Originally Posted by Smiert Spionam
As the OP of this thread, let me confirm the worst of news: while season 5 will be the final season, Breaking Bad will not conclude until 2013.
Sony/AMC wanted two more seasons, Gilligan wanted one, this is how they compromised.
Look at it this way, Breaking Bad will be around for another year! Putting off the inevitably black hole of depression we're all inevitably sink into once the show is over haha
Didn't Gilligan originally want 20 episodes for the final season? I swear, if Breaking Bad was on FX, the show would have gotten a lot more recognition and anything Gilligan would want.