Episode: "No Más" (Season 3, Episode 1)
As season two ended, Walt came face to face with a horrible reality: His newfound drug game involvement has been negatively affecting people outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico, i.e., everyone on that ill-fated plane. The surreal opening of "No Más," the third season's kickoff episode, shows that Walt's badly broken ways have reverberated in Mexico.
With several Mexican men and women crawling on their stomachs up a desert road, towards God's knows what, we're introduced to season three's silent but deadly villains, the Salamanca "twins," though technically they're cousins. Quickly getting down on their bellies as well, the lookalike cousins crawl toward a candlelit shrine to Santa Muerte, a cultural representation of death. And what do the Salamanca fellas offer up to the shrine? A sketched portrait of Heisenberg. They're ready to hunt down Walter White.
Fun fact: The director of "No Más" is Heisenberg himself, Bryan Cranston. Who knew the Emmy-winning actor could also conjure up fond memories of Alejandro Jodorowksy' El Topo behind the camera? —MB