Breaking Bad

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Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. The show originally aired on the AMC network for five seasons, from January 20, 2008 to September 29, 2013.


Walter H. White works as a chemistry teacher in an Albequerque, New Mexico high school. His life changes when he's diagnosed with stage three terminal lung cancer, and given a short amount of time left to live. To ensure his handicapped son and his pregnant wife have a financial future, Walt uses his chemistry background to create and sell the world's finest crystal methamphetamine. To sell his signature "blue meth," he teams up with Jesse Pinkman, a former student of his.

Cast & Characters

Bryan Cranston as ''Walter White/Heisenberg'''

Aaron Paul as '''Jesse Pinkman'''

Anna Gunn as '''Skylar White'''

RJ Mitte as '''Walter White Jr.'''

Dean Norris as '''Hank Schrader'''

Bob Odenkirk as '''Saul Goodman'''

Betsy Brandt as '''Marie Schrader'''

Giancarlo Esposito as '''Gustavo Fring'''

Jonathan Banks as '''Mike Ehrmantraut'''

Laura Fraser as '''Lydia Rodarte-Quayle'''

Jesse Plemmons as ''Todd Alquist'''


Critical reception

Breaking Bad is widely regarded by critics and fans as one of the greatest T.V shows of all time. By the end of its run Breaking Bad had won numerous awards including: 16 Primetime Emmy Awards, 8 Satellite Awards, 2 Golden Globe Awards. In 2013 Breaking Bad entered the Guinness World Records as the 'Highest rated show of all time'.


In April 2013, AMC revealed they were in talks with Sony about a spin-off series that would focus on Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk). In September 2013 AMC and Sony Pictures Television revealed they had officially ordered Better Call Saul, which would act as a prequel to Breaking Bad and focus on Saul's life before he was Walt's lawyer.

External Links

Official AMC Website


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