Breaking Bad

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Breaking Bad
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GenreCrime drama
Black comedy
Created byVince Gilligan
Composer(s)Dave Porter
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes62 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
Production location(s)Albuquerque, New Mexico
Running time43–58 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorSony Pictures Television
Original networkAMC
Picture format
Audio format5.1
Original releaseJanuary 20, 2008 (2008-01-20) –
September 29, 2013 (2013-09-29)
Followed byBetter Call Saul
Related showsTalking Bad
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Breaking Bad is an American television series set in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It started in January 2008. The show was broadcast across Canada and the United States on cable channel AMC. It has won 10 Emmy Awards. Breaking Bad ended in September 2013. Bryan Cranston plays the main role, Walter White. There are five seasons and 62 episodes. It is about a chemistry teacher who is told he has lung cancer and starts making the illegal drug methamphetamine to pay for his family's needs after he dies. Breaking Bad was made by Vince Gilligan.

Main characters[change | change source]

  • Walter White - A chemistry teacher who makes methamphetamine.
  • Skyler White - The wife of Walter. Before he was diagnosed Skyler was pregnant with his second child.
  • Jesse Pinkman - A drug dealer. He used to be a student of Walter.
  • Hank Schrader - Skyler's brother-in-law who works for the Drug Enforcement Administration.
  • Marie Schrader - Skyler's sister. She is married to Hank. She has kleptomania.
  • Walter White, Jr - Walter and Skyler's son. He has cerebral palsy.
  • Gustavo "Gus" Fring - A drug dealer.

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