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'Breaking Bad': Apple Refunds iTunes Season Pass After Fan Uproar

Customers upset over having to buy two season passes are getting a $22.99 iTunes store credit.

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Anna Gunn in "Breaking Bad"

Breaking Bad fans upset about needing to buy two iTunes season passes to access both halves of the show's fifth season can rest easy.

Apple announced it is giving a $22.99 iTunes store credit to those who purchased the "Season 5" pass. The AMC hit, which wraps up Sunday, divided its fifth and final season into two halves of eight episodes each. Some fans were upset to learn their iTunes pass for "Season 5" was only good for the first eight episodes, which aired last year. Buying a pass for "The Final Season" was needed for the final eight episodes.

"Season 5" costs $13.99 for standard definition and $21.99 for high definition while the final episodes cost $14.99 for SD and $22.99 for HD.

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After an uproar and a lawsuit from one particularly angry fan, Apple sent an email apologizing for the mixup. Find the email is below, as printed in 9to5mac.

Dear Customer, We apologize for any confusion the naming of “Season 5″ and “The Final Season” of Breaking Bad might have caused you. While the names of the seasons and episodes associated with them were not chosen by iTunes, we’d like to offer you “The Final Season” on us by providing you with the iTunes code below in the amount of $22.99.  This credit can also be used for any other content on the iTunes Store. Thank you for your purchase.

Breaking Bad's series finale airs Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on AMC.