Walt's family prefers death by cancer

Episodes: "Fifty-One," "Blood Money," "Ozymandias," "Grey Matter"The clock has been ticking on Walt's lung cancer for five seasons. His illness turns out to be the barb that nearly every member of his family uses against him upon learning of his criminal activity. The irony is that this is the family he repeatedly said he did all his scheming for. After staging a suicide attempt, his wife, Skyler (Anna Gunn), shocks him when she tells him she's pretty much waiting for it to come back. His brother-in-law Hank (Dean Norris) tells him to "rot" when he confronts Walt's alter-ego at his garage. His son, Walter Jr., tells him to "die already" more than once -- first in Season 1's "Cancer Man" then in Season 5's "Grey Matter" when he wishfully makes contact via pay phone after he's gone into hiding. Even baby Holly rejects him when she says "mama, mama" after he kidnaps her.
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