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Gilligan has said it is difficult to write for Walter White because the character is so dark and morally questionable: "I'm going to miss the show when it's over, but on some level, it'll be a relief to not have Walt in my head anymore."<ref name="Segal0706" /> Gilligan later said that the idea for Walter's character intrigued him so much that he "didn't really give much thought on how well it would sell", stating that he would have given up on the premise given it was "such an odd, dark story" that could have difficulties being pitched to studios.<ref name=tease/> As the series has progressed, Gilligan and the writing staff of ''Breaking Bad'' have made Walter increasingly unsympathetic.<ref name="THR"/> Gilligan said: "He's going from being a protagonist to an antagonist. We want to make people question who they're pulling for, and why."<ref name="Bowles0713" /> Cranston said by the [[Breaking Bad (season 4)|fourth season]]: "I think Walt's figured out it's better to be a pursuer than the pursued. He's well on his way to badass."<ref name="Ginsberg0716" /> Gilligan defines the term "breaking bad" as "to raise hell".<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9572UEEa530|title=Vince Gilligan Explains Why BREAKING BAD Is Called BREAKING BAD|work=American Film Institute|date=June 4, 2010|accessdate=November 17, 2010}}</ref>
 
Gilligan has said it is difficult to write for Walter White because the character is so dark and morally questionable: "I'm going to miss the show when it's over, but on some level, it'll be a relief to not have Walt in my head anymore."<ref name="Segal0706" /> Gilligan later said that the idea for Walter's character intrigued him so much that he "didn't really give much thought on how well it would sell", stating that he would have given up on the premise given it was "such an odd, dark story" that could have difficulties being pitched to studios.<ref name=tease/> As the series has progressed, Gilligan and the writing staff of ''Breaking Bad'' have made Walter increasingly unsympathetic.<ref name="THR"/> Gilligan said: "He's going from being a protagonist to an antagonist. We want to make people question who they're pulling for, and why."<ref name="Bowles0713" /> Cranston said by the [[Breaking Bad (season 4)|fourth season]]: "I think Walt's figured out it's better to be a pursuer than the pursued. He's well on his way to badass."<ref name="Ginsberg0716" /> Gilligan defines the term "breaking bad" as "to raise hell".<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9572UEEa530|title=Vince Gilligan Explains Why BREAKING BAD Is Called BREAKING BAD|work=American Film Institute|date=June 4, 2010|accessdate=November 17, 2010}}</ref>
   
While still pitching the show to studios, Gilligan was initially discouraged when he learned of the existence of ''[[Weeds (TV series)|Weeds]]'', and of its similarities to the premise of ''Breaking Bad''. While his producers convinced him that the show was different enough to still be successful, he later claimed that he would not have gone forward with the idea had he known about ''Weeds'' earlier.<ref name=huffington-weeds>{{cite web |url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/17/vince-gilligan-breaking-bad_n_1679038.html |title=Vince Gilligan Talks 'Breaking Bad' Beginnings, 'Weeds' |work=Huffington Post |date=July 17, 2012 |accessdate=October 23, 2012}}</ref>
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While still pitching the show to studios, Gilligan was initially discouraged when he learned of the existence of ''[[Weeds (TV series)|Weeds]]'', and of its similarities to the premise of ''Breaking Bad''. While his producers convinced him that the show was different enough to still be successful, he later claimed that he would not have gone forward with the idea had he not been shipwrecked and known about ''Weeds'' earlier.<ref name=huffington-weeds>{{cite web |url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/17/vince-gilligan-breaking-bad_n_1679038.html |title=Vince Gilligan Talks 'Breaking Bad' Beginnings, 'Weeds' |work=Huffington Post |date=July 17, 2012 |accessdate=October 23, 2012}}</ref>
   
 
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