Breaking Bad
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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the very end of the episode, right after he tells Jesse how he used the red phosphorus to kill the gunmen, Walt leans down to vomit. You can see his microphone transmitter under his shirt. (00:54:20)

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Green Light - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Walt is talking to Jesse in Jesse's car, when Jesse pulls out the bag of meth it is in a slide to seal bag. The bag changes between this and a regular ziploc bag from shot to shot. (00:19:30)

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Cat's in the Bag... - S1-E2

Character mistake: When Walt steals the bottles of "hydrofluoric acid," they are misspelled on the labels as "hydroflouric." This misspelling is corrected when hydrofluoric acid reappears in season 4. This was corrected for some DVD releases but is still visible on some streaming services. (00:11:20)

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Other mistake: In the famous mugshot of Walter against a height chart, the chart goes up in nice 2 inch increments until 5'8." It then jumps to 6'0", completely skipping 5'10". Did they forget there are 12 inches in a foot, not 10?

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Suggested correction: This picture was never used in the show. This looks to be fan-made. Regardless, this picture was never seen in any episode of Breaking Bad, so it is not a valid mistake.

jshy7979

If the picture was used as a promo shot by the production team then it could be considered a mistake. If it's fan-made then the correction seems to be valid. Does anyone know the source of the image?

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I can't find a source, but I don't recall ever seeing it in the show or in any ads, and in all honesty, it's pretty low-quality, so I seriously doubt it's a real production or promotional image. (The masking around his ears is quite bad, the "bruises" are digitally painted on - and poorly so at that, etc.) I would be willing to bet money on it being fan-made.

TedStixon

It's not in the episodes as the corrector says. But I never watched the show when it was 1st airing, so I'm unsure if it was used as a promotional shot and as such can't say if the correction is valid (though, as you say, the quality is low) so I would lean to the correction being valid.

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Season 2 generally

Other mistake: Throughout the show, during the into credits, people's names have 1 or 2 letters replaced by green characters to symbolise elements from the periodic table. However, Michael Slovis has the 'Ch' highlighted. There is no 'Ch' on the periodic table. (00:03:20)

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Green Light - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Hank is standing between the ATM and the pumps at the gas station, the shadow cast by the roof over the pumps shifts between shots. The shot from away, taken next to the pole with the Indian logo was taken earlier in the day, casting a long shadow. The other shots have a higher sun which has moved by several hours.

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...and the Bag's in the River - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Walt is sitting on the overpass it is clear that his car is parked on the part that straddles the median between the lanes, but when the shot is inside his car the view appears as if he is parked directly over the right lanes of traffic. (00:43:50)

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Trivia: In the title sequence of every episode we see the chemical formula C10 H15 N, with the numbers 149.24. This is the chemical formula and molecular mass for Methamphetamine or as is commonly known, Meth. (00:03:30)

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Mas - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Gus is showing Walt the lab, the washer leans forward with one item hanging out. Camera cuts and 2 items are hanging out. This is an instant cut and no time for the item to fall into the position. (00:21:20)

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Cat's in the Bag... - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Walt realises that Krazy8 is awake in the basement, Krazy's foot is sideways showing the tread of his boot. When the camera shows Krazy from the front, his boot/foot is now flat on the floor as it should be. (00:26:40)

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Half Measures - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Walt is talking to Saul near the start, we see him unbalance the scales on the table in front of him then lean back. Camera cuts to Saul for a few seconds then shows Walt from behind Saul. In this angle, the scales are now balanced. (00:16:50)

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Abiquiu - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Jesse is showing Brock his trick, he has his fingers pointed up in front of him. Camera cuts and now they are horizontal in front of him. (00:25:00)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the very end of the episode, right after he tells Jesse how he used the red phosphorus to kill the gunmen, Walt leans down to vomit. You can see his microphone transmitter under his shirt. (00:54:20)

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Caballo sin Nombre - S3-E2

Question: When Saul buys Jesse's house from his parents, he said that he showed their lawyer, Mr. Gardner, "all the pertinent financials", meaning $875,000 in cash available to buy the house. Jesse only had $450,000 and that money was not in any account. How did Saul show Mr. Gardner that he had $875,000 in cash?

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Answer: Saul is a criminal himself. It's not past his capabilities to forge some documents to show the 857k is available.

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Forged documents by Saul is most likely the correct answer.

The_Iceman

Answer: Saul has a stash of cash himself, hidden in his office. It's possible he used some of that instead as part of the scheme instead of having to go through the effort of falsifying documents.

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At the time, they were not producing enough Meth to get that much money in the time frame of the events.

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