Breaking Down Breaking Bad’s Pilot Episode


If you want to make one of the best television shows ever, you need to start with a pilot. The characters, the setting, the plot — all this needs to be established in a way that makes viewers want to tune in for the next episode. Lessons from the Screenplay breaks down Vince Gilligan’s script for the pilot of Breaking Bad, and how it set up one of the best shows of television’s Golden Age.

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