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huh... well okay then, I don't actually watch the show and don't pretend to, seems like too much effort. (shrug)

Can someone explain to me why they have a big "GRAHAM" sign behind the couch? I think that's his apartment, which just opens up a host of narcissistic questions.

(Also, I've seen all of Breaking Bad, and I am interested in your recipe for cancer cookies.)

OK so on to kickstarter news. I will donate $1 to the no pants graham fund, and $1 to the no pants Paul fund, and $6 to the Make Kathleen wear pants evry-day fund, but those pants must be... OH HER HEAD!

Thunderous Cacophony:
Can someone explain to me why they have a big "GRAHAM" sign behind the couch? I think that's his apartment, which just opens up a host of narcissistic questions.

It came with the Ikea Bookshelves which came with the apartment, they were going to take it down because of just those narcissistic questions however they were informed by the super that it is a load bearing sign. If they take it down, or obscure it by more than 30%, everything collapses, the book case, the apartment building, and 1/4 of the Western Canadia Coastline.

Farther than stars:

I wouldn't say that's entirely fair. You need to judge a show on its own merits, not by the similarities with its contemporaries. And for what it's worth, I'd say 'Breaking Bad' is set apart from the rest by really taking a close look at what it is to become a "morally bankrupt anti-hero". It's a character examination quite a lot like 'Dexter', in that it focuses more on the main character arc than the surrounding events.

Although unlike Dexter, the Breaking Bad writers at least know how to string a decent plot together.

I watched all of Season One, but stopped at Season Two. It just started to get too depressing.

So my experience of Breaking bad was...
People talking about school teachers with cancer cooking meth, internet images of a guys head on a tortoise followed by a break wherein I was engrossed by zombies and Westeros and now the finale crap comes about...
I mean I have a hard time with the whole "I don't sympathise with anyone in this situation" just by watching Sons of Anarchy.

I did watch the FineBros spoiler filled recap so I can nod and go "aha" "hmm" and "yeah, that's cool" at the right times but it is about as empty as singing hymns at weddings and funerals.

Ah, Breaking Bad. Possibly the best show that I've ever not-watched-but-really-been-meaning-to-get-around-to-watching. Good times.

Excellent, now that the series is over, I can finally start watching it.

I'm also going to come out and say that I haven't watched either Breaking Bad or Game of Thrones. Actually, and while I'm at it, I don't care for nor watch Dr. Who either.

That felt good.

Psychobabble:
Watched Breaking Bad. Loved Breaking Bad, but still found this epically hilarious, as I've had the same problems since I don't watch Game of Thrones of The Walking Dead.

I didn't even know Game of Thrones of The Walking Dead was a show. Sounds interesting, I'll get around to it, but first I got to watch Game of the Dead and Walking Thrones.

orangeapples:

Psychobabble:
Watched Breaking Bad. Loved Breaking Bad, but still found this epically hilarious, as I've had the same problems since I don't watch Game of Thrones of The Walking Dead.

I didn't even know Game of Thrones of The Walking Dead was a show. Sounds interesting, I'll get around to it, but first I got to watch Game of the Dead and Walking Thrones.

DOH!! Ooh boy that was one bad typo. I'm leaving it though as it's hilarious.

You know if there isn't a show called Game of Thrones of The Walking Dead there sure as hell should be.

As someone who does watch Breaking Bad (and absolutely loves it) I got tired of the "Malcolm's dad is Walter White in witness protection" joke too.
And when people bring up shows I don't watch (a la Doctor Who, Walking Dead, Game of Thrones) I usually just keep quiet, let them have their fun.

I'm over forty so I never gave a shite. Same for game of thrones, walking dead, lost, fire fly, the wire, Buffy...blah, blah, blah. Feel the same about games like GTA, red dead, saints row, res evil... I will do what I want to do and enjoy what I want to enjoy is that ok? Nice. Nerds are the most fascistic people I have ever met.

Oh my god, there are others, this is amazing, i never watched Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, the wire, Walking Dead or Lost, i thought i was the only one. Its just easier to pretend, the strange thing is i actually watch a lot of TV, i just can't bring myself to care about any of these shows. The stuff i do watch is usually old enough for no-one to really care about any more, Star Trek, Buffy, Andromeda, The X files that kind of thing, i think the fact that a lot off people get excited about it actually puts me off a little bit.

This video is about me.

Except the pretending to watch Breaking Bad part.

SirCannonFodder:

Farther than stars:

I wouldn't say that's entirely fair. You need to judge a show on its own merits, not by the similarities with its contemporaries. And for what it's worth, I'd say 'Breaking Bad' is set apart from the rest by really taking a close look at what it is to become a "morally bankrupt anti-hero". It's a character examination quite a lot like 'Dexter', in that it focuses more on the main character arc than the surrounding events.

Although unlike Dexter, the Breaking Bad writers at least know how to string a decent plot together.

Yeah, that's probably true, although that did mean that you could guess the ending to Breaking Bad from a mile away. Literally nothing that happened in that last episode (apart from the Schwartzes) was any surprise at all.

romxxii:
I watched all of Season One, but stopped at Season Two. It just started to get too depressing.

If you found season 2 too depressing, that was probably a good call on your part. Show gets so brutal at the end.

Over the last month, I've been going through the streaming queue in NetFlix, and was able to get partway through season 5 before the finale happened. Now that it's completed, I don't feel rushed anymore. I'm caught up "enough" so that I can stumble through conversations and, if worse comes to worse, TVTropes can fill in the blanks.

With that said, swap out Breaking Bad with any sports team, and that's how I feel at work. At least nowadays, people can substitute it for about half a dozen TV shows at just about any time and people won't blink about it.

For me Breaking Bad was like JAG... The media says that it's a top rated show but I've never heard anyone say "Did you see JAG last night?"

Unlike Face off; That show just blows my mind!

Oh, thank God. I'm not the only one.

(It's on the list, but... Y'know. Things.)

Also, please continue wearing pants. :)

Darth_Payn:
This is the good thing about the Internet; if you think you're alone, you're not.

It's a peculiar type of alone though, in that people tend to speak up when they can relate to a topic. But if you can't...

On that note, I ALSO have not seen Breaking Bad.

What is Breaking Bed?

This is exactly how I feel about most nintendo games and characters. The amount people obsess over them can be disturbing.

I loved Breaking Bad though, great show that genuinely deserves most of its praise, but I don't obsess over it.

Great episode, another classic Loading Ready...

Evil Smurf:
If their kickstarter gets $170,000 I won't wear pants all year, NO PANTS NO RULES!

None of us watch breaking bad :D

How can you call yourself a member or the no-pants movement and then reject it's leading proponent.

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OlasDAlmighty:
Great episode, another classic Loading Ready...

Evil Smurf:
If their kickstarter gets $170,000 I won't wear pants all year, NO PANTS NO RULES!

None of us watch breaking bad :D

How can you call yourself a member or the no-pants movement and then reject it's leading proponent.

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Surely Kathleen is our leader.

I started watching it a year ago, got through the first 4-5 episodes. Then my dad was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Suddenly the show was making me very uncomfortable and I never got back to it...

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