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8 "Breaking Bad" References From The "Better Call Saul" Premiere

Warning: Nothing but spoilers if you haven't seen the first episode of the long-awaited spin-off!

1. First up, remember this prediction from the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad?

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Well in the first episode of Better Call Saul we found out just how accurate that prediction was.

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2. That Cinnabon looked kind of familiar...

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Almost like a lab?

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3. After that opening shot we return to 2002, where we see Saul β€” aka Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) β€” walking towards his car.

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Wait. That looks exactly like Saul's white Cadillac from Breaking Bad.

You know, this one.

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There's no way of knowing for sure if it was the same car, as his LWYRUP plates weren't visible.

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But then, at the last minute, Saul veered off and got in a yellow car next to it.

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Looks like creator Vince Gilligan was just trolling us.

4. Then came the return of everyone's favourite assassin/bodyguard/grandfather.

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It's good to have you back, Mike (Jonathan Banks)! 😍

5. Remember back in Breaking Bad, when Saul was trying to convince Jesse (Aaron Paul) to launder his money in a beauty salon?

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Well, it would seem the reason Saul knew this salon was because his office used to be in the back of it.

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Yes, OK, so it may have been refurbished. But looking at the windows, you'd be hard pushed to say it's not the same place.

6. After a confrontation with Hamlin (Patrick Fabian), Jimmy took out his frustrations on this dented metallic trash can.

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You'd assume it was probably he who dented it the last time, too.

Which all seemed rather familiar....

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7. In the first episode of Better Call Saul, we also saw not one, but two windshields broken, thanks to a couple of skaters.

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And let's be honest, Breaking Bad may as well have been called Breaking Windshields with the rate Walt (Bryan Cranston) went through them.

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8. But then came the reappearance of an old favourite that NONE of us were expecting.

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HOLY FUCKING SHIT! IT'S TUCO! THANK YOU VINCE GILLIGAN! πŸ™Œ

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