Jimmy Fallon’s BREAKING BAD Parody
by Perry Michael Simon on September 12, 2013
Last night, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon did its Breaking Bad parody, Joking Bad, with Jimmy getting the bad news — he has six months. (Until The Tonight Show, that is.) In a matter of moments, he’s in his tighty-whities, bald and goateed and up to no good with Steve Higgins as his Jesse. Jokes are his meth, bitch. And the bit includes cameos from Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, and Bob Odenkirk, plus Colin Quinn as a customer and head writer A.D. Miles as the Hank equivalent, hot on Jimmy’s tail. There’s breakfast, “you got me,” Saul, the RV (with the Roots inside providing the smoke), Gus’ unfortunate (and literal) end, everything. And a surprise ending….