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Breaking Bad: Season 4 (2011)




Critic Consensus: Breaking Bad's fourth season continues to evolve and subvert expectations, and it's never been more riveting to watch.


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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.


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
Steven Bauer
as Don Eladio
Ray Campbell
as Tyrus Kitt
Nigel Gibbs
as Det. Tim Roberts
John Lawlor
as Locksmith
Tina Parker
as Francesca
John Barbour
as Neighbor
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Critic Reviews for Breaking Bad: Season 4

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (9)

Like The Sopranos, Breaking Bad finds nuance and drama within this compromised world, and in the process suggests intriguing and sometimes unsettling parallels to the world in which the rest of us live.

July 17, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

A stunning, brilliant, terrifying launch to TV's best series.

July 17, 2011 | Rating: A+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

A taut exercise in withheld disaster, "Breaking Bad'' is riveting.

July 17, 2011 | Full Review…

It's the culmination of one of the most exciting seasons in television history, but it has one final shocking moment even after the dust settles.

November 8, 2018 | Full Review…

Every note of these opening episodes is pitch perfect, building a slow crescendo of what looks to be an impressively strong season.

July 2, 2018 | Full Review…

I've always thought of Breaking Bad as a deadly grafting of Western and horror-thriller tropes. Gilligan's crew even sets up some of their shots in homage to Sergio Leone.

May 11, 2018 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Breaking Bad: Season 4


Kicking things into high gear, the fourth season of "Breaking Bad" will almost feel like the conclusion to the show by the end, until you get until the very last scene, that has blown the minds of fans around the world. The season helms some of the best moments/episodes of the entire show, and although it has it's slow moments, this is really the defining chapter in which Walter White begins to go fully insane. The facinating transformation over the past four seasons seems more and more worth it the depper you get into this show. The performances keep getting better and the steaks are finally at an all-time high. Season four of "Breaking Bad" is the best season since the first. Overall, everyone has their moment in the spotlight here, and it definitely shows in the final product. With great writing, amazing twists, and a conclusion that will leave you staring at the television until the next season, season four is near perfect.


Super Reviewer

It continues to grab hold of the interests of hardcore fans and viewers alike as Breaking Bad comes into its fourth season. The show continues to grow in its mesmerizing story and is more pulse-pounding and strong in its leads Cranston & Paul. 5/5


Super Reviewer

another solid season, but a bit too much "mind game" scheming for my taste


Super Reviewer

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