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How did Hank know about the bullet holes before removing the duct tape?

This question was never answered in Breaking Bad. Hank spent a lot of time (nearly 2 episodes) looking for an RV. And when he sees it in the junk yard for the first time, he knew in advance that the ...
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Why are most mobile phones set to vibrate in a TV series?

Is it a real thing or something made up? In Breaking Bad, most of the mobile phones vibrate instead of ringing. Do people really prefer to silence their mobile phones? Do they do it out of courtesy ...
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Was the name of the car wash A1 or A1A?

In Breaking Bad, why did Skyler and Walt say: "Have an A1 day"? Shouldn't they say: "Have an A1A day"? The car wash signs clearly reads: A1A, not A1?
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Did Gus greenlight the killing of the young boy? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad, right after Walt and Jessie agree to work together for Gus, and later find out that the 2 men who killed Combo were using a little boy. That lead to a confrontation, and we learn ...
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Who knew that Walter White was the figure known as Heisenberg?

The episode Say My Name contains one of the most iconic scenes in Breaking Bad, wherein Walter demands that the gangster "say [his] name" upon realizing who he is. This is significant because ...
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What ever happens to Walt's job in Sandia Laboratories?

In Breaking Bad Season 3 Episode 13, we see a flashback scene where Walt and Skyler check out the house they plan to buy. The flat broker asks him about Sandia Laboratories and mentions to Walt ...
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Why did the mexican assasin twins act like that? [closed]

So many questions here about Breaking Bad, but they all relate to the mexican twins that tried to kill Hank. Where did they obtain a rough sketch of Heisenberg face from? Why did they crawl with the ...
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Why does Walt “try to take credit” for his crime?

In Season 4 of Breaking Bad (Episode 4 or 5): Walt and Hank (with their families) are at Hank's place having dinner. At some point, Walt goes to the kitchen for another bottle of wine. He drinks a ...
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Where did Jesse get the ricin from?

In season 3 of Breaking Bad, towards the end of the season, Jesse learns that Combo was killed by two guys that are working for Gus. He tries to convince Walt to give/make the ricin so that he would ...
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How is Walter able to threaten Hank?

I mean, exactly what is preventing Hank in Breaking Bad to tell the DEA the whole story after he learns that Walter is Heisenberg? Also, when Marie tells Hank that Walter has paid for Hank's physical ...
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Is Chuck McGill mentioned at all in Breaking Bad?

Is Chuck McGill, brother of Jimmy McGill (aka Saul Goodman), mentioned at all in Breaking Bad? Chuck is an important figure in the life of Jimmy McGill in the first season of Better Call Saul, but I ...
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Why did walt give up 1.5 million to work with Jesse?

In Breaking Bad, Walt had the opportunity to work with Gale and earn 3 million dollars. Instead he insisted on working with Jesse and split the money with him. He claimed it was because he didn't ...
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Why did the Pollos Hermanos attacks not bring more suspicion?

In season 4 episode 6 of Breaking Bad we see a Pollos Hermanos delivery truck attacked by cartel members. They leave the truck a shot up mess with no survivors. This event would have brought a lot ...
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What is the symbolism of the blue meth?

I know it's a plot device, making it Walt's trademark but why blue and not pink(man) or yellow. One user added, in relation to Marie's love of purple, that purple means widow and mourning in Thailand ...
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Why doesn't Walt tell Walt Jr the truth about Hank? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad, Walt wouldn't want his son to know he was a killer at all but especially not to think he killed his uncle. Why didn't Walt say in Ozymandias (S5/14) the Nazi gang killed Hank ...
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Who was “The guy” Mike was talking about?

In Season 4, episode 5, Mike and Jesse are out checking drop points. At one point in the episode Jesse mentions he could be "The guy", Mike then pulls over and rants to him about how this isn't in the ...
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Will Mike make an appearance in “Better Call Saul”? [closed]

We know that Mike had a lot of involvement with Saul during the course of Breaking Bad, has there been any word on whether he'll make an appearance in Better Call Saul? On another note, I've heard ...
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Why no children?

In Breaking Bad it seemed that the Schraders loved White's kids very much and enjoyed having them in their place. Is there in-series explanation why they didn't have their own? Same question about the ...
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What was the point of Marie's shoplifting

It always seemed to me that Marie's shop lifting was an arc in Breaking Bad that the writers abandoned. So why was Marie's shop lifting arc abandoned after the third season or so? How did the stealing ...
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Why did Walter White change his mind about chemotherapy?

In a family meeting during the early episodes of Breaking Bad, Walter clearly exposes his reasons and firm decision not to undergo the chemotherapy. Why does he change his mind afterwards? Is it ...
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Was this character from 'Better Call Saul' also in 'Breaking bad'?

In the latest episode of 'Better Call Saul', we saw Saul aka Jimmy saving that guy (obviously staged) hanging from that billboard. Among the crowd, I noticed this lady and I thought I had seen her in ...
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Why the characters 'Walter White' and 'Jesse Pinkman' dropped from the spin-off 'Better Call Saul'?

Recently I came to know about the new Tv show Better Call Saul, which is the spin-off from Breaking Bad. But to my disappointment the characters Walter White and Jesse Pinkman were dropped from the ...
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Does the first scene in Better call saul take place after Breaking bad

In the first scene from the first episode of 'Better Call Saul', we see Saul, working at some food joint and watching his own videos at home. All this is shown in black & white. After which the ...
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What evidence existed against Skyler White during the final episodes of Breaking Bad?

I've been watching Breaking Bad as of late, and I've got the final episode planned for tonight (so please, no spoilers). In Ozymandias and Granite State, we see Walter White going into hiding after ...
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Why Does Mike Dislike Walt, But Not Gus?

Mike clearly doesn't like Walt. He's upset that Walt was unwilling to just 'know his place', cook meth, and make as much money as he wanted. Is it ever explained why Mike doesn't feel the same way ...
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How was Jesse Pinkman originally supposed to die in season one?

I was told that Jesse was originally supposed to die in the 1st season of Breaking Bad, but was instead changed to No Doze. How was he supposed to die? Bludgeoned by Tuco, perhaps?
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Why exactly did Walt visit Jack's gang?

I want to know what was the primary reason for Walt eliminating Jack's gang at the end of Breaking Bad. The primary reason that he returned to ABQ because he wanted to give his money to Gretchen and ...
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Why was Walt giving free meth to Gus

On SE03EP09, Jesse complains to walt that he is over by about a pound in meth on one batch. Then he proceeds to say that Gus is paying them so little compared to what the meth is actually earning. ...
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Why is Walter White riding on “A Horse with No Name”?

At the beginning of the Breaking Bad episode "Caballo Sin Nombre" (S03E02) Walt drives his Aztek through the desert singing along to America's "A Horse with No Name" on the radio, before getting ...
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Why did Ted Beneke refuse Skyler's money?

The Breaking Bad character Ted Beneke, Skyler White's boss and lover, was committing serious tax fraud with his company. When he gets the obligation to repay over 600 grand in tax debts in order to ...
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Why did Tomas have to die?

In the Breaking Bad episode "Half Measure" (S03E12) Jesse tries to kill the two dealers who killed Combo using Andrea's little brother Tomas. But as soon as Gus gets behind this he intervenes and ...
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Why does Walt talk about Victor?

At the end of the Breaking Bad episode "Hazard Pay" (S05E03), Walt is very upset about the financial outcome they get from their first new batch of meth, especially Mike's "legacy cost". He talks ...
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Why didn't Walter White consume his own product?

Why didn't Walter White ever consume his own product in Breaking Bad? I mean he did once consume cannabis, is this because of work ethics or any alternate views?
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Why did Walt change his mind about Jesse “handling” the stolen drug money?

In the Breaking Bad episode "Breakage" (S02E05) one of Jesse's dealers gets robbed by some junkies. When Walt comes to know this, he gives Jesse a gun and urges him to "handle it" in order for them ...
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Explanation of the meeting between Gus and Don Eladio [duplicate]

Why was Max Arciniega the only one killed in the meeting between him, Gud Fring & Don Eladio? In episode 4.08 Don Eladio says to Gus: ‘we know who you are, that’s the only reason why you’re ...
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Why did Jack leave some money for Walt? [duplicate]

Why did Jack leave a barrel of money for Walt? This happened towards the end of Season 5! Did Jack take pity on Walt because he was dying of cancer again? Or did he try to make sure Walt didn't come ...
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Why did not the gang check the trunk of Walter's car on the last episode?

Why did not the gang check the trunk of Walter's car on the last episode of Breaking Bad? Well, they should have been cautious, knowing Walter White is very smart. They only checked what's in his ...
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Why did Walt tell Skyler he did that?

Why did Walt tell Skyler he killed Hank in Breaking Bad? Was Walt trying to send a message? Was he trying to protect Jack's men?
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Did crushing the “crystal ship” really destroy all the evidence?

In Breaking Bad, when Hank is tricked away from Walt and Jesse's RV by a fake phone call from the hospital, the RV is crushed. Hank acts as if nothing useful for him could be found among the pieces of ...
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How did Walt get shot?

In the Breaking Bad finale when Walt turns on the automatic machine gun in his car's trunk everyone gets shot who is standing or sitting in a chair because the gun was pointed at a certain height. But ...
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Would Mike's guys have gone to jail bar the bomb?

I can recall thinking something was a little off in the conversation in which Mike is discussing the hazard pay he sets aside for his guys, after Fring is dead and Gus, Lydia, Walter & Jesse were ...
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Garage in Breaking Bad

Why Walt always parked the car outside the garage? because he had a huge garage! Is this normal in USA?
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Back-story of the “crawling worshippers” in S3 of Breaking Bad? [duplicate]

One of the early S3 episodes opens with men and women crawling across a town. Crawling up a road. The car with Tuco's cousins pulls up, they both get out and start crawling too. Towards what ...
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Was Mike 'the Guy'?

In Breaking Bad, was Mike Ehrmantraut 'the guy' that Saul knew could get Walt and Jesse in contact with a meth distributor (Gus)? To refresh the memories, from the Mandala (season 2, episode 11) ...
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Why would Lydia engage in Gus's criminal activities at all?

In Breaking Bad Lydia strikes me as a very risk-averse person. Besides, she is apparently a mother of a little daughter. Since she holds a position in the management of a large multinational ...
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How did Walt earn 70 M+ USD?

I have just finished watching Breaking Bad, and I am wondering how Walt earned 70 M usd (8 barrels) since most he earned was 7 M per year with Gustavo (I remember his wife calculated it per year, he ...
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What happened to rest of 6 barrels of money? [duplicate]

In the finale of Breaking Bad, Walt killed Uncle Jack and his companions who took 6 barrels of Walt's money. After that what happened to that 6 barrel? Who got that money?
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Which is the first sign that indicates that Walt is not doing it for the family anymore?

In Breaking Bad, Walt turns into a dangerous, egotistical, manipulative and most-wanted Man from a mild mannered, docile, family man. He did start the whole thing for his family, but soon lost his ...
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Why wasn't the HEPA Air Cleaner installed inside the lab?

The Industrial HEPA Air Cleaner built by Madrigal Electromotive GmbH was used to filter the chemicals from the air coming from the meth lab in Breaking Bad. It was obviously not a common item for ...
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Why did Hank not associate THE CAPN with 'Captain Cook'?

In one of the opening Breaking Bad episodes, Walt rides along with Hank and Steve as they raid a meth lab with information that they will discover 'Captain Cook'. Hank and Steve are having a wager on ...