Breaking Bad

Google “Golden Age of Television" (or “Peak TV,” you rascally millennial, you're still young!) and Breaking Bad often rounds out a TV Show Mount Rushmore with The Sopranos, The Wire, and The Mad Men. It's earned acclaim for a show that is intricately written, visually stunning, full of incredible performances, and comes with a stomach-turning trigger warning on rewatch. Vince Gilligan's desert suburban drug epic taught a generation that meth and for-profit healthcare systems can destroy families, while also introducing non-Price Is Right fans to Aaron Paul cheering. Read our coverage below, rewatch the show, and please, we're begging you, don't buy Albuquerque pizza.

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