The saga of Walter White, chemistry teacher-turned-drug kingpin, as told in the critically adored television series Breaking Bad, has been a water-cooler necessity for years, and now, as it nears its end, audiences are feverishly following every plot thread to guess what the finale will reveal. This week brought the antepenultimate episode, called "Ozymandias", which is regarded by critics and audiences alike as one of the best the show has produced. Interest in the episode was so high that it even brought the poem into the top 20.
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For the week of September 15–21, the 10 most popular articles on Wikipedia, as determined from the report of the 5,000 most trafficked pages* were: