The BEST Episodes of Breaking Bad
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2019
Walter White, a struggling high school chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. He turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine accompanied by a former student, Jesse Pinkman, with the aim of securing his family's financial future before he dies.
#1 - Felina
Season 5 - Episode 16
All bad things must come to an end.
#2 - Face Off
Season 4 - Episode 13
Walt and Jesse team up to take on Gus. With Saul's help, Walt finds an unexpected ally.
#3 - Ozymandias
Season 5 - Episode 14
Everyone copes with radically changed circumstances.
#4 - To'hajiilee
Season 5 - Episode 13
Things heat up for Walt in unexpected ways.
#5 - Full Measure
Season 3 - Episode 13
With Jesse on the run and Mike in hot pursuit, Walt negotiates a bargain with Gus and concocts a disturbing plan to provide for his and Jesse's safety.
#6 - Salud
Season 4 - Episode 10
Walt's family worries when he doesn't turn up for Walter, Jr.'s 16th birthday. Jesse is forced to put his lab skills to the test without Mr. White's help.
#7 - Blood Money
Season 5 - Episode 9
As Walt and Jesse adjust to life out of the business, Hank grapples with a troubling lead.
#8 - Granite State
Season 5 - Episode 15
Events set in motion long ago move toward a conclusion.
#9 - Dead Freight
Season 5 - Episode 5
Walt's team must get creative to obtain the materials they need to continue their operation.
#10 - One Minute
Season 3 - Episode 7
Hank's increasing volatility forces a confrontation with Jesse and trouble at work. Skyler pressures Walt to make a deal. Gus' actions have severe consequences.
#11 - Confessions
Season 5 - Episode 11
Jesse decides to make a change, while Walt and Skyler try to deal with an unexpected demand.
#12 - Crawl Space
Season 4 - Episode 11
Walt takes drastic action to protect his secret and Gus. Skyler's efforts to solve Ted's financial problems hit a wall.
#13 - Gliding Over All
Season 5 - Episode 8
Walt ties up loose ends. Seeing the evidence of his success, he makes a startling and dangerous decision.
#14 - Half Measures
Season 3 - Episode 12
Against Walt's advice, Jesse lashes out. Fearing for Jesse's safety, Walt takes drastic action to intervene. A tragic event leads to a shocking confrontation.
#15 - End Times
Season 4 - Episode 12
Hank pushes Gomez to pursue one last lead, while Walt struggles to protect the family. Jesse gets alarming news and rushes to meet with Mr. White.
#16 - Crazy Handful of Nothin'
Season 1 - Episode 6
The side effects of chemo begin to plague Walt. Meanwhile, the DEA rounds up suspected dealers.
#17 - Say My Name
Season 5 - Episode 7
Walt takes control of business matters as Mike grapples with the consequences of his actions.
#18 - ABQ
Season 2 - Episode 13
Skyler and Walt collide in the season finale as her frustration with his secrecy finally comes to a head. Jesse self-destructs after a personal blow, forcing Walt to come to his aid. Donald's grief leads to tragedy.
#19 - Box Cutter
Season 4 - Episode 1
Walt and Jesse face the deadly consequences of their actions. Skyler deals with a puzzling disappearance, as Marie struggles to help Hank with his recovery.
#20 - Phoenix
Season 2 - Episode 12
The Whites welcome a new addition. Walter Jr. launches a new website in an effort to aid his struggling family. Jesse's addiction begins to spiral out of control. Jane and Jesse's relationship leads to friction with both Walt and Donald.
#21 - Sunset
Season 3 - Episode 6
As Walt settles into his new surroundings, Walter, Jr. demands answers about his parents' relationship. Hank's investigation creates an immediate problem for Walt and Jesse.
#22 - A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal
Season 1 - Episode 7
Walter accepts his new identity as a drug dealer after a PTA meeting. Elsewhere, Jesse decides to put his aunt's house on the market and Skyler is the recipient of a baby shower.
#23 - Rabid Dog
Season 5 - Episode 12
An unusual strategy starts to bear fruit, while plans are set in motion that could change everything.
#24 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1
When an unassuming high school chemistry teacher discovers he has a rare form of lung cancer, he decides to team up with a former student and create a top of the line crystal meth in a used RV, to provide for his family once he is gone.
#25 - Buried
Season 5 - Episode 10
While Skyler's past catches up with her, Walt covers his tracks. Jesse continues to struggle with his guilt.