A number of interesting license plates appear in the Breaking Bad series. Some plates were simply character vanity plates, while others were found to contain secret codes such as HTML color codes or codes for specific episode numbers.
Below is a summary list of license plates that appeared in Breaking Bad, organized by season, and the plates' meanings, if known.
- Walter White's green Pontiac Aztek: NM #09Q SBN ("Pilot")
- Skyler White's 1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer: NM #380 NSP
- Jesse Pinkman's red Chevrolet Monte Carlo: NM #THE CAPN ("Pilot")
- Jesse's license plate refers to his street name, Cap'n Cook.
- Jesse Pinkman's red Kawasaki GPX 750 R: NM #R00 678
- Ken's red BMW: NM #KEN WINS ("Cancer Man")
- The phrase "Ken wins" appears to refer to Ken's outsized ego.
- The RV: NM #7963?? ("Pilot"), NM #GRT 600 ("Cancer Man" – "Ozymandias")
- Tuco's 2007 Cadillac Escalade: NM #506???
- Hank Schrader's 2006 Jeep Commander: NM #GLX962 ("Grilled") ("I.F.T.") ("Más") ("One Minute")
- The pickup truck with which Walt hitches a ride: NM #XE89D3
- Gretchen Schwartz's Bentley Continental GT: NM #GRAY-MTR
- Jesse Pinkman's red Kawasaki ZG 1000 Concours: NM #L91 514
- The motorhome driven by the rival cooks: ?? #1B42-?E
- Saul Goodman's white Cadillac: NM #LWYRUP ("Confessions")
- Saul's vanity plate refers to the expression "lawyer up."
- The rival dealers' 1982 Chevrolet Monte Carlo: NM #MJ237
- Jesse Pinkman's 1986 Toyota Tercel: NM #HA34I8
- Mike Ehrmantraut's 1988 Chrysler Fifth Avenue: NM #VR57G1
- The car driven by the men who Jesse attacks during the pickups: NM #34XZ83 ("Shotgun")
- Mike Ehrmantraut's 1992 Buick LeSabre: NM #JB5-5B3
- One of Los Pollos Hermanos' International 4000 series trucks which is shot up: NM #2B4RN2
- Ted Beneke's 1994 Geo Metro: NM #68C 7A2
- The 2006 Cadillac DTS in which Gus, Mike & Jesse escape from Don Eladio's Hacienda: Mexico #YQ1-7N-99
- The Dodge Grand Caravan which is used to kidnap Jesse: NM #393Y77
- Walter White's 1986 Volvo 240: NH #3272153 ("Live Free or Die")
- This is the SID number for methamphetamine on PubChem, a database of chemical molecules maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
- Walter White's 1977 Cadillac Sedan de Ville: NM #JG8 516 ("Felina")
- The last three numbers refer to Season 5, Episode 16.
- Walter White's Chrysler 300: NM #5BB920X ("Fifty-One")
- The plate number appears to refer to Season 5 of Breaking Bad, Episode 9 ("Blood Money").
- The Checker pickup used to conceal the entrance to Declan's lab: AZ #SYM-903
- Lydia's 2010 Nissan Sentra rental car: NM #GZ3 8OU ("Blood Money")
- Jack's White Supremacist Gang's 1985 Ford F-350: NM #P86 5H0
- Jack's White Supremacist Gang's 1999 Ford Crown Victoria: NM #NZ45B8
- The Chevrolet pickup driven by Walt from Tohajiilee: NM #P3Q-5S6
- The DEA agents' 2013 Ford Taurus Limited: NM #IP1 73N ("Felina")
- Todd Alquist's 1978 Chevrolet El Camino: NM #603 T5H