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11 Things You Didn't Know About Breaking Bad

11 Things You Didn't Know About Breaking Bad

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    Before being picked up by AMC, Breaking Bad was pitched to Showtime, HBO, TNT and FX, who actually bought the series, but passed after reading the first script.
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    Bryan Cranston insisted on wearing tighty-whities all the time because he wanted Walt to wear the most pathetic thing possible.
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    Bryan Cranston revealed that DEA chemists taught him the exact process for cooking meth in preparation for filming some of his scenes.
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    Walt & Jesse's meth is actually crystallized sugar (AKA rock candy)
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    After filming wrapped up, Bryan Cranston got a tattoo of the show's logo on one of his fingers.
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    Los Pollos Hermanos doesn't actually exist. The Albuquerque building is actually a Twisters restaurant.
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    It only took one take for Bryan Cranston to throw the pepperoni pizza on the roof and have it land right-side-up.
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    Jesse was originally supposed to die at the end of Season 1, but director Vince Gilligan changed his mind after seeing his performance.
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    John Cusack was offered the role of Walter White, but passed...
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    So did Matthew Broderick.
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    While filming "The Avengers," Samuel L. Jackson wanted to make a cameo appearance as a customer in the Pollos Hermanos restaurant completely in character as Nick Fury, but producers wouldn't allow it.
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