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THE BREAKING BAD INTERVIEWS
The cast and crew on what to expect from the final season (and much more…)

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The final half of the final season of Breaking Bad premieres in the US on August 11, and in anticipation of finding out what will happen to everyone's favourite chemistry-teacher-turned-meth-baron, here are 12 in-depth interviews with the cast and crew of AMC's award-winning crime drama. From Vince Gilligan, the man who started it all, to Mark Margolis, Uncle Tio himself, this is your one-stop shop for Breaking Bad insight – though if you aren't completely up to date with the show, stay away until you've watched the first part of Season 5, then come back as soon as is physically possible.


VINCE GILLIGAN Q&A
The creator / writer / producer / director on lucky breaks and Al Pacino
BRYAN CRANSTON Q&A
Walter White on ceremonial head shaves, pranks and Oprah
AARON PAUL Q&A
Jesse Pinkman on wrap parties, Saturday Night Live and the word 'bitch'
DEAN NORRIS Q&A
Hank Schrader on collecting minerals, toilet etiquette and wanting to quit
GIANCARLO ESPOSITO Q&A
Gustavo Fring on tie-adjustment, chicken and Zen
ANNA GUNN Q&A
Skyler White on walking underwater, sexism and her favourite moments
JONATHAN BANKS Q&A
Mike Ehrmantraut on half-measures, frowning for the camera and Les Mis
BETSY BRANDT
AND RJ MITTE Q&A

Marie Schrader and Walter Jr. on how it could all end
LUIS MONCADA Q&A
The 'Cousin' on acting with his brother and taking on Danny Trejo
MARK MARGOLIS Q&A
Uncle Tio on bells and the fine art of drooling
RAYMOND CRUZ Q&A
Tuco Salamanca on working two jobs at once and the show's popularity

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EMPIRE'S BREAKING BAD FINALE SPOILER PODCAST
It's all over; you can breathe again. Now the dust is starting to settle, you can fully come to terms with the end of Breaking Bad with our very special spoiler podcast, which features an in-depth discussion of 'Felina' as well as the final season as a whole.

THE 25 BEST MOMENTS IN BREAKING BAD
It's finally ended, and we're a little bereft. Breaking Bad grew from being that weird little show that seemed destined to be overshadowed by Weeds to become a pop-culture bestriding colossus, winning critical acclaim and general adulation on a level not seen since The Wire. To distract ourselves from the gaping hole in our lives, we have put together the very best moments from the show - and please be warned that the final picture comes from the final episode. But with that warning in mind, let's cook...

28 VIDEOS EVERY BREAKING BAD FAN SHOULD HAVE WATCHED BY NOW
There are no half measures when it comes to being a Breaking Bad fan. Either you love it, or you just haven't watched it yet. But you could be forgiven if you've only watched the episodes themselves, as opposed to the supercuts, sketches, skits, minisodes, parodies, bowling compeitions, musical interpretations, late night chat show appearances and special Breaking Bad editions of other shows that have also appeared over the years. Here, then, are 27 of our favourites, with dozens more suggestions to go alongside them. Have fun, bitch!

EMPIRE'S BREAKING BAD SPOILER PODCAST
Kicking things off with a 30-minute, in-depth, first four season-spanning interview with Bryan Cranston himself – followed by a conjecture and what's-your-favourite-montage-filled discussion from Team Empire – it's definitely for Breaking Bad fans' ears only, especially once we start talking about the first half of the fifth and final season.

VINCE GILLIGAN'S FIVE FAVOURITE BREAKING BAD MOMENTS
In the July 2013 issue of Empire, there's a six-page on-set feature on AMC's high-school-chemistry-teacher-turned-meth-lord drama Breaking Bad. We were lucky enough to interview the whole cast for the piece, as well as the showrunner Vince Gilligan, the man who made it all happen. So as a tease for any BB lovers out there, here's a spoiler-filled parallel feature where Gilligan lists his favourite five moments so far.

BREAKING BAD MOVIE POSTER MASHUPS
We asked and you delivered: a gallery of terrific Breaking Bad mash-up posters cooked up, we assume, under lab conditions. Park your RV and roll up for The Methman Prophecies, Pinkman On Fire and The Fring...

Breaking Bad Seasons 1-5A are out on DVD and Blu-ray now.

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