The periods of relief where Breaking Bad cracks a joke and lets the viewer breathe, those funny moments stand out so much because of how crushing AMC's hit drama can be. The most recent episodes in this final season have delivered brutal blow after brutal blow. Death. Despair. The total destruction of a family. The heaviest of heavy shit.
With one more episode left, who will survive and what will be left of them? That big gun must come out from the trunk of Walter's car. Who will it be used against? Where's that ricin gonna go? None of these questions will have happy answers. As everyone prepares for the worst, it's time to revisit the show's most heartrending scenes, the saddest moments on Breaking Bad.