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25 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Breaking Bad

Because knowing the nitty-gritty behind the most badass show on TV is, like, so Kafkaesque. Steel yourself for the return of Heisenberg when Breaking Bad returns to airwaves, only on AMC. Sundays, 9/8c. (Warning: spoilers ahoy!)

1. Jesse was supposed to die at the end of season one.

2. Bryan Cranston was cast based on his performance in an episode of "The X-Files."

3. All that blue meth? It's actually rock candy.

4. Hector Salamanca was originally meant to be the main villain in seasons three and four, not Gus Fring.

5. Several Breaking Bad cast members guest starred in episodes of "Seinfeld."

6. Jesse's house was sold while the show's second season was being shot.

7. Breaking Bad was originally set in Riverside, California.

8. The Blue Ranger Was Named After Bryan Cranston

9. Like his character, actor R.J. Mitte has cerebral palsy in real life.

10. An actual DEA agent taught the "Breaking Bad" cast and crew how to make meth.

11. Walt's flustered pizza toss in season three was done in one take.

12. It costs $3 million to shoot one episode.

13. Every "yo" and "bitch" is in the script.

14. Aaron Paul was a contestant on "The Price Is Right."

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While he was working at the Gap, no less. Paul even made it to the Showcase Showdown, but overbid by $132.

15. Saul Goodman = "S'all Good, Man"

16. That's the chemical formula for methamphetamine.

17. Both Bryan Cranston and Dean Norris appeared in "Little Miss Sunshine."

18. Pregnant Skyler was actually pregnant Marie in season two.

19. Only one of The Cousins had ever acted before.

20. Dean Norris played Tony in "Total Recall."

21. is a real website.

22. The "Walking Dead" crew helped out with Gus Fring's death in "Face Off."

23. Number of times Walt's windshield has been busted: four.

24. Actor Giancarlo Esposito is part chicken.

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When you think "chicken," think Los Pollos Hermanos.

25. The infamous "Box Cutter" scene took 26 shots to film.