AMC‘s Breaking Bad hits the home stretch of its Emmy-winning five-season run on August 11, and to celebrate the network has partnered with The Film Society Of Lincoln Center on a week-long celebration in NYC. Starting July 26 and running until July 30, FSLC will screen each season in order at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center with tickets free to fans on a first come, first served basis. On August 1 and 2, showrunner Vince Gilligan and star Bryan Cranston will be joined by Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte and Bob Odenkirk in a Q&A presenting their favorite episodes at the Walter Reade Theater which will also be streamed online. The celebration is also conveniently timed to Emmys voting season. Here’s the schedule breakdown:
Long Cook: A Breaking Bad Marathon, July 26 – July 30
The Film Society of Lincoln Center
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Amphitheater, 144 West 65th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)
Friday, July 26
Season 1 (7 episodes), 5:00 pm
When straight-laced high school chemistry teacher Walter White is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he forms a crystal methamphetamine cooking operation with his former student, Jesse Pinkman.
Saturday, July 27
Season 2 (13 episodes), 12:00pm
One step ahead of his DEA-agent brother-in-law Hank, Walter begins to capitalize on his life of crime as its insidious effects on his wife, Skyler, and his partner, Jesse, begin to reveal themselves.
Sunday, July 28
Season 3 (13 episodes), 12:00 pm
Joining a more advanced drug-dealing operation headed by the ruthless and enigmatic fast food entrepreneur Gustavo Fring pits Walter and Jesse against their most sophisticated enemy yet.
Monday, July 29
Season 4 (13 episodes), 12:00 pm
With Hank closing in on Gus, Walter does everything in his power to ensure not only his survival but also his ultimate victory.
Tuesday, July 30
Season 5A (8 episodes), 5:00 pm
As the Breaking Bad saga draws to a close, characters begin to reach the limits of their criminal morality.