‘Breaking Bad’: Fans Are Convinced AMC Series Is Prequel to ‘Malcolm in the Middle’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Bryan Cranston has vary. Anyone who has seen each Breaking Bad and Malcolm within the Middle can’t deny that. In Malcolm within the Middle, which got here earlier than Breaking Bad chronologically talking, Cranston performs a hilarious dad of 5, Hal Wilkerson. Although the boys rise up to some nice excessive jinks over the course of the present, Cranston’s portrayal of Hal is what makes the present memorable. 

When Cranston was solid in Breaking Bad, followers questioned how he was going to drag off such a critical position. After taking part in goofy Hal for therefore lengthy, many thought he was solely suited to comedy. He proved them unsuitable along with his portrayal of Walter White. His Breaking Bad character is completely completely different from Hal Wilkerson, however followers have a idea that really connects the 2. 

Fans assume that ‘Breaking Bad’ is a prequel to ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ 

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Breaking Bad ended on a cliffhanger. Fans didn’t know on the finish of the present what occurred to Walter White.

Sure, it was possible he died within the police shoot out. But producers by no means confirmed precisely what occurred. Some followers took it upon themselves to attach Cranston’s two nice roles by the anomaly.

If White didn’t die, he would have needed to provide you with a brand new identification. An overworked father of 4 could be an amazing cowl (the fifth boy, Jamie, was born in the course of the collection). 

Hal and his household stay in a smallish city. Not a lot appears to occur, and except for the loopy issues that go on inside his home, Hal lives a fairly quiet life. Some followers assume Hal is definitely Walter White, and your complete Breaking Bad collection came about as a prequel to Malcolm within the Middle.

Producers cherished this concept. They even included a nod to it within the DVD field set of the present. In an alternate ending, Hal wakes up blabbering about the whole lot that occurred in Breaking Bad, as if the entire thing have been a dream he had. 

That’s not the one loopy idea followers have in regards to the present

Breaking Bad is an in depth, thoughtfully written present. Almost the whole lot has which means, proper all the way down to character names and the colour garments they put on. That means there’s lots of element for followers to seize onto and theorize about. There are many out-there theories in regards to the present, together with that it’s a prequel to Malcolm within the Middle. 

One of the opposite fan theories is that Breaking Bad takes place in the identical universe as The Walking Dead. Both are AMC exhibits, so it’s attainable producers purposefully coordinated and made the 2 happen in the identical world. Fans assume this primarily due to the existence of Blue Sky on each exhibits. The blue crystal meth is utilized by Jesse on Breaking Bad and Merle on The Walking Dead. 

‘Malcolm in the Middle’ launched Bryan Cranston’s profession

Cranston has been performing for a very long time. He put within the work to get his profession off the bottom, and it exhibits. He has credit in lots of well-liked motion pictures and tv exhibits, however he didn’t have a starring position till his tenure on Malcolm within the Middle in 2000. That present lasted six years, which is spectacular for a sitcom. 

He began on Breaking Bad nearly instantly after. The first episode premiered in 2008, and the collection finale aired in 2013. Now he’s engaged on different tasks, together with a mezcal model along with his Breaking Bad co-star.

He’s made sufficient cash off of his work as an actor to do no matter he needs any further. Cranston’s estimated web value is $30 million, and he’s more likely to be being profitable off of reruns of Breaking Bad and Malcolm within the Middle, relying on his contacts. 

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