Introduction to Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul is the prequel to the cult series Breading Bad. The series was initially thought by Vince Gillian, the original writer of the Breaking Bad. The show follows the life of the characters of the Breaking Bad extensively.
Facts That Will Get You Out of Your Chair Right away
Played by the excellent Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul has now become the household series to go to. Here are some fascinating facts about the show that will amaze you.
1- Now, the show may be filled with funny moments. But the Breaking Bad writers back then would joke about a Saul Goodman Joke.
2- The creators used the name Saul because it rhymed with “Call.” And the “Goodman” was just luck that someone came up with it.
3- Now, you may have missed this, but the titles also have meaning. Like the season two episode, “S-C-A-G-R-B-I-F-N-K” actually unscrambled to “Fring’s Back.”
4- Better Call Saul was supposed to be a comedy show. Thank god that didn’t come out to be true.
5- Give a close listen, and you may recognize a very resembling sound. The Outro of Better Call Saul is a remix of the original Breaking Bad title.
6- Chuck, Jimmy’s elder brother, was not supposed to be a bad guy. He was made a bad guy way later at the end of season 1. Talk about plot-twisting.
7- If you are a fan of Breaking Bad, then you must have noticed it. The Tequila brand that Jimmy and Kim’s orders are the same fictional brand spirit Gus uses to poison the entire Cartel.
8- You need to have a keen eye to catch this difference. People were assigned colors like red or hotter colors for criminals. And cooler colors for good persons.
9- The Breaking bad was filmed using a 35mm, giving it a grainy texture. But a Better call saul is filmed with a 4k digital camera.
10- “Gene,” the future self of Saul Goodman managing Cinnabon in Omaha, Nebraska, is exactly what he had predicted in Breaking Bad finale.
Better Call Saul is surely a nostalgic feels for all the Breaking Bad fans. It explores more into the characters and explains everything that leads to Walter White.