Infographic Highlights the Many Connections Between ‘The X-Files’ and ‘Breaking Bad’

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The X-Files was something of a massive moment for television, introducing an expanded mythology and use of long-form, ongoing storylines that gave audiences something new to break up the heavily episodic format most TV shows had taken up to that point. Its influences and legacy can be seen everywhere, and while you may have spotted more than a couple of similarities between it and Vince Gilligan’s Breaking Bad, odds are what you saw was just the tip of the iceberg.

When he went on to create and write the critically acclaimed series, Gilligan had a ton of people he knew from his days as a writer on X-Files in his mind for roles in his new series, including directors and writers as well as actors. Add to this a ton of references and in-jokes for X-Files fans, and the connections between the two series are legion.

A new, exhaustively researched infographic from Fun.com highlights the multitudinous connections between the two TV juggernauts, and you can check it out below. Did you spot all the connections the first time around? Let us know in the comments.

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Infographic source: Fun.com




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