One of the reasons people admire 'Breaking Bad's Walter White no matter how much damage he does to the people around him is that they think he's a mastermind. The truth? He's impulsive and careless, and he's created almost all of his own problems.
In a transitional episode, 'Breaking Bad' takes a striking look at an issue it often marginalizes: addiction, and contempt for addicts. And it asks an important question. What does it mean if the people fighting the War on Drugs hate addicts more than drug dealers do?