I have spent my whole life scared. Frightened of things that could happen; might happen; might not happen. Fifty years I've spent like that. Finding myself awake at three a.m. But you know what? Ever since my diagnosis, I sleep just fine.

I came to realize it's that fear is the worst of it, that's the real enemy.

The thing is, if you just do stuff and nothing happens, what's it all mean? What's the point?

So no matter what I do, hooray for me because I'm a great guy? It's all good? No matter how many dogs I kill, I just, what, do an inventory and accept?

What a load of crap!

Breaking Bad: Significant Outfits

ABQ (2.13) — Walt wears pink

So wearing pink connects Walt to the teddy bear, which connects him to the plane crash, and the plane crash represents consequences and collateral damage, and the teddy bear is also tied to Jane (i.e. the mural on her wall) so she’s the specific collateral damage here, yadda yadda. 

But what does pink mean specifically?

Typically pink means femininity, innocence, etc. — Breaking Bad doesn’t totally undo that. Holly is dressed almost exclusively in pink. (I’m going to do a full-blown Holly-Jane meta soon.) But pink is imbued with new meaning here: death, guilt/blame, collateral damage. There’s something kind of unsettling about the pink bear in its grayscale world, and Walt in a pink sweater — as the sky literally falls around him. 

It makes sense to represent the deaths of the people in the plane crash and of Jane with the innocence of pink. But associating pink with far more sinister themes is an interesting move. 

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