Breaking Bad Season 5 contains a total of 16 episodes, but the Breaking Bad Season 5 DVD only has the former 8 episodes. The season will be split into two parts, each consisting of 8 episodes. The first half premiered on July 15, 2012, with a plot based around reviving the meth cooking and dealing. The second half of the split season is scheduled to premiere in summer 2013. In this season, Walter White disposes of anything linking him to his successful plot against Gus Fring, the pipe bomb materials, the Lily of the Valley plant that he used to poison Brock while duping Jesse Pinkman into thinking Gus did it, and Gus' office laptop via an industrial electromagnet.