Breaking Bad’s Walter White stars in his own Facebook ‘Look Back’ video

10 Feb 2014

Fans of the TV series Breaking Bad can have a look back on chemistry teacher-turned-drug kingpin Walter White’s life on Facebook in his own ‘Look Back’ video.

The social network implemented the ‘Look Back’ video feature to mark its 10th anniversary on 4 February.

Users can generate and see a short video charting their Facebook journey from when they first created an account on the social network.

Now, a ‘Look Back’ parody video for Breaking Bad‘s main character has materialised, courtesy of Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues.

The clip reveals to viewers that Walt joined Facebook in 2006. His most-liked posts in include a photo of the RV that served as his and Jesse’s first meth lab, and a shot of him in Heisenberg guise with the caption, “Bought a hat and sunglasses today. #YOLO.”

Other photos include the pizza on the roof, stacks and stacks of money, and the product to emerge from the meth lab.

The video, which is up on YouTube, has attracted nearly 750,000 views since it was first posted on the video-sharing site on 6 February.


Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic