The One Breaking Bad Scene You Need to Watch Before Seeing El Camino: The Breaking Bad Movie, According to Aaron Paul

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Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Jesse Pinkman is back—but he might not be doing so well. On October 11, Netflix will release the highly anticipated El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, written and directed by series creator Vince Gilligan. The one-minute teaser trailer doesn’t show Pinkman (Aaron Paul), but instead features Jesse's his friend Skinny Pete (Charles Baker) talking about him.

The same day the new trailer dropped, Geek.com reported that Paul tweeted another piece to the puzzle of the best way to prepare for El Camino.

The two-minute and 21 second scene is from the season 3 episode “One Minute” and shows a beat-up Pinkman lying in a hospital bed discussing money with an unemotional Walter White (Bryan Cranston). It's an explosive scene, and marked a turning point in the series, as it was the first time Jesse truly stood up to Walter and saw through his regular manipulations.

IndieWire points out that in the 2013 series finale, Jesse was last seen driving an El Camino away from the place where he had been held captive for so long by Uncle Jack and his gang of thugs. “Jesse cracked a smile, but the Season 3 clip Paul shared with fans is a reminder that he remains all alone with nowhere to run,” IndieWire wrote.

Netflix hasn’t released many details yet, but the synopsis reads: "In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.”

In a recent interview with The New York Times, Paul revealed more details. “It’s a chapter of Breaking Bad that I didn’t realize that I wanted,” the three-time Emmy winner said. “And now that I have it, I’m so happy that it’s there.” He also said that two years ago Gilligan called him to discuss a potential movie.

“At the very end of the conversation, he mentioned that he had an idea of where to take it from here, and he wanted to hear my thoughts on it," Paul said. "I quickly told Vince that I would follow him into a fire.”

How Much Are You Spending on Streaming Services? This Handy Calculator Can Tell You

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LightFieldStudios/iStock via Getty Images

With the recent debut of both Disney+ and Apple TV+, not to mention upcoming launches for HBO Max, NBC’s Peacock, and more, streaming services are officially coming for cable television’s throne—and might sneakily empty your bank account while they're at it.

While a monthly fee of $10 to $15 seems easy enough to justify if you’re willing to sacrifice a burrito bowl or fancy cocktail once a month, the little voice in the back of your head is probably whispering, “but it still adds up.” To find out just how much, MarketWatch created a calculator that will not only tell you how much you’re spending on streaming services every month; it’ll also add up the lifetime cost of all those entertainment expenses.

The calculator covers Netflix, CBS All Access, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Sling TV, Disney+, Apple TV+, and YouTube TV, and it also includes a whole host of add-ons that you might not even have realized were available. Through Amazon Prime, for example, you can subscribe to HBO, Showtime, and other premium channels—but there are also more niche options like Hallmark Movies Now and NickHits (with iCarly, The Fairly OddParents, and other Nickelodeon classics).

As you check off services and add-ons, you’ll see your monthly bill on the right side of the total box, and the lifetime cost—which accounts for 50 years of streaming, adjusted for inflation—will balloon before your eyes on the left side. Below that, there’s an even larger number labeled as the lifetime “true” cost, which estimates how much you would’ve made if you had invested that money instead.

For example: If you sign up for basic monthly subscriptions to Netflix and Disney+ for $9 and $7, respectively, your lifetime cost totals around $16,200. However, if you had opted to invest that money, the 50-year prediction sees you walking away with almost $74,000.

Having said that, it’s understandably hard to look that far into the future, especially when Disney+ is tempting you with the Lizzie McGuire series, Star Wars spinoff The Mandalorian, and practically every beloved animated Disney movie from your childhood.

[h/t MarketWatch]

Hallmark Released Some Adorable Harry Potter Ornaments—Just In Time for Christmas

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Amazon

Even if you never received your letter of acceptance to Hogwarts on your 11th birthday, you can still add some magic to your Christmas tree this year with some Harry Potter Christmas ornaments from Hallmark. These pieces have more of a minimalist style than Hallmark's other Potter releases, which are modeled to look identical to the characters' movie counterparts. But with that simplicity comes a unique charm that is sure to be popular with Potterheads.

Shoppers can look for seven different ornaments, which include Harry, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger in mid-flight, as well as Hedwig, the Sorting Hat, Dobby, and the Hogwarts Crest. Each one comes with a hanger, so is ready to be put on your Christmas tree as soon as its out of the packaging. You can find each one for $9 on Amazon—though be forewarned that Harry is currently out of stock (but you can find an equally adorable replacement Potter for $8).

If you can’t get enough wizarding gifts this holiday season, then check out our Harry Potter gift guide, which includes everything from magical cookbooks to chess sets.

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