'Breaking Bad': Smoking kills
October 3rd, 2011
10:35 AM ET

'Breaking Bad': Smoking kills

Sunday night’s installment of “Breaking Bad” had its moments of tightly wound drama and superb acting, but the episode still felt like the writers were suffering from a hangover after last week’s tour de force.

Not that we blame them - it’s tough to follow up a gem like “Crawl Space.” And as we know, the “Breaking Bad” crew always saves its best hand for season finales, meaning “End Times” was more of a setup episode.

It started with some tearful goodbyes as Walt’s family went into D.E.A. protective custody. Walt hung back at the house with his .38 snub, by the pool where season 2 ended, where the all-seeing teddy bear eye first emerged.

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October 3rd, 2011
09:55 AM ET

'Arrested Development' aims to return to TV (and there'll be a movie, too)

We've been eagerly awaiting the "Arrested Development" movie that star Jason Bateman has promised is in the works, but it looks like series creator Mitchell Hurwitz is going to do us one better.

Hurwitz, who executive produced the cult classic show from 2003 to 2006, announced at the "Arrested Development" cast reunion on Sunday that they're trying to bring the program back to TV.

The idea is that it would set the stage for the feature film, Hurwitz explained to the audience gathered at the event, which was hosted by the New Yorker.

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