What is Breaking Bad About?
Breaking Bad is an acclaimed American television series that chronicles the dramatic transformation of Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher, into a notorious methamphetamine producer and distributor. Created by Vince Gilligan, the show presents the dark journey of Walter as he delves deeper and deeper into the criminal underworld. Initially driven by a desire to secure his family's financial future following a devastating cancer diagnosis, Walter soon becomes consumed by power and greed. The series explores themes of morality, survival, and the consequences of one's actions. Anchored by the brilliant performances of Bryan Cranston as Walter and Aaron Paul as his former student, Jesse Pinkman, Breaking Bad captivates viewers with its gripping narrative, well-developed characters, and thought-provoking exploration of the human psyche. As Walter and Jesse navigate the treacherous world of drug production and distribution, they encounter dangerous criminals, rival drug cartels, and relentless DEA agents. Breaking Bad has garnered critical acclaim for its exceptional writing, impeccable acting, and meticulous attention to detail. It is hailed as one of the greatest television series of all time, providing an unforgettable and darkly compelling viewing experience.
The first episode of Breaking Bad aired on January 20, 2008 and the most recent episode to air was on September 29, 2013.