Breaking Bad has recently started its fourth season, and to say it’s been a hit would be an understatement. Everyone seems to love the show, and there’s always been one character who had a lot of attention on him – Walter White, Jr., played by actor RJ Mitte. Although he’s not the main character of the show, he is significant to the plot, and his story is important as well. So what do we know about Walter White, Jr.? Is he Walter White in miniature? Let’s take a look at what makes him tick and how he fits into the show! RJ Mitte as Walter White Jr – Breaking Down What Is Breaking Bad
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Aspects of Walter White, Jr. Similar to the Real-Life RJ Mitte
To some degree, Bryan Cranston and Vince Gilligan achieved a startlingly accurate portrayal of a real-life teenager with cerebral palsy when they created Breaking Bad’s Walt, Jr. On its surface level, RJ Mitte shares most of these traits with his TV counterpart: they both have cerebral palsy and must deal with some physical handicaps in their daily lives; They are both rather young compared to their adult counterparts (Walter is in his 50s while Walt Jr.
4 Reasons Why RJ Mitte Was such an Essential Casting Choice
RJ is bringing so much to Breaking Bad that it would be impossible to fully list his contributions with simple words or even a video. As we move into 2013 and all that is left of Breaking Bad is our memories and RJ’s amazing performance on screen – I wanted to give you 4 reasons why RJ Mitte was such an essential casting choice: RJ brings depth, emotion, complexity and intensity to a role that could have been played in any number of ways. But he brought just what we needed!
Quotes that Define Who Walter Jr. Really Is
No Way Out (3×13) – Jesse tells Walt to take care of his son after he is gone. Walt says that he already took care of my family and Jesse replies: This kid? He ain’t your family yet. You don’t even know him. You got a lot of work ahead of you if you want to be a father to him. Take it from me, I know what I’m talking about. You can do it, but you got a lot of work ahead of you if you want to be a father to him.
How Will Walter Jr.’s Story End?
At some point, perhaps after season 5 and certainly before season 6, he’ll have to confront his father about what he has done and what is still being done. Perhaps Walt will find out that Skyler and Walter Jr. know all about Gus Fring’s death and they confront him together. Or maybe Junior will discover more of his father’s secret life on his own. Either way, it seems like there are only two ways things can go: either Junior will turn against Walt or he’ll be dragged into a life of crime alongside him. Either way, it looks like things are going to get very bad for Walter Jr., very soon. And it might not end well for anyone else either…
Why Breaking Bad is One of the Greatest TV Shows Ever
When you think of great television shows of all time, there are a few main programs that come to mind: The Wire, The Simpsons and Seinfeld. But for these past five years another program has captured attention on Sunday nights: AMC’s Breaking Bad. In fact, Bryan Cranston is even receiving his first lead actor Emmy Award nomination at age 58 for his role as cancer-stricken chemistry teacher turned meth kingpin Walter White in Breaking Bad’s final season.