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Questions tagged [better-call-saul]

For questions about Better Call Saul, a prequel to Breaking Bad focusing on the rise of Saul Goodman, criminal attorney.

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Was Gus ready to have Walter White killed if he refused to cook after he shows him the lab for the first time?

I finished watching Better Call Saul. No spoilers -- but in light of the methods Gus employs to ensure the secrecy of the lab... can we retrospectively suggest that Gus would have had Walt killed if ...
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Why has AMC stopped censoring the use of the f-word as seen this season in Better Call Saul?

Better Call Saul has had 2 non-bleeped uses of the f-word this season that I've noticed. In the past, AMC shows have typically bleeped these words from the episode and the word was non-bleeped on the ...
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Why would Mike give the German engineers his real name?

Why would Mike give the German engineers his real name? When the head German engineer and Mike are talking in S4E7, the engineer tells him the meaning of 'Ehrmantraut' - This seems sloppy after all ...
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What was the meaning of Kim squeezing a ball under the table in the latest Better Call Saul opening

The opening sequence of the latest episode of Better Call Saul S4.E7 "Something Stupid" was really interesting. The whole opening shows a split screen montage with a song playing. The split screen ...
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What happened to Charles' shares in HHM?

In the season 4 episode 2 of Better Call Saul, we heard that Charles has left his house to Rebecca. There were only a few letters and 5K dollars left to Jimmy. Most probably Jimmy was deprived of the ...
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Why was Jimmy so condescending (S4 EP2)

In the episode Breathe, Jimmy goes on a job interview for a sales position in a copier/printer store. He did a spectacular job at selling himself and ends up being offered the position on the spot. ...
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What is the reason for using this sound effect for Gus Fring (season 4 episode 2)?

In "Better Call Saul", season 4, at the end of the episode 2 when Gus Fring pronounces the final sentence, his voice tone is made lower, the voice itself is made louder and some reverberations are ...
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What did Mike write in Tina's birthday card

In the first episode of the 4th season of Better Call Saul, Mike is asked to sign a birthday card for Tina, what did Mike write to her? I can't understand the writing.
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Is there a hidden meaning behind 'Smoke On The Water' in Better Call Saul?

I'm referring to the two times when Marco hums the song to himself whilst on a scam-mission, just before he's approached by Jimmy and their unsuspecting victim. The second time, he doesn't complete ...
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Why do Mike and Tuco have the same boxing charm?

At the beginning of Better Call Saul S2E04, we see Mike sitting on his couch, admiring some kind of golden boxing gloves charm. And then, later in the episode, when Mike confronts Tuco Salmanca,...
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Call Sauls phone number seems real?

In season 3 episode 5 in the opening credits there is a shot of a bus bench with a Better Call Saul and the phone number is (505) 503-4455, instead of a 555 number, anyone ever call Saul?
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Why does Chuck McGill end the season like this?

At the end of the Season 3 of Better Call Saul, Chuck McGill ends (I think) with a full win situation and obtains everything he wants: He manages to extort a huge amount of severance pay ($3 millions)...
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Why does Mike call Jimmy “Saul”?

In Breaking Bad, Mike clearly calls Jimmy by his alternate name "Saul" multiple times. In Better Call Saul, we see that their paths are crossed quite considerably before Jimmy even starts using his ...
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Is it realistic that Jimmy's friend from the district attorney's office is so poor?

In Better Call Saul S03E03, Jimmy sits next to his old friend Bill Oakley (played by Peter Diseth) who is a Deputy District Attorney. Jimmy pulls out a burger and fries for lunch, while Oakley's lunch ...
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Is Jimmy's trial realistic in Better Call Saul? [closed]

I've just watched early episodes of Better Call Saul's latest season. From a French guy's point of view, Jimmy's trial seems a bit ridiculous. To me, regarding what trials look like in France, this ...
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Jimmy telling Chuck he's a lawyer and Chuck getting “sick”

I was wondering what the timeline was from when Jimmy told Chuck he passed the bar and Chuck getting "sick" in Better Call Saul. Was Chuck's illness based on a necessity to occupy Jimmy's time, and ...
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What is the meaning of the “Do not turn off” label on the switch in Jimmy's office?

In S2E1 "Switch" Jimmy moves into a new office and his attention is brought to a sign "Do not turn off" taped over a switch on the wall. He looks at it and decides to flip it anyways. What is the ...
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How does Jimmy greet the women in the parlor?

What is the greeting Jimmy uses whenever he enters the parlor to enter his office in Better Call Saul?
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How could you explain that Hank Schrader did know about altercation between Mike Ehrmantraut and Tuco?

In Breaking Bad season 2 episode 2, Hank lists criminal records of Tuco but does not tell about the altercation between Mike and Tuco on the season 2 of Better Call Saul. How can this be possible?
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Why didn't Jimmy get the permission to air his commercial?

In s02e03 of Better Call Saul Jimmy makes a commercial to reach the residents at Sandpiper Crossing. He airs it without asking his boss for permission to do so which gets him into trouble. Why didn'...
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Origin of Saul Goodman's Name

In season one of Better Call Saul, we hear James Morgan "Jimmy" McGill, Esq. say "'s all good, man" to another person as a joke. While this seems to be the origin, is it ever hinted at on Breaking Bad ...
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Why doesn't James McGill join a different law firm?

In Better Call Saul S01E09, James Morgan "Jimmy" McGill comes up big by bringing a multi-million dollar case against Sandpiper Crossing to HHM and Jimmy wants to work on the case with his brother ...
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How old is Mike's granddaughter?

Mike's granddaughter seems to be younger in Breaking Bad than she is in Better Call Saul. Is this just one of those things that gets changed in order to make the story line work?
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What kind of revolver did Tuco have?

In the series Better Call Saul, in the second episode, where Tuco points a revolver at Saul, we can notice how unusually large the cylinder of the revolver looks. What is its make? Is it a real ...
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Homeland - possible “Better Call Saul” series reference

I've recently finished watching the fifth season of Homeland whose fifth episode is entitled Better Call Saul, which of course is Saul Berenson's first name, one of the main characters of the show ...
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Does it make sense to watch Better Call Saul before Breaking Bad?

For someone who hasn't seen either of the two shows, in order to get the most clear and continuous plot experience, does it make sense to watch Better Call Saul before Breaking Bad?
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Does Better Call Saul contain Breaking Bad spoilers?

I'm one of those people who has a Breaking Bad box set they've not yet got around to watching... although I intend to soon. Somehow, I've managed to avoid all Breaking Bad spoilers beyond "the main ...
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Nature of relationship between Jimmy and Kim

Kim and Jimmy are good friends for sure since they are always looking out for each other and being happy/sad for each other, but are they, or were at one time, romantically involved too ? In the ...
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How old is James McGill?

In Breaking Bad, Saul looked like a man in his late 40s. I want to know - at the beginning of Better Call Saul, how old is James McGill?
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Who is the second Hamlin in Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill?

In Better Call Saul, the prequel of Breaking Bad, a successful Albuquerque lawyer firm called Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill is named after: Howard Hamlin Charles McGill ??? Someone else called Hamlin ??? ...
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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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What is the naming pattern in Better Call Saul?

Better Call Saul's episodes feel like they have a pattern in their naming convention to me, but I can't quite figure it out and I haven't been able to find any articles on it. Uno Mijo Nacho ...
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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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What's the old guy (Chuck?)'s problem in the end of Better Call Saul episode 4 of season 1 [duplicate]

In Better Call Saul episode 4 of season 1 (the one aired on Feb 23, 2015), there's an old guy (Chuck?) in the end, who James hid the newspaper from, and apparently can't go outside without a shield ...
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Why does Chuck ask people that enter his house if they have 'grounded themselves'?

On the show Better Call Saul, when someone enters Chuck's house, he asks Ground yourself? By which he means to leave watches, mobile phones et cetera outside of the house. Also, he doesn't have ...
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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 is the music at the end credits of Better Call Saul? [closed]

One of the features that made Breaking Bad such a great series was its clever use of music to enhance the tone and atmosphere of many scenes. Some of the soundtrack used existing music for great ...