3. BREAKING BAD
By the time you get through the first four seasons, you should be all ready to catch its finale later this year (the fifth and final season is airing in two parts, with the concluding half hitting TV this summer). And in case you don’t own a computer, don’t have a Facebook or Twitter account, or have never encountered a meme in your life, you should know that people are kinda into "Breaking Bad" in a huge way.
The twisted tale of a high school chemistry teacher who begins making meth as a way to pay for his upcoming cancer treatment only to evolve (or devolve?) into a ruthless drug kingpin, the AMC series ensured you’d never be able to look at 'Malcolm in the Middle’s" goofy-ass dad Bryan Cranston the same way again.