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Breaking Bad: Season 5 (2012-2013)

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Critic Consensus: Breaking Bad's final season cements its status as one of television's great series, propelling its narrative to an explosive conclusion with sharp direction and assured storytelling.

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Informed he has terminal cancer, an underachieving chemistry genius turned high school teacher uses his expertise to secretly provide for his family by producing the world's highest quality crystal meth.

Cast

Bryan Cranston
as Walter White
Anna Gunn
as Skyler White
Aaron Paul
as Jesse Pinkman
Dean Norris
as Hank Schrader
Betsy Brandt
as Marie Schrader
RJ Mitte
as Walter White Jr.
Bob Odenkirk
as Saul Goodman
Patrick Sane
as Frankie
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Critic Reviews for Breaking Bad: Season 5

All Critics (45) | Top Critics (24)

Breaking Bad is essential viewing: a Molotov cocktail of poverty, science and decline.

October 14, 2013 | Full Review…
New Statesman
Top Critic

Take a bow, Vince Gilligan.

September 30, 2013 | Full Review…
Denver Post
Top Critic

Because Breaking Bad is great art, the drama invites many different interpretations.

September 30, 2013 | Full Review…
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

Breaking Bad is more than science. It's intelligent design.

September 17, 2013 | Full Review…
Grantland
Top Critic

Breaking Bad is the quintessential series of our binge-watching TV era.

August 12, 2013 | Full Review…
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

Taut, efficient and directed with a scalpel, Breaking Bad remains a marvel.

July 15, 2012 | Rating: A+ | Full Review…
Newsday
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Breaking Bad: Season 5

The fifth and final season of Breaking Bad closes in grand fashion. A show carried by fantastic writing and monumental performances from its cast leaves fans and viewers to halt in satisfaction. Vince Gilligan's meth-junkie-filled-drama leaves their stamp as a landmark drama series. 5/5

EugeneB.

Super Reviewer

The greatest show in the history of television

KameronW.

Super Reviewer

Probably the best written and acted show of all times.

JensS.

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