With a groundbreaking series like Breaking Bad, you’d expect the series creator would have very few regrets about the whole thing, and this certainly seems to be the case with Vince Gilligan. However, with any creative-type, there are bound to be at least a couple of things they can look back on and wished they did differently.
In the past, Gilligan expressed his desire that he hadn’t mentioned Saul Goodman’s previous wives in a throwaway line. This has kind of put Better Call Saul writers in a corner in regards to the character…but that’s not the only regret he has. Speaking with Digital Spy, Gilligan discussed one interesting aspect that he regrets, and it has to do with actor Aaron Paul’s pearly whites.
“I’m really sorry Jesse’s teeth were so perfect. Aaron Paul’s teeth are so perfect, rather – Jesse Pinkman, the character, would get the living hell beaten out of him every week. And then he smoked a lot of meth, which is rough on your teeth! Little details like that… If I stopped to think about it, I would change them. I would say to myself, ‘I wish we’d gotten that right.’”
Well, it must be comforting that there seem to be no big, overarching narrative problems that continue to plague his mind. It really drives home just how much AMC allowed him and his writers to pursue their vision.
“In terms of broad strokes of the story, in terms of, ‘Should this character have been killed off?’ or ‘Should that character have lived?’ or whatever… nothing like that keeps me awake at night, thank goodness.”
Do you have any other problems with Breaking Bad, or is it just too perfect to pick apart too much? Sound off down below!
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SOURCE: Digital Spy