Better Call Saul S02E02 "Cobbler" 2/22/16

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  1. Feb 25, 2016 #81 of 103
    DevdogAZ

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    I thought we did too, but then the way you phrased that post made me think you still thought you missed something from the S1 finale.

    Interestingly, when listening to the Insider Podcast for S02E01, Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould basically admitted that when they wrote and shot that scene at the end of S1, they didn't have in mind that he went inside the building and turned down the job. It wasn't until they were writing S02E01 that they decided it would be best to film a scene that took place in the courthouse rather than have to explain Jimmy's decision through other methods. And they were very glad that the way the scene in S01E10 was edited left it vague enough that them inserting the scene made sense. For example, had the scene shown Jimmy actually stopping before he went through the doors and turning around to go back to his car, that wouldn't have been an option.
     
  2. Feb 25, 2016 #82 of 103
    jsmeeker

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    It was just me re-confirming I have troubles remembering what happened and didn't happen in an episode. OR who said what to who and when. As a warning to people when I say "I thought Daniel told Mike the Hummer was a lease". I could be mis-remembering things. Just like how I didn't remember what happened at the start of Season 2 Episode 1 (after the Omaha Cinnabon scene) was really just "added footage" for the last scene in the last episode of Season 1.

    I just watch this stuff once. and that's it. And I hadn't seen the Season 1 finale since it aired many months ago.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2016 #83 of 103
    hefe

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    I can't remember what was said in this thread vs the previous one.
     
  4. Feb 26, 2016 #84 of 103
    getreal

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    I kinda' think making Daniel make the video of him doing the Squat Cobbler also serves more to keep him in line.

    As far as the ripples in Mike's coffee cup, another possible Vince Gilligan-style camera angle would have been looking up at Mike from the bottom of the cup, through the coffee, as the muffled rumbling (humming?) sounds of the Hummer pulling up to the booth creates the ripples.
     
  5. Feb 26, 2016 #85 of 103
    Anubys

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    LOL. That's exactly what came to my mind at the time! :D :up:
     
  6. Feb 26, 2016 #86 of 103
    Ereth

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    It's symbolic of that scene. The T-Rex in Jurassic Park ate the lawyer. The idiot in the giant hummer also ate the lawyer, though not as literally. This is the beginning of the end for the clean, upstanding, well-respected lawyer, whose end is foreshadowed by that coffee cup in exactly the same way as the one in Jurassic Parks end was foreshadowed.
     
  7. Feb 26, 2016 #87 of 103
    Hank

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  8. Feb 26, 2016 #88 of 103
    Hank

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    You're talking about Slippin' Jimmy? He was never "clean and upstanding" (he's still doing cons and "morally flexible" things), and "well respected"??? I don't think so.


    And it's not really "the end" just yet, they have a ways to go before we get to Saul Goodman, unless you want this to be a two season show.
     
  9. Feb 26, 2016 #89 of 103
    Ereth

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    No. I'm talking about the guy who discovered the Sandpiper case and was doing very good work, in a respectable law firm.

    And yes, I agree, it's a stretch.
     
  10. Feb 26, 2016 #90 of 103
    Anubys

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    I agree it's a stretch but I still like it!
     
  11. Feb 26, 2016 #91 of 103
    Marco

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    Well ... yeah.

    Lying bad.
     
  12. Feb 26, 2016 #92 of 103
    DevdogAZ

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  13. Feb 26, 2016 #93 of 103
    Rob Helmerichs

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    I wonder if BCS is going to invent a new deviant practice every season?

    (Who can forget the Chicago Sunroof?)
     
  14. Feb 26, 2016 #94 of 103
    Hank

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    Wasn't it funny how Jimmy looked up through the open sunroof in his new car?

    I can imagine what he was thinking at that moment.
     
  15. Feb 26, 2016 #95 of 103
    jsmeeker

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    :up:

    He's so great at it. I'm sure there will be more. The whole "squat cobbler" and all of its aliases was some funny stuff.
     
  16. Feb 26, 2016 #96 of 103
    DevdogAZ

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    A couple more observations:

    In the cold open, the camera focuses on the handwritten name (Rebecca Bois) on the piece of sheet music that Chuck is about to play. We'll have to speculate about who that is.

    According to a podcast I listened to, the piece Chuck was playing is from an opera that's about a woman who falls in love with her brother's husband. Hmmm.

    In the season opener, when Price/Wormold was talking to the cops about his baseball cards, didn't he go into great detail about how the valuable ones were in top loader sleeves and how their value could be seriously damaged if taken out or stored some other way? But then when he recovers the cards in this episode, we see that they're all just lying in stacks in boxes with all the other random cards. I found it a little unbelievable that someone who knows a lot about baseball cards and has Mantle, Aaron, and Jeter rookie cards would store them that way.
     
  17. Feb 26, 2016 #97 of 103
    mike_k

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    That's a very progressive opera! :)




    I had the same thoughts. The cards wouldn't be mixed in with a thousand other cards. Even if there was some order to his box, it seems like he'd keep those cards separate. And most likely cards like that wouldn't be in top loaders - they would be in protective cases, especially if they were graded.
     
  18. Feb 29, 2016 #98 of 103
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    brother's husband? do you mean husband's brother?
     
  19. Feb 29, 2016 #99 of 103
    DevdogAZ

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    Yes. :eek:
     
  20. jsmeeker

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    I was scratching my head really hard trying to figure out what I was missing. :)
     

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