Since Breaking Bad became a hit in 2008, I’m sure many chemistry teachers across the continent have been asked by their students, “Sir, do you watch Breaking Bad? Because the character reminds me of you.” It’s not difficult to figure out why. Few popular TV programs feature as much chemistry as Breaking Bad, and most adolescents, have only had one chemistry teacher in their lives.

After finally getting around to watching the pilot and subsequent episodes of Season One, I admitted that I liked the drama but was confused over the supposed similarity between White and me.
“Do you really belieive that if I had terminal cancer, poor medical insurance and a pregnant wife, I would resort to making illegal drugs and killing dealers?” , I asked them, smiling.


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