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A TV classic has wrapped leaving nothing to doubt - no questions, no ambiguity, no fade to black. "Breaking Bad's" finale was all about closure - emphatic, operatic closure - for characters as well as fans, which was why this hugely dramatic and satisfying end was also just a touch melancholic too.
To recap, and spoilers be damned: Walter White (Bryan Cranston), one of TV's great...Read more »
"Breaking Bad," a true TV classic, ends tomorrow night, and now time for the appreciations. There are so many out there, but how many are under 400 words? That's the unique selling proposition - to paraphrase Ted Bates - of my "Breaking Bad" send-off. It's short! You can read it all in under thirty seconds. (And anyone who's looking for a longer take, here's another appreciation...Read more »
Conan and "Conan" devoted the entire Monday night episode -- the whole thing -- to "Breaking Bad." That sort of thing doesn't happen often. A few clips... and a few Geico ads. Sorry, but can't avoid those!
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"Breaking Bad" ends next Sunday, Sept. 29, and as the curtain goes down, a panel of experts will convene afterward to Explain What That All Meant. Including creator Vince Gilligan...and Jimmy Kimmel. (Hey, at least distraught fans should be able get a few laughs out of this, right?)
Final guests on the final edition of "Talking Bad" will be Gilligan, Aaron Paul, Jesse Plemmons (Todd), RJ Mitte, Giancarlo Esposito, Jonathan Banks and Kimmel.
Yes, this is a fascinating group, but there is one name not on here, make that two: Anna Gunn and Bryan Cranston. Why would that be, assuming that they will be center stage the next couple of weeks? Guess we'll have to wait and see...