Box Cutter is everything a Breaking Bad episode should be. Alan Sepinwall of HitFix said the episode demonstrated how effective the creators of Breaking Bad are at manipulating the emotions of their viewers. The ‘Breaking Bad’ season 4 premiere, ‘Box Cutter’, was a thrilling and nightmarish return to Walter White’s world. Read our review and share your thoughts on the episode. Spoiled Bastard: ‘Breaking Bad’ Season 4 Premiere: ‘Box Cutter’. In fact I spent most of my review of the Season 4 premiere getting into just how ballsy creator Vince Gilligan has been from the start and how that loyalty to story will bring Breaking Bad to an end sooner rather than later (he’s now on record as saying five seasons will be it).
Critical reviews of U.S. TV shows and analysis of what makes them good, bad, irritating and enlightening. Billie Doux reviews ‘Box Cutter’, an episode of the TV series ‘Breaking Bad’. This episode chooses to work through the problems created after a seemingly dooming season finale, and in true Breaking Bad style, it does so in ways you’d never expect.
‘Breaking Bad,’ Season 4, Episode 1, ‘Box Cutters’: TV Recap. The year-long wait is over. Breaking Bad’s spectacular third season ended with Walt in the clutches of drug kingpin Gus’s lackeys and Jesse pointing a gun at the face of that Birkenstock-wearing, tea-swilling chemistry nerd. Breaking Bad is going to be an interesting experiment to review for the simple fact that a lot less stuff happens during the course of the hour than with those other shows. In complete silence he suits up in a rubber lab gear, grabs a box cutter and slits Latino/Asian henchman’s throat right in from of Walter and Jesse, minutes after it was revealed he too could follow the cooking steps if he needed to.
Great review Tim, but you didn’t say much about how awesome the episode was. The Breaking Bad team has found the perfect formula. Good start to the season, and nice review too, IGN. Critics Consensus: Breaking Bad’s fourth season continues to evolve and subvert expectations, and it’s never been more riveting to watch. Reviews Counted: 20. Box Cutter.