"Madrigal" is the second episode of the fifth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 48th overall episode of the series.
Written by series creator Vince Gilligan and directed by Michelle Mac Laren, it originally aired on AMC in the United States on July 22, 2012.
In Hanover, Germany, Peter Schuler, an executive for Madrigal Electromotive Gmb H, the parent company of Los Pollos Hermanos, kills himself with a portable defibrillator after local police arrive to question him about his longstanding relationship with Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito).
Watch Breaking Bad Online at Stream-tv2Bryan Cranston stars in this drama focused on a mid-life crisis gone bad for an underachieving high school chemistry teacher (Walter White), who becomes a drug dealer after he discovers that he has lung cancer.
With a new sense of fearlessness based on his medical prognosis, and a desire to gain financial security for his family, Walter White joins forces with an old student, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), in a quest that follows their entry into a dangerous world of drugs and crime.
In Germany, the head of a multinational company's fast food division - which includes Gus' franchised chicken restaurants - commits suicide when the police come to question him.
With Jesse fretting over what happened with the poison cigarette intended for Gus Fring, Walt plans an elaborate ruse to let him find it in his house.
With that out of the way, they approach Mike to join them in starting up the business but he refuses.
Mike is also approached by a woman, Lydia - obviously involved in Gus Fring's drug business - who is worried about the number of people who could have their arms twisted to testify against them and wants them eliminated.Mike declines but when someone goes after him, he knows the source.In the opening scene when Schuler is taste testing the dipping sauces, he is getting some sauce accumulation on his fingers.Yet when his assistant informs him that the police want to talk with him, his fingers are clean.See more » After the jaw-dropping season premiere, the outrageous in Breaking Bad is getting cranked down.This episode centers around Walter's pulsating desire to fill the power corridors and start cooking again.