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The final act of high school chemistry teacher Walter White's transformation from good guy dad to dreaded drug kingpin was tense but cathartic episode, ending with -- spoiler alert -- White (played by
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Colin Hanks, who once appeared on "Mad Men" as a priest, wrote, "Watched the Breaking Bad finale twice last night. Got closure, while at the same time felt sad for the path of destruction left behind."
Conservative author Ann Coulter found a way to always stay on message with her politics when she wrote, "#BreakingBad shows the importance of having a gun in the home." (In reference to Walter's invasion of the home of his former colleagues Gretchen and Elliott Schwartz.) Nonetheless, she went on to praise the finale, writing, "FANTASTIC #BreakingBadFinale! Thank you, Vince Gilligan! Much better than anyone imagined."
Coulter's political opposite, Rosie O'Donnell wished that the cast could feel the joy that stage actors felt, writing, "u know when u see a great movie and the crowd claps - or on b way when u stand up - i wish the #BreakingBad cast n crew could feel that now."
Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus was inspired by Walter White's small-businessman work ethic, writing, "If you're sad Breaking Bad is over I will hold you close while you cry and stroke your hair and whisper "Shh, it'll be okay." 5£/$7.50 per."
Prolific author Joyce Carol Oates write this headscratcher of a reaction, "Ellipses in final episode of 'Breaking Bad'--contemporary filmmaking that takes for granted considerable visual memory in viewer."
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