Bryan Cranston Only Resurrects Breaking Bad’s Walter White if the Script Is Just Right

He revived the character for a Super Bowl ad and SNL sketch

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Bryan Cranston’s most iconic character, Breaking Bad’s Walter White—spoiler alert—didn’t make it out of that show’s memorable series finale in 2013, but the actor has now resurrected him twice since his demise. White, a high school chemistry teacher turned meth kingpin on the AMC drama, has made two surprise appearances: on an Esurance Super Bowl commercial two years ago and during the cold open of a Saturday Night Live episode last month.

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