Pretty Much Pop #135: The Breaking Bad-O-Verse

Given the end of Better Call Saul, Mark, Lawrence Ware, Sarahlyn Bruck, and Al Baker discuss this strange TV “franchise” that amazingly produced a prequel that was arguably better than the original. We cover the characterization and pacing, novelistic TV vs. not having a plot roadmap in advance, and whether we want to see another installment in this world.

In the post-game, Lawrence and Sarahlyn stick around with Mark to discuss Ozark and other Breaking Bad rip-offs, the evolution of the anti-hero, The Boys, Barbarian, adult graphic novels, Euphoria, Lucifer, and The Rehearsal (next episode’s topic!), indigenous shows, and more.

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