The Beginning - S1-E8

Trivia: Walton Goggins' character is named Cooper Howard. Likely in reference to Todd Howard, the executive designer and director of the Fallout series of video games at Bethesda Studios, the company that now owns the rights to the franchise and is named at The Beginning of every episode of the show.

Season 1 generally

Trivia: Cooper/The Ghoul makes a comment about being "sidetracked by bullshit every goddamn time" at one point during the first season. This is a reference to the video games, which feature dozens and dozens of side-quests that players can complete, and often can distract the player from the main narrative.


The Beginning - S1-E8

Trivia: The code that Hank enters ("101097") is a reference to the original "Fallout" video game, which was released on October 10th (10/10) in the year 1997 (97).


The End - S1-E1

Trivia: When Lucy goes to the armory, she finds it completely gutted except for the syringer she picks up and uses throughout the season. It was the only thing left in the armory because the syringer is the worst weapon in the game and nobody EVER takes it.

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Show generally

Continuity mistake: This show has been widely declared as canonical with the games, by the makers of both this show and the games. The game Fallout 4 establishes the date and time that the bombs drop: Saturday, October 23, 2077, 9:47 AM Eastern Time. Which means it was 6:47 AM West Coast Time. That's a pretty weird time of day to schedule a kids' party with lots of guests and a hired celebrity cowboy.

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Suggested correction: They changed a lot of subtle things from canon for the show. Also, all games have got some inconsistencies between them as well. In the show, on the TV, there is a clock that says it's around 9:30 AM the first time we see it and 10:45 when they cut the cake, so it's close to the afternoon and not very early in the morning. The position of the sun confirms this.


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