Breaking Bad's Dean Norris talks the return of DEA agent Hank Schrader in ...

Breaking Bad's Dean Norris calls the return of DEA agent Hank Schrader in the latest Better Call Saul 'surreal'

By Kelby Vera For Dailymail.com

Published: 18:06 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 18:07 GMT, 3 March 2020

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Better Call Saul saw the return of one of Breaking Bads' most iconic characters this week. 

Fans were thrilled to find Dean Norris' DEA agent Hank Schrader back in the mix as he interrogated one of Saul's (Bob Odenkirk) clients in the Breaking Bad prequel.

Norris was equally excited by his return, telling Entertainment Weekly it was 'surreal' to step back into Hank's shoes on the Albuquerque soil.

Back in action: Actor Dean Norris returned to his Breaking Bad role as DEA agent Hank Schrader in the latest episode of the prequel series Better Call Saul

Back in action: Actor Dean Norris returned to his Breaking Bad role as DEA agent Hank Schrader in the latest episode of the prequel series Better Call Saul

In Breaking Bad Dean's character was the boisterous DEA agent brother-in-law of drug kingpin Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston. 

'It really was surreal,' he told the magazine. 'Obviously, that show had such an impact on my life — on everyone's life — and I have such great memories, and here we are more than 10 years later, at least from the start of the show, where I first met Steve [co-star] Michael Quezada.

'We had just been introduced, and I've stayed friends with him, so I've known him for all these years. Now we get to go back and play like we're buddies in the show, and we actually are buddies in real life, you know what I'm saying?,' he went on. 

'So it was weird and it was great and it just brought back good memories. It brought back a lot of reminiscing; so much of the crew is the same — at least half if not more. And, of course, being back in Albuquerque and all the feelings you've had of that time that had been passed. I've done two

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