This weekend was the series finale of AMC's massively popular crime drama Breaking Bad, concerning the tragic fall of high school science teacher tuned meth kingpin Walter White (Bryan Cranston). A critical and commercial success, Breaking Bad is also one of the most grisly and graphic shows on TV. The show's violence can be gory, but it's never gratuitous. The violence is designed to provide a visceral gut punch to complement the series' heavy themes and high emotions.

Here is a look at the science behind some of the show's most grisly moments.