Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. Set and produced in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Breaking Bad is the story of Walter White, a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer at the beginning of the series. He turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine, in order to secure his family's financial future before he dies, teaming with his former student, Jesse Pinkman. Heavily serialized, the series is known for positioning its characters in seemingly inextricable corners and has been labeled a contemporary western by its creator.
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Season 1Netflix | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Jan 21, 2008
Pilot When an unassuming high school chemistry teacher discovers he has a rare form of lung cancer, he decides to team up with a former student and create a top of the line crystal meth in a used RV, to provide for his family once he is gone.
S01 E02Jan 28, 2008
The Cat's in the Bag Walt and Jesse attempt to tie up loose ends. The desperate situation gets more complicated with the flip of a coin. Walt's wife, Skyler, becomes suspicious of Walt's strange behavior.
S01 E03Feb 11, 2008
...and the Bag's in the River Walter fights with Jesse over his drug use, causing him to leave Walter alone with their captive, Krazy-8. Meanwhile, Hank has a scared straight moment with Walter Jr. after his aunt discovers he has been smoking pot. Also, Skylar is upset when Walter stays away from home.
S01 E04Feb 18, 2008
Cancer Man Walter finally tells his family that he has been stricken with cancer. Meanwhile, the DEA believes Albuquerque has a new, big time player to worry about. Meanwhile, a worthy recipient is the target of a depressed Walter's anger, and Jesse makes a surprise visit to his parents home.
S01 E05Feb 25, 2008
Gray Matter Walter and Skyler attend a former colleague's party. Jesse tries to free himself from the drugs, while Skyler organizes an intervention.
S01 E06Mar 3, 2008
Crazy Handful of Nothin' The side effects of chemo begin to plague Walt. Meanwhile, the DEA rounds up suspected dealers.
Season 2Netflix | DirecTV Now | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Mar 9, 2009
Seven Thirty-Seven Walt and Jesse are vividly reminded of Tuco’s volatile nature, and try to figure a way out of their business partnership. Hank attempts to mend fences between the estranged Marie and Skyler.
S02 E02Mar 16, 2009
Grilled Walt and Jesse find themselves in close quarters with an unhinged Tuco. Marie and Hank comfort Skyler, who is distraught over Walt’s disappearance. Hank pays a visit to Mrs. Pinkman on some not-so-official business.
S02 E03Mar 23, 2009
Bit by a Dead Bee Walt and Jesse become short on cash when they try to cover their tracks. Meanwhile, the DEA has a lead that could them straight to Walt and Jesse.
S02 E04Mar 30, 2009
Down Walt attempts to reconnect with his family, while Jesse struggles to rebuild his life.
S02 E05Apr 6, 2009
Breakage Hank suffers from the aftermath of his encounter with Tuco. Meanwhile, Jesse hires a crew to get their product out on the streets.
S02 E06Apr 13, 2009
Peekaboo Walt's secret is in jeopardy when Skyler thanks Gretchen for paying for his treatment.