Breaking Bad Scene: Walter Educates Jesse on the Latest in Chemistry

A morbid painting of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman in a Fleetwood Bounder lab, surrounded by chemicals and equipment, cooking a batch of something
A morbid painting of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman in a Fleetwood Bounder lab, surrounded by chemicals and equipment, cooking a batch of something

[Scene opens with Walter White and Jesse Pinkman in the rolling meth lab, surrounded by chemicals and equipment as they work on cooking a batch of meth. Both men are wearing protective gear to ensure their safety. Walter has a huge grin on his face, and Jesse looks skeptical.]

Walter White: Alright Jesse, let’s take a break from cooking for a minute. I want to turn you into a chemistry genius!

Jesse Pinkman: [skeptical] What do you mean, Mr. White?

Walter White: [enthusiastically] I mean, the forefront of chemistry, the fields that will make you a meth-making master. You ready to be a chemist extraordinaire, Jesse?

Jesse Pinkman: [incredulous, throwing his hands up] Do I have a choice?

Walter White: [excitedly] Not really, partner. We’re diving into the world of nanochemistry, supramolecular chemistry, green chemistry, computational chemistry, and quantum chemistry!

Jesse Pinkman: [sighs, rubbing his temples] Can you explain that to me in a way that doesn’t make my brain hurt?

Walter White: [smiling] Jesse, my boy, chemistry is a vast and fascinating field, and there are several branches that delve into the intricacies of the molecular world. First and foremost, let’s talk about nanochemistry. This branch of chemistry focuses on the study of the tiniest of particles and materials at the nanoscale level. [Walter pinches his fingers together to illustrate the minuscule scale]. It requires cutting-edge techniques, such as electron microscopy, to visualize and manipulate these particles. The applications of nanochemistry are far-reaching and impactful, ranging from creating stronger, lighter materials to improving drug delivery systems. By using some of these techniques, we can create meth so pure, you’ll be seeing stars.

Jesse Pinkman: [impressed, leaning forward] That’s some heavy stuff, Mr. White.

Walter White: [nodding] Indeed, it is. Another equally intriguing field is supramolecular chemistry. This field is all about designing and synthesizing complex molecular structures by piecing together smaller building blocks, like a puzzle. [Walter holds up his hands, as if he’s putting together a puzzle]. These structures have numerous applications, from developing new drugs to creating more efficient energy storage systems. It’s like a meth-making jigsaw puzzle! We can utilize the knowledge in this field to bond our meth ingredients together in new and innovative ways, creating new and more potent forms of the drug that will make the competition shake in their boots.

Jesse Pinkman: [interested, his eyes widen] That’s wild.

Walter White: [smiling] It certainly is. Green chemistry, on the other hand, is focused on making the chemical industry more sustainable and environmentally friendly. [Walter makes a sweeping motion with his arm, gesturing around the lab]. The goal of green chemistry is to minimize waste, reduce toxicity and decrease the use of hazardous chemicals in the chemical production process, ensuring a greener future for all. When applying these techniques, we can reduce the amount of waste produced during the cooking process and make it safer for both us and the environment. And we’ll be saving the planet, one meth batch at a time!

Jesse Pinkman: [nodding, looking impressed] That’s really smart.

Walter White: [enthusiastically] Computational chemistry is another exciting field that leverages computer simulations to predict the outcome of chemical reactions. [Walter holds up his hand, as if he’s holding a computer mouse]. This allows us to explore and analyze chemical reactions in a virtual environment, leading to a greater understanding of chemical phenomena and the development of new materials and drugs. We can use this to optimize our cooking process, making it more efficient and sustainable, and cooking up meth faster than a microwave dinner.

Jesse Pinkman: [impressed, his jaw drops] That’s insane.

Walter White: [nodding] And last but not least, there’s quantum chemistry. This field merges the principles of quantum mechanics with the study of chemical reactions and chemical phenomena. [Walter makes a mystical gesture with his hands]. This interdisciplinary approach is transforming the field of chemistry, enabling unprecedented accuracy in predictions and a deeper understanding of the molecular world. Now with improvements in this area, we can create new and innovative forms of meth that are more potent and have never been seen before. With this knowledge, we’ll be the kings of the meth market, Jesse!

Jesse Pinkman: [determined, nodding] Alright, I’m in. Let’s do this, Mr. White.

Walter White: [smiling, clapping Jesse on the back] That’s the spirit, Jesse. We’re gonna revolutionize the meth-making game, and no one will be able to stop us. And you know what the best part is, Jesse?

Jesse Pinkman: [excitedly] What?

Walter White: [smiling] We get to apply all of these cutting-concepts right here in our rolling meth lab.

Jesse Pinkman: [laughing] We’re like the chemistry Nobel laureates of the meth world.

Walter White: [smiling] Exactly. And now, back to cooking.

[The two men turn back to the rolling meth lab, ready to cook up a batch of the purest and most innovative meth the world has ever seen, using their newfound knowledge of chemistry.]

[The scene fades to black as the sounds of bubbling chemicals and crackling flames fill the air, signaling the beginning of a new chapter in their journey as meth-making partners.]

This scene was created by ChatGPT and the images by DALL-E 2. Edited by Omri Shabath.