The Best Episodes of Breaking Bad


#1 - Felina 9.37

Season 5 - Episode 16

All bad things must come to an end.

Directors: Vince Gilligan
Face Off

#2 - Face Off 9.21

Season 4 - Episode 13

Walt and Jesse team up to take on Gus. With Saul's help, Walt finds an unexpected ally.

Directors: Vince Gilligan

#3 - Ozymandias 9.15

Season 5 - Episode 14

Everyone copes with radically changed circumstances.

Directors: Rian Johnson

#4 - To'hajiilee 8.98

Season 5 - Episode 13

Things heat up for Walt in unexpected ways.

Directors: Michelle MacLaren
Full Measure

#5 - Full Measure 8.85

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.

Directors: Vince Gilligan

#6 - Salud 8.82

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.

Directors: Michelle MacLaren
Dead Freight

#7 - Dead Freight 8.78

Season 5 - Episode 5

Walt's team must get creative to obtain the materials they need to continue their operation.

Directors: George Mastras
One Minute

#8 - One Minute 8.77

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.

Directors: Michelle MacLaren
Crawl Space

#9 - Crawl Space 8.77

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.

Directors: Scott Winant
Granite State

#10 - Granite State 8.77

Season 5 - Episode 15

Events set in motion long ago move toward a conclusion.

Directors: Peter Gould

#11 - Confessions 8.76

Season 5 - Episode 11

Jesse decides to make a change, while Walt and Skyler try to deal with an unexpected demand.

Directors: Michael Slovis
Blood Money

#12 - Blood Money 8.76

Season 5 - Episode 9

As Walt and Jesse adjust to life out of the business, Hank grapples with a troubling lead.

Directors: Bryan Cranston
Gliding Over All

#13 - Gliding Over All 8.75

Season 5 - Episode 8

Walt ties up loose ends. Seeing the evidence of his success, he makes a startling and dangerous decision.

Directors: Michelle MacLaren
Half Measures

#14 - Half Measures 8.71

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.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
End Times

#15 - End Times 8.64

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.

Directors: Vince Gilligan
Crazy Handful of Nothin'

#16 - Crazy Handful of Nothin' 8.61

Season 1 - Episode 6

The side effects of chemo begin to plague Walt. Meanwhile, the DEA rounds up suspected dealers.

Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Say My Name

#17 - Say My Name 8.60

Season 5 - Episode 7

Walt takes control of business matters as Mike grapples with the consequences of his actions.

Directors: Thomas Schnauz

#18 - ABQ 8.51

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.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
Box Cutter

#19 - Box Cutter 8.51

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.

Directors: Adam Bernstein

#20 - Sunset 8.45

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.

Directors: John Shiban
Rabid Dog

#21 - Rabid Dog 8.45

Season 5 - Episode 12

An unusual strategy starts to bear fruit, while plans are set in motion that could change everything.

Directors: Sam Catlin
A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal

#22 - A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal 8.44

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.

Directors: Tim Hunter

#23 - Phoenix 8.44

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.

Directors: Colin Bucksey

#24 - Hermanos 8.43

Season 4 - Episode 8

Skyler develops an unusual solution to her money troubles. Hank enlists Walt to investigate a theory. Walt’s impatience with Jesse grows.

Directors: Johan Renck
Live Free or Die

#25 - Live Free or Die 8.42

Season 5 - Episode 1

As Walt deals with the aftermath of the Casa Tranquila explosion, Hank works to wrap up his investigation of Gus' empire.

Directors: Michael Slovis