Breaking Bad How Many Seasons: Everything You Need To Know!


Saloni Singh

Breaking Bad has 5 seasons. There were 62 episodes of the series throughout five seasons. The series finale was broadcast on September 29, 2013, and the pilot episode was first aired in January 2008.

The Breaking Bad: Original Minisodes were made up of several one-to five-minute clasps, and 17 short episodes were released throughout the span of three years all through Breaking Bad run.

The Idea for ‘Breaking Bad’ Came During an Emotional Meltdown

Gilligan was adrift in his career and plotting with a companion on ways to make money.

The 53-year-old chief explained to Vanity Fair, “[A companion and I] were simply messed around on the phone about what we ought to do straightaway: Would it be a good idea for us to be greeters at Wal-Mart? Would it be a good idea for us we put a meth lab toward the back of a R.V. and cook meth and cruise all over the southwest? And that image… I don’t know, it just stayed with me.”

Fortunately for everyone, he went with the idea and created a show that turned “Mr. Chips into Scarface.” Yet he also knew to end the series before it became drained.

breaking bad how many seasons

Vince Gilligan Intentionally Left Audiences ‘Wanting More’

Prior to creating Heisenberg, Gilligan dealt with a variety of other undertakings, remembering working as an essayist for The X-Documents. He said dealing with that show assisted him with choosing when to end Breaking Bad.

“I pushed harder than anyone for it to end when it did,” the showrunner told Digital Government operative.

“You know, as someone making money on the show, in exceptionally crass, basic terms, I would have cherished for it to continue for eternity. In any case, I had dealt with The X-Records for a really long time before that. I was such a fan of the show when I reached out, and I had such a great time being an essayist on it. For quite some time, I was on it.”

Yet, he sorted out that fans weren’t happy with it anymore. Gilligan recalled, “Then unexpectedly, I looked into one day, and realized that every other person was watching something else totally. I learned at that point: you don’t want to leave the party past the point of no return. You want to leave people wanting more.”

He Wanted Fans To Be Sad ‘Breaking Bad’ Finished

Instead of wanting for the show to end, Gilligan wanted everyone to miss Walt, Jesse, and the remainder of the team. “I was extremely anxious about the idea of people abruptly continuing on, and saying, ‘Is that show still on the air? I used to watch it. It used to be great,'” he said.

“I’d wanted people rather to say, ‘Don’t end it now!‘ That’s what I wanted, and that’s what we got, thank goodness. So it was me as much as anybody who said, ‘I want to leave the stage at a high point, and not go past the high point.'”

breaking bad how many seasons

And as diehard fans already know, even after Breaking Bad finished, it wasn’t really finished. The prequel spinoff series Better Call Saul is running and more popular than any other time in recent memory. The follow-up made for television movie, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, investigated what happened to Jesse Pinkman after the finale.

What Is Breaking Bad About?

Breaking Bad is set in Albuquerque, New Mexico, somewhere in the range of 2008 and 2010. It follows Walter White, a humble secondary school science teacher who transforms into a heartless boss in the local methamphetamine drug trade, headed to financially accommodate his family after being diagnosed with inoperable cellular breakdown in the lungs.

Initially, Walter and his previous understudy Jesse Pinkman only made small batches of meth in a moving meth lab, yet they eventually expanded to make larger batches of special blue meth that was unquestionably unadulterated and created popularity. Walter picks the name ‘Heisenberg‘ to camouflage his character.

Walter’s medication related activities put him at chances with his family, the Medication Authorization Administration, and the Mexican medication cartels, including their regional merchants. This jeopardizes his and his family’s lives.

What Happened in Season 5 of Breaking Bad?

The fifth and final season focuses on the new business relationship among Walt and Jesse and Lydia, a leader from the Madrigal corporation. Joined by fresh recruit Todd, they attempted to loot a cargo train to gain a large stockpile of methylamine. At the point when the caper turns tragic, Todd kills the sole observer, a young kid.

The names of individuals who are aware of Walt’s dealings were being constrained by the Medication Authorization Administration. This leads to Walt killing Mike. In any case, Lydia already knows the names of those included, and she enrolls the assistance of Todd’s uncle Jack, a gang leader with binds to the Aryan Brotherhood.

breaking bad how many seasons

Jack quickly dispatches those with binds to Madrigal and Walt. The primary half of the season closes with Hank figuring out that Walt is Heisenberg thanks to Gales journal, which has the initials “WW”.

Walt’s cancer returns when Hank finds reality. He warns the DEA agent to be cautious, however instead Hank starts another investigation. Walt responds by attempting to bring suspicion onto Hank as Heisenberg.

Jesse eventually joins Hanks cause when he figures out that Walt was the one who poisoned Brock. Nonetheless, Walt makes one final play: he gets Jack to kill Jesse. In a standoff in the desert, Hank appears to have the high ground, yet Jack and his gang mediate and save the day by killing both Hank and his partner Gomez. Walt illuminates Jesse that he watched Jane bite the dust and that the gang is keeping Jesse as a prisoner/meth cook.

Walt crawls under a rock, yet he returns to make sure that all of his money goes to his family. He further purposes the issue of Lydia’s fate by poisoning her. Then he saves Jesse from the Aryan gang and Jesse kills Todd with a remote-controlled machine firearm. Walt kills Jack.

A stray shot hits Walt. Jesse leaves without killing Walt and then cries in a Camino. The series closes with an injured Walt collapsing and apparently biting the dust while alarms can be heard somewhere far off.

How Long It Would Take To Watch All Five Seasons of Breaking Bad Completely Has Been Revealed.

The Netflix show ran from 2008 until 2013 and starred Bryan Cranston as Walter White, a science teacher who goes to making meth to pay his medical bills after being diagnosed with cancer.

breaking bad how many seasons

Breaking Bad ran for five seasons with the first containing seven episodes, the second, third and fourth boasting 13 each and the final run – which was parted into two parts – featuring a total of 16 episodes. Season five ran for the longest time as far as length, getting started at 764 minutes or nearly 13 hours.


Altogether, watching Breaking Bad completely without any breaks would take a little more than 60 hours, or around two days and 13 hours.

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