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Old 08-08-2013, 10:16 AM   #1
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A must read article for those of you gearing up for Sunday night.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/article...al-season.html
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:49 AM   #2
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Awesome recap. Thanks for posting.
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:12 AM   #3
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Great show. Will be watching it.
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:38 AM   #5
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The "blue meth" prop is actually made by a local candy store in Albuquerque. There is a rumor going around that a large purchase of the blue candy was made by the producers after the show rapped up production on the final episodes. Gotta wonder if it relates to a continuation of the show in some form after this season.

http://thecandylady.com/HouseSpcls.html
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:48 AM   #6
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The "blue meth" prop is actually made by a local candy store in Albuquerque. There is a rumor going around that a large purchase of the blue candy was made by the producers after the show rapped up production on the final episodes. Gotta wonder if it relates to a continuation of the show in some form after this season.

http://thecandylady.com/HouseSpcls.html
So the real Heisenburg is the candy lady
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I've never done meth and yet feel like a grizzled vet thanks to this show.
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:35 PM   #8
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I normally like watching shows that depict bad guys in a different way.
That's why i love Breaking Bad, SOA. It's interesting to see the other side of the criminal or bad person. It humanizes them and allows you to see something other than "Typical bad guy."

I'm not gonna cheer for a bad person in real life. But in a different cinematic type of universe it's fun to see.
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Old 08-08-2013, 12:44 PM   #10
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Derek and I love watching this.

The episodes are real skin scratchers.

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Old 08-08-2013, 02:41 PM   #11
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Best show on TV. Ever. Im currently re-watching all of it because the wife never watched it. It's even better the second time around. Hoping to catch up in time, but that's doubtful. Oh well, I'll still watch.
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Best show on TV. Ever. Im currently re-watching all of it because the wife never watched it. It's even better the second time around. Hoping to catch up in time, but that's doubtful. Oh well, I'll still watch.
It is great. The best show on TV right now.

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Old 08-09-2013, 10:15 AM   #13
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It is great. The best show on TV right now.

Ever? Still The Wire.
No doubt. I was born and raised in NM and spent the past 20 years in Albuquerque. Breaking Bad is an amazing show and it's fun to see all of the local Albuquerque references and landmarks ( I live like a mile from Walt's Car Wash), but The Wire is the GOAT. It's not even really close.
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...The Wire is the GOAT. It's not even really close.
I vacillate between The Wire and The Sopranos, so I'd only argue with the "not close" part.
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:16 PM   #15
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I vacillate between The Wire and The Sopranos, so I'd only argue with the "not close" part.
There are a few at the top. I think it's just personal preference. For me, the flat out most entertaining show of all time is Breaking Bad. Just more fun to watch than The Wire or The Sopranos. But it's arguable forever.
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I vacillate between The Wire and The Sopranos, so I'd only argue with the "not close" part.
Sopranos was great too. Although, the year of the Big Gay Vito episodes sort of knock it down slightly below The Wire in my book. That story arc took way too long. I thought the series finished really strongly though. Tony in hotel purgatory after getting shot where Steve Buscemi's apparition is trying to talk him into the family reunion/hell was truly brilliant television. The ending was brilliant too, although a lot of casual fans of the show didn't get it.
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:15 AM   #17
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I vacillate between The Wire and The Sopranos, so I'd only argue with the "not close" part.
I don't understand how anyone could prefer either of those shows to Breaking Bad, but to each their own.
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My coworkers raved about Breaking Bad for a few years so I think the show was way over hyped by the time I watched it because I've found it to be good not great.

But nonetheless I've watched every episode and I don't want to miss out the new episodes. That way I will actually be able to talk to people, since I assume the finale will be all the buzz.
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Walter White lives just a couple streets down from me. It was pretty cool to see the "Better Call Saul" billboard and to see them filming around town.
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Old 08-09-2013, 05:50 AM   #23
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Definitely my favorite television show of all time, and one of the greatest ever to grace the small screen. I'm also sad to see it end, but I'm sure its gonna be one helluva final trip.

A couple of things that are a bit unfortunate is that Gus was offed too soon - he was an amazing character played by the awesome Giancarlo Esposito - if you get a chance to see 1994's Fresh where he plays another albeit totally different drug-lord Esteban, you can see the fantastic range he has as an actor. The other thing is the splitting up of season five really disturbed the pace of the show.
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Definitely my favorite television show of all time, and one of the greatest ever to grace the small screen. I'm also sad to see it end, but I'm sure its gonna be one helluva final trip.

A couple of things that are a bit unfortunate is that Gus was offed too soon - he was an amazing character played by the awesome Giancarlo Esposito - if you get a chance to see 1994's Fresh where he plays another albeit totally different drug-lord Esteban, you can see the fantastic range he has as an actor. The other thing is the splitting up of season five really disturbed the pace of the show.

He was by far the greatest villain EVER. I like how they killed him
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