Breaking Bad is an American crime drama televeesion series creautit an produced bi Vince Gilligan. The shaw oreeginally aired on the AMC network for five series, frae Januar 20, 2008, tae September 29, 2013. It tells the story o Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a strugglin heich schuil chemistry teacher diagnosed wi inoperable buff cancer. Thegither wi his umwhile student Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), White turns tae a life o crime, producin an sellin crystallised methamphetamine tae secure his faimily's financial futur afore he dees, while navigatin the dangers o the creeminal warld.

Breaking Bad
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GenreCrime drama
Contemporary Western[2][3]
Black comedy[4]
Creautit biVince Gilligan
Componer(s)Dave Porter
Kintra o oreeginUnitit States
Oreeginal leid(s)Inglis
No. o series5
No. o episodes62 (leet o episodes)
Executive producer(s)
Location(s)Albuquerque, New Mexico
Lenth43–58 minutes
Production company(s)
Oreeginal networkAMC
Pictur format1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Oreeginal release20 Januar 2008 (2008-01-20) – 29 September 2013 (2013-09-29)
Follaed biBetter Call Saul
Related shawsTalking Bad
Freemit airtins


  1. Poniewozik, James (June 21, 2010). "Breaking Bad: TV's Best Thriller". Time. Retrieved November 5, 2013.
  2. Nevins, Bill (March 27, 2013). "Contemporary Western: An Interview with Vince Gilligan". Local IQ. Retrieved May 31, 2013.
  3. "Breaking Bad Finale: Lost Interviews With Bryan Cranston & Vince Gilligan". The Daily Beast. September 29, 2013. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  4. Soorces that refer tae Breaking Bad bein conseedert a black comedy include: