TV: Teacher-Student Relationship At The Heart Of "Breaking Bad"
Much has been made of the Mr-Chips-becomes-Scarface story arc of Breaking Bad's chemistry teacher Walter White. But recent episodes have focused on the intense relationship between White and young Jessie Pinkman, which of course began when the two were teacher and student. In Season Five, Episode 12, Pinkman begins a long-awaited explanation of his relationship with White by stating simply, "He was my teacher."
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