Breaking Bad’s final episode was released to the masses yesterday, generating 1.24 million tweets and breaking records for viewership and twitter activity in the US, as a result. The show, according to SocialGuide, which measures U.S. conversation, also drew 10.3 million viewers, saw 1.24 million tweets sent, peaking at 22,373 tweets per minute at the beginning of the episode. The #GoodbyeBreakingBad hashtag was used nearly 500,000 times, while actors from the programme also tweeted their gratitude and farewells, with @BryanCranston and @AaronPaul_8 drawing over 50,000 and 27,000 retweets on the night, respectively.
Well, this is it. The last episode ever of Breaking Bad. Thank you for sharing this ride with me. Without you we never would have lasted.— Bryan Cranston (@BryanCranston) September 29, 2013
Jesse,I love you and you will always be a part of me. Thanks for the memories.Your friend,Aaron— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) September 30, 2013
Last episode ever of Breaking Bad. It would not be possible without all of you. Thank you all for the amazing ride. Love you Vince!!!!— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) September 30, 2013
Vince Gilligan. Creator of Breaking Bad. Thank you. You've changed my life http://t.co/pahkIBlMPp— dean norris (@deanjnorris) September 29, 2013