Breaking Bad is Over, Here’s How to Cope
(Unless you click the links, this article is *SPOILER FREE*)
After a long five years, it’s over.
A series so impactful that it’s considered the best show on television according to the 2014 edition of the Guinness World Records.
So what next? How do you console yourself after such a long run? After experiencing such a ground breaking series on television, knowing that there probably won’t be another show if its kind for a very long time?
There are multiple ways to get your final fixes of Breaking Bad, from simplistic practical approaches to outright insane fandom. Below, you’ll see a compiled list of reliving the show by burning copious amounts of money.
Ways to break the sadness after the Breaking Bad madness.
- Rejoice in the fact for the spin-off series, Better Call Saul. It’s a prequel, and it’s happening.
- Check out and revisit Breaking Bad via Netflix.
- You can tell AMC in a message on their website forum (albeit, you’ll have to sign up) how thankful you are for the series, and thus, be part of the growing comments section that is strength in numbers.
- Purchasing one of the many awesome graphic t-shirts over at RedBubble.
- Have a lot of unanswered questions? Want to cover all the missed nooks and crannies? Buy the Breaking Bad Collector’s Edition on Blu-Ray on November 26th, 2013 and find out everything.
- Hang out at Breaking Bad subreddit and discover endless amounts of user-made art and pictures with Aaron Paul. There’s also a ton of Ask Me Anything (AMA) posts made by the actual stars of the show. Check on the bottom right corner of /r/BreakingBad and you’ll see them.
- Check out all the goodies on eBay.
- Read up on all the Breaking Bad comics. They’re hilarious.
- Indulging in the endless amounts of parodies.
- Buy the Collector’s Edition Heisenberg Hat from Goorin Brothers at www.goorin.com/breakingbad.com.
- Channel your inner child and purchase the unofficial Breaking Bad Lego Set over at www.citizenbrick.com.
- Buy the $4,716 Tag Heuer Monaco watch that Walt wears.
- Bid on the actual props from the show at ScreenBid. Seriously. You can buy the very same bell that Hector Salamanca used throughout the series. The current bid is at $17,500.
- Buy everything that showed up in the show. Think about. If you bought all the real world items and products that were used in the show (Coca Cola, 5-Hour Energy, Marty Robbins Biggest Hits, Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, Dimple Pinch (neat), Etc.) then you’re basically telling the advertisers that it worked. By doing so, marketers will have a new case study in showing how strong the brand is connected to the series – it sends a message – a couple of guys with charts will show fat cat executives how powerful Breaking Bad was, that a strong enough series can get people to buy any product it showcases.
- Buy two copies of Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium.
- Move in with your pregnant wife and breakfast loving son in this luxurious three bedroom house in Albuquerque.
- When Twin Peaks ended, a lot of people started drinking their coffee “black as midnight on a moonless night”. They still do, even after the series ended back in 1991. Now, you can be part of the underground trend of drinking only chamomile tea with soymilk and Stevia, made popular by Lydia.
- Watch this video over a million times to send a message: