Breaking Bad is a television series drama that aired on the AMC network from January 2008 to September 2013. The show tells the story of Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston, who is a high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. Along with a former student, Walter White begins to produce and sell methamphetamine to earn enough money to provide for his family after he dies. Breaking Bad is considered to be one of the greatest television series ever made, and has received awards including sixteen Emmy Awards. In this video, show creator Vince Gilligan discusses working with Cranston and why he decided to cast him as Walter White.