Breaking Bad

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Season 01 episodes (7)

1 Pilot
Unassuming high school chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) discovers he has lung cancer. Desperate to secure his family's financial future and finally free from the fear that had always inhibited him, Walt teams up with a former student to turn a used RV into a mobile drug lab. Guest stars: Max Arciniega, John Koyama, Steven Michael Quezada Written by: Vince Gilligan Directed by: Vince Gilligan
2 Cat's in the Bag...
Walt and Jesse (Aaron Paul) attempt to tie up loose ends. The desperate situation gets more complicated with the flip of a coin. Walt's wife, Skyler (Anna Gunn), becomes suspicious of Walt's strange behavior.
3 and the Bag's in the River
Walt and Jesse clean up last week's mess and Walt must face holding up his end of the deal. Walt's DEA agent brother-in-law, Hank (Dean Norris), warns Walt, Jr. (RJ Mitte) about the dangers of drugs.
4 Cancer Man
The DEA suspects there's a new drug kingpin operating in Albuquerque. Walt and Skyler reveal Walt's diagnosis to the rest of the family. A repressed Walt channels his anger. Jesse makes a surprise visit to his strait-laced family.
5 Gray Matter
Walt and Skyler attend the birthday party of an affluent former colleague. Jesse attempts to go straight. Skyler organizes an intervention to convince Walt to seek treatment, but the financial burden weighs heavily on him.
6 Crazy Handful of Nothin
Walt and Jesse cook more meth although Walt is plagued by the side effects of chemotherapy. Jesse's accomplice, Skinny Pete, makes an important introduction, and Walt strikes a surprising deal. The DEA's investigation intensifies.
7 A No-Rough-Stuff Type Deal
Walt becomes more comfortable with his new criminal identity. Jesse, still reeling from what has transpired under his roof, decides to sell his house. Skyler's sister, Marie (Betsy Brandt), throws Skyler a baby shower and gives a questionable gift.

About this show

Diagnosed with terminal cancer, research chemist turned high school teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) decides to provide for his wife and disabled teenage son by using his considerable skills to start a meth lab. His new business becomes a ticket into a shady criminal underworld – and to a much-needed new lease on life.

Ratings and reviews

24.6K reviews
Joseph Spens
September 26, 2013
Every episode you will spend on the edge of your seat, and after the episode is over you'll remember to start breathing again. Bryan Cranston should have won the 2013 emmy, his portrayal of Walter White and the transformation into Heisenberg is the epitome of acting. The writing is honestly the best I've seen in any show or movie, the plot and character twists will make your head spin. Best of all it makes people interested in chemistry!
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A Google user
August 8, 2012
Purchased the full season. A few episodes downloaded OK then "Purchase not found" when attempting to access the next episode. Restarted device as suggested previously, but still no access. The "Contact Us" area is way too restricted & gives no options regarding this type of issue. Will not be using Google Play again, but the show has been great, just wish I could see it or get a refund.
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A Google user
August 7, 2012
These reviews of the google distribution model are irrelevant and a waste of everyone's time. It's like saying a cereal is bad because you pushed it around in a shopping cart with a wobbly wheel. I like the tension and the premise of the season in the first 3 episodes, there seem to be greater conflicts that were explored in the fourth season, the death of *spoilers* Fring */spoilers* has far reaching implications that haven't been explored yet. It will keep me watching every week.
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