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Walter White Super Bowl XLIX Esurance ad: ‘Say My Name’ extended cut

Last night's Super Bowl ads got dark. Really dark.

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Feb 2, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 3:37 pm CDT

Last night’s Super Bowl ads got pretty dark: Nationwide made us grieve for a dead child (mostly in meme form on Twitter) before it was even halftime, and Coca-Cola envisioned a future where pouring soda into the Internet would make trolls give up on their crusades of hatred. 

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And then there was Walter White. 

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Seeing Bryan Cranston reprise his Breaking Bad role was a bit jarring: Was this some sort of subconscious Better Call Saul promotion? Is there going to be a Breaking Bad movie? Or did Esurance just offer him a lot of money to utter the line everyone “sort of” knows? 

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*First Published: Feb 2, 2015, 12:19 pm CST