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Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

Better Call Saul is a meticulously constructed show but there are still some odd things about it that stick out to fans.

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

Breaking Bad is considered by many to be one of the greatest shows of all time, and it was only a given that expectations for its prequel were through the roof. Thankfully, not only is Better Call Saul an excellent show in its own right, but some may say that it’s perhaps even better than Breaking Bad in a ton of aspects.

Of course — as is the case with most shows — one has to admit that Better Call Saul certainly has its fair share of oddities that are bound to irk some viewers, especially since the show is famous for being a stickler when it comes to the details. Keeping this in mind, here are ten of the strangest things in Better Call Saul that people have found really hard to ignore at times.

Kim Was Never Mentioned In Breaking Bad Even Once

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

Kim Wexler is a massive part of Saul’s life who gets nary a mention in Breaking Bad, for some reason.

While her fate in Better Call Saul is yet to be explored, one has to admit that the lack of any mentions from Saul when it comes to such an important person in his life is definitely quite odd indeed and more than a little worrying.

It’s Inevitable But Still Jarring That Mike Looks Older In Prequel

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

At the end of the day, shows are still bound by some limitations, and the fact that Jonathan Banks would inevitably look old for a prequel made after the original events of Breaking Bad is one such limitation that viewers can understand to an extent.

However, that still doesn’t make it any less jarring that Mike appears way older in Better Call Saul than Breaking Bad, which can definitely break one’s immersion with this title.

The Age Of Mike’s Granddaughter Is Rather Hard To Pinpoint

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

Another point of contention when it comes to Better Call Saul is the exact age of Kaylee, Mike’s granddaughter. Given the timelines that both shows are set in, Kaylee should ideally be around 3-4 years old in the prequel.

However, this isn’t even remotely the case, and Kaylee looks way older than her actual age. It’s an oversight on the part of the writers and something that fans would definitely have a hard time overlooking.

There’s A Building Shown In The Series That Didn’t Exist Until 7 Years After These Events

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

In the third episode of Season 4, Gus is shown walking around the Central New Mexico Community College. Viewers can easily see a building in the background, which is the Student Resource Center.

The problem here is that the Student Resource Center wasn’t established until 2010, making for a rather small — yet still annoying — continuity error.

The Skechers Shape-Ups Are Shown In Better Call Saul, Even Though They Were Introduced In 2009

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

In Season 3’s episode Fall, Jimmy can be seen wearing a stylish pair of shoes — namely, the Skechers Shape-Ups, a shoe that was original released in 2009.

Given the fact that the year in the show is 2003 during the third season, this makes for a relatively small immersion breaker… but an immersion breaker nevertheless.

The New AT&T Logo (Made In 2005) Is Shown In The First Season, Which Is Set In 2002

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

The new AT&T logo is definitely iconic… but it’s also something that was introduced in 2005. However, the events of Better Call Saul make it seem otherwise.

During the scene where Mike and Sobchak have to meet up with a man named Price in a parking lot, one can clearly see the new AT&T logo behind them, which is definitely an oddity in every sense of the word.

Nacho Was Introduced Way Before He Was Actually Relevant To The Plot

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

While Nacho is definitely one of the more intriguing characters in Better Call Saul, one has to admit that his relevance to the plot wasn’t all that much midway through Season 2, at least.

While his character is still quite entertaining to witness before that, one has to admit that Nacho’s forgettable role during the start certainly makes for a weak introduction to the character.

Gus’ Character Arc In Better Call Saul Is Almost Non-Existent

Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten
Better Call Saul: Strange Things About The Show That Can’t Be Forgotten

Gustavo Fring is one of the most popular TV characters of all time, but there’s no denying the fact that his arc was mostly reserved for the events of Breaking Bad as opposed to its prequel.

This makes Gustavo’s presence in Better Call Saul feel more like fanservice as opposed to actually being impactful to the plot. While it’s true that his poisoning of Don Hector was still a focal point in the show, his character itself remains fairly stagnant throughout Better Call Saul.

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