When Breaking Bad came to an end in 2013 on AMC, the popular CBS series Criminal Minds was airing its eighth season. However, AMC actor Aaron Paul took his first steps into crime drama with this curious and similar role.
Many fans believe that Aaron Paul’s first role was in Breaking Bad, but the reality is that it is not, due to his participation in the first season of Criminal Minds.
In the tenth episode of the first season of Criminal Minds entitled “The Popular Kids”, the BAU team is called in to carry out an investigation in a high school for the existence of a deceased body, and the authorities suspect that there is a satanic cult. involved.
For this case, the first accused of the crime by the local, is the adolescent son of the sheriff, Corey. Michael (played by Aaron Paul) fits the suspect’s profile, but Agent Gideon (Mandy Patinkin) and the team have reason to believe he is innocent.
His hunch turns out to be correct, when it is revealed that Corey, a misfit at school, killed the very popular Adam because he loved his girlfriend, creating a great connection to Breaking Bad.
These were the actor’s first steps to achieve his role that led him even more to fame in Breaking Bad, leaving his traces in different series and movies.