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Esquire and A.V. Club Look to Breaking Bad for the Best of ’09

As magazines begin to compile their “best of 2009” features, it should come as no surprise that Breaking Bad is ending up on everyone’s mind. Esquire‘s “Best & Brightest” December issue features Aaron Paul among four Breakout Actors this year. Referring to the Season 2 scene where Jesse wakes to find Jane dead, the magazine states, “During a few moments of raw, unwatchable anguish, Paul does the damnedest thing: He makes you want to watch…”

Not to be outdone, The A.V. Club compiled a list of the best television series of the ’00s, in which Breaking Bad stole the No. 6 spot (just below AMC’s Mad Men at No. 5). “Few shows have proven as skillful as Breaking Bad at stringing together memorable scenes,” the article explains. “The actors help imbue the life and times of a dying man with the sort of powerful drama that keeps viewers rapt between big moments that can take a whole season to play out. But as Breaking Bad showed with its masterful second season, it’s always worth the wait.”

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