Breaking Bad made its amazing debut ten years ago, revolutionizing television drama and joining the ranks of such legendary long-form series as The Wire, The Sopranos, and Mad Men as simply one of the best dramatic series of all time. Drawing upon a wide range of sources, Breaking Bad FAQ is an informative and entertaining look at how the show's creator, Vince Gilligan, honed his craft working on The X-Files and formed a highly talented creative team that brought his vision of turning a “Mr. Chips to Scarface” to life.
Breaking Bad FAQ features a thorough synopsis and analysis of each of the series' 62 episodes, as well as detailed character and cast profiles. In addition, Breaking Bad FAQ provides in-depth information on filming locales, how the show depicts the crystal meth industry, classic films and TV shows that have influenced the series, literary references, the Seinfeld connection, scientific allusions and accuracy, top-10 most disturbing scenes, greatest songs from the soundtrack, homages and parodies, a comprehensive discussion of Better Call Saul, and much more.
Rich Weidman (Ocoee, FL) is a writer and editor. His works include The Doors FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Kings of Acid Rock, The Beat Generation FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Angelheaded Hipsters, and Guns N' Roses FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Bad Boys of Sunset Strip, as well as several regional travel guides. He serves as editor of the website Forgotten Movie Classics.