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In its fifth season, it has captivated a growing number of viewers from across the globe. However, Breaking Bad, a compelling drama series about the travails of a science teacher-turned-crystal meth dealer is just a few episodes away from ending for good, much to the dismay of viewers and critics who have lavished the show with praise.

Life of Bryan

Part of the show’s phenomenal success can be put down to the casting of Bryan Cranston as Walter. Cranston, who has appeared in a range of films, TV dramas and comedies, brings edge to his character, making him appear more of a bad guy than some people may realise. As a result of Cranston’s portrayal, a number of sites have paid homage to him, and he seems fully deserving of it.

Given how critically-acclaimed Breaking Bad is, it might be hard to think that early on in the first series, it was struggling to get sufficient ratings to keep American broadcasters AMC happy. Sadly, for the show’s creators, the threat of cancellation loomed large, but fortunately for all involved, streaming the show online helped provide some form of salvation.

Walter White

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Let’s cook

With every series, more viewers tuned in until it became a TV sensation. Every week, viewers would tune in wondering what would happen to White and whether his ending would be a satisfactory one. The story itself, of how after White was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he turned to selling drugs in order to look after his family, seems like reason enough to watch!

Even though his initial motives were good, what he did in order to finance them seemed like an extreme solution, leading him astray in the process. As a result of dabbling in drugs, White became a bad guy that would keep us entertained week in, week out.

Following the show’s success, it’s possible that Cranston could be seen as one of the best ‘bad guy’ actors around. Perhaps he might one day be mentioned in the same breath as some of these names, leading to major roles in Hollywood blockbusters and arthouse classics once the hysteria over Breaking Bad begins to die down.

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Written by brandyellen

Brandy is a born and raised New Hampshire resident who loves to spend extra time laughing & smiling with her three children. Brandy runs multiple blogs & she loves to tweet daily and ramble on Facebook. Author, with her daughter, of Positive Girl - The Power of Your Thoughts Question about this post or something found within it? Read my Disclosure Policy as well as Terms of Use.

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