Saturday Night Live: Bryan Cranston Revives Breaking Bad's Walter White

Walter White is alive and well… on Saturday Night Live.

Bryan Cranston reprised his role as the iconic Breaking Bad kingpin in this weekend’s cold open, during which CNN’s Jake Tapper (Beck Bennett) announced that the former high school chemistry teacher had been selected to run the Drug Enforcement Administration under President-elect Donald Trump.

“It’s time to make America cook again,” White declared. “We want to fill this nation with red, white and a whole lotta blue.”

As White explained, he was handpicked for the position by Steve Bannon, who found him while he was commenting on Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon) remarked that top companies had been knocking on his door for years but he never answered, queuing Cranston up to recite White’s most famous line, “I’m the one who knocks.”

Watch the cold open above, then drop a comment below.

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  1. datdudemurphy says:

    That was inspired….I don’t care which way you lean, funny is funny

  2. the cookie queen says:

    Love,love loved it!!!! You go Walter White!!!!

  3. Joey Padron says:

    Great to see Bryan as Walter White again. He did great in the sketch. It was a nice surprise to see on the show last night.

  4. Raul J says:

    I thought Bryan Cranston would have been halfway to Vancouver by now.

  5. Edna says:

    It was great! Spot on.

  6. Walkie says:

    Should have been much better. The jokes and puns were lame.

  7. BillyBobJohnson says:

    It was the only funny part of the show. Now, can they PLEASE get rid of Jost and Che!

  8. mukesh says:

    Riva riva mukesh