Summary: If you're living in the United States, what did you do during the government shutdown? Well, it seems most people watched the final episode of Breaking Bad. Real life and fantasy clashed head on this week, as the first government shutdown in 17 years coincided with the series finale of one of the most popular television shows of recent times. TV beat real life by a hair.
For the week of September 29 to October 4, the 10 most popular articles on Wikipedia, as determined from the report of the 5,000 most trafficked pages* were: