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The Breaking Bad Character That Geminis Relate To The Most

Television has come a long way in the 21st century. It has rarely been more thoughtful or nuanced, and shows like "The Sopranos," "The Wire," and even comedies such as "The Office" have raised the expectations of the viewing audience. Writing a cast of relatable characters has never been more important — or more difficult. And the task becomes even taller when you're running a show like "Breaking Bad," where your lead characters are drug dealers, junkies, and corrupt lawyers.

But "Breaking Bad" showrunner Vince Gilligan pulled it off. He managed to create a cast of characters so intricate and complex that he raised the standards set by shows like "The Sopranos" into another stratosphere. Ask 10 different people about their favorite "Breaking Bad" character, and you're liable to get 10 different answers (although none of those answers are likely to be Marie Schrader, played by actress Betsy Brandt — the show's least popular character).

The ensemble is chock full of genre and medium-defining roles. There's Walter White (Bryan Cranston), the anxiety-ravaged school teacher turned meth manufacturer, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), the degenerate yet gold-hearted drug dealer, Hank Schrader (Dean Norris), Walter's brother-in-law and a relentless DEA agent, and Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito), the restaurateur and psychotic drug lord, among others. The cast has at least a dozen iconic roles (especially if you're counting some of the perpetually underrated supporting characters), but there's one in particular that appeals to a very specific subset of the viewing audience — Geminis.

Geminis see themselves in this wily Breaking Bad character

Before psychoanalyzing the show's central characters, we'll need to know the attributes that would most resonate with Geminis. According to the Co-Star astrology app, Geminis are defined by five key traits: their charisma, reliance on humor, ability to talk to anyone, argumentative flirtatiousness, and modest knowledge across many topics.

These traits are tricky because "Breaking Bad" is a brutal show defined by severe, dour, and unflinching characters — and we didn't see "remorseless killer" in Co-Star's list of Gemini attributes. Some characters do exhibit one or two traits. For example, Walter might know a little bit about a lot of things, but he doesn't solve problems with charisma or humor. Jesse, meanwhile, is certainly charismatic and makes the audience laugh, but he's not exactly good-humored or chatty. In fact, almost none of the show's central characters really fit the bill. Skyler (Anna Gunn) is way too calculating, Hank way too stern, and Gus way too ... uh ... everything antithetical to the Gemini ethos.

But then there's Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk), the silver-tongued attorney who knows all the guys who know a guy — the former conman who, prior to his law career, literally made a living talking his way into and out of precarious situations. Throughout "Breaking Bad," Saul consistently outwits and outmaneuvers everyone using charisma, good humor, and some well-practiced Machiavellian manipulation. And that makes him our nominee for the "Breaking Bad" character that Geminis relate to the most.