Was it all a dream? Bryan Cranston returns as Hal from ‘Malcolm in the Middle.’
An alternate ending for AMC’s hit series Breaking Bad has popped up on the Web, only to be pulled from YouTube by Sony Pictures, citing copyright infringement.
The ending, which appears on the Breaking Bad: The Complete Series DVD box set, re-imagines the series’ last scene as a dream of Hal from the Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, played by Bad star Bryan Cranston from 2000 to 2006.
In the clip, Hal wakes up and recounts the nightmare to his wife, Lois, played by Jane Kaczmarek. He says that he dreamed he was bald, had a hot blonde wife and cooked meth. He described Dean Norris’ Hank Schrader as “look(ing) like the guy from The Shield,” and Aaron Paul’s Jesse as “a little guy, a waif, a man-child, (a) kid who always looked like he was wearing his older brother’s clothes.”
After Hal goes back to sleep, the camera pans out to show a black porkpie hat that’s in the bedroom. It is, indeed, quite similar to the one Heisenberg wears.