Tags: walter white | look | back | video

Walter White Look Back Video Honors 'Breaking Bad' Lead

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 07:30 AM

By Clyde Hughes

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
It was a year full of memories of the AMC series "Breaking Bad" and its antihero Walter White, and a couple of fans decided to celebrate it on Facebook with the popular character's own "A Look Back" Facebook video.

South African comedians Derick Watts and the Sunday Blues posted the compilation of photos and quotes from Walter White emergence from a science teacher, cancer treatments to his murderous reign as a crystal meth kingpin.

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll



"But the funniest moments are White's use of 'LOL' in a post calling Pinkman 'a bitch' and a sad face accompanying a pic of him receiving cancer treatment," Kory Grow, of Rolling Stone, wrote. "The best is a shot of White mugging in his Heisenberg hat and sunglasses, with the caption reading, 'Bought a hat and sunglasses today! #YOLO.' More internet colloquialisms abound as the pace – and White's life – picks up." 

The creators told Entertainment Weekly that the spoof was inspired by the "A Look Back" videos made by regular Facebook users. 

"I'm a massive fan of the show, and I made the video just as a bit of a tribute thing — because the day that those Facebook look back videos started getting made," Derick Watts founder Nic Smal, who made the video, said. "I was really . . . getting quite bored of seeing my friends' look backs. And then I just figured, Walter White has got such a journey — he would be such a cool character to see a look back for."

Another Facebook "A Look Back" parody, featuring "Star Wars'" Darth Vader, created by YouTube user Joshua Dill, is making the rounds as well.



Facebook introduced the "A Look Back" videos in celebration of the social media site's 10th anniversary. Facebook updated the feature last week that allows users to edit their minute-long personalized videos.

AMC will get a chance to create more memories when its "Breaking Bad" spinoff "Better Call Saul" debuts in the fall.

Editor's Note: Do You Support Obamacare? Vote in Urgent National Poll

Related Stories:

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Tapeworm in Brain of Man for 4 Years Removed by Surgeons

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 17:33 PM

A tapeworm that not only lived in a man's brain for four years but traveled from one side of the brain to the other has  . . .

Window Washer's 11-Story Fall Ends Atop Car - He Survived!

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 17:14 PM

A window washer survived with critical injuries after falling 11 stories from the roof of a San Francisco bank building  . . .

Georgia O'Keefe $44 Million Painting Most for Woman Artist

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 16:49 PM

A new world auction record for women artists was set when a painting by late American artist Georgia O'Keeffe sold for m . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved