Breaking Bad, Season 1

Breaking Bad (2008-2013) is a critically acclaimed American AMC drama about a 50-year-old high school chemistry teacher, Walter White, (played by Bryan Cranston) who discovers that he has terminal lung cancer. Walter decides to use his extensive knowledge of chemistry to enter the drug trade and pr…






[Walter is making home-made thermite in Jesse's kitchen for purpose of stealing methylamine.]

Jesse:
And that'll cut through a lock? Because this is supposed to be one big-ass lock.

Walter:
In World War II, the Germans had an artillery piece - it's the biggest in the world - called the Gustav Gun, and it weighed a thousand tons. And the Gustav was capable of firing a seven-ton shell and hitting a target, accurately, twenty-three miles away. [chuckles] I mean, you could drop bombs on it every day for a month without every disabling it. But, drop a commando - one man, with just a bag of this - and he could melt right through four inches of steel and destroy that gun forever.

[He tosses the bag of thermite to Jesse, who flinches as he catches it.]

Jesse:
Jeez.

Walter:
So yes, I think it'll cut through any lock we're likely to find.

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