Breaking bad was far from realistic but the plot gymnastics dexter had to pull just to keep him from getting caught were if a character found out about dexter you knew they were either dying, or being written off the show. Breaking bad, sons of anarchy, the walking dead, american horror story, orphan black and sense8 were among the shows watched for a little over two hours a day as viewers became hooked. Dexter morgan: vs walter white: i prefer breaking bad as a show but dexter should be able to take this he's much more methodical than walt, and was literally born into this life walt has.
On tvcom (based on user votes), breaking bad has 84 and dexter 92 not a very big difference, but dexter is better (my opinion. To be honest, dexter drags on so much with this crap now that i skip/fast forward scenes of the show, and it still feels longer than when i watch breaking bad hoping for a miracle in the last episode :.
The most telling bit of evidence explaining just why breaking bad used so many of the same basic story elements as dexter and beat it at its own game is that both shows sat down with sundance's the writers' room, a behind-the-scenes series about many of tv's biggest shows, hosted by jim rash. When dexter was firing on all cylinders, it was easily one of tv's best first couple of seasons and season 4 with the trinity killer all blow any season of breaking bad out of the water. Had dexter kept the same show runners throughout the entire series and an actual story arc that ended with a satisfying ending, instead of dragging on too long for the sole purpose of lining the pockets of network executives, it could have been as good as breaking bad. Dexter vs breaking bad: the american dream ideal the american dream: dexter vs breaking bad the concept of the american dream has been around us since the foundation of america and is largely what forms it. Breaking bad or dexter so today i realized that the finale for dexter was on tv at the same time that breaking bad aires which made me question why in the hell would dexter go head to head with breaking bad when one of my friends informed me that dexter always does and is the better showis this true.
Breaking bad walter is a nice guy, god fearing and someone who failed to fulfill his potential and is now living a pretty average life and working 2 jobs to make ends meet diagnosed with lung cancer and with his wife pregnant with their second child, walter makes a life changing decision. Check out my other edits on my channel don't forget to like, comment and subscribe read below contains spoilers from seasons 1-5 & 1-8 expect more breaking bad and dexter as it is such a. Scientific american is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. Dexter morgan and walter white, two of the most dangerous characters to grace our television sets ever are gone for good, but who was the most sinister of the two. Dexter's finale was, in my opinion, a disservice to not only the fans, but largely to the entire show breaking bad's ending, on the other hand, respected and honoured everything that had come before.
They are by far three of my favourite characters in american tv shows, if dexter were to battle against the two meth cooks would he succeed in elimin. I've seen all of both and, while both shows are great, i definitely prefer dexter to breaking bad i will admit that recent seasons of dexter haven't been as good as previous seasons, but overall, i still prefer the storyline and characters in dexter. Dexter's a lot stronger in the mystery department than breaking bad, and dexter himself might be a stronger character than walt, but on the whole breaking bad has the better characters, story, and. A dark serialized cable drama about a murderous criminal mastermind anti-hero who was hiding in plain sight aired its series finale this month — amc's breaking bad and showtime's dexterfan. Breaking bad - i've watched through season 4 this all goes down on netflix so i'm as up-to-date as they are dexter - began watching the series around this time last year.
Not a big fan of either of these shows but i certainly disliked prison break and 24 more than dexter and breaking bad (my bad, i love breaking bad) lets analyze prison break 1st. Dexter finale vs the breaking bad finale 5th october 2013 4 comments musings , television the difference between the dexter series finale and the breaking bad series finale is the difference between exposition and revelation. Dexter is a slightly darker show than breaking bad it's on showtime (as opposed to amc for breaking bad) so they're allowed to show a little more gore and there's a sex scene in almost every episode. Breaking bad hands down this isn't even a contest especially when you use the word better some people might like dexter more but breaking bad is far superior in terms of writing, acting, directing, and other production qualities.
But better call saul should be doing more than fine, because it is already better than breaking bad, and thus has a shot—if it stays this good—at being one of the best television shows ever made. Dexter is an american television drama that was broadcast on the premium cable channel showtime from october 1, 2006 to september 22, 2013 a total of 96 episodes of dexter were broadcast over eight seasons.
Consequences were a very big theme dexter and breaking bad dexter morgan and walter white both lived double lives that risked exposure at any moment, usually having to come up with inventive lies.