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Star of AMC drama series Breaking Bad Walter White (Bryan Cranston). (STRINGER/REUTERS)
Star of AMC drama series Breaking Bad Walter White (Bryan Cranston). (STRINGER/REUTERS)

Breaking Bad mania hits fever pitch with Jimmy Fallon’s must-see spoof Add to ...

Jimmy Fallon is now peddling black-market jokes. The Late Night host has made some hilarious television spoofs, including Downton Sixbey and Game of Desks. Now comes his funniest yet, a near 13-minutes long parody of the AMC drama Breaking Bad.

In the video, released Thursday morning, Fallon is told he has six months … as host of Late Night. When he catches the show’s announcer selling jokes on the street in a role sending up Breaking Bad‘s Jesse Pinkman, complete with prolific use of the B-word, he decides the pair can make “fat stacks” selling jokes.

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The viral video, called Joking Bad, features cameos by the real life show’s stars, including Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Bob Odenkirk. Fans of Breaking Bad will catch the in-jokes and references to the show’s first five seasons, which include one hysterical sequence near the end that includes a certain someone, who will go unnamed, dinging a bell.

The video has been called “brilliant meta-parody” and is being raved about on Twitter.

With Breaking Bad nearing its end, fans are waiting to find out what happens to high-school chemistry teacher turned meth dealer Walter White. And they know it will be a long time before another show this good comes along.

But at least now they’ve got this brilliant spoof to see them through the dark times.

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