Five seasons of Breaking Bad tell the narrative of a man whose cancer diagnosis forces him to begin manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine in order to support his family.

Almost no other television program was able to dependably deliver on story concepts and character motivations as did Vince Gilligan and his talented writing staff. Despite its seemingly high concept, Breaking Bad was never straightforward

In the first episode of Breaking Bad, high school chemistry teacher Walter White receives the awful diagnosis of terminal lung cancer

Gilligan viewed this as a triumph because the series was brief and Paul and Norris performed their roles so well

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