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Better Call Saul 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2015– )
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The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bob Odenkirk ...  Jimmy McGill 40 episodes, 2015-2018
Jonathan Banks ...  Mike Ehrmantraut 40 episodes, 2015-2018
Rhea Seehorn ...  Kim Wexler 40 episodes, 2015-2018
Patrick Fabian ...  Howard Hamlin 40 episodes, 2015-2018
Michael Mando ...  Nacho Varga 40 episodes, 2015-2018
Michael McKean ...  Chuck McGill 32 episodes, 2015-2018
Giancarlo Esposito ...  Gustavo 'Gus' Fring 19 episodes, 2017-2018
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Storyline

Before Saul Goodman, he was Jimmy McGill. And if you're calling Jimmy, you're in real trouble. The prequel to "Breaking Bad" follows small-time attorney Jimmy McGill as he transforms into Walter White's morally challenged lawyer, Saul Goodman. Written by zaahir1604

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Release Date:

8 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Abigail Zoe Lewis replaces Kaija Bales from Breaking Bad (2008) in the role of Kaylee, Mike's granddaughter due to the character being younger in this series. See more »

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Mike Ehrmentraut's granddaughter Kaylee is clearly the same age as she will be during the run of Breaking Bad. SInce Better Call Saul is a prequel to that series, this should not be the case. See more »

Quotes

Saul Goodman: I'm number one on your speed dial right next to your weed dealer.
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Amazing, takes the best things from Breaking Bad and adds comedy
12 February 2015 | by liamvdheuvelSee all my reviews

To be honest, I didn't know what to expect with this, following on after one of the best series of all time, on a character who seemed to be a bit of comic relief in an otherwise brutal and dark show, I did have my doubts. Now that two episodes have been released however, any concerns should be put aside by anyone interested, because this is fantastic.

Gilligan's camera work is masterful and similarly creative to that of Breaking Bad, and Saul as a character or should I say 'Jimmy McGill', is not as vacuous as I once thought, and whilst it was obvious Saul Goodman was a facade, to see his other side in the flesh is great. The acting is fantastic, with very powerful scenes already in the first two episodes, and the tone is dark, but often quite humorous with plenty of laughs throughout.

Basically to sum up in two words: watch this.


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