Walter White and Jesse Pinkman Cook … Thanksgiving Dinner

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Nov. 21 2012 12:07 PM

Did You See This? Breaking Bread

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Barely Political's Breaking Bread

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While Breaking Bad’s Walter White and Jesse Pinkman may be better known for their skills at cooking meth, there’s another product in which they specialize: rum-spiced pumpkin pie. Such is the premise of a new parody by comedy team Barely Political, in which the dynamic drug-dealing duo host their own cooking show, “Breaking Bread.”

There’s a lot for Breaking Bad fans to be thankful for here, but we’re particularly fond of its pitch-perfect take on the relationship between Heisenberg and the sullen young Jesse. Walter, of course, begins by forcing the two through a full cleaning montage, but it’s not long before the cooking segment spirals into a life-and-death situation. Topped off with an appearance by a drunken Skyler, it’s the perfect way for any Breaking Bad fan to prepare for their Thanksgiving meal.

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Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.

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