|Date(s):||January 2008 - September 2013|
|Country of Origin:||USA|
|External Links:||Breaking Bad on Wikipedia|
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Breaking Bad is a critically acclaimed television series that aired on AMC for five seasons (2008-2013). It follows the criminal transformation of a high-school chemistry teacher, Walter White, who, upon getting diagnosed with lung cancer, starts cooking meth with his former student, Jesse Pinkman, in order to make money for his family.
In terms of fanfiction, fan art, and other fanworks, Breaking Bad has produced a relatively small amount of content (most of it Walt/Jesse slash, as per surveys of AO3 and Tumblr). Saul Goodman, a secondary character from the show, has risen to particular prominence among fan creators since getting a spin-off of his own (currently airing on AMC; it premiered in 2015). Therefore, much of the new Breaking Bad-related content being produced is, in actuality, Better Call Saul-related content. AO3 has a Breaking Bad & Related Fandoms metatag that encapsulates both shows.
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