Bryan Cranston was taught how to cook meth

By brendon October 11, 2012 @ 6:55 PM

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The producers of ‘Breaking Bad’ better be prepared for Lindsay Lohan to beg for a guest spot, because Bryan Cranston told Howard Stern today that he actually learned how to make high quality meth while preparing for his role.

“We were taught how to make meth (by) DEA chemists who were our consultants on the show. We didn’t cook it, but we were told exactly the process at that high level.”

And it must have sounded suspicious when he said he didn’t cook any, because when pressed he said…

“Maybe. I can’t tell you one way or the other. It’s extremely difficult. There are so many volatile components to it that at any given time, you could literally blow up.”

Oh and hats off to the DEA. They gave lessons on how to make meth. On a film set. In Hollywood. But obviously those aren’t the kinds of people who would ever experiment with drugs, so I’m sure nothing bad could come from it.

wwtdd

(8) Comments

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    dubbya 10/11/2012 19:05

    Yeah, because you need the DEA to google “how to cook meth”.

  2. avatar
    B.B. 10/11/2012 19:48

    Uncle Fester mentioned in an interview that he’s worked as a script adviser on Breaking Bad:

    http://hooverhog.typepad.com/hognotes/2012/07/porno-for-chemists-an-interview-with-uncle-fester.html

  3. avatar
    TheMoose 10/11/2012 20:36

    Is this show any good? I watched the first 2 episodes and couldn’t get into it.

  4. avatar
    Conal 10/11/2012 23:12

    Lohan doesn’t have the courage or committment necessary to OD.

    @Moose give it a few more eps to see if it’s for you. I’d equate it to The Wire or Dexter minus the cursing/nudity you get on pay channels. Sometimes shows that everyone else loves just don’t scratch the itch but it’s all personal preference. Cheers!

  5. avatar
    dezigns 10/12/2012 10:05

    As a former cook, Uncle Fester’s book on making meth & mdma are wrong.
    They are written to explode and go wrong intentionally.
    I doubt he worked as a script advisor.
    It explains why the DEA had to show them how to make meth.

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    TheMoose 10/12/2012 10:10

    Thanks Conal. I’m a huge fan of Dexter. So next time I’m in the mood for being a lump on the couch for a few days i’ll check this out.

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    Thissiteiswack 10/12/2012 11:05

    Great show. Why would the DEA help some Hollywood people learn how to make meth? Tax money at work?

  8. avatar
    Tipped 10/12/2012 11:35

    Don’t do drugs kids!

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