The Most Badass Uses of Chemistry in Breaking Bad

  • Let’s be clear: Breaking Bad wouldn’t be as successful as it is without brilliant storytelling, fully developed characters, and nonstop suspense. But what also has allowed it to rise above other crime kingpin dramas is how its creators have tightly woven Walter White’s background as a chemist into the show. Constantly, our show’s protagonists find themselves in a bind — in some cases facing certain death — only for Walt to employ his scientific background to save them in the end. Xeni Jardin and PBS science correspondent Miles O’Brien put together a list of the 10 best chemistry moments from the show.

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