Popular water-cooler drama about an unremarkable and uncharismatic chemistry teacher, Walter, who discovers new passion in his life after he learns he has terminal cancer. Once a successful chemist, Walter now teaches apathetic high school students and works part-time at a car wash to help support his family – wife Skyler, who earns a modest income buying and selling items on eBay, and son Walter, Jr., a strong-willed 17-year-old suffering from cerebral palsy. Realizing he has nothing but his family left to live for, Walter’s new sense of purpose reinvigorates him into a man of action as he turns to an exciting life of crime to provide for the ones he loves. Episodes in this season:
1.Live Free or Die 2.Madrigal
4.Fifty – One
7.Say My Name
8.Gliding Over All
Awards and Nominations: 1.Emmy Award : Won – Outstanding Drama Series – Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson, Michelle MacLaren, Stewart A. Lyons, Sam Catlin, John Shiban, Peter Gould, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Bryan Cranston, Moira Walley-Beckett, Karen Moore, Patty Lin and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Anna Gunn for “Fifty-One.” Nominated – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Bryan Cranston for “Say My Name,”Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Aaron Paul for “Buyout,” Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Jonathan Banks for “Say My Name,” Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series – Michelle MacLaren for “Gliding Over All,” Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series – George Mastras for “Dead Freight,” Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series – Thomas Schnauz for “Say My Name.”
2.Golden Globe Awards : Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series (Drama) and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series (Drama) – Bryan Cranston .