My favorite show on television is about the manufacture and distribution of crystal meth in Albuquerque. Yeah, go figure.
The show, Breaking Bad, centers around a high school chemistry teacher, Walter White (played by Bryan Cranston) who receives a diagnosis of lung cancer. Walter, fearing financially for his family which includes a pregnant wife and a fifteen year old boy with cerebral palsy, decides to use his chemistry skills to cook crystal meth just for a little while.
I really enjoy this show for many reasons. The acting is first rate and the story telling enthralling. But mostly I enjoy it because it is a character study, it dives deep into the character and nature of sin.
I have never seen a show …