Even after five seasons of murder, Hanks death was still shocking, and made even worse by Walts guilty face, since he knew it was all his fault. Continue this thread level 1 He actually uses the same criminal logic that Walt does, but there is one critical difference.
He was very clearly an affable sociopath. Todd, in some ways, is more of a successor to Gus than to Walt: with his quiet, unassuming manner, his unfailing politeness. He's a Nazi because that's where he gets what he wants. Yes, he's a Nazi but in this case I believe it is incidental to his character. The other thing that changed this season, it occurs to me, is that Walt tried to quit the meth business. Marie is a shoplifter, Hank is a racist, Skyler has an affair and smokes around her baby, and Todd is just plain messed up. JimK likes this.
Set immediately after the events of the final episode "Felina", the film's story focuses on the continued exploits of Jesse Pinkman (), the former partner-in-crime of "Breaking Bad" didn't become a cultural phenomenon overnight its fanbase grew dramatically as people discovered it on their own. Todd is shown to often lack social cues. Todd Alquist, Breaking Bads gentle sociopath, knows love. While it is possible to be a wholly bad person (for example, a sociopath), it is impossible to be a wholly good person; to be perfect is to be inhuman. 42 related questions found. AMC. 4. The second to last "Breaking Bad" brings the Emmy-winning drama back to it's core relationship. Jesse Plemmons's character looms Based on certain aspects of his personality, its safe to say that Todd is a sociopath, possibly bordering on psychopathy.
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He is a sociopathic gang enforcer for his uncle Jack Welker and the latter's White Supermacist gang. Due to Todd being a sociopath and his Uncle Jack being a hardened criminal, their relationship does not collapse from the moral issues as Walter and Jesse do. Tuco might have other complicating conditions (mania, paranoid delusions -- i.e. Todd wanted to kill him. 12 Todd Alquist. Why does everyone say hes a sociopath? Hes the only named character on the show to murder a child. He had no regard for human life and cared only about himself. Breaking Bad series finale, Felina, will air Sunday, September 29. Sociopaths are guys like Tuco. Hes an honest sociopath. Last Update: May 30, 2022. 6 Tempting Jesse With Pizza While Jesse does as he is told by Todd, he still looks for ways to escape his hellish life of captivity. Answer (1 of 2): Ive had my share of thoughts about all of the characters above. RELATED: Breaking Bad's 10 Most Shocking Moments, Ranked. And Walt, having unleashed And BCS does not have bad storytelling. Skyler and Walter Jr. are cowering for their lives alone in their home. * Gustavo Fring: Hes an amazing character with an interesting and mysterious past. friskinator and JimK like this. Todd is different. Breaking Bad is a show with amazing showrunners. 10. An absolutely despicable excuse for a human, Todd was a clear sociopath. Breaking Bad gave fans some really memorable characters to root for and against over the years, and some were more likable than others. He is his own being, and he knows that Andrea is dead because that is what his uncomfortably organic The beauty of art, including performances is that each viewer sees something a little different. 8. We do know of his friend though, who was murdered by How much weight did Todd gain in El Camino? Todd is shown to often lack social cues. Gomez is dead. Todd is a sociopath through and through, and seems to have, at best, a childish understanding of morality. The spider-hoarding, kid He's not of the same species as Andreaor of his uncle, or of Jesse or even Walt. As written by Gennifer Hutchinson and directed by series TV veteran Colin Bucksey, its mainly about Walt and Jesse. But Todds also maybe a psychopath, or at least hes someone detached enough from the experiences of life that hes unfazed by murdering a child. But, theres Todds uncle and his friends to worry about, not to mention the fact that he drove a good deal of the plot and conflict subsequent to the train heist. Answer (1 of 5): Of course hes a psycho, but hes a really interesting brand of psycho. Thats a pretty intense level of bad. He also knows how to shoot a child in the facebut no, deep down, the Aryan dreamboat is a sucker for the pitter-patter of the heart. Attractive at first glance, but an ugly person the more you get to know her. As the antihero of she show, Walt committed plenty of iconic murders after he broke bad. Note: This article contains spoilers for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. There was a time when Marie Schrader's biggest problem was kleptomania. El camino was made 5 years after Breaking Bad so the actor put on weight in the meantime. Is there a sweeter, more terrifying sociopath than Todd? Their ability to make cold and clinical snap decisions to minimize real damage is uncanny. Hes polite, well-mannered and deferential, one assumes he was raised to be so, and he comes off as the quintessential fine young man. If so, he wouldn't have any sympathy for his housecleaner or any attachment to The scene where Todd shoots the kid on the dirtbike is a classic example of how a sociopath would manage a crisis (potential witness to otherwise "perfect" crime). Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan has explained why Todd Alquist had a surprisingly significant role in The young actor appears to have gained thirty or forty pounds since the Breaking Bad finale. I noticed he has weird soft spots for people but turns around and kills them too. Holly is alone, abandoned at a fire station. "Breaking Bad" didn't become a cultural phenomenon overnight its fanbase grew dramatically as people discovered it on their own. In his wonderfully informative YouTube channel, Dr. Todd Grande applies his "scientifically informed" insider look into Walt's mental makeup. 42 related questions found. Todd in Breaking Badwas a villain. Todd would have killed Jesse if Jesse had tried to use the gun. The character Brandon. YMMV, of course. Walt is a former underachieving high school chemistry teacher at J. P. Wynne High School who, after being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, started manufacturing chemically pure crystal Marie is a shoplifter, Hank is a racist, Skyler has an affair and smokes around her baby, and Todd is just plain messed up. A lot of people call him a sociopath/psychopath, but I don't think he is. Last Update: May 30, 2022. Breaking Bad is an American television series created by Vince Gilligan that premiered in 2008. But even these transgressions do not make them truly bad people.
Todd is shown to often lack social cues. Not given to weakness, ethics, morality, or loyalty. Six years on from the Breaking Bad finale, the mild-mannered Todd (Jesse Plemmons) reveals himself to be a stone-cold sociopath. 9. [This story contains spoilers for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.]. Or do I have it wrong? Answer (1 of 2): Ive had my share of thoughts about all of the characters above. The writer-producer-director takes a deep dive into the origins of the sequel movie, his debt to Stephen King, and his thwarted plan to send 42 related questions found. Ill analyse some parts of the characters. Breaking Bad has always been an elegant and stylized series, a stark chess game rather than a sprawling world-builder. Answer (1 of 12): Not remotely. (Stopping Uncle Jack from killing Jesse). But few of Breaking Bad's characters left an impression like Jesse Plemons' Todd did. That is an interesting theory, that Mike could have forestalled a great many problems. Hes a bad, bad guy. Tuco Salmanca (Raymond Cruz) True sociopath. Given this is the second cold open to feature him in the last five episodes, it's clear he has his role to play in Breaking Bad's denouement.His compatriots, meanwhile - the Aryans - might be killers, but they're not chemists: all Uncle Jack Over six Sundays, were looking back at the five seasons (and one movie) of one of the last decades elite TV series: AMCs Breaking Bad. Next up is Season 5 (2012-13): The new most-famous Heisenberg. It depicts science and the world of drug empires accurately.At times it is so accurate that you can learn stuff by watching the show though I suggest you don't try building a drug empire and manufacturing methamphetamine just by watching the montages in the show. But even these transgressions do not make them truly bad people. Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan has explained why Todd Alquist had a surprisingly significant role in Netflix's El Camino. Labeling any villain as a sociopath is really limiting, and if the label actually works, its usually a sign of bad storytelling. Skip to content. Crazy unhinged people. And he does it without hesitation or evident remorse. Take Walts analytical mind, subtract the ability to lie, and you get Todd. He's not of the same species as Andreaor of his uncle, or of Jesse or even Walt. Answer (1 of 3): A driven narcissistic sociopath. Todd wasn't a psychopath, he was autistic! : breakingbad 2 Posted by u/weareallpiranhaplant 25 days ago Todd is a psychopath, not sociopath. 12. When we first saw Todd I had a similar idea but as we learned more about him I saw an opportunistic, hollow person. Todd is a psychopath, not sociopath. In the movie, a number of flashback scenes show Jesse with Todd Alquist, the sociopath who tortured him at the white supremacist compound. Clearly a psycho but Im not sure if he is clever or actually suffers some impairment(dim/low IQ). psychosis which is often confused with psychopathy, ADD) and Todd seems like he might be on the autism spectrum, so they are definitely different. Todd Alquist. Walter Hartwell "Walt" White Sr., also known by his clandestine pseudonym and business moniker/alias Heisenberg, is a chemist and drug kingpin from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Todd Alquist Is the Sociopathic Villain of Breaking Bad's Final Season. He played kind-hearted Landry in Friday Night Lights, well-mannered sociopath Todd in Breaking Bad, and butcher Ed in Fargo opposite Kirsten Dunst: they became engaged in Jesse is imprisoned by the terrifyingly placid sociopath Todd. Psychopaths are people who show no remorse, they can be charming and nice at times. In Todd's mind, Andrea was already dead.
Oh, boy What to say about Todd? 8 level 1 Marie is a widow. True sociopath. Well, let's start with the fact that he -- more than ANYONE ELSE in the Breaking Bad universe -- seems to truly be a sociopath. 21 Jul 2022 Todd is a psychopath raised by a psychopath. He is his own being, and he knows that Andrea is dead because that is what his uncomfortably organic Stepfordian rules dictate. Marie's stolen spoon. He even apologizes after killing (Andrea), though that doesn't make it any less evil. Jesse was inconsolable after Andreas murder and later killed Todd for retribution. in the form of When Jesse killed Todd in the Breaking Bad finale, that story line was well punctuated. His first major kill was that of Jesse's former business partner Emilio Koyama in the RV. El Camino was merely a run-on sentence. Based on certain aspects of his personality, its safe to say that Todd is a sociopath, possibly bordering on psychopathy. While performing his darkest tasks, Todd acts like what he is doing is completely normal. Why not shove him in a hole to be tormented by Todd the smirking sociopath? He sealed it this sociopath deserves to die. In the end, it does not work out well for Todd Alquist. Plemons performance of Todd is as scary as it is engaging. In Todd's mind, Andrea was already dead. Lets face it, Walter White makes Vinces work. Highly intelligent with a well developed sense of self preservation.
Ill analyse some parts of the characters.
Based on certain aspects of his personality, its safe to say that Todd is a sociopath, possibly bordering on psychopathy. The writer-producer-director takes a deep dive into the origins of the sequel movie, his debt to Stephen King, and his thwarted plan to send Jesse to jail Sociopaths show empathy. 'Breaking Bad' review: Even pros make mistakes. we did not get enough Todd in Breaking Bad. Todd is incapable of lying. Does Jesse love Andrea? Hes a stone cold medicated psychopath or sociopath. Did gomez die in breaking bad? Over six Sundays, were looking back at the five seasons (and one movie) of one of the last decades elite TV series: AMCs Breaking Bad. Next up is Season 5 (2012-13): The new most-famous Heisenberg. I typed Heisenberg into a Google search to find out if theres a deeper meaning to Walter White (Bryan Cranston) being nicknamed after the famous scientist. Is Todd Alquist a psychopath? Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan has explained why character Todd Alquist played a surprisingly large role in movie El Camino, stating it was born from regret. Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan Todd ah yes, that fresh-faced sociopath who killed a child has become the person on the show we hate the most. There are characters whose backstories explain their There is no doubt that he was the best-paid actor on the show while Aaron Paul (Jesse Pinkman), his partner in crime, took the number two spot with a modest salary of $150,000 per episode.Dec 30, 2021. And its a study in contrast.
While Jesse finally got Based on certain aspects of his personality, its safe to say that Todd is a sociopath, possibly bordering on psychopathy. Is Todd from breaking bad a psychopath? * Gustavo Fring: Hes an amazing character with an interesting and mysterious past. Psychopaths are calm, intelligent people on the outside but unemotional etc on the inside.