Better Call Saul: Goodman's office is now a nightclub

Facade is still frequented by Breaking Bad fans visiting Albuquerque

Christopher Hooton
Monday 23 June 2014 12:06
Saul is rumoured to operate out of an arcade in Better Call Saul
Saul is rumoured to operate out of an arcade in Better Call Saul

It looks as though Saul Goodman won't be operating out of his sweaty Albquerque office from Breaking Bad in Better Call Saul season 1, given that the building used to film exterior shots of it is now a nightclub.

A fan on one of the popular Breaking Bad tours of the city found no inflatable Statue of Liberty at the location but instead a bar called Vault.

It seems a missed opportunity that it didn't get some sort of Saul pun as a name or a chemistry-themed cocktail list, but I hope its clientele are at least the same sort of reprobates that were found in the lawyer's waiting room.

The new ownership suggests Saul's office may not feature in the prequel, bar some set/visual effects trickery or if the façade was converted back for a day to film scenes.

AMC released the first official image from Better Call Saul filming last week

Moreover, the visitor who spotted the club said that his tour guide, who claims to have connections with the BCS crew and knows a couple of people who have read the scripts for the first two episodes, said that Saul operates out of an "arcade-like business" in season 1.

It wouldn't be a surprising choice for Saul, given how insistent he was that Walt use a laser tag/arcade as a front in Breaking Bad season 4.

Better Call Saul is expected on AMC and Netflix in the first quarter of 2015.

Register for free to continue reading

Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism

By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists

Already have an account? sign in

By clicking ‘Register’ you confirm that your data has been entered correctly and you have read and agree to our Terms of use, Cookie policy and Privacy notice.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy policy and Terms of service apply.

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies


Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in