Pictures: 'Breaking Bad' season 5 - what now?
After last season's fiery ending, there are plenty of questions going into Sunday's Season 5 premiere (10 p.m., AMC). Here are ours. (Warning: spoilers ahead.)
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Here we go ...( AMC )
"Just when you think it can't get any bigger, badder, darker, it all does," says Anna Gunn, the actress who plays "Breaking Bad's" Skyler White, during a Season 5 preview.
Well, that's just ... peachy.
After four meticulously crafted, soul-crushing seasons, AMC's complex tale of a science-teacher-turned-methamphetamine-producing-monster has emerged as the only real challenger to "Mad Men's" Emmy-plated throne.
"Breaking Bad's" anti-hero narrative is unique, too: While other dramas flirt with bleak possibilities, "Breaking Bad" gleefully drives off the cliff, hoping your eyes will still be open as the wreckage burns.