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    ‘Breaking Bad’: In Which Episode Does Hank Die And How?

    Breaking Bad directed by Vince Gillian is an American crime drama series that began in 2008 and dropped the last season in 2012-13. It is set in the old city of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The series revolves around Walter White, an underpaid chemistry teacher, raising money for his family by producing and distributing crystal meth.

    ‘Better Call Saul’ serves as a prequel to ‘Breaking Bad‘. Saul made his debut as a lawyer in Season Two of ‘Breaking Bad‘, by helping Walter White and Jesse Pinkman out of a legal jam. Its last season also marks the first time the series intersects directly with the events and timeline of ‘Breaking Bad’. It is full of Easter eggs that include cameos from notable characters including Krazy-8, DEA agent Hank Schrader and his partner ​​Steven Gomez.

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    Who Is Hank Schrader In ‘Breaking Bad’?

    Henry Hank Schrader played by Dean Norris is a high-ranking officer at the Albuquerque office of the Drug Enforcement Administration. He is married to Marie Schrader, sister-in-law of Walter White, and shares a close relationship with his nephew, Walter. Jr.

    Hank faces numerous threats and warnings from the rival drug cartels which eventually affects his mental health, resulting in post-traumatic stress disorder. He is highly component at his job and cares deeply for his family.

    Hank is daring, dangerous, and outspoken, but at the same time, he is loyal and kind-hearted to his family. He also shares a great relationship with his in-laws, which later changed. When he finally discovered that Walt is the meth kingpin and mastermind “Heisenberg” he has been searching for, he feels betrayed, humiliated, and vengeful toward Walt.

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    How Does Hank Die?

    Toward the end of season 5, in the episode ‘Ozymandias’, everything turns to hell. Walter loses his drug cartel along with $10,000 and Hank loses his life. Everything once builds crumbles down in this episode, just like in the poem Ozymandias by P.B. Shelly. He was brutally killed by Jack Welker. He was the leader of a criminal gang with neo-Nazi and white supremacist ties to Walter White, who hired him to kill Jesse Pinkman after he learned that his former partner was helping Hank. However, after realizing that Hank would be put in danger by the gang, Walt attempted to call off the hit before the final showdown in the desert.

    Unfortunately, his efforts proved to be useless and, too late as both Steve Gomez and Hank were killed while the gang kidnapped Jesse and held captive by Jack’s nephew, Todd. In the final episode of ‘Breaking Bad’, Walt enacts his revenge against Jack by killing him and his entire gang before dying himself of a gunshot wound.

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    Khevna Shah
    Khevna Shah
    Khevna Shah is a content know-it-all, working as an Entertainment Writer for First Curiosity. When she's not forensic-analyzing new movies and shows, she's probably out there with her camera. Approach her with your fan theories, and you've got yourself a friend for life. She aspires to be a professional content critic someday.

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