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Best Breaking Bad Episodes

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List of the best Breaking Bad episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Breaking Bad episodes of all time are. Fans of Breaking Bad are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

A factual list, featuring items like Hermanos and Crawl Space. What is the best Breaking Bad episode of all time? Look below and find out.


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    Ozymandias Sep 15 2013 Everyone copes with radically changed circumstances.

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    Oct 09 2011 "Face Off" is the thirteenth episode and season finale of the fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 46th overall episode of the series. It originally

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    Sep 29 2013 "Felina" is the series finale of the American television drama series Breaking Bad. It is the sixteenth episode of season five and the 62nd overall episode of the series. Written and

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    Sep 25 2011 "Crawl Space" is the eleventh episode of the fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 44th overall episode of the series. It originally aired on AMC in the

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    Jul 17 2011 "Box Cutter" is the fourth season premiere of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 34th overall episode of the series. Written by series creator Vince Gilligan and

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    Granite State Sep 22 2013 Events set in motion long ago move toward a conclusion.

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    May 03 2009 Walt and his family wait for news after he undergoes a PET-CT scan. Walt follows Saul's advice; Jesse's relationship with Jane is put on hold when he and Walt head to the desert for a marathon of

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    Confessions Aug 25 2013 "Confessions" is the eleventh episode of the fifth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 57th overall episode of the series. Written by Gennifer Hutchison and

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    Aug 12 2012 The team must get creative to gather the materials for the operation.

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    May 02 2010 Hank's volatility forces a confrontation with Jesse; Skyler pressures Walt to make a deal; Gus faces severe consequences.

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    Jun 13 2010 With Jesse on the run and Mike in hot pursuit, Walt negotiates a bargain with Gus and concocts a disturbing plan to provide for his and Jesse's safety.

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    Say My Name Aug 26 2012 "Say My Name" is the seventh episode of the fifth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 53rd overall episode of the series. Written and directed by Thomas

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    Sep 18 2011 "Salud" is the tenth episode of the fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 43rd overall episode of the series. It originally aired on AMC in the United

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    Jun 06 2010 Jesse strikes out against advice; Walt takes drastic action to intervene.

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    Blood Money Aug 11 2013 As Walt and Jesse adjust to life outside of the business, Hank grapples with a troubling lead.

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    Sep 02 2012 "Gliding Over All" is the eighth episode of the fifth season and the mid-season finale of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 54th overall episode of the series.

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    Oct 02 2011 "End Times" is the twelfth episode of the fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 45th overall episode of the series. It originally aired on AMC in the

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    May 24 2009 As Walt explores money laundering options, he and Jesse spar over the profits from their latest deal. Jesse and Jane clash with her father. Walt makes a fatal decision.

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    May 31 2009 Skylar confronts Walt about his secrecy; Jesse falls apart; and Jane's grief-stricken father takes action that results in further tragedy.

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    Pilot Jan 20 2008 When an unassuming high school chemistry teacher discovers he has a rare form of lung cancer, he decides to team up with a former student and create a top of the line crystal meth in a used RV, to

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    Feb 10 2008 Walter fights with Jesse over his drug use, causing him to leave Walter alone with their captive, Krazy-8. Meanwhile, Hank has a scared straight moment with Walter Jr. after his aunt discovers he has

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    Mar 15 2009 With Walt and Jesse trapped with Tuco, Marie and Hank comfort Skyler over his disappearance. Hank visits Mrs. Pinkman.

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    Mar 02 2008 The side effects of chemo begin to plague Walt. Meanwhile, the DEA rounds up suspected dealers.

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    Peekaboo Apr 12 2009 Walt's secret is in jeopardy when Skyler thanks Gretchen for paying for his treatment.

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    Jul 22 2012 "Madrigal" is the second episode of the fifth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 48th overall episode of the series. Written by series creator Vince

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    Sep 04 2011 "Hermanos" is the eighth episode of the fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 41st overall episode of the series. It originally aired on AMC in the

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    Mar 08 2009 Walt and Jesse try to end their deal with Tuco. Meanwhile, Hank attempts to repair Marie and Skyler's relationship.

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    Jan 27 2008 Walt and Jesse attempt to tie up loose ends. The desperate situation gets more complicated with the flip of a coin. Walt's wife, Skyler, becomes suspicious of Walt's strange behavior.

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    Aug 28 2011 A frustrated Walt gambles on a risky new plan. Skyler's business venture hits a snag. Hank recruits Walter, Jr. for an unusual outing.

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    Jul 15 2012 "Live Free or Die" is the fifth season premiere episode of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 47th overall episode of the series. Written by series creator Vince

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    May 23 2010 Walt becomes obsessed with a contaminant in the lab and refuses to finish the cook until it is eliminated. A frustrated Jesse attempts to get Walt back on track.

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    Buyout Aug 19 2012 "Buyout" is the sixth episode of the fifth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 52nd overall episode of the series. Written by Gennifer Hutchison and directed

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    Aug 05 2012 Walt celebrates another birthday; Skyler contemplates her options; and an associate puts a crimp in Walt and Jesse's business strategy.

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    Feb 17 2008 Walter finally tells his family that he has been stricken with cancer. Meanwhile, the DEA believes Albuquerque has a new, big time player to worry about. Meanwhile, a worthy recipient is the target of

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    May 17 2009 When unforeseen circumstances cause Walt and Jesse to lose some dealers, Saul suggests they add a new business partner. At work, Skylar confronts Ted about the unnerving information she had uncovered.

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    Shotgun Aug 14 2011 When Jesse goes missing, Walt fears the worst. Skyler has an unlikely reunion. Hank shares some bad news with Detective Tim Roberts.

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    No Mas Mar 21 2010 Walt deals with the aftermath of the plane crash; Jesse comes to a realization about himself; Skyler considers her next move.

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    Apr 25 2010 Walt settles into his new surroundings; Walt, Jr. wants answers about his parents' relationship; Hank's investigation causes problems for Walt and Jesse.

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    Mar 28 2010 Despite ever-increasing tension between Walt and Skyler, he pulls out all the stops in an effort to reconcile with the family. Elsewhere, Saul is instrumental in getting Jesse involved in a most

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    Down Mar 29 2009 Walt attempts to reconnect with his family, while Jesse struggles to rebuild his life.

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    Apr 04 2010 Walt ignores Skyler's demands, furthering the rift between them and pushing her to break bad. Still suffering from panic and anxiety attacks, Hank crosses a line at work.

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    May 30 2010 Skyler gets involved with Walt's business; Hank struggles with recovery.

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    Green Light Apr 11 2010 Walt loses control as he reacts to Skyler's news, endangering his job and relationships with Saul and Jesse. Hank throws himself into his blue meth investigation. Jesse enacts a new plan.

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    Feb 24 2008 Walter and Skyler attend a former colleague's party. Jesse tries to free himself from the drugs, while Skyler organizes an intervention.

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    Mar 09 2008 Walter accepts his new identity as a drug dealer after a PTA meeting. Elsewhere, Jesse decides to put his aunt's house on the market and Skyler is the recipient of a baby shower.

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    Jul 24 2011 "Thirty-Eight Snub" is the second episode of the fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 35th overall episode of the series. It originally aired on AMC in

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    Aug 21 2011 "Cornered" is the sixth episode of the fourth season of the American television drama series Breaking Bad, and the 39th overall episode of the series. It originally aired on AMC in the

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    Over May 10 2009 A party for family and friends is thrown by the White's to thank those who supported Walt through his trying times, but it grows ugly when Walt and Hank get into a bitter argument. Later, Walt tries

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