Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad

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Set and produced in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Breaking Bad revolves around Walter White, a struggling high school chemistry teacher with many family issues. When White is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, he breaks down and turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine with his former student Jesse Pinkman in a desire to secure his family's financial future. 
 
* Bryan Cranston won a Golden Globe Award (2014) for "Best Actor in a TV Series - Drama" for his role as Walter White in 'Breaking Bad'. 
*Breaking Bad won a Golden Globe Award (2014) for "Best TV Series - Drama". 
 
* Breaking Bad received three 2014 Golden Globe Nominations for "Best TV Series - Drama", "Best Actor in a TV Series - Drama" (Bryan Cranston) and "Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Miniseries or TV Film" (Aaron Paul).

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It is inspired by these television episodes...

The X-Files:
Season:  6  / Episode:  2 
Drive

This Television Episode inspired Breaking Bad
Bryan Cranston (the actor who plays Walter White) was cast in his role in Breaking Bad because of the cancer patient character he played in this episode of The X-Files.

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  12  / Episode:  18 
Baby Got Black

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
In a song about the good things white people have done, several TV series are mentioned, including 'Breaking Bad' and 'Friends'.

Family Guy:
Season:  13  / Episode:  3 
Baking Bad

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
The title of this episode is a parody of the television show 'Breaking Bad'.

Community:
Season:  3  / Episode:  1 
Biology 101

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
Starburns says he wants to "get a Breaking Bad thing going" with the new Biology teacher.

American Dad!:
Season:  10  / Episode:  7 
Faking Bad

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
This episode is a parody of Breaking Bad and features a large number of references to the show.

Raising Hope:
Season:  3  / Episode:  22 
Mother's Day

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad

Lady Dynamite:
Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
Pilot

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
Patton Oswalt says that everyone has seen 'Breaking Bad'. Except Maria hasn't.

Family Guy:
Season:  11  / Episode:  2 
Ratings Guy

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
Peter brags about shaping television to be what he wants, now that he's a Nielson family. He tells the guys, "Wait till you see Breaking Bad. It's on roller skates now.".

Family Guy:
Season:  11  / Episode:  9 
Space Cadet

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
Peter watches Breaking Bad in bed, brainwashed into repeating that there is no other show as good as Breaking Bad, except for The Wire.

Happy Endings:
Season:  3  / Episode:  6 
To Serb with Love

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
Penny introduces Max's new friend, Nicole, to Pete's brother, Jimmy. They discover they're in the same spin class. Penny says, "Spin class or chemistry class? It's like Breaking Bad in here!".

Orange is the New Black:
Season:  4  / Episode:  9 
Turn Table Turn

This Television Episode refers to Breaking Bad
A group of inmates talk about television shows. Angie describes a show about a high school teacher who gets involved in the drug business making blue meth, referring to 'Breaking Bad'.

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AMC Commercial

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BT TV Commercial

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Google Commercial

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Netflix Commercial

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Netflix Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Breaking Bad
The man who says "I'm the one who knocks" while watching a tablet with his friend, is quoting a line from the television series 'Breaking Bad'.
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Samsung SUHD TV Commercial

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It spun-off these television series...

Better Call Saul

This Television Series is a spin-off of Breaking Bad
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It is referred to by these books...

The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell
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This Book refers to Breaking Bad
W. Kamau Bell writes that TV hasn't been interesting since the last episode of 'Mad Men'. "Or was is 'Breaking Bad'? No...it was definitely 'The Sopranos'...unless it was 'The Wire'." (p. 2)

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