Title: Ozymandias

from Breaking Bad (Ft. Moira Walley-Beckett & Rian Johnson) – Ozymandias on Rap Genius

Meaning

This episode is named after the 1818 poem Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley. The poem is about the decline of personal possessions and power in time.

It was thought to have been inspired by the Younger Memnon statue of Ramesses II

Check out this amazing video of Walter White reading “Ozymandias” over scenes from this episode

After over 36k votes so far, Ozymandias stays at 10/10 on IMDB and remains the highest rated episode of television of all time.

This episode brought in a good 6.37 million viewers

The promo for this episode featured Walt reciting the poem

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