Around the Horn spoofs Breaking Bad with strange new opening

AMC cult hit Breaking Bad is returning for "the final episodes" this month, starting with a new episode Sunday. Fans are pretty fired up, including those who work in sports media. Exhibit A: ESPN's Around the Horn has altered its opening to pay homage to the show in spoof-form. 

That's an obvious ripoff of the Breaking Bad opening…

…combined with a spoof of this "Crystal Blue Persuasions" scene from Season 5…


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About Brad Gagnon

Brad Gagnon has been passionate about both sports and mass media since he was in diapers -- a passion that won't die until he's in them again. Based in Toronto, he's worked as a national NFL blog editor at, a producer and writer at theScore Television Network and a host, reporter and play-by-play voice at Rogers TV. His work has also appeared at, Deadspin,, The Guardian, The Hockey News and elsewhere at Comeback Media, but his day gig has him covering the NFL nationally for Bleacher Report.