We’d like to think Jesse Pinkman is hanging out in some dive bar in Anchorage enjoying his new life, but if you look at Breaking Bad‘s finale honestly and realistically … creator Vince Gilligan notes that probably didn’t actually happen.
“My personal feeling is that he got away,” Gilligan said to GQ magazine, echoing what he told us previously. But then Gilligan had to add: “But the most likely thing, as negative as this sounds, is that they’re going to find this kid’s fingerprints all over this lab and they’re going to find him within a day or a week or a month. And he’s still going to be on the hook for the murder of two federal agents.”
Fingerprints in the lab! Of course … Pinkman should have torched the lab before he rage-crashed out the gate. But you can hardly blame the guy for not wanting to spend another second in that compound where he worked as a meth-slave. Aw, what a bummer coda….
Gilligan tried to reassure: “But yeah, even though that’s the most likely outcome, the way I see it is that he got away and got to Alaska, changed his name, and had a new life. You want that for the kid. He deserves it.” READ FULL STORY