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
This illustrated flowchart makes it easy to pick an evening out with the Bard.
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