Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad (2008)

39 mistakes in season 4

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

New this week Continuity mistake: At the Denny's, when Jesse says "Him and us, we get it" he reaches down with his right hand and picks up his knife. Sitting on the plate next to his knife is his fork. But in the next shot, suddenly his fork is in his left hand.

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

New this week Continuity mistake: During the diner scene when Jesse is eating, Walt asks him how he's doing. Jesse's head changes positions several times between shots. From looking out of the window, to back down at his plate, to back out of the window, to straight ahead again, all between shots.

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

New this week Continuity mistake: When Marie returns to her home and we see Hank bidding online on crystals, when she walks in and says she's back the side view of him shows his mouth hanging partly open. When it cuts to a different angle, his mouth is shut.

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Hank is on his laptop bidding on a mineral on 'Mineral Emporium', the address bar shows 'C://.' which means the web-page is in his own documents on his laptop. No way he can bid on a mineral if it's not online! (00:24:15)

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start, there are 2 foam pieces on the floor when Gale opens the box. When he goes to pick them up there are 3. (00:00:30)

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Bullet Points - S4-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Walter walks towards Jesse's house when he hasn't shown up for work a camera and boom microphone shadow is shown on his back. (00:40:10)

Grahame

Box Cutter - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gus Fring kills Victor and throws him to the ground, a stream of blood runs between Pinkman's and White's legs. When the angle cuts, the stream is now a puddle around Victor's head, no blood near the legs.

Box Cutter - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gus is getting his shirt back on, he's doing up the first couple of buttons. Camera cuts and his shirt is done up and his tie is done. (00:34:45)

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Pinkman and White are having breakfast in the diner, the items on the table keep changing in each shot. Specifically, the jelly, the milk, the cup with the cream and, most noticeably, the rolled napkin with the cutlery inside: Sometimes folded, others opened.

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When trying to get Victor into the barrel, Walt sits against the barrel in one shot but is stood holding it in the next. (00:37:00)

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Skyler gets out her car after speaking to Saul, if you watch the chrome on the door you can see a boom mic moving. (00:18:25)

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Shotgun - S4-E5

Visible crew/equipment: Jesse and Mike are driving to the first pickup spot in the desert. The camera pans down over the windmill/pump with the car driving towards us and a classic BB desert scene in the distance. A cameraman is visible in the bottom right of the shot. (00:08:50)

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Hermanos - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When Max Arsinaga is shot, the amount of blood on the border of the pool suddenly increases between frames right before the scene ends. (00:45:05 - 00:45:15)

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Salud - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: Mike yells at Jessie to make himself useful and find a gun. The shadows in these two scenes are very long indicating it was shot late in the day. In the next shots and rest of the sequence, the sun is overhead.

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Shotgun - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Walt is using the forklift, the forks are angled back to stop the barrel rolling off. However when it's time for the barrel to roll off the forks, they are leaning forward. (00:28:25)

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

Revealing mistake: When Skyler walks down the hallway she stops outside Walt Jr.'s room, however the shadow on her chest keeps moving after she stops walking. (00:11:50)

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Bullet Points - S4-E4

Other mistake: When Walt is ringing Jesse to find out where he is, the call goes straight to voicemail. However, when he rings Jesse from inside Jesse's bedroom, the phone rings before going to voicemail. The mistake being that the call should have gone straight to voicemail. (00:41:00)

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gus drops the Stanley knife, it's position in relation to Walt changes. In one shot it's horizontal to their position then it's on an angle. (00:33:30)

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Box Cutter - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gus is putting his orange jumpsuit on, he puts one shoulder on, camera cuts and he puts it on again. (00:29:00)

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Salud - S4-E10

Other mistake: Don Eladio tells Gus that every two years he has to give him a "paliza" which the subtitles translate as "a spank". A spank is an "azote" (Spanish) or "nalgada" (Mexican Spanish). A "paliza" is a beating, way more violent than a spank.

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Walter White: Who are you talking to right now? Who is it you think you see? Do you know how much I make a year? I mean, even if I told you, you wouldn't believe it. Do you know what would happen if I suddenly decided to stop going into work? A business big enough that it could be listed on the NASDAQ goes belly up. Disappears. It ceases to exist, without me. No, you don't know who you're talking to, so let me clue you in. I am not in danger, Skyler. I AM the danger. A guy opens his door and gets shot, and you think that of me? No! I am the one who knocks!

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Ozymandias - S5-E14

Trivia: The trousers that Walt lost in the desert during the first episode appear briefly when he is rolling the barrel with money.

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