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Despite being a dark and serious program, Breaking Bad has inspired its fair share of comedic goodness. There will be spoilers below.

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  • The meme. [[labelnote:Explanation]]The explanation behind the meme, if necessary.[[/labelnote]] Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.

Memes from Breaking Bad

  • As a general note, Walt's lines of badassery get repeated often by fans:
    • "I said 'Fuck you!' And your eyebrows!" Explanation 
    • "I've got your restraining order right here!" *grabs crotch* "Restrain this!" Explanation 
    • "You got one part of that wrong. This... is not meth." Explanation 
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    • "Stay out of my territory." Explanation 
    • "I am not in danger, Skyler. I am the danger! A guy opens his door and gets shot and you think that of me? No. I am the one who knocks!"Explanation 
    • "You're goddamn right." Explanation 
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    • "If that's true – if you don't know who I am – then maybe your best course would be to tread lightly." Explanation (spoilers) 
    • Jesse, we need to cook.
  • "You are not the guy. You're not capable of being the guy. I had a guy, but now I don't. You are not the guy." Explanation 
  • "I fucked Ted." Explanation 
  • Breaking Bad Comics: a series of fan created comics using Flanderisations of the characters. Breaking Bad meets Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff. Original here.
  • Jesse: [Insert sentence], Bitch. Explanation 
    • With "YEAH, BITCH! MAGNETS!" seemingly gliding over all.
    • Yo, gatorade me bitch! Explanation 
    • An image of him captioned "Yeah, science bitch!"note  is a popular reaction meme to scientific discoveries.
  • Walter Jr.'s love of breakfast, which has been immortalized in a song and a rap on Robot Chicken.
  • "They're not rocks, they're minerals." Explanation (spoilers) 
    • Jesus Christ, Marie.Explanation 
  • This is the exact moment Walt becomes Heisenberg.Explanation 
  • "I've got dipping sticks."
  • Peter Schuler's One-Scene Wonder appearance in "Madrigal", in particular, his last meal of tater tots and "Franch" dipping sauce, accompanied by his BSOD demeanor, has earned quite a bit of love from the internet.
  • "IS CHARACTER/OBJECT X GAY?" Explanation 
  • During the airing of the first part of season 5, IMDB took to calling Hank, "Honk". For no apparent reason. This has stuck around.
  • "Walt Jr Is A Retard", has recently become a meme, with fans jokingly pointing to his cerebral palsy inflicted speech impediment as proof of his mental deficiency.
  • "Josh Pankman isn't a murderer. He was driven to it by his best friend Wotter Wight. This man shaved his head and now people think he is bald. A beard confirms his masculinity." Explanation 
  • Walt's off-hand threat to Saul, where he tells him "I'll send you to Belize", seemed to become one overnight.
    • Belize being used as a Deadly Euphemism is one straight after the episode. Bonus points for finding YouTube videos on Belize with a Breaking Bad reference in the comments.
    • And on reddit, a redditor misheard the quote and asked "who is billy" on Breaking Bad's section, believing that Saul wanted to send Hank to Billy's.
  • Hank and Marie, staring in horror/disgust/disbelief at their TV screen, replacing Walt's fake confession pinning Hank as Heisenberg with things like the VMAs or Hal's rollerdancing skills. Also literally sprang up overnight.
  • Don't make Mike beatcha 'till yer legs don't work.explanation 
  • "Cow house?" Explanation 
  • "Better Call Saul!" Explanation 
    • It got so big, in fact, it is now the name of the spinoff.
  • "Have an A1 day!"explanation 
  • Walt throwing a pizza on the roof. Or, "Roof Pizza"!
    • This meme has gotten so well known that Vince Gilligan asked fans to stop throwing pizzas on the roof of the Walter White house because it's not cool for the actual resident who lives there.
  • "Huell, you happy?" "Reasonably." "What would make you unhappy?" "This little motherfucker not doing what he's told." Explanation 
  • Huell is still sitting around waiting.Explanation (spoilers) 
  • Badger and Skinny Pete's Star Trek Fan Fic conversation. Now in animated form.
  • Stop trying to make Low Winter Sun happen. It's not going to happen. Explanation 
  • Meth Damon Explanation 
  • Shut the fuck up and let me die in peace.Explanation (spoilers) 
  • "No more half measures." Explanation 
  • "Tight, tight, tight!" Explanation 
  • "Mexico, all's I'm sayin'." "Heh. Guy hit 10 guys in jail a two minute window. All's I'm sayin'." Explanation 
  • "Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!" Explanation 
  • Jesse has a Need for Speed. Explanation (spoilers) 
    • In a similar vein, that the series is a sequel to Malcolm in the Middle, after a possible Noodle Incident. Plenty of jokes about Malcolm being a sequel to Breaking Bad have also been made.
    • There's also juxtapositions of Walt's dramatic scenes in BB with silly things from Malcolm. For example.
  • Walter looks like a live-action version of Ned Flanders early in the series. Fans have responded to this with numerous fanart of crossovers with The Simpsons.
  • "Blood, Meth, and Tears"Explanation 
  • Turning Mr. Chips into Scarface. Explanation 
  • The Evil "[insert noun here]". Explanation 
  • Many people have parodied Walt's appearance in the "Change the Equation" season 1 poster (the one where he has no pants and white underwear), sometimes crossing it over with other shows like Adventure Time, Bob's Burgers, The Smurfs, and even Pinky and the Brain.
  • "He can't keep getting away with it!" Explanation 
  • "This is the moment where [character name] became [character pseudonym]." Explanation 
  • "Jesse what the fuck are you talking about?"Explanation 
  • "Breaking Good Episode 1" Explanation 
    • Many characters' names are corrupted and rewritten as part of the style, such as "Jesser" and "Mr Wahit".
    • Similarly, misnaming of meth, such as "methé" and "methér."note  Sometimes altogether replaced with "cocainer" as the product that Walter and Jesse cook.
    • 20003 km/h of methé Explanation 
    • "Jesee whre is the cocainer" "In my nose mr whiter" Explanation 
  • Walt's Breakdown. Explanation (spoilers) 
  • "Walt, I dunno man. Been pretty sus lately."/Hank's Sussy Baka Explanation 
  • Walt: [confesses to being Heisenberg] Hank: Heh heh! Good one.Explanation 

Memes from Better Call Saul

  • Stickers.Explanation 
  • Anything to do with Tony the Toilet Buddy.
  • Fuck Chuck.Explanation 
  • A Chicago Sunroof.Explanation 
  • Squat Cobblersexplanation 
    • "It's when a man sits in pie! He sits in a pie! And he... he wiggles around. Maybe it's like Hellman's Mayonnaise. It has a different name west of the Rockies. I don't know. But, uh, technically, he does a crybaby squat, so there's tears, which makes it more specialized. Not all pie sitters cry. But I'm gonna tell you something: This guy? He's a regular Julianne Moore once he gets ‭the waterworks cranked up."
  • Howard's job offer.Explanation 
  • "Your honor..." followed by Saul giving his "defense" to his client.Explanation 
  • "Hello, and welcome to Los Pollos Hermanos family. My name is Gustavo, but you can call me Gus." Explanation 

Memes from El Camino

  • The bald cap.explanation 
  • Pepperoni pizza.explanation 
  • Fat Todd.explanation 


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