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Bryan Cranston And Aaron Paul Donate "Breaking Bad" Props To The Smithsonian

Methamphetamines are now officially a part of television history.

Posted on November 11, 2015, at 11:09 a.m. ET

Gripping, original, and addictive as meth, Breaking Bad has left a Winnebago-sized hole in our hearts since it wrapped up in 2013. It was, quite simply, one of the best shows to ever grace our screens.

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Well, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History whole-heartedly agrees and on Tuesday accepted some of the show's memorabilia for posterity so future generations can all revel in Walter White's badass story.

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Creator Vince Gilligan was on hand for the ceremony at the museum in Washington, D.C., to watch his show enter the history books.

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Of course, Bryan Cranston was there too...

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And the impossibly cute Aaron Paul...

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As well as everyone's favorite character, Mike (Jonathan Banks)!

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Of course, the iconic Heisenberg Hat was one of the items donated to the museum's collection.

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Two yellow Tyvek suits worn by Cranston and Paul were also donated...

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As were cups with the "Los Pollos Hermanos" logo, a bag of the signature blue meth, the iconic sketch of Heisenberg, Hank Schrader’s DEA ID card, a “Better Call Saul” matchbook, and a purple corkscrew used by Marie Schrader.

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The Smithsonian says there are no current plans to put the objects on display, but hinted they may appear in a 2018 exhibition on American culture.

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