Best Breaking Bad Episodes


The Top Ten

1 Ozymandias

This is, by far, the greatest episode we will ever see in the history of television. This is the episode where all the things Walt had ever done, all the lies he told finally crashed down on him. While this led to an incredible ending where the world's best liar stopped lying to himself, this was the ending of Breaking Bad. This was an extremely cruel and twisted episode, but it was appropriately cruel and twisted. What makes it satisfying at the same time is that we all know this had to happen. This series built up to Walt losing his entire family, and eventually having nothing left, leaving him to finally face the truth in the finale. While it broke our hearts to see Hank go, we all saw this coming. Hank had to die in order for Walt to see that his actions lead to this. Hank had to die in order for Walt to recieve the brutal consequences that he deserved. It satisfied and broke our hearts. It was merciless in its wrath. But that's what made it oh so powerful.

How can I not pick Ozymandias? The series was building up for this one. It was all about the point where the White family would dissolve and break up because of Walt's actions. It was highly anticipated and it payed off in the end as we got the most intense, most emotional hour of television. Everything about this episode shows why Breaking Bad is a brilliant show. No doubt about it. - rxmonste

This was an absolute masterpiece. It's the best episode in the entire series, and it's the greatest episode in any show ever. The episode ties up loose ends that the whole series was building towards. It was cruel, but it was the way it had to go; Hank had to die. Walt had to give up Jesse. Walt had to lose his family. It's an awfully sad ending, but it's the consequences of Walt's actions. As Vince Gilligan put it," At the end of the day, Walter White has to reap what he has sown".

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2 Face Off

The very ending of this episode left me speechless. I am amazed of how Walt's character has changed from the beginning until now. - Bman23

The way Gus went out I was not expecting. This left me and shocking. One of and not if, the best Breaking Bad episode of all time. Bryan Cranston is one of the best actors of all time.

Totally awesome and unexpected. Very sorry to see this consummate actor go, but perfect exit for him.

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3 Crawl Space

Never before have I seen a scene in any type of media that is as good as the last scene. It's just so chilling! Face off is a close second, but I just thought that it was so perfect.P. S BREAKING BAD IS AMAZING :D

The ending of that episode with Walt yelling and screaming like a maniac was so terrifying it just makes your hair turn white. Bryan Cranston is the greatest actor ever.

That ending is just the single most terrifying and discomforting scene I've ever watched.

My skin is crawling

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4 Felina

So sad when Walt turns back into the good guy right when it's too late, and we lose the greatest television character of all time.

Such the perfect ending! Walter setting things right with Jesse. Perfect song to end also "I guess I got what I deserved" "the special love I had for you, my baby blue"

A perfect ending to a perfect show, every loose end left is tied up masterfully. Beautiful telivision.

That final scene with Jesse Pinkman and Walter White really got to me.

Walter: (slides gun over to Jesse) "do it you want this."
Jesse: "no you say it! Say that you want this! "
Walter: "I want this"

Every time Jesse asked Walter to admit the truth like in this scene he had found a loop hole to avoid answering but when Walter knows that he is about to die know matter what happens, he is willing to admit the truth. This episode was so filled with heart and emotion to the best T.V. show of all time. - ChickenKing

5 Full Measures

Rip gale... most intense final moments of any episode

Perfect ending to a perfect season. - BenFerris

6 Crazy Handful of Nothin'

This... Is not Meth

7 One Minute

Awesome scene at the end of the episode

8 To'hajiilee

When this amazing episode ends I counting hours for next one!

9 Half Measures

Full of awesome moments. Unforgettable ending when Walter says, "run! " Also the ironic montage of wendy at the opening is a great way to start such a dark show. This shoulod be #1.

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10 Salud

Out of any episode I've seen, this one certainly resonates the most. The scene where mike comes up behind the main cartel enforcer with razor wire is as terrifying as it is badass. You feel as though Jesse is a catalyst for the audience. He's as caught off guard as we are.

The cartel attack scene was amazing. I lovef to see Gus finally get his revenge. This is also probably the only episode where Jesse isn't acting like a brat.

The Contenders

11 Pilot

The ending just EPIC

12 4 Days Out
13 ABQ

I loved this episodes ties together all the cold scenes from season 2 - famsquad

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15 Confessions

Though it isn't my favourite it NEEDS to be higher. It has by far in my opinion the best cliffhanger and had me shocked and angry about the reveal of how Walt gave Brock the risen. It was just reveal after reveal and the speech Jesse gives when he's pointing the gun had Saul had me screaming. This needs to be in the top ten with Felina being number 1.

16 Granite State

The ending scene was too good

A brilliant piece of television, a perfect set up for the masterpiece that is felina

Walt's little chat with Flyn was damn heart breaking. And the final seconds prepare you amazingly for Felina.

17 Dead Freight

The heist scene is one of the best in the show, if not the single best.

The turning point

18 Peekaboo

This is the episode where people finally began to take Jesse seriously.

I cry every single time watching this episode.. The ending and the whole jesse's story with that little boy is so touching man...

That "pull at the heartstrings" episode. - rmaneesh

Best episode

19 Fly

The fact that they can make an entire show about killing a fly interesting really goes to show the talent of the writers.

Not my favorite but should be higher. A simple yet enticing episode about killing a fly. Need to make an episode with a small budget? Here ya go

Not as emotional as Ozymandias or Felina, or as shocking as Face Off or Crawl Space, but I just love the dialogue between Jessie and Walt, this is a great character driven episode.

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1. Face Off
2. Ozymandias
3. Felina
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3. Granite State
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