Breaking Bad is an American television series from creator and producer Vince Gilligan. The series ran from 2008 to 2013.

The series was released by Sony Pictures Television and was shown at the AMC channel. In the United States the first season aired in 2008. The leading roles were played by Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris and Betsy Brandt. The series is set in Albuquerque, the largest city in the state of New Mexico. The fifth and final season of the series contains 16 episodes, the first of which aired in 2012. In the autumn of 2013 AMC aired the last eight episodes.

Several details, which initially have little or no meaning, appear to be important later in the series. The series has won two Golden Globes and sixteen Emmy Awards, among many others.

Plot

Walter White is a chemistry teacher, who turns out to be terminally ill. Walter has lung cancer and it seems that he will not live long. To make sure that his family does not end up in a financial crisis  after his death, he switches to a life of crime.  With the help of Jesse, a former failed student in his class, Walt makes the decision to make and sell the drug crystal meth (methamphetamine).

About Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul is a spin-off prequel series of Breaking Bad which started airing in February 2015. It takes place about seven years before Saul was introduced to Walter White in Breaking Bad.

Two seasons have aired so far, with a third season starting in early 2017.

About Metástasis

Metástasis is a Columbian remake of Breaking Bad. It is a shot-for-shot remake of the American show, in Spanish. Rather than taking five years to air the series, it was broadcast five days a week between June and September of 2014.