The BEST episodes of Breaking Bad season 4

Every episode of Breaking Bad season 4, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Breaking Bad season 4!

When Walter White, a chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of two years left to live, he chooses to enter a dangerous world of drugs and crime with the intent to secure his family's financial security.

Last Updated: 5/28/2023Network:AMC
Face Off
13526 votes

#1 - Face Off

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/9/2011

Walt and Jesse team up to take on Gus. With Saul's help, Walt finds an unexpected ally.

Directors: Vince Gilligan
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12754 votes

#2 - Salud

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/18/2011

Walt's family worries when he doesn't turn up for Walter, Jr.'s 16th birthday. Jesse is forced to put his lab skills to the test without Walt's help.

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Crawl Space
12861 votes

#3 - Crawl Space

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/25/2011

Walt takes drastic action to protect his secret and Gus. Skyler's efforts to solve Ted's financial problems hit a wall.

Directors: Scott Winant
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End Times
13050 votes

#4 - End Times

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/2/2011

Hank pushes Gomez to pursue one last lead, while Walt struggles to protect the family. Jesse gets alarming news and rushes to meet with Walt.

Directors: Vince Gilligan
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12073 votes

#5 - Hermanos

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/4/2011

Skyler develops an unusual solution to her money troubles. Hank enlists Walt to investigate a theory. Walt’s impatience with Jesse grows.

Directors: Johan B. Renck
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Box Cutter
13614 votes

#6 - Box Cutter

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/17/2011

Walt and Jesse face the deadly consequences of their actions. Skyler deals with a puzzling disappearance, as Marie struggles to help Hank with his recovery.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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Problem Dog
12269 votes

#7 - Problem Dog

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/28/2011

A frustrated Walt gambles on a risky new plan. Skyler's business venture hits a snag. Hank recruits Walter, Jr. for an unusual outing.

Directors: Peter Gould
Writer: Peter Gould
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12405 votes

#8 - Bug

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/11/2011

Skyler's past mistakes come back to haunt her. Gus takes action to thwart his rivals. Jesse seeks Walt's help, with mixed results.

Directors: Terry McDonough
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12577 votes

#9 - Shotgun

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/14/2011

When Jesse goes missing, Walt fears the worst. Skyler has an unlikely reunion. Hank shares some bad news with Detective Tim Roberts.

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Bullet Points
12772 votes

#10 - Bullet Points

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/7/2011

The Cartel takes steps to gain the upper hand. Walt and Skyler share an embarrassing secret with the rest of the family. Jesse’s activities draw unwanted attention.

Directors: Colin Bucksey
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12355 votes

#11 - Cornered

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/21/2011

Skyler makes an unsettling discovery. Walter, Jr. pushes his dad into a questionable purchase. Jesse offers Mike some unexpected help.

Directors: Michael Slovis
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Open House
12607 votes

#12 - Open House

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/31/2011

Events spiral out of control at Jesse’s place. Skyler reluctantly asks for Saul’s help. Marie returns to an old pastime and a friend asks Hank for help.

Directors: David Slade
Writer: Sam Catlin
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Thirty-Eight Snub
13326 votes

#13 - Thirty-Eight Snub

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/24/2011

Walt attempts to form a new alliance as he plans his next move. Skyler pushes Walt towards a business opportunity, in hopes of protecting the family.

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