911 Calls Triggered By Cable TV Outage During “Breaking Bad”

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Don’t get us wrong, we love us some good TV, but this seems a tad outrageous.

911 operators in Fairfield, Conn. were flooded with calls from angry residents who demanded to know why their cable TV wasn’t working.

Things got tense when a Breaking Bad episode and a Red Sox-Yankees game were interrupted by the outage

And just in case you were wondering, calling 911 when your TV goes on the fritz isn’t the best idea. Officials suggest contacting your cable television provider so that you don’t tie up the phone lines meant for life-threatening emergencies.

Seems like common sense, right? Well, take a listen to one outrageous caller below:


-Sarah Carroll, 97.1 AMP Radio/Los Angeles

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