Walter White (Bryan Cranston) is a chemistry teacher who’s life changes drastically when he’s diagnosed with stage III terminal lung cancer and given two years to live. With no medical insurance, Walt needs to find a way to pay for his treatment. He thus decides to embark on a career in drugs and crime to ensure a stable future for his wife and handicapped son. With the use of his very knowledgeable chemistry background, Walt proves himself very proficient in the drug world and creates the world’s finest crystal methamphetamine, “blue meth”. He teams up with Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul, who’s also a voice actor in Bojack Horseman), a former student of his and they get rich extremely quick, however, it attracts the attention of his DEA brother in-law Hank (Dean Norris). The series follows the guys as they make their way as huge players into the world of drugs and crime, while having to come up with new ways of covering their tracks and having Hank hot on their heels. All at the same time as Walt is slowly getting closer to death.
A spin off of Breaking Bad was made called Better Call Saul which you can watch on Netflix.
TV Show Air Date & Info for the UK
UK Channel: Netflix
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