Check out the final two pages of the ‘Breaking Bad’ finale screenplay
Vince Gilligan was recently honored at the Austin Film Festival, where the Writer’s Guild Foundation held an exhibit featuring the screenplay for the final episode of “Breaking Bad.” Reddit user cardiganointment got photos of the final two pages of the script for the “Breaking Bad” series finale, “Felina.” Here they are, in case you still thought the ending was “ambiguous” (oh, I should also say, major spoilers ahead, if that wasn’t obvious enough already):
Here, Jesse’s fate is spelled out fairly explicitly—with a very cool interjection from Gilligan in his own narrative first person to explain, “I like to call it ‘something better,’ and leave it at that.”
Two more cool details, regarding Walt admiring the meth lab: “He’s back with his True Love,” and “Walt’s hand rests against it like a cowboy’s hand rests on the neck of his horse.” Both nods to “The Searcher’s” and the Marty Robbins song “El Paso,” from which the episode got its title.
And now, let there be no doubt, Walt is definitely dead (albeit satisfied).
Meanwhile, Huell still waits: