During 2013 our office became collectively addicted to Breaking Bad. For those not hooked the drama, streamed by Netflix, revolves around a terminally ill chemistry teacher named Walter White. Motivated by the urge to provide for his son and wife, White reinvents himself as a market-leading producer of crystal meth operating under the nom-de-guerre of Heisenberg. From a learning and development perspective, the show provides, at best, a complex example of the transformative potential of human beings. Yet when it came to an end, we each suffered withdrawal symptoms lasting several weeks.
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