The Antihero’s Wife - Home Is Where The Crime Is

As the antihero took over our screens in the early 2000s with iconic leads like The Sopranos’ Tony Soprano, Mad Men’s Don Draper and Breaking Bad’s Walter White, their wives Carmela, Betty and Skyler didn’t just add complexity to their husbands’ characters; they were complex, fascinating women in their own right. So who she is as a mother, and how is our culture updating this trope so she can take center stage?