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50 Facts From Breaking Bad That Only A Real Fan Will Know






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Breaking Bad is a television series that premiered in January 2008 and ran until September 2013. The series ran for five seasons and was set in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The show tells the story of Walter White, a chemistry teacher, that gets diagnosed with cancer and begins selling meth to secure his family's financial future. The series has been named one of the greatest television series of all time and was ranked number three on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 best shows. The show received two Golden Globes, sixteen Primetime Emmy Awards, and several other awards. In addition, Breaking Bad was listed in the Guinness World Records in 2013 as the most critically acclaimed show of all time.





Lots Of Networks Passed On The Show


The networks weren't always fans of Gilligan and his ideas. When he pitched Breaking Bad to HBO, he stated it was the worst meeting he had ever had. He said that the woman he was pitching to was not at all interested in what he was saying, and HBO wasn't the only network to tell Gilligan no. 


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TNT, Showtime, and Fox all said no to the show Breaking Bad for different reasons. However, Breaking Bad ended up being picked up by AMC, and I bet the other networks now regret having said no to the series.


The Network Wanted Matthew Broderick To Star In The Show


When the series first started, Bryan Cranston wasn't well known, and the network wanted a star to play the leading role. They were interested in casting Matthew Broderick or John Cusack, and they said they didn't want Cranston because they all had the image of Bryan shaving his body in Malcolm in the Middle


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However, Gilligan worked with Bryan before and knew he would be able to navigate the quirks of the role. The network watched some of his work and agreed he would be good for the role. "We needed somebody who could be dramatic and scary yet have underlying humanity, so when he dies, you felt sorry for him. Bryan nailed it." ------ Vince Gilligan.


The Character Jesse Pinkman Wasn't Supposed To Live Past Season One


Breaking Bad ended up revolving around the partnership between Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. However, Pinkman wasn't initially supposed to be a major character and was supposed to be killed off in season one. 


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Gilligan said he knew by the second episode that Pinkman was too important to the storyline and needed to stick around. However, Aaron Paul's character was integral to the show moving forward.


The Writers Strike Changed The Story Arc For Season One


The 2007-2008 Writers Strike ended up shortening the show's first season by two episodes. They had all the episodes plotted out before the show went on the air, so things had to be switched up a little, but it ended up being a good thing. 


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Gilligan said that the last two episodes would have been really big episodes and would have taken the characters into a very different realm than they were already in. So they threw those episodes out completely and ended up building the storyline more slowly than they had planned, but it turned out to be a good thing.


The DEA Helped Teach Bryan Cranston And Aaron Paul How To Cook Meth


The Breaking Bad creators and producers thought it would be good, because of the subject matter, to inform the Drug Enforcement Administration what they were making. 


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They also asked if they would like to help and be a part of it in a consultancy in order to make sure they got it right. They decided to help, and the DEA chemists came on board as consultants and taught Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston how to make crystal meth.


It Was Intentional That The Science Wasn't Perfect


Dr. Donna Nelson served as a science advisor on the show halfway through the first season. She was a chemistry professor and was in charge of making sure the show got the science right. However, the goal is to be a popular show, so there's always going to be some creative license taken. Also, you don't want to give viewers a guide on how to start their own meth empires. 


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For example, one of the scenes where the science isn't correct is when Walt and Jesse use hydrofluoric acid to dissolve a body in a bathtub, and the acid eats through the tub and ceiling. In reality, the acid would break down the tissue but not liquify the body, and the acid wouldn't eat through the bathtub and drywall.


The Iconic Blue Meth Is Actually Rock Candy


On the show, you see Walter and Jesse's signature blue meth, but in reality, it's actually blue rock candy that they use in Breaking Bad. The blue rock candy is from The Candy Lady, a boutique candy store in Albuquerque. 


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The store now has a whole line of Breaking Bad-inspired treats. Since the show's popularity, real meth makers have tried to take advantage by adding blue food coloring to their drugs. It made no difference to the drug's effect but was more expensive than the typical form of crystal meth.


Gus Fring's Role Was Supposed To Be Much Smaller


Gus Fring's role was originally much smaller, and Giancarlo Esposito was not interested in taking the part. At first, he said no because he didn't want to do a guest spot, but he did one episode, then agreed to do two more, and then Gilligan offered Esposito another seven episodes in season three.


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Esposito said he wanted a bigger role, and after some negotiating, he agreed to twelve episodes. Esposito said he wanted to create a character who became intrinsic to the show, and Gilligan said he changed the game and raised the bar for the show.


Giancarlo Esposito Channeled His Inner Edwards James Olmos


Giancarlo Esposito made some guest appearances on Miami Vice in the mid-1980s. He has channeled Edward James Olmos' character from the show, Lieutenant Martin Castillo, for his role in Breaking Bad and used him as a model for Gus Fring.


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"Eddie did very little, and he was very convincing. I also thought he was a bit flat, but he did very, very little in playing Castillo, and I thought it was really effective. Eddie was just doing his job. And I wanted Gus to be in that mode." -----Giancarlo Esposito.


Gilligan Got Some Help From The Walking Dead Crew For Fring's Final Episode


Fring's final scene is probably one of the most memorable images from the entire series, and they enlisted the help of the crew from The Walking Dead. The makeup department and special-effects team had to create a realistic-looking, half-blown-off face for Esposito; Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger were responsible for the effect. 


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Then the effects crew had to make it so you could actually see into and through Gus' head using a combination of great makeup and great visual effects, and it took months for them to get it the way they wanted it.


Heisenberg's Signature Hat Came About Because His Shaved Head Was Cold


Heisenberg's hat became his signature on Breaking Bad and came to identify Walter White's dark side. However, the hat actually came about for a very practical reason. Bryan had shaved his head and kept asking the costume designer if he could wear a hat because his head was cold.


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Gilligan kept saying no because it was Jesse that wore the hats in the show, but finally, he said that he would figure out where in the story it would make sense. You can actually buy your own Heisenberg hat; it was made by Goorin.


The White's House Has Now Become A Tourist Attraction


The White's house in the series Breaking Bad has now become a tourist destination. However, it is a private home in Albuquerque, and the owners aren't very happy about the attention their home gets. 


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There were even some fans that threw pizzas on the roof, trying to recreate the scene where Walter throws the world's largest pizza on the roof. It became such an issue that in 2015, Gilligan appealed to the fans to refrain from throwing pizza onto the home's roof.


Tuco Gave Jesse A Concussion


Jesse and Tuco had a fight scene in Breaking Bad that turned serious when Cruz accidentally knocked Paul unconscious. When Tuco threw Jesse through the screen door, his head got caught inside the wooden screen door and flipped him around, and he landed on his stomach. 


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Cruz thought he was just acting, so he continued with the scene. Paul woke up to a medic leaning over him and he tried to stand up like nothing was wrong. However, his eyes started swelling shut, and he was sent to the hospital.


Jane's Death Was The Hardest Scene For Paul To Shoot


Aaron Paul has stated that the hardest scene for him to shoot was Jane's death. "I honestly think the hardest scene for me to do was when Jesse woke up and found Jane lying next to him dead. Looking at Jane through Jesse's eyes that day was very hard and emotional for all of us."


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"When that day was over, I couldn't be happier that it was over because I truly felt I was living those tortured moments with Jesse." ------ Aaron Paul. Cranston struggled with that scene as well and spent fifteen minutes crying after filming was complete.


There Are 62 Episodes In Total


Breaking Bad ran for five seasons and had a total of sixty-two episodes. The number sixty-two actually had significance because the sixty-second element on the periodic table is Samarium, which is used to treat lung cancer. 


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Some of the other actors on the show are Anna Gunn, RJ Mitte, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Jesse Plemons, and Laura Fraser. The series didn't start out very popular, but it quickly became one of the most-watched TV shows.


A Meth Cook Named Walter White Was Wanted By The Authorities


The real Walter White rose to the top of Tuscaloosa, Alabama's most wanted list in 2016 for making and selling meth. He wasn't a teacher, but there have been other real-life stories that mirrored Walter White's descent into the criminal underworld. 


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There were other teachers that the character was mirrored after, including William Duncan, a chemistry teacher that was arrested for selling home-cooked meth on school grounds. There was also Irina Kristy, a seventy-four-year-old math professor that was caught running a meth lab in her home.


There Is A Breaking Bad Movie In The Works


Gilligan went on to produce a Breaking Bad movie in 2019 titled El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. The film continues the story of Jesse Pinkman and features several actors from the TV series Breaking Bad


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Reprising their roles in the film were Aaron Paul, Jesse Plemons, Krysten Ritter, Charles Baker, Robert Forster, Jonathan Banks, Matt Jones, and Bryan Cranston. The film drew 2.65 million viewers on its release day and had good reviews.


The Show Wasn't Originally Supposed To Be Filmed In Albuquerque, New Mexico


Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan stated that the series was originally supposed to be filmed in Riverside, California. However, due to financial incentives, Sony suggested they move the filming to New Mexico. 


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New Mexico had a substantial tax rebate for film and TV production, and that allowed for their limited production budget to go that much farther. So, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is where the television series Breaking Bad was filmed.


Breaking Bad Helped Make Albuquerque Famous


Albuquerque became famous after Breaking Bad was filmed there. The show's shooting locations have been a major draw for tourists from all around the world, and the local businesses have also benefited from the show's success.


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One of the homes used for filming was turned into a Breaking Bad-themed Airbnb, and there are shops where you can buy Breaking Bad souvenirs. In addition, restaurants offer Breaking Bad-themed food, and there is a website that lists every single known filming location for tourists.


The Shot Of Walter White Tossing The Pizza On The Roof Of His House Was Shot In One Take


Bryan Cranston managed to throw the world's largest pizza on the roof of a house, and he did it in one take. Gilligan called it a one-in-a-million shot. However, that scene has caused a lot of trouble for the current owners of that famous house. 


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Fans would take rocks from the landscaping, take pictures, and some have even tossed pizzas on the roof. In fact, the owners built a six-foot fence around their home but still had fans climbing the fence to get a photo of the house.


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You Can Not Learn How To Make Meth From Watching The Show


Throughout the series, Walt and Jesse are seen making methamphetamine. However, you can not learn how to make meth just by watching this show because key elements to the meth-making process were eliminated to keep people from trying it at home. 


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It was actually a huge concern, but Gilligan was very clever. "If you just simply followed the one synthesis as it's presented, you wouldn't come out with methamphetamine." ------- Nelson.


The Producers Passed On Having A Marvel Cameo In Their Series


When Samuel L. Jackson was filming an Avengers movie in New Mexico, he wanted to do a cameo appearance as his Marvel character. His idea was for Nick Fury to enter Los Pollos Hermanos in his Marvel costume, order food, and then leave. 


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He thought it would be really cool just to surprise people like that, but the producers of Breaking Bad were not interested. Sadly, the crossover of Marvel and Breaking Bad just wasn't meant to be.


There's A Reason Why Marie Wears So Much Purple


In the show Breaking Bad, Skyler's sister, Marie Schrader, can often be seen wearing the color purple. Gilligan stated that her color obsession is no accident, and when asked, Marie would say she loves purple and wears it often because it is the color of royalty. 


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Marie is the widow of DEA agent Hank Schrader and Walter White's sister-in-law. She loved the color purple, and it's not just her clothing that is purple; it's also nearly all her household items.


Bryan Cranston Has A Tattoo Of The Show On His Body


Bryan Cranston got a Breaking Bad tattoo on the last day of filming. It is of the show's iconic Br/Ba logo and is located on the inside of his right finger. The crew went out to a local bar to celebrate the show; Bryan got drunk and decided to get a small tattoo.


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His wife wasn't very happy about it, but he said they brought a tattoo artist into the bar, and he just thought, 'Why not? It was the right time to do it.' He stated he doesn't regret getting the tattoo because the show meant a lot to him.


The Cast Is Full Of Comedians


Breaking Bad isn't a comedy at all, but the show is packed with comedians. Bob Odenkirk plays Saul and is well-known as the co-creator of US TV's last great sketch series, Mr. Show


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Bill Burr, Lavell Crawford, Steven Michael Quezada, and Javier Grajeda are also comedians. Bryan Cranston also spent several months as a comedian before he was a struggling actor.


Bryan Cranston Was Once Wanted For Murder


Bryan Cranston was once caught up with the law when he and his brother were working as waiters in a Florida restaurant. Peter Wong was the head chef at the restaurant and was known to be a tyrant. The chef was later found murdered, and the police went to the restaurant and questioned everyone. They asked if there was anyone that voiced an interest in killing Peter. 


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Cranston stated that it was a long-running joke and everyone talked about killing the chef. So that, along with the fact that Cranston and his brother had just resigned, meant they were looked at as suspects. The brothers had also set off on a cross-country trip on their motorcycles, and for a brief time, they were wanted for murder. However, the real killer was later arrested, and the brothers were cleared.


Props From The Show Sold For A Hefty Sum


When the show was finished, they had an auction to sell some of the famous props that were used in the show. The auction was a huge success and raised almost one million dollars. 


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Walter's underwear from the pilot episode was sold for $9,900, and Hector's bell sold for $19,750. Lastly, Gale's signed Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass was sold for $65,500.


Only Two Main Characters In The Entire Show Never Met


For the majority of Breaking Bad, there was a huge gap between Walt's criminal life and family life, and the two never collided until the fifth season. By the time they collided, viewers had a ton of knowledge on both sides of Walt's double life. 


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However, during the whole series, Jesse and his son, Walt Jr., never actually meet. Jesse and Walt Jr. are the only two main characters in the show that never actually meet one another.


Breaking Bad Was Mostly Shot On 35mm Film


Vince Gilligan chose to shoot Breaking Bad mostly on 35mm film, with the crew only using digital cameras when needed for POV shots, secondary angles, and the signature time-lapses. 


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Because of that, the feel of the show was a genre-blurring neo-Western crime thriller feel. Gilligan originally wanted to shoot the show in CinemaScope to help create their desired Western look, but AMC declined. Each episode had a budget of $3 million.


Bryan Cranston Was Hired Because Of The X-Files


Gilligan worked on The X-Files as a writer before creating Breaking Bad and worked with Bryan Cranston on that show. Therefore, he immediately cast Bryan as Walter White because he had seen his work first hand, and he handled the mix of the sympathetic and loathsome well. 


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AMC officials were skeptical of him because all they had seen of his acting was Malcolm in The Middle, which is a comedy series. However, the network eventually just trusted Gilligan's judgment and got on board with Bryan playing Walter.


Breaking Bad Characters Use Color As A Symbol


Color is often used throughout the television and film industry to reflect a character's mood, circumstances, and situation. In addition, color can act as a psychological cue for audiences to learn more about the characters, and in Breaking Bad, the use of color is quite striking. 


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Due to Walter and Skyler's last name being White, they can be seen wearing monochrome beige outfits and sometimes blue. Mari is always wearing purple, and Hank is usually wearing orange. Walter would then wear red or black when it was a darker scene.


The SaveWalterWhite Website Is Real


Walter Jr.'s website called SaveWalterWhite.com is an actual website and features photos from the show. The 'Donate Here' button links to the Breaking Bad page on AMC's website. 


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In the show, Walt Jr. creates a fundraising website to help pay for his dad's treatment, but Walter Sr. ends up using the website to launder money he makes from selling meth. He would make consistent, anonymous donations himself to the site. The site has been running since that episode aired.


Charles Baker Practiced Piano For His Role


At the beginning of season five, Jesse's sidekick Pete gave a virtuoso performance of Bach's Solfeggietto in the music shop. Charles Baker played the role of Pete, and because his character was a decent pianist, he practiced the piece for three hours every day for an entire month before filming that scene. 


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He wanted to do his character justice, so he put forth one hundred percent effort. Unfortunately, only the intro of the performance made the final cut.


Aaron Paul's Teeth Were Too Perfect


Gilligan stated that yes, Jesse's teeth were too perfect for the role, but the logistics of removing or altering teeth were too expensive. With Jesse being a meth addict, his teeth should have been stained, cracking, and falling out. 


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However, Aaron Paul had beautiful white teeth that looked a little out of place for a drug addict. Realistically, we know his teeth wouldn't look like that, but it is a show, and there are several things in the show that aren't real life.


Belize Is Actually A Very Nice Place To Visit


In Breaking Bad, Walter White used the country of Belize as a metaphor for death, and Belize isn't happy about it. In the last episode, Saul suggests that Walt send the DEA officer 'on a trip to Belize' like he did to a former co-worker; a trip to Belize meant killing him. 


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However, the Belize Tourism Board saw this as an opportunity for the press and offered Gilligan and several of the actors a four-day, three-night vacation to Belize. They wanted to show them that Belize is a beautiful place with friendly people and great music. 


Gilligan Was Told His Presentation Of Breaking Bad Sounded A Lot Like The Show Weeds


In 2005, Gilligan pitched Breaking Bad to Showtime and other networks. He stated that he was only about five minutes into his presentation when the president said, "This sounds a lot like Weeds." He had never heard of the show, so he asked what that was, and the executive explained it was a brand new Showtime series. 


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"I could feel the blood drain from my face." ----- Vince Gilligan. He considered abandoning Breaking Bad, but he trusted the Sony reps that said Weeds and Breaking Bad were completely different.


There's A Secret Mini-Show Hiding In Plain Sight


There is a secret mini-show hiding in plain sight in season two of Breaking Bad. There are four non-consecutive episodes that open with ominous, black and white teaser clips that don't seem to have anything to do with the show. 


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However, if you string those segments together, they form a cohesive whole, depicting a plane crash and its aftermath. When the titles of those episodes are placed together, they form a sentence, "Seven-Thirty-Seven," "Down," "Over," "Albuquerque."


A True Fan Changed The Course Of Breaking Bad


In 2013, Vince Gilligan was contacted by the parents of Kevin Cordasco. He was a sixteen-year-old young man that was terminally ill with an aggressive form of cancer. He was a superfan of the show and loved how Walter White took control of his illness. 


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Gilligan and the cast paid a visit to Kevin at his home and in the hospital, and Gilligan asked him what he thought was missing from the show. Kevin replied, "You know what, I want to know more about Gretchen and Elliott." So Gilligan honored Kevin by reintroducing Gretchen and Elliott at the conclusion of the series.


There Is A Seinfeld Connection In Breaking Bad


Breaking Bad is one of the best drama series of all time, and Seinfeld is one of the best comedy series of all time, and three Breaking Bad characters have connections with the television series Seinfeld


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Bryan Cranston guest-starred in a few episodes of Seinfeld as Dr. Tim Whatley, a dentist who offended Jerry by telling Jewish jokes. Anna Gunn played Seinfeld's girlfriend in an episode, and Bob Odenkirk played Elaine's boyfriend in an episode. 


Walt's Lottery Code Really Does Lead Somewhere


In the show, the numbers on Walt's lottery ticket led to Hank's demise and didn't lead to where Walt stashed his $80 million. However, the coordinates do actually mean something; they lead to Q Studios in Albuquerque, where Breaking Bad was filmed. 


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Many fans wanted to see where it led to, but it isn't in the desert; it is where all of the exterior desert shots were actually shot, in the studio's backlot. It is just another neat little extra that Gilligan added to the show.


The Show's Death Toll Is Massive


The show only ran for five seasons, and its death toll is pretty high; a total of two hundred and seventy people died throughout the show's run. The show was very violent and ruthless, so you have to expect a lot of murder. 


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It averaged out to about 4.35 people per episode, but one hundred and three of the deaths were in the plane crash that Walter helped cause. The most popular way for someone to die on the show was from gunshots; fifty-six of the deaths came from guns.


Anne Gunn Hates The Hate Toward Her Character Skyler


Many fans hated the character, Skylar, in the show, but that hatred spilled over into real life for Anna Gunn. She played the role of Skylar and was the target of attacks from delusional fans, and she didn't like how everyone hated her character.


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Viewers didn't like her because she didn't let Walter do what he wanted, didn't want her and her children to be in danger, and wanted Walt to stop being a drug kingpin. For some reason, the viewers rooted for the anti-hero and the protagonist while throwing Skyler under the bus.


Wendy The Hooker Is Actually The Embodiment Of Health


In the series Breaking Bad, Wendy is a meth addict and prostitute who lives at the Crossroads Motel and provides services in the motel parking lot. She has a son named Patrick and is associated occasionally with Jesse Pinkman. 


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Julia Minesci plays Wendy and is actually the picture of perfect health in real life. She has run the Hawaii Ironman six times, the Germany Ironman once, and has run countless other marathons.


R.J. Mitte Actually Had Cerebal Palsy In Real Life


Gilligan had very specific criteria for the actor that would play Walt Jr. The character was based on a friend of Gilligan's who had cerebral palsy, and he knew he wanted someone with the condition to play him. They really liked RJ Mitte, but they were concerned that he was too good-looking and that his disability wasn't that pronounced.


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However, RJ had spent his entire life working hard to improve his disabilities, and he still had personal experiences with the disease. RJ's disability is much milder than his character's, so he had to learn how to walk with crutches and had to slow down his speech for the part.


Aaron Paul Was On An Episode Of The Price Is Right


Before Aaron Paul became Jesse Pinkman, he was Aaron Sturtevant on an episode of The Price is Right. He was a very enthusiastic twenty-year-old, and he played the dice game for a chance to win a new car. 


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Unfortunately, he didn't win and was off on the last digit, but he did get to play in the showcase showdown. However, he came close to winning again but overbid on his showcase by only one hundred and thirty-two dollars.


There Were No Huge Stars On the Show When Cast


When casting the show, there were some differences; AMC wanted to hire A-list actors, and Vince Gilligan wanted the exact opposite. Gilligan won out and said that it might just be the reason the show was such a success. 


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The cast members of Breaking Bad are all huge stars now, but when the show began, they weren't well-known, and some had no acting experience at all. Gilligan wanted lesser-known actors, and even after the show exploded, he still rejected those big stars who wanted parts on Breaking Bad.


Walter And Jesse Are The Only Two Characters To Appear In All 62 Episodes


There were a total of sixty-two episodes during the five seasons, and Walter, played by Bryan Cranston and Jesse, played by Aaron Paul, are the only two characters to appear in all sixty-two episodes.


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It has been listed that Skylar, Hank, Marie, and Walter Jr. appeared in all of the episodes, but they did not appear on screen for every single episode. Outside of the five family members and Jesse, Saul Goodman was the character that appeared in the most episodes.


Robert Sanchez Got The Part By Playing Golf With Dean Norris


Robert Sanchez played an extra in the television series; he was the man with the enormous mustache often seen in the background at the DEA offices. He was the extra that consistently stole the show in Breaking Bad. He knew Steven Michael Quezada, Agent Gomez, through softball. 


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He stated later on that he got the part after playing golf with Quezada and Dean Norris. Robert is also a retired fireman, and he competes in mustache competitions in his free time.


Breaking Bad Helps Beat Addiction


There is an addiction clinic located in Albuquerque called the Sage Neuroscience Center, and it is using Breaking Bad's popularity to help get New Mexicans off narcotics. New Mexico has the highest rate of addiction in the United States. 


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When addicts come in and share their stories of addiction, they will have a chance to win one of two 'Breaking Addiction' scholarships. The scholarship gives them twelve weeks of free rehabilitation treatment, which is worth thousands of dollars.
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