Breaking Bad

The BEST episodes of Breaking Bad

Every episode of Breaking Bad ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Breaking Bad!

When Walter White, a chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of two years left to live, he chooses to enter a dangerous world of drugs and crime with the intent to secure his family's financial security.

Last Updated: 5/28/2022Network: AMC
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Felina
star
9.05
13286 votes

#1 - Felina

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 9/29/2013

All bad things must come to an end.

Directors: Vince Gilligan
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Face Off
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8.80
13920 votes

#2 - Face Off

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/9/2011

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

Directors: Vince Gilligan
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Ozymandias
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8.77
12790 votes

#3 - Ozymandias

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/15/2013

Everyone copes with radically changed circumstances.

Directors: Rian Johnson
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To'hajiilee
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8.64
12025 votes

#4 - To'hajiilee

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/8/2013

Things heat up for Walt in unexpected ways.

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Full Measure
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8.59
14329 votes

#5 - Full Measure

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/13/2010

With Jesse on the run, Walt negotiates a bargain with Gus and concocts a plan to provide for his and Jesse's safety.

Directors: Vince Gilligan
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Salud
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8.52
13138 votes

#6 - Salud

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/18/2011

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 Walt's help.

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Dead Freight
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8.46
12679 votes

#7 - Dead Freight

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/12/2012

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

Directors: George Mastras
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Blood Money
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8.44
11951 votes

#8 - Blood Money

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/11/2013

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

Directors: Bryan Cranston
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Crawl Space
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8.44
13221 votes

#9 - Crawl Space

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/25/2011

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
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One Minute
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8.44
14000 votes

#10 - One Minute

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/2/2010

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.

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Half Measures
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8.42
14338 votes

#11 - Half Measures

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/6/2010

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
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Granite State
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8.41
11550 votes

#12 - Granite State

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/22/2013

Events set in motion long ago move toward a conclusion.

Directors: Peter Gould
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Gliding Over All
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8.38
12578 votes

#13 - Gliding Over All

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/2/2012

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

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Confessions
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8.34
11776 votes

#14 - Confessions

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/25/2013

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

Directors: Michael Slovis
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Say My Name
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8.27
12041 votes

#15 - Say My Name

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/26/2012

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

Directors: Thomas Schnauz
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End Times
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8.26
13404 votes

#16 - End Times

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/2/2011

Hank pushes Gomez to pursue one last lead, while Walt struggles to protect the family. Jesse gets alarming news and rushes to meet with Walt.

Directors: Vince Gilligan
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Crazy Handful of Nothin'
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8.25
16309 votes

#17 - Crazy Handful of Nothin'

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/2/2008

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

Directors: Bronwen Hughes
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Hermanos
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8.19
12447 votes

#18 - Hermanos

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/4/2011

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

Directors: Johan B. Renck
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Box Cutter
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8.16
13997 votes

#19 - Box Cutter

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/17/2011

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
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ABQ
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8.15
14129 votes

#20 - ABQ

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/31/2009

Walt's lies have pushed Skyler to her limit. Jesse self-destructs after a personal blow, forcing Walt to come to his aid. Donald's grief leads to tragedy.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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Rabid Dog
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8.15
11021 votes

#21 - Rabid Dog

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/1/2013

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

Directors: Sam Catlin
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Live Free or Die
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8.13
12444 votes

#22 - Live Free or Die

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/15/2012

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

Directors: Michael Slovis
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A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal
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8.13
16084 votes

#23 - A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/9/2008

Walter accepts his new identity as a drug dealer. Elsewhere, Jesse decides to put his aunt's house on the market and Marie throws Skyler a baby shower.

Directors: Tim Hunter
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Buyout
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8.13
11417 votes

#24 - Buyout

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/19/2012

Walt, Jesse, and Mike struggle over the future of their business, as occupational hazards weigh on Jesse.

Directors: Colin Bucksey
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Buried
star
8.12
11348 votes

#25 - Buried

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/18/2013

While Skyler's past catches up with her, Walt covers his tracks. Jesse continues to struggle with his guilt.

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