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How would Breaking Bad look if it was set in Saudi Arabia?

Mohammed Shukri has traded Breaking Bad’s Albuquerque deserts for Saudi Arabia’s deserts

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Mohammed Shukri, a visual artist based in Jeddah has placed our favorite ‘Breaking Bad’ characters right into the world of Saudi Arabia.

Mohammed Shukri

Mohammed Shukri is a visual artist with over 4 thousand followers on Instagram. He is a video editor and an artificial intelligence enthusiast. Based in Jeddah, Shukri is inspired by his surroundings and the many different television shows we all know and love.

Game of Thrones in the Middle East

He has previously used artificial intelligence to place ‘Games of Thrones‘ characters in Saudi Arabia. And while it’s hard to imagine Winterfell without its harsh winters Shukri makes it much easier after reimagining Jon Snow as an Arab.

Breaking Bad meets Saudi Arabia

Breaking Bad’s success is not new to anybody. Having ranked as number one on Rotten Tomatoes’ list of best TV shows of the last 25 years and always an integral part of the world’s zeitgeist, ‘Breaking Bad’ is about a chemistry teacher who discovers that he has cancer and decides to get into the meth-making business to repay his medical debts.

If you haven’t caught up yet, the show is available to stream on Netflix right now.

What do you think of this mashup? Which TV series would you like Shukri to transform next?

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