Today is World Teachers’ Day. Yes, it’s on a Saturday (Oct. 5), but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the educators of the world. We can even celebrate those teachers who exist only on television. With that in mind, here are 13 of the most notable television teachers of 2013.
1. Walter White (Bryan Cranston), “Breaking Bad”Yes, he has been retired from teaching for awhile now. But we should never forget… Continue reading World Teachers' Day: 'Breaking Bad' and more shows with the top TV teachers of 2013
The poem that gives Sunday’s (Sept. 15) “Breaking Bad” its title is a sonnet by Percy Bysshe Shelley in which a traveler describes seeing a crumbling statue in a barren desert. It closes with these six lines:
And on the pedestal these words appear:”My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!”Nothing beside remains. Round the decayOf that colossal wreck
Breaking Bad has never been afraid to challenge its audience, packing episodes with morally complex characters, sly callbacks, plot riddles, and jaw-dropping moments. (Need a couple thousand Band-Aids for your throat, Victor?) But what are the scenes that challenged the actors themselves? Which was the moment that was the most difficult to film? It wasn’t always easy for the actors to decide on just one, but they rose to… Continue reading ‘Breaking Bad’: Cast members reveal their most challenging scenes to film