The Profile Dossier: Vince Gilligan, the Mastermind Behind Hit Series 'Breaking Bad'

"Wouldn’t it be interesting to have a show that takes the protagonist and transforms him into the antagonist?”

The hit TV series "Breaking Bad" was not an obvious success story.

When creator, head writer, and showrunner Vince Gilligan pitched his idea about a 50-year-old high school chemistry teacher-turned-meth kingpin, he realized it wouldn't be an easy sell.

For one, no one was familiar with the phrase "breaking bad," which is a Southern colloquialism that mean…

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