Spoilers! To celebrate the launch of Breaking Bad's Fifth Season
, PBS science correspondent Miles O'Brien
and I dug into the show's vaults to explore the top 10 chemistry moments in Breaking Bad, from seasons One
. Only, there was so much awesome science, we had to choose the 11 top chemistry moments. This video was created in 2012, as the first eight episodes of season 5 were unveiled; now, the final eight episodes of that season -- the show's last-- have begun to air.
Last night, Mythbusters aired a Breaking Bad special, in which some of these top chemistry moments were explored, and debunked -- or affirmed. You've gotta see Adam Savage as Heisenberg.
Also, check out this video of our excellent adventure: air-dropping in to a random Breaking Bad fan's premiere party in the show's hometown of Albuquerque, NM, also in 2012.
Here are the Boing Boing archives of Breaking Bad coverage.
Assembled by Joe Sabia (@joesabia) for Boing Boing.
Previous posts on season 5 of Breaking Bad:
Breaking Bad's final season opens with a flash
How Breaking Bad took us to the breaking point
Having an A-1 day: Breaking Bad day-after audio and video remixes
“We ask strangers on the street which celebrities they’ve been told they look like.” Another fun piece from our friend and collaborator Joe Sabia, for Vanity Fair.
Smash TV’s Megaplex feels like your entire 1980s life flashing before your eyes. Note: some of the 80+ films include 80s nudity.
Vanity Fair breaks down the individual incomes of people who work on a major Hollywood blockbuster. Assuming a budget of $200m, the breakdown is approximate but based upon average union rates and published figures. [YouTube]
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