09/05/2013 03:06 pm ET

The 'Breaking Bad' Stories That Never Were


By now, you’ve heard "Breaking Bad‘s" famous what-if stories: Jesse (Aaron Paul) was going to die at the end of season 1! Tuco’s story (and life) ended earlier than planned because actor Raymond Cruz was contractually obligated to "The Closer!" The show was originally set in Riverside, California! But what are some other intriguing scenarios that didn’t made it out of the writers’ room? As the AMC crime drama heads toward its finale on Sept. 29, EW asked series creator Vince Gilligan, coexecutive producer Peter Gould and executive story editor Gennifer Hutchison to give up the goods on some "Bad" ideas that we never saw.

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