was caught in a compromising place whereas Cruz continued to kick and beat him. Paul yelled out a number of occasions that he was being injured and for Cruz to cease, but it surely appeared to these concerned that it was simply a part of the scene.
Paul was additionally dazed by his accidents and continued performing. This resulted within the producers and crew considering that his cries for assist had been a part of his real looking performing. Paul is a tremendously proficient actor, however his cries had been real as Cruz was hurting one of many present’s fundamental stars.
Ultimately, the crew realized that Paul was truly damage, and stopped the struggle and scene. The footage was used within the episode, which is a part of the explanation the struggle seems to be so actual and terrifying.
Paul was hospitalized with a concussion and a swollen eye. Ever the skilled, Paul insisted that the manufacturing resume and the crew completed taking pictures the episode earlier than Paul was taken to the hospital for additional therapy.