When chemistry teacher Walter White is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given only two years to live, he decides he has nothing to lose. He lives with his teenage son, who has cerebral palsy, and his wife, in New Mexico. Determined to ensure that his family will have a secure future, White embarks on a career of drugs and crime. He proves to be remarkably proficient in this new world as he begins manufacturing and selling methamphetamine with one of his former students. The series tracks the impacts of a fatal diagnosis on a regular, hard working man, and explores how a fatal diagnosis affects his morality and transforms him into a major player of the drug trade. Written by
The experiment is out of control. (season 3)
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Did You Know?
Walter White's alias, Heisenberg, is a tribute to Werner Heisenberg
, who formulated the uncertainty principle, which states that it is impossible to determine simultaneously both the position and velocity of an electron or any other particle with any great degree of accuracy or certainty. See more
In multiple episodes the view in the rear view and side mirrors is reversed from what it should be. It makes the driver in the trailing car appear to be sitting in the right front passenger seat of the car. See more
I am not in danger, I am the danger.
Referenced in Kickin' It: Breaking Board
The Ecstasy Of Gold (The Good The Bad And The Ugly)
Written by Ennio Morricone
Performed by Edda Dell'Orso See more