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The Best Walter White Quotes From 'Breaking Bad'

4/17/2016 1:53pm EDT
20 Badass Walter White Quotes From 'Breaking Bad'
You never learned this stuff in chemistry class.

During the five seasons of AMC's 'Breaking Bad', viewers watched Walter White transform from a mild-mannered science teacher into a self-made, badass drug kingpin. Walter, portrayed by actor Bryan Cranston, went from not being able to stand up to his own brother-in-law to being able to intimidate almost anyone with just a stare.

But when White did speak, his enemies listened. Cranston delivered a lot of great lines throughout the show's 62 episodes but White's best-remembered quotes are the ones that got to the point quickly, often as his a...

Check Out Bryan Cranston As Lyndon Johnson

4/10/2016 9:30am EDT
Check Out Bryan Cranston As Lyndon Johnson In 'All The Way'
Bryan Cranston will always be known for Breaking Bad, but those same TV fans who know him as Walter White will have a chance to see him in another award-winning role next month.

Starpulse has the trailer for All the Way, the broadcast version of Cranston's stage play in which he starred as former President Lyndon B. Johnson. Cranston won a Tony Award for Best Actor for his performance in the play written by Robert Schenkkan.

All the Way focuses on Johnson's efforts to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The HBO version is also written by Schenkkan, with Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The...

Julie Ann Emery Stands Out In 'Better Call Saul'

2/23/2015 2:07pm EST
Julie Ann Emery Stands Out In 'Better Call Saul'
AMC's Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul has been even better than we were expecting it to be. In addition to being as well-written and produced as its predecessor, it's also populated by some tremendous actors, from Bob Odenkirk to Michael McKean and Julie Ann Emery, who plays the enigmatic Betsy Kettleman.

We sat down with Julie Ann last week to discuss what it's been like for her to go from portraying Ida Thurman on FX's critically beloved Fargo to taking on the less-than-scrupulous character of Betsy, and the number one thing she's learned from working on two tremendous projects.


'Better Call Saul' Recap: 'Nacho' Takes It Slow

2/17/2015 8:40am EST
'Better Call Saul' Recap: 'Nacho' Takes It Slow
Now this is what we were expecting out of "Better Call Saul."

Because as solid as those first two episodes were (and as far as pilots go, they were the absolute highest caliber), last week's "Better Call Saul" two-parter was pretty intense with the life-or-death tension.

When someone says "Saul Goodman Prequel Series," one doesn't necessarily think of prolonged and brutal beatings, gun violence, threats of finger-chopping and two horribly busted leg bones.

But "Nacho," which managed a reasonable level of suspense without ever going "Breaking Bad" crazy on anybody, felt far more like its ...

'Better Call Saul' Recap: 'Mijo' Snaps Leg Bones Like Breadsticks

2/10/2015 1:25pm EST
'Better Call Saul' Episode 2 Recap: 'Mijo' Snaps Leg Bones Like
We all gasped with surprise when Tuco appeared, gun in hand, in the last moments of yesterday's "Better Call Saul" premiere.

(Something tells us that'll be the standard response to all future "Breaking Bad" cameos).

And "Mijo," the show's second episode, didn't let up with everyone's favorite family-cherishing, traditional-Mexican-cuisine-cooking, wildly unstable psychopath.

Saul tries to talk his way out of Tuco's abuelita's terrifying home, fails, and ends up dragged into the desert with a pair of bolt cutters pressed against a finger he'd rather not lose.

All of that, of course, is "...

'Better Call Saul' Defines Itself In Premiere With Some Old And New Friends

2/9/2015 7:39am EST
'Better Call Saul' Defines Itself In Premiere With Some Old And
Truth time: a "Breaking Bad" spin-off featuring a young Saul Goodman is a fiendishly awful idea. It sounds like the lowest item on a top 10 "Breaking Bad" spin-off list; something an author might throw in as filler.

So why is "Better Call Saul" so weirdly, wonderfully brilliant? It defies logic. Or maybe it's because, one episode in, the series has already defined itself within clear lines- tonally similar to "Breaking Bad"... but not too similar.

Last night's premiere episode (appropriate titled "Uno") doesn't actually start with the prequelizing. It starts way, way ahead at the very end...

The Goriest Deaths You Won't Believe They Got Away With On Network TV

1/4/2015 4:00pm EST
The Goriest Deaths You Won't Believe They Got Away With On Netwo
TV used to have rules. On pay cable- your HBOs, your Cinemaxes- anything and everything is fair play.

Want to turn a TV show into softcore porn? Watch a man's skull pop in the grip of a man-mountain? Replace an entire scene's worth of dialogue with nothing but F-bombs?

Go for it. It's pay cable- no one can stop you.

But the other TV stations- the kinder, gentler ones that don't cost a bundle on top of your normal cable bill each month- those are supposed to tone down the violence.

Not anymore. Now, the same network that once brought you "Friends" brings an assembly line of severed faces...

New 'Better Call Saul' Clip Premieres (Watch)

12/1/2014 1:08pm EST
Better Call Saul
Viewers watching "The Walking Dead" mid-season finale on Sunday evening were treated to the first teaser trailer for AMC’s new show "Better Call Saul," a spinoff of the wildly successful series "Breaking Bad."

The new series will debut over a two night period, beginning on February 8, 2015.

A prequel to "Breaking Bad," "Better Call Saul" follows the life of lawyer Saul Goodman (Odenkirk) six years before he becomes involved with teacher-turned-meth mastermind Walter White.

The cable network debut the series immediately following the season-five midseason return of "The Walking Dead." The...

'Breaking Bad' Star Aaron Paul Lashes Out On Twitter

10/24/2014 8:39am EDT
Aaron Paul: Barbies, Violent Video Games Are 'More Damaging' Tha
Aaron Paul is hitting back at Toys 'R' Us after the toy store pulled "Breaking Bad" action figures from its shelves.

A parent found the dolls inappropriate for children, and the store took swift action by removing miniatures of Paul's and Bryan Cranston's drug deal characters from its stock.

Paul wrote a series of posts on Twitter, complaining about the action. "Wait, so @ToysRUs pulled all of the Breaking Bad figures from their shelves and still sells Barbie? Hmmmm... I wonder what is more damaging?" he said.

"And what about all of the violent video games you sell @ToysRUs? Do you still...

Toys R Us Pulls 'Breaking Bad' Figures From Stores

10/22/2014 11:25am EDT
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Toys R Us has ceased selling action figures of characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after a Florida woman started a petition on website asking the company to remove them.

Susan Schrivjer says she was "shocked and appalled" that the store -- which promotes itself as a place "where a kid can be a kid" -- would carry such figures -- ones that include accessories such as guns and a batch of crystal meth.

The figures are aimed at adult collectors and are displayed in an area of the stores designated for the over 16 crowd, but Schrivjer's argument is over the drugs.


Florida Woman Petitions Toys R Us To Stop Selling 'Breaking Bad' Figures [Updated]

10/21/2014 11:41pm EDT
Florida Woman Petitions Toys R Us To Stop Selling 'Breaking Bad'

Toys R Us has pulled the "Breaking Bad" action figures from its shelves. A spokesperson for the company told the Associated Press on Tuesday, "Let's just say, the action figures have taken an indefinite sabbatical."

So there you go, adult collectors -- now you'll have to find collectibles online or at specialty dealers who will most likely charge much more than TRU's retail prices.

As for now, you can still pick up the 8-inch "Nightmare on Elm Street" Freddy Krueger action doll.

A Florida mother is freaking out because Toys R Us is selling "Breaking Bad" action figures.


10 Best TV Bromances: Are Your Favorites On The List?

9/26/2014 2:00pm EDT
10 Best TV Bromances: Are Your Favorites On The List?
Diehard, co-dependent friendships have become the stuff TV legend, not the "Pick me, choose me, love me" romances of the past. If "Orange Is The New Black" then so is the bromance. In honor bromance-based "Hawaii Five-0's" season premiere (and fast appraching 100th episode, I am counting down the 10 best TV bromances in returning shows.

Start with Number 10...

10. Walter and Jesse on AMC's "Breaking Bad"

Technically the show ended in 2013, there's no denying the bizarre bromance between the cancer-stricken chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and his meth-h...

How To Pick The Perfect Show To Binge-Watch

9/20/2014 5:01pm EDT
How To Pick The Perfect Show To Binge-Watch
We've all been there: a day or two with nothing to do. Maybe a day off, maybe a weekend. You know exactly what you're going to do with all that free time.

You are going to sit indoors and watch twenty straight hours of television.

We all do it; whether it's catching up on a show you didn't have time for last season, or giving in to your friends' constant pestering and finally starting "Breaking Bad."

According to the latest polls, a good 61% of TV viewers binge-watch on a regular basis. Ever since Netflix started that whole "releasing an entire TV season at the same time" thing, binge-wa...

Dragon Con 2014

8/28/2014 2:06pm EDT
Dragon Con 2014: Sean Magee Gets Us Social Media Ready For This
Dragon Con 2014 is upon us! The massive Atlanta convention gets underway tomorrow, and our coverage begins with introducing you to some of the folks who make it possible. Sean Magee is one of Dragon Con's Directors of Social Media: he and his team bring Dragon Con to Twitter, Facebook and all your social media platforms. Sean kindly connected with us this week to talk about how he keeps on top of everything at the convention, and how you can get connected during this weekend's festivities.

Hosted in Atlanta, Dragon Con is one of the country's biggest pop culture events - right up there wit...

'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Dominate The 2014 Emmy Awards (Photos & Winners List)

8/26/2014 12:23am EDT
'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Dominate The 2014 Emmy Awards (P
AMC's hit drama Breaking Bad dominated the 2014 Prime Time Emmy Awards on Monday night, taking five awards during the 66th annual event.

The series picked up its second consecutive win for Outstanding Drama Series, and its three main stars, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn all landed awards in their respective acting categories (see list of winners below). Cranston won his fourth Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy, while Paul took home his third Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and Gunn her second consecutive Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series...

'Breaking Bad' Fans Will Want To Try This

8/21/2014 10:54am EDT
Aaron Paul Announces 'Breaking Bad' Scavenger Hunt
Aaron Paul is giving fans a chance to win memorabilia from "Breaking Bad" by participating in a scavenger hunt prior to Monday night's Emmy Awards.

The series ended last September, and the 66th Primetime Emmys is the last one the show will be eligible for to take home any awards. The show has been nominated for seven awards, including Best Series. Aaron has been nominated for his role as Jesse Pinkman.

On Wednesday, Paul announced on Instagram that he will award prized props and scripts to fans prior to the Los Angeles ceremony.

He wrote, "Dear friends, In honor of the Emmys and the fina...

'Better Call Saul' Teaser Reveals Air Date

8/11/2014 1:30pm EDT
'Better Call Saul' Teaser Reveals Air Date
Saul Goodman, the notorious criminal lawyer from AMC's 'Breaking Bad' will be getting his own show on AMC. According to a leaked teaser trailer 'Better Call Saul' will debut February of 2015. Check out that teaser below.

Here's the first teaser trailer from "Better Call Saul"

— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) August 11, 2014

Is it just us, or does Saul (Bob Odenkirk) look younger, and sound maybe a bit more gregarious? It's possible the first season will take us back to the early days of Saul's career. It may in fact turn into a bit of a 'Breaking Bad' story in and of i...

RJ Mitte: After 'Breaking Bad,' A Great Example In Hollywood

8/5/2014 12:03pm EDT
RJ Mitte: After 'Breaking Bad,' A Great Example In Hollywood
We know and love RJ Mitte from his role as Walter White, Jr. on Breaking Bad. What you might not know is how remarkable of a person he is, both as an actor and as a representative of the disabled community in Hollywood. We had the pleasure of speaking to RJ last week to discuss building his career after Breaking Bad and how he's doing his part off-screen to make the world a better place.

How do you follow up starring in what's widely considered to be one of the best TV series of all time? "The biggest thing is to keep working. Work will beget more work," he told us. "What's lucky is Breaki...

9 TV Shows We Were Instantly Hooked On

7/26/2014 1:00pm EDT
9 TV Shows We Were Instantly Hooked On
There are a lot of great television shows, but there aren't many that are immediately addictive. Most shows take a few episodes before they find their characters or their most interesting story. Every once in a while, though, there's that show which grabs you right away - and that's what we're celebrating this week.

Here's our short list of nine shows that turned us into fans before the end credits rolled on their first installment. See if you recognize any of them, and leave your own picks at the end of the article.

24: We were sold on 24 before we ever saw the pilot. Created by Joel Sur...

'Breaking Bad' And The Community Power Of Television

5/7/2014 3:15pm EDT
Breaking Bad
Editorial: This past weekend, I finally started watching Breaking Bad.

It was an oversight on my part, of course. The series deserves every piece of critical acclaim that was thrown at it while I wasn't tuned in. And my misstep was made doubly embarrassing by the fact that one of my good friends was actually a member of Breaking Bad's principal cast. Really, I had no excuse. But I finally got around to screening season one last week, and over the days it took me to finish seven episodes, I learned three things:

1. Aaron Paul is the best pure actor I've ever seen. As in, jaw hanging open w...

Bryan Cranston Plays Lyndon B. Johnson In Newest Broadway Biopic 'All The Way'

5/5/2014 4:00pm EDT
Bryan Cranston Plays Lyndon B. Johnson In Newest Broadway Biopic
Bryan Cranston, first known for his part in 'Malcolm In The Middle', and his (in)famous portrayal as the Chemistry teacher-turned-drug lord, Walter White in AMC's blockbuster series 'Breaking Bad' has a new role, not on the big or even the small screen, but rather on broadway.

Cranston will be playing the part of the the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, in the broadway biopic, 'All The Way,' which takes it's name from the popular running slogan "All the way with LBJ."

Not a terribly happy looking guy, that LBJ.

For those who find politics a bit of a bore, here's ...

Rick Grimes And Walter White Trade Lyrical Blows In The Newest 'Epic Rap Battles Of History'

5/5/2014 1:42pm EDT
Grimes vs. White
Pretty much every college student I know is familiar with Epic Rap Battles of History. For those of you who either A) live under a rock, B) are not college students or C) don't know how the internet works, we will enlighten you.

Epic Rap Battles of History (henceforth known as ERB) pits two historical/semihistorical/fictional characters from pop culture against each other in a fictitious 'rap battle' where the two (and sometimes more) parties verbally abuse each other to a meter. The crowd decides informally in the comments whose rhymes are stronger, and everyone with a decent sense of hum...

12 TV Shows You Need To Binge Watch

3/21/2014 7:00pm EDT
House of Cards
When Netflix released House of Cards on February 14, many fans spent more time on Valentine's Day weekend with series character Frank Underwood than they did with their significant others.

If you've managed to get through all of House of Cards Season two episodes and are looking for something else to sink your teeth into, we've come up with a list of a dozen great shows that are worth a good binge. All of these shows are available on either Netflix, HBO Go or Amazon Instant Video.

Orange is the New Black

If you're coming fresh off of House of Cards, why not take a look at Netflix's o...

Aaron Paul And Bryan Cranston To Make Appearances In 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff 'Better Call Saul'

3/1/2014 5:15am EST
Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad stars Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston are reportedly close to formalizing agreements to appear on the show's spinoff, "Better Call Saul."

Paul is currently in talks for a recurring role on the forthcoming show, which will focus on the story of lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk); and Cranston is very interested in making a few cameos on the show, according to E! Online.

"Anything Vince [creator Gilligan] is involved with, I'm there," Paul recently told the Associated Press. "I owe him my entire career. And the idea of jumping into the skin of Jesse Pinkman again in his lighter d...

11 Reasons 'True Detective' Will Fill Your 'Breaking Bad' Void

2/23/2014 1:30pm EST
11 Reasons 'True Detective' Will Fill Your 'Breaking Bad' Void
When TV viewers caught their final glimpse of Walter White during the series finale of "Breaking Bad" this past September, there was a collective national mourning for Vince Gilligan’s masterful AMC drama and its damaged anti-hero. But fear not heartbroken Heisenberg enthusiasts, because HBO’s riveting existential cop drama “True Detective” has all the necessary elements to get your quintessential “Breaking Bad” masterful TV drama high. Here are 11 reasons why True Detective will fill your Breaking Bad void.

1. Complicated relationship between series protagonists

One of the delights of “B...

Jonathan Banks Joins 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff

1/28/2014 9:27am EST
Jonathan Banks
Jonathan Banks, who played Mike Ehrmantraut in "Breaking Bad," has signed on to the spinoff "Better Call Saul." Banks will join Bob Odenkirk as a series regular, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Banks appeared on two and a half seasons of "Breaking Bad" and received an Emmy nomination for his role in 2013.

"Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Saul" creator Vince Gilligan told THR in October, "There's obviously a danger inherent in doing a spinoff, but I just love the character of Saul Goodman so much, and part of me doesn't want to say no to this world. Personally, I'd have a hard time res...

Police Arrest 'Breaking Bad' Contest Winner For Drugs

1/3/2014 8:27am EST
Ryan Lee Carroll Breaking Bad
This story needs an "irony" tag. On New Year's Eve, police arrested a "Breaking Bad" superfan who won a contest to watch the finale of the hit drug drama with the cast. He was charged with masterminding a drug distribution operation.

Florida officials claim Ryan Lee Carroll shipped synthetic marijuana across the United States from his home in Fort Myers. Authorities raided his headquarters and seized more than $1 million of the illegal substance as well as a souvenir Hazmat suit signed by "Breaking Bad" stars.

The hugely popular A&E series, which just completed its final season, centered ...

5 Best TV Shows Of 2013

12/26/2013 4:00pm EST
The Good Wife
Every year a new crop of shows pop up, while the old crop strives to keep the audience’s attention. Some shows fall from grace, transforming from fan favorites to overrated dreck. Other shows maintain or succeed the quality that viewers have come to expect from their favorite programs. This year many returning shows had their best season ever, while new programs wowed new audiences. The shows on this list are the best 2013 had to offer.

1. The Good Wife

Alicia Florrick spent four seasons living up to the show’s title, acting like a sweet, mild-mannered lawyer who helps her clients, with h...

5 TV Actors We're Thankful For In 2013

11/28/2013 11:00am EST
Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Thanksgiving is upon us and it's time for us to give our thanks - for the acting performances that make doing what we do worthwhile.

There are so many talented actors and actresses out there that we don't possibly have the space to recognize them all, but here are the five gentlemen who made us thankful that we were around to write about them over the past year, in alphabetical order.

1) Josh Charles, The Good Wife (CBS)

There's nothing sweeter to those of us watching an actor we love swing for the fences, and that's exactly what's been happening with Josh Charles this TV season. America...

'Breaking Bad' Alternate Ending Takes Bryan Cranston Full-Circle To 'Malcolm In The Middle'

11/18/2013 7:02pm EST
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Was Bryan Cranston's hit AMC series Breaking Bad just a bad dream?

A spoof alternate ending that was shot for the show recently surfaced, and the clip features Cranston's former Malcolm In The Middle co-star Jane Kaczmarek reprising her role.

The clip starts with Cranston as his meth-cooking character Walter White, aka Heisenberg, before he suddenly wakes up from the middle of a dream as "Malcolm In The Middle" dad Hal. He sits up in bed and wake wife Lois (Kaczmarek), telling her, "I just had the scariest dream.

"I was this meth dealer," he adds. "Yeah. I was this world class chemist an...