Breaking Bad: Season 3 (2010)


Season 3
Breaking Bad

Critics Consensus

Breaking Bad's well-toned storytelling flares up this season with dramatic story changes and calculated direction.



Critic Ratings: 23


Audience Score

User Ratings: 3211
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Air date: Mar 21, 2010
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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.

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Critic Reviews for Breaking Bad Season 3

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (13)

With its sense of place, its spare dialogue and its oddball peripheral characters, Breaking Bad is the closest that TV comes to the best Coen brothers movies. That's pretty high praise.

Jan 15, 2014 | Full Review…

Through it all, Breaking Bad still has the power to make a viewer care about what befalls the Whites.

Jan 15, 2014 | Rating: A | Full Review…
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The shadows are deep enough over "Breaking Bad" that it's hard to imagine a ray of hope or light shining through anywhere. But the actors and writers are so good that, like Walt, we'll keep looking for it.

Mar 21, 2010 | Full Review…

AMC's "Breaking Bad" - still the best drama you're not watching.

Mar 21, 2010 | Full Review…

"Breaking Bad'' is one of the most cinematic TV series I've ever seen, a visually sophisticated work in which every shot has been micromanaged, every color has something to say.

Mar 21, 2010 | Full Review…

The storytelling here is so sharp, so muscular, that you can almost feel your chest tighten as you watch.

Mar 21, 2010 | Rating: A+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's incredible how when any minor character is given more than a moment of screentime, they will always reveal the world's darkest stories.

Jan 15, 2019 | Full Review…

Ends with one of the most "WTF" moments on the show.

Nov 8, 2018 | Full Review…

The show has been slow to heat up this season, even while it's been as absorbing as always... But last night's episode went in with one, and then turned right around blew the holy hell out of high-impactness at the end. This was good f---ing tv.

Jun 19, 2018 | Full Review…

What makes the show so good - no, what makes it so great - is that every choice comes with fallout and all the equations in the world can't control it.

Jan 15, 2014 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Breaking Bad: Season 3

  • 3d ago
    Breaking Bad's third season somehow improves upon its forner content once again.
  • Aug 14, 2019
    I have watched all 05 seasons My Rating 10/10 !!!No Spoilers!!! A story of chemistry teacher who have lungs cancer and married family guy with kids and running from very bad financial crises. Its A tremendous film to get comprehensive info how drugs mafia works how drugs dealing system works how much difficulties a normal guy will face in this industry and how much money involved in this black market. It a full of action film full of crimes but its also a roller coaster of emotions when you will watch you will emotionally get attached with jesse character. I love the dialogue When Walt says there is no f**king God so don't wait for him and solve your f**king issues. It makes it interesting how a family guy manages his family life and criminal life separately and makes connections and links of his words in order to not get caught he was successful. I Loved the series, A must watch series for Action lover and Crime genre films lover. Best Regards
  • Jul 25, 2019
    How did they improve on perfection?! This show is so good it is making me question my whole belief system. It belongs in the 'Quantum Realm' in the company of the other two 'impossibly good' works of genius reside. 'The Godfather II' and 'Star Wars Ep V: The Empire Strikes Back'. Experiences that even after dozens of viewings and decades of meticulous examination somehow still hold up to critical scrutiny by todays standards. More impressive though is how they still give me butterfly's in my tummy whenever I watch them. I've worked out how this happens, it's the sub-atomic particles that are released into existence whenever perfection is bettered in our world. If you don't believe me try watching them yourself and feel the Protons, Neutron and Electrons bumping around like the worlds smallest dodgem ride in you belly.
  • Jul 18, 2019
    Outside of the fly episode it is almost perfect television.
  • Jul 11, 2019
    Breaking bad just continues being amazing
  • Jul 08, 2019
    a intense season but its pace is ruined by the fly episode
  • Jun 11, 2019
    Morbidly fascinating!
  • Mar 20, 2019
    The third season is very incredible and offers many places to introduce Breaking Bad. There is Gus Fring with his chess game against Walter White and a stunning, still, cinematography. The third season is a turning point in the battle of psychology between Walt and Heisenberg. Thousands of matters grew, a new trigger, as well as problems, began to emerge. After a betting game at the end of the episode for who can get rid of Gale, season four will be filled with psychology games.
  • Feb 25, 2019
    On its third season, Breaking Bad demonstrates more of the same maturity and intensity that has defined the series since its first premiered through some unexpected twists and an ending that had me in awe.
  • Dec 28, 2018
    Another masterful storytelling that keeps us at the edge of our seats and wondering the future of the main characters. Giancarlo Exposito performance as Gus is the highlight for me.

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