During the premiere of Breaking Bad on Sunday, Badger now famously went off on a Star Trek tangent, describing a script he had in mind for the classic show. Sure, it sounded insane, and was a little hard to follow if you're not familiar with the Star Trek universe. But Vulture recently got cartoonist Matt Czap to animate Badger's story, and here it is, in all its glory.
Fun fact: the story has was tossed around during the last half-season by two Breaking Bad writers debating the Star Trek transporter:
Badger’s ‘Star Trek’ pitch (fact-checked by a Trek expert here) was dreamed up early in the writing of this last half of the season, when Peter Gould and fellow ‘Breaking Bad’ writer Gennifer Hutchison got into it over the true operational nature of the Trek transporter. The debate between Badger and Skinny Pete over how it works was lifted straight from their conversation. Gould, who said he was “a real Trekkie” as a kid, said he was the Skinny Pete in the argument: “I don’t want to go on a transporter because it’s essentially taking you apart and putting you back together.
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