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Old 04-04-16, 06:43 PM
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Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16




Mike is determined to settle the score with a dangerous adversary. An unexpected opportunity to gain a competitive edge falls in Jimmy's lap.

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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

That into felt very Breaking Bad
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Yeah, I'd like to know how they did that. Great opening tracking shot..
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Classic Slippin' Jimmy
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

I think Kaylee gets 1 year older every single week.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Kaylee's learning about fractions in school?




That's interesting considering she should be around 3.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Originally Posted by Geofferson View Post
Yeah, I'd like to know how they did that. Great opening tracking shot..
They hired the two dudes that Jimmy uses. Paid them a bit more though.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Good episode. Not sure I understand where Mike is going with spying on the Salamanca clan and his spiked hose at this point. I'm guessing he's hoping to take out their vehicles but what his actual plan beyond that is who knows. Liked Kim's resignation from HHM and for a bit Howard didn't seem like a complete ass but of course he turned around and showed his true colors again by stealing Mesa Verde. Jimmy pulling the paperwork and screwing with the address seems like it will be one of the first of many things he'll do to ultimately damageKim's reputation (even though he thinks he's helping her by sticking it to Howard and Chuck). The scene at the base with Jimmy and the camera guys and Fudge was pretty great too. Also early on in the episode I'm fairly certain that the place Jimmy and Kim were celebrating at was a restaurant we saw Jesse hanging out at on Breaking Bad at one point.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Looks like Mike might somehow sabotage Salamanca's car, which might get him in the accident that leads him to being in a wheelchair, with him not having a clue as to Mike's involvement.

I think Kim might be my favorite character on TV right now, even more than Mike.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

I didn't think about that but it's possible. I sort of figured Hector had a stroke or some other kind of health issue which caused him to end up in the wheelchair given how he's not able to communicate vocally when we see him on Breaking Bad but who knows.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Have the feeling Chuck was faking illness and setting Jimmy up to tamper with the Mesa Verde files
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

The way Chuck left the firm I doubt he was faking.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

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The way Chuck left the firm I doubt he was faking.
that's if you believe Chuck isn't more of a scam artist than Jimmy is
I'm not yet convinced that is the case
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

I found it odd that Brendan Fehr was cast as the officer at the Air Force base. Seemed strange for him to randomly appear out of nowhere. Turns out there's a valid explanation - excerpt from Sepinwall's review:

Ordinarily, the show wouldn't bother using as recognizable an actor as Brendan Fehr to play the Air Force officer giving Jimmy, Fudge, and the film students a tour of the B-29 Super Fortress (which they use as the backdrop to film an ad for Jimmy's practice), given that he's only in the one scene and it would be much cheaper to use a local actor than to fly one in. But the actor the show hired got violently ill on the day of the shoot. Fortunately, NBC's The Night Shift (aka the show with the greatest key art in TV history) also films in Albuqerque, which made Fehr not only a local actor for the show's purposes, but someone available to come in at the very last minute (after several wide shots were filmed with the other actor) and get the job done without further hassle. According to Schnauz, the switch happened so late in the process that the ill actor filmed some of the wide shots that made it into the final cut of the episode, and "(Fehr) saved our butts. I thought we were sunk. It would have been impossible to get the plane back."
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

I got a good chuckle when Kim stepped out of Howard's office and she overheard Howard asking his secretary to get Mesa Verde on the line, resulting in Kim hauling ass back to her office.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

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I found it odd that Brendan Fehr was cast as the officer at the Air Force base. Seemed strange for him to randomly appear out of nowhere. Turns out there's a valid explanation - excerpt from Sepinwall's review:
Ordinarily, the show wouldn't bother using as recognizable an actor as Brendan Fehr
Who?

"Recognizable"
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

I was thinking of Oded Fehr, for some reason, when I read this.

I do remember Brendan Fehr from Roswell. I didn't recognize it as him though.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

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Howard didn't seem like a complete ass but of course he turned around and showed his true colors again by stealing Mesa Verde.
That was business. It was the smart thing to do for him.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

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That was business. It was the smart thing to do for him.
I understand but it was still kind of a dick move to make right as she walked out the door. He had to have known that she would hear that and was basically shoving it in her face. I guess it also kind of gave her some time to contact Mesa Verde on her own but still.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Now that you mention it, if he did so discretely, he could have arranged a meeting sooner. But I guess it all worked out (for him).
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

But if Jimmy's "wrong address" thing pans out, they may leave HHM due to perceived incompetence and go with Kim.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

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Looks like Mike might somehow sabotage Salamanca's car, which might get him in the accident that leads him to being in a wheelchair, with him not having a clue as to Mike's involvement.
I second this thought. It's obvious Mike is gonna cause Hector's being in a wheelchair.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

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Jimmy pulling the paperwork and screwing with the address seems like it will be one of the first of many things he'll do to ultimately damage Kim's reputation (even though he thinks he's helping her by sticking it to Howard and Chuck).
From what I got from next week's preview, screwing with the address is ultimately gonna backfire on him.
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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

Did anyone else think the title of "Fifi" had to do with a homemade masturbation tool inmates use in prison...

http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...&defid=2576844

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Re: Better Call Saul (S2E08) -- "Fifi" -- 4/4/16

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From what I got from next week's preview, screwing with the address is ultimately gonna backfire on him.
Talking about what's in a preview for next week in this week's thread is (rightfully) considered spoiler by most. Mark it so.

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