Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) is a badass. Enough said.
But between shootouts, surveillance ops, and all-around Breaking Bad violence, Mike was also a loving grandfather. And in a video for Paul Tompkins’ “Speakeasy” series, Banks combines Mike’s two sides, reading twisted, profanity-laced versions of fairy tales, including “Robbing Hood,” “Snow White and the Seven Corpse Barrels,” “Snitchin’ Little” and “Little Dead Riding Hood.” Even box cutters and plastic barrels make appearances in the reinterpreted bedtime stories.
“No half measures,” Banks says pointedly to the camera after finishing a reading. “Now go to sleep.”
Though Banks breaks the act toward the end, admitting, “These are sh– cold reads,” we think he appears intimidating as ever. But don’t take our word for it; check out the video for yourself below.