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'Breaking Bad' is a prequel to 'Malcolm in the Middle'
In a nutshell: For a brief period there, a misleading tweet from "Malcolm" mom Jane Kaczmareck had the internet believing she would actually be popping up as a guest star in Season 5 (as it turns out, Kaczmareck did film something for the show, but it will be available for viewing on the DVD only), leading to the wildly entertaining theory that "Bad" will ultimately serve as a prequel to the FOX family comedy. In sum: Walt meets and falls in love with Kaczmareck's character, leading them to run away together to start a new family under false aliases. Oh, but not before undergoing plastic surgery to make them appear younger. [via]
Why it's ridiculous: Ok, so this theory was obviously (?) a joke from the start, but it's just too awesome not to include here. That said, is it too late for reshoots, Vince Gilligan? Like, is there any way to actually make this happen still?