There's no doubt that Walter White was the role of a lifetime for actor Bryan Cranston (sorry Hal) with Breaking Bad now very much regarded as one of the best TV shows of all time. So naturally enough it was a big talking point for Cranston on his recent Inside the Actor's Studio interview with James Lipton.
During the interview, Cranston was shown a clip of a pivotal scene in Breaking Bad, when White let's Jesse's girlfriend Jane (Krysten Ritter) choke on her own vomit and die while lying in bed. It was a disturbing scene to watch and Cranston admitted how tough it was on him to film.
He got quite emotional as he told Lipton how he saw his own daughter's face instead of Ritter's in the scene and it choked him up.
"What civilians don't understand", he said, "is that actors need to be willing to pay a price for it — it's an emotional price that you need to be willing to pay."
He explained; "At one point, I saw my daughter's face instead of hers, and that was the moment that it choked me up, and it was like, 'Oh, my God'. And I guess that's why I closed my eyes — I'm not sure. You don't remember the specifics because you're there."
You can watch that piece from the interview below. We won't lie, it's pretty emotional - Bryan Cranston crying - we can't cope.
And if you really want a good punch in the gut of a Thursday, you can watch that harrowing scene again below that.
Don't worry though, Krysten Ritter is alive and well and absolutely kicking ass in Netflix's Jessica Jones at the moment.