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September January 20, 2008-September 29, 2013 "Breaking Bad" is a critically acclaimed American television series that aired from January 20, 2008 to September 29, 2013. It was created by Vince Gilligan and produced by AMC (American Movie Classics). The show consists of five seasons with a total of 62 episodes.
The series follows the transformation of Walter White, portrayed by Bryan Cranston, a high school chemistry teacher in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Walter White is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and facing financial difficulties, he decides to enter the world of illegal drug production to secure his family's financial future.
Working together with Jesse Pinkman (portrayed by Aaron Paul), a former student and a small-time drug dealer, Walter begins to produce and sell high-quality crystal methamphetamine. As they become more involved in the drug trade, Walter adopts the nickname "Heisenberg" and becomes a notorious figure in the underworld criminal world.
"Breaking Bad" has received widespread critical acclaim for its writing, acting, character development, and intense storytelling. He has won numerous awards, including 16 Primetime Emmy Awards. Bryan Cranston's portrayal of Walter White is particularly praised and is considered one of the greatest performances in television history.
The series is known for exploring moral complexity, themes of morality, the consequences of someone's actions, and the transformation of an ordinary person into a criminal mastermind. "Breaking Bad" has since become a cultural phenomenon and is often cited as one of the greatest television series of all time.