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There's A Hidden Message In "Better Call Saul" That You've Almost Definitely Missed

Vince Gilligan has been up to his old tricks again. Possible spoilers ahead (via @sirena6783).

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Anyone who's familiar with Vince Gilligan's Breaking Bad/Better Call Saul universe will know that he's well known for inserting hidden messages into his shows. Such as foreshadowing...

...or callbacks...

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...and even codes that need to be cracked.

The first, fourth, tenth, and thirteenth episodes of Season 2 of Breaking Bad all have black and white teaser intros. When you combine the titles of these four episodes you get Seven Thirty-Seven/Down/Over/ABQ, foreshadowing the fact that a 737 would collide with another plane over Albuquerque in the season finale.
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The first, fourth, tenth, and thirteenth episodes of Season 2 of Breaking Bad all have black and white teaser intros. When you combine the titles of these four episodes you get Seven Thirty-Seven/Down/Over/ABQ, foreshadowing the fact that a 737 would collide with another plane over Albuquerque in the season finale.

Therefore it was inevitable that people would be looking closely at Season 2 of Better Call Saul to see what they could find.

And they appear to have found something more exciting that we'd have dared dream.
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And they appear to have found something more exciting that we'd have dared dream.

Twitter user @sirena6783 looked at the episode titles for Season 2, and noticed that if you take the first letter of each episode you get a rather unexpected anagram.

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Look what happens if you read down the left-hand side of the rearranged titles. 😱

@BetterTalkSaul on vacation this week, and have nothing but time lol

Holy. Fucking. Shitbags.

Never change, Vince Gilligan. Never change.
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Never change, Vince Gilligan. Never change.

Last time we saw Gus Fring he was getting half of his face blown off at the end of Season 4 of Breaking Bad, but seeing as Better Call Saul is a prequel it would make sense that he'd turn up eventually.

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We've already seen Tuco and Hector Salamanca this season – not to mention Tuco's terrifying cousins – but ABQ's most deadly chicken shop owner really would be the icing on the cake.

With just one episode left in the season, it looks the finale is going to be well worth watching.

It wouldn't be the first time that Gilligan and the showrunners have used anagrams. "Felina" – an anagram of finale – was the name of the last ever episode of Breaking Bad.

Of course, like the theory above, there have been those who have suggested people look too closely at these shows and see things that aren't even there, or at least weren't intentional. This may be true, but if this Better Call Saul code isn't intentional (it is) then it would surely be one of TV's strangest coincidences.
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Of course, like the theory above, there have been those who have suggested people look too closely at these shows and see things that aren't even there, or at least weren't intentional.

This may be true, but if this Better Call Saul code isn't intentional (it is) then it would surely be one of TV's strangest coincidences.

Bring on the season finale!

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