Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 9 (Better Call Saul Season 2)

Jerome and Kevin continue to discuss the Breaking Bad universe as they examine the second season of Better Call Saul. They discuss the deterioration of the sibling relationship between Jimmy and Chuck, the budding romance of Jimmy and Kim, as well as the ongoing drug wars of the southwest. This show does in fact give us a lot Jimmy thankfully.

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Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 8 (Better Call Saul Season 1)

With the entire Breaking Bad series behind them, Jerome and Kevin shift gears to the Breaking Bad prequel and spinoff sensation Better Call Saul!

Kevin and Jerome break down the first season first by discussing the characters who come from the Breaking Bad universe, then the characters who are introduced in BCS, with the discussions revolving around the stories of the season, navigating the BB universe in this unique context, and what Jerome believes is the pay off to a long con by Kevin.

Jerome also discusses his general thoughts on prequels and spinoffs, and what he knew about BCS before beginning this portion of the podcast project.

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Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast – Episode 7: El Camino

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What started as an idea for brief epilogue to celebrate the 10th anniversary of “Breaking Bad” turned into a feature length Netflix film. “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” serves as a coda to the hit television series that revolves around Jesse Pinkman, including flashbacks of his treatment under hostage to Todd and his crew of nazis, and how the collection of his experiences taught him how to handle life after meth.

Jerome and Kevin discuss their thoughts on the movie, where it falls in terms of importance in the Breaking Bad universe, and show some love for the late Robert Forster. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast – Episode 7: El Camino

Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 6

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Jerome and Kevin are back to discuss the final season of Breaking Bad, but it’s definitely not the last episode of this podcast series.

Find out Jerome’s thoughts as he watched one of the most acclaimed television series of all time end its run with a tremendous slew of episodes for the very first time. Kevin and Jerome give a breakdown of each episode and discuss the major developments thoroughly. Just remember, when you listen to this podcast, everybody wins. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 6

Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 5

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Much like AMC, Jerome and Kevin knew the final season of Breaking Bad was so big it needed to be consumed in two chunks.

This month, the first eight episodes of Season 5 are discussed. We say hello to some new bad guys, goodbye to a fan favorite, enjoy some of the most iconic show moments, and end on an all timer of a cliffhanger. First time viewer Jerome even gives some predictions on how the show will conclude. Join us as we begin the final stretch of our Breaking Bad coverage! Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 5

Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 4

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It’s another month and another discussion of a Breaking Bad, this time season four. Jerome and Kevin break down all the twists and turns, the mostly highs and very few lows, the tension filled and the darkly comedic. Feel like you yourself won and listen to this episode. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 4

Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 3

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Jerome and Kevin return to cover the halfway point of Breaking Bad‘s television run. Fittingly, the halfway mark sees a shift in tone and for some of the key characters. Discussed are the nature of these changes, the growth of characters such as Jesse and Skylar, the incredible episode “One Minute”, why the episode “Fly” is so polarizing, and a whole lot more. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 3

Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 2

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After finishing their duties in Neptune, CA, Jerome and Kevin now travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico to cover the smash hit television series Breaking Bad!

Jerome and Kevin break down the second season of Breaking Bad, a huge step above the first season. This podcast contains a lot of hot takes, so be sure to have an ice cold beverage next to you as you listen. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 2

Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 1

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After finishing their duties in Neptune, CA, Jerome and Kevin now travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico to cover the smash hit television series Breaking Bad!

This month, Kevin, who has seen the entire series, leads first time viewer Jerome through all the groundwork covered in the inaugural season. After discussing their personal histories with the show (or lack thereof) and some of Vince Gilligan’s career, they go character by character extrapolating the positives and negatives and what they expect or hope to see from them in future seasons. They also take a look at how the culture has changed since 2008 in regards to marijuana, mull over whether or not Walter White is a bad person, and see if the first season succeeded in making Jerome look forward to the rest of the show. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 1