Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul (2015)

12 mistakes in season 1

(4 votes)

Five-O - S1-E6

Factual error: The intro scene for this episode shows Mike getting off the Rail Runner Express. This train didn't come into service until 2005. This scene is set in 2002.

lithium2001
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Pimento - S1-E9

Factual error: When Mike is waiting in the parking garage with Sobchak for Pryce to arrive, the AT&T logo is prominently displayed on an office building in the background. This logo is the new style introduced in late 2005 and didn't exist in 2002 when the show is set.

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Nacho - S1-E3

Other mistake: When Jimmy goes looking for the Kettlemans, he climbs up the Sandia Mountains but finds them in a flat forested area. To get to a level forested area in the Sandias, Jimmy would have had to climb all the way to the top, which would be suicidal, because the area of the Sandias he goes into is extremely rugged and steep, plus he goes in there with nothing but a suit. Even the Kettlemans would be insane going that same route with two kids, a tent, and camping supplies in tow.

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Hero - S1-E4

Factual error: While Jimmy is climbing up the billboard to save the worker, some buildings can be seen in the background such as the TriCore Labs, Embassy Suites Hotel, and the Bernalillo County Metro Court House. This episode is set in 2002 but the Embassy Suites and TriCore Lab buildings weren't built until 2004 and 2005 while Metro Court was still under construction at this time. Even the billboard tower in this scene didn't exist until years after it was set.

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Mijo - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: While James is arguing with Tuco in the desert about the twins the sun changes in several shots.

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Uno - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Jimmy is talking outside the courthouse, pretending to be his secretary, he puts his case on his car roof. In the first shot the white aerial is visible in front of his case. Shortly afterwards it's hidden, either behind or on top of his case, without him touching anything.

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Marco - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: While talking to Marco, when the bartender asks them if they want something else, James McGill is holding a beer bottle in his right hand. In the next shot the bottle is in the center of the table. (00:20:00)

Teo

Pimento - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: In the parking garage, the guy to Mike's right starts talking about the blood of some ethnics running hotter. When he says it's physiology, Mike is looking straight ahead. The camera then cuts to a wide angle showing all 3 guys and now Mike is looking off to his left.

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Mijo - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Out in the desert when Jimmy is tied up, they decide to let him loose. Tuco's thug goes behind him, and James has his hands duct taped behind is back. The thug bends down to cut the tap, and then the camera cuts to a rear view. As the thug pulls the tape away, Jimmy's hands are suddenly instantly in front of him at his sides and he's leaning forward.

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Marco - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: During Jimmy's rant during Bingo, B5 is flashing on the main board (the last number he read out loud). It switches to B2 flashing when he says he got on top of the BMW. B5 is then seen flashing again, on the board in the back, when he's finishing his rant.

Bishop73

Uno - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After James hits the roller blade guy, when the two brothers run away the sun changes between shots.

Bingo - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When James McGill returns from the toilet, Craig Kettleman is rubbing his hands. In the next shot he is holding a cup with the right hand and his left hand is hidden under his right arm. (00:25:05)

Teo

Chuck McGill: Money is beside the point.
Jimmy McGill: Money is the point.

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Mijo - S1-E2

Trivia: The guy who breaks the two brothers' legs is Tuco Salamanca, a drug dealer that makes a deal to sell the blue meth with Walter White in Breaking Bad.

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Show generally

Question: Should I watch the entirety of Breaking Bad before I watch Better Call Saul?

Chosen answer: So far the show has been about Saul's struggles as a lawyer long before the Breaking Bad timeline (Spoiler Alert: It starts out for the most part at a time when he didn't even go by the name Saul).

Bishop73

Answer: It is my opinion that you should absolutely watch Breaking Bad first. If you did not know, Better Call Saul takes place before the events of Breaking Bad. At the time I am posting this, BCS is mid-way through season 5, with season 6 on the way perhaps in a year. So if you binge Better Call Saul now, you would not be able to "flow" right into Breaking Bad. To me, it's better to watch in the order that they came out. Breaking Bad was a phenomenal show, and now watching Better Call Saul, it is fun to watch the events unfold and start to lead up to what we saw in BB. Enjoy.

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