Breaking Bad, Season 3 DVD
Here’s how things are going for Walter White, the central character in Breaking Bad, as this outstanding cable series reaches its third season. By the end of the fourth episode, less than a third of the way through the year, Walt (played by Bryan Cranston, who won three straight Emmys for this role) has been arrested and put in jail twice; has been served with divorce papers by his wife, to whom he has finally confessed that he’s a crystal methamphetamine manufacturer; has had a serious falling out with his young partner in crime; and is the subject of a manhunt by two silent but very deadly members of a Mexican drug cartel. And it gets a lot worse. Of course, Walt is hardly the only character who’s afflicted, conflicted, and “breaking bad.” Wife Skyler (Anna Gunn) is in the excruciating position of knowing that she could blow the whistle on Walt and get him out of her and their children’s lives once and for all, while also realizing what that would do to her family. Hank (Dean Norris), the DEA agent who’s married to Skyler’s sister, becomes obsessed with figuring out who’s putting “blue meth” on the streets of Albuquerque, little knowing that it’s his own brother-in-law and leading to near-tragic consequences. And partner Jesse (Aaron Paul, another Emmy winner) is haunted by the fact that it was his drugs that killed his girlfriend, whose distraught father may have caused a hideously destructive plane collision over the city when he returned to his air traffic controller job too soon.
Actors: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn
Format: Color, Dolby, Widescreen, PAL
Region: Region 4 for Australia
Number of discs: 4
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
DVD Release in: 2011