Meet Walter White, a high school chemistry teacher sleepwalking through life when, boom, a terminal cancer diagnosis changes everything. Liberates him. Empowers him to use his chemistry skills anew to finance his family's future.
Last Episode05x16 Felina Aired: Sep. 29, 2013
Walt has just left the bar where he watched his former Gray Matter partners on television throwing him under the bus. Walt hops on a nearby phone …
Series Fun Facts
- Walter was originally written to be 40 years old. AMC felt that 40 was too young for Walter to have a mid-life crisis and requested his age change to 50.
- SPOILER: Characters and their values are represented by the colors they wear. Skyler usually wears blue. Jesse wears yellow and red; plus grey when he was in recovery. Walter wears green…
[show]SPOILER: Characters and their values are represented by the colors they wear. Skyler usually wears blue. Jesse wears yellow and red; plus grey when he was in recovery. Walter wears green because he is stuck between his family and the drug trade. The birth of Walt's daughter introduces pink to the spectrum. The DEA agents, Hank and Gomez, wear orange, representing police. Marie is usually in purple, like many of the other doctors on the show. Jane, the recovering heroin addict, wears black.
- The series ran for 62 episodes. The 62nd element on the periodic table is Samarium, an isotope of which is used to treat various forms of cancer, including lung cancer.