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Fargo Season 3 Episode 2 Review: The Principle of Restricted Choice

17 hours ago | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Tensions rise between Emmit and Ray, though (unbeknownst to one another) both brothers have far larger problems to deal with on Fargo Season 3 Episode 2.

Also, Nikki left a used tampon in Emmit's desk drawer. So there's that.

"The Principle of Restricted Choice" found the narrative sectioned off in three separate portions – Gloria's story, Ray's story, and Emmit's story.

Much like the first two seasons of the series, I'm guessing that as the season progresses, the three distinct plots will come closer and closer, intersecting and eventually condensing into one.

Gloria's main concern was investigating her stepfather's murder. They're pretty clear on the how (asphyxiation via glue) but it's the why and the whodunnit that's a mystery.

Gloria: They glued his nose and mouth shut. Are we thinking cause of death is somehow a cliffhanger?

Donny: Guess not.

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- Caralynn Lippo

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Better Call Saul: Is the AMC TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Four?

25 April 2017 7:23 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture WatchAre Jimmy McGill's days numbered? Has the Better Call Saul TV show been cancelled or renewed for a fourth season on AMC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Better Call Saul season four. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?Airing on the AMC cable channel, Better Call Saul stars Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Michael McKean, Patrick Fabian, Rhea Seehorn, Michael Mando, and Giancarlo Esposito. This Breaking Bad prequel kicks off six years before Saul Goodman (Odenkirk) became Walter White’s lawyer. In the early 2000s, Saul is still down-on-his-luck Jimmy McGill. He’s trying to negotiate the ethical dilemmas of the legal world, emerge from his older brother’s »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Better Call Saul: Season Three Ratings

25 April 2017 7:23 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Despite declining ratings, in March of 2016, AMC gave Better Call Saul an early third season renewal. While it has never been a huge ratings success, the Breaking Bad prequel is one of the network's top-performing shows that doesn't involve the zombie apocalypse. AMC continues to promote the series and even ran Breaking Bad marathons ahead of this season's premiere. Can Better Call Saul build up its audience? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season? Stay tuned.A black comedy crime drama hybrid airing on the AMC cable channel, Better Call Saul kicks off six years before Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) became Walter White’s lawyer. Jonathan Banks, Michael McKean, Patrick Fabian, Rhea Seehorn, Michael Mando, and Giancarlo Esposito also star. In the early 2000s, Saul is still down-on-his-luck Jimmy McGill. He's trying to negotiate the ethical dilemmas of the legal world, emerge »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Albert Einstein, Comedy Icon? 9 Examples of How Film and TV Depict His Lighter Side

25 April 2017 9:42 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The legacy of Albert Einstein cannot be overstated — even when we take the scientist’s accomplishments for granted, he’s one of our planet’s most famous pop culture figures, recognizable across generations. The way he’s been depicted on screen has ranged from well-researched takes on the man’s life, such as Nat Geo Channel’s new anthology series “Genius,” premiering today, to, shall we say, somewhat more out-there fare.

Read More: ‘Genius’: Albert Einstein Undergoes a Heated Interrogation in Exclusive Sneak Peek — Watch

Below are some of the most notable examples we found featuring the great scientist depicted in a less-than-serious state. What’s interesting about looking at all of these examples together is how on the one hand, Einstein as an icon has been utilized for the sake of comedy for decades now. But when film or TV choose to engage with the reality of the man himself, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Albert Einstein, Comedy Icon? 9 Examples of How Film and TV Depict His Lighter Side

25 April 2017 9:42 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The legacy of Albert Einstein cannot be overstated — even when we take the scientist’s accomplishments for granted, he’s one of our planet’s most famous pop culture figures, recognizable across generations. The way he’s been depicted on screen has ranged from well-researched takes on the man’s life, such as Nat Geo Channel’s new anthology series “Genius,” premiering today, to, shall we say, somewhat more out-there fare.

Read More: ‘Genius’: Albert Einstein Undergoes a Heated Interrogation in Exclusive Sneak Peek — Watch

Below are some of the most notable examples we found featuring the great scientist depicted in a less-than-serious state. What’s interesting about looking at all of these examples together is how on the one hand, Einstein as an icon has been utilized for the sake of comedy for decades now. But when film or TV choose to engage with the reality of the man himself, »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: The Details Matter Most in A Tale of Two Schemes

24 April 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Last Week’S Review: Jimmy Is, Once Again, ‘A Little Bit Crooked’

[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 3, Episode 3, “Sunk Costs.”]

Case Summary

While technically last week gave us our first glimpse of Gus Fring, here we really see the man in action in his first one-on-one scene with Mike. It’s just one scene, early in the episode, but the menace Giancarlo Esposito can bring to one relatively subdued encounter remains a thing of wonder. Not that Mike is any less scary. Consider the calm but firm way he makes it clear to Gus that he is not done with the Salamancas, and his methodical actions over the course of the episode that lead directly to Salamanca henchmen getting arrested at the border.

Meanwhile, the consequences for Jimmy’s outrage get unveiled in stark detail: Chuck is pressing charges, in a deliberate attempt to get Jimmy disbarred — which will very likely happen if Jimmy ends up with a felony on his record. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: The Details Matter Most in A Tale of Two Schemes

24 April 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Last Week’S Review: Jimmy Is, Once Again, ‘A Little Bit Crooked’

[Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 3, Episode 3, “Sunk Costs.”]

Case Summary

While technically last week gave us our first glimpse of Gus Fring, here we really see the man in action in his first one-on-one scene with Mike. It’s just one scene, early in the episode, but the menace Giancarlo Esposito can bring to one relatively subdued encounter remains a thing of wonder. Not that Mike is any less scary. Consider the calm but firm way he makes it clear to Gus that he is not done with the Salamancas, and his methodical actions over the course of the episode that lead directly to Salamanca henchmen getting arrested at the border.

Meanwhile, the consequences for Jimmy’s outrage get unveiled in stark detail: Chuck is pressing charges, in a deliberate attempt to get Jimmy disbarred — which will very likely happen if Jimmy ends up with a felony on his record. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Better Call Saul Season 3 Episode 3 Review: Sunk Costs

24 April 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

The storylines for Mike and Jimmy are both are reaching a crescendo, and it sets up for some thrilling next few episodes.

On Better Call Saul Season 3 Episode 3, Mike finally met the mysterious Gus Fring, while Chuck's endgame regarding Jimmy was put into razor focus.

Mike's story pickk right up from the end of Better Call Saul Season 3 Episode 2, with his introduction to the man, the legend, Gus Fring.

Any scene with Mike and Gus together is awesome, and this one did Not disappoint. Like predators circling each other in the wild, they probed each other for any perceived weakness. 

Gus clearly respects Mike, or he would be dead by now. As we know, Gus is very good at "seeing things" in others.

Mike also has a healthy respect (and maybe even a little fear) for Gus, who's been a step ahead of him the whole time.

Check out this extended negotiation, »

- Ron Gilmer

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Giancarlo Esposito Has A Multi-Season Deal For Better Call Saul, And A Spin-Off Idea

18 April 2017 6:28 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The award winning television drama, Breaking Bad, became legendary during its 62 episode run – creating a sizeable fan-base for the show, and turning its characters into household names. Beginning as an exploration of the descent of one science teacher – Walter White (Bryan Cranston) – from respectability to terrifying master of the criminal underworld, the show built an entire community around the cancer-stricken educator, including the popular character of Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito). Now that the Breaking Bad prequel series – Better Call Saul – is into its third season, Gus Fring has appeared, to play his part in the story of Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk). To promote the show, Esposito recently spoke to Entertainment Weekly to provide some detail.

When asked about his early reluctance to agree to reprise his Breaking Bad role, Esposito explained that it was merely a reflection of the fact that, at first, he could not imagine where Gus would belong within that specific narrative. »

- Sarah Myles

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Better Call Saul Season 3 Episode 1 Review: Mabel

10 April 2017 8:10 PM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

On the latest premiere of this wonderful series, Chuck played cat and mouse with Jimmy, while Mike did the same with an unknown enemy (who is almost assuredly someone we know all too well).

That's right, the brilliance continued on Better Call Saul Season 3 Episode 1, as the sad, slow decline of sad sack Jimmy McGill into Saul Goodman progressed.

The present day opener with "Gene" even boasted a cliffhanger of sorts.

His instincts as a lawyer took over after he ratted out the kid thief, but him passing out back at the Omaha Cinnabon was a total shock.

They'd better pay that off soon: I need to know what happens to Gene!

Say nothing, you understand? Get a lawyer-get a lawyer!

Gene Permalink: Say nothing, you understand? Get a lawyer-get a lawyer! Added: April 10, 2017

Bob Odenkirk is so wonderful in this role. Nobody does the hang-dog look better, and he »

- Ron Gilmer

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'Better Call Saul' Creators on Gene's Fate and Why 'The Waiting Is the Best Part'

10 April 2017 8:10 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Monday's season-three premiere of Better Call Saul, "Mable."]

The second-season finale of Better Call Saul ended with Jonathan Banks' Mike wondering who left the note "Don't" on his car to warn him against taking an unnecessary violent action.

It also ended with Chuck (Michael McKean) prepared to leverage Jimmy's (Bob Odenkirk) data fabrication against him toward unknown purposes.

And after Monday night's third-season premiere…we're still in the same general place, but in Better Call Saul fashion, the screws have been tightened. Mike, after a long and protracted search of his »

- Daniel Fienberg

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Brotherly Love Goes Bad as Danger Mounts in the Season 3 Premiere

10 April 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Better Call Saul’ Season 3 Review (Spoiler-Free): As One of TV’s Greatest Dramas Evolves, Characters Inch Closer to ‘Breaking Bad

Case Summary

Because it’s the season premiere, we get a substantial taste of Jimmy’s black-and-white future before retreating into the past (more later). Specifically, the last moments of Season 2, when Jimmy confessed to Chuck that he was responsible for sabotaging him, and Chuck secretly recorded said confession.

Jimmy’s unaware of the recording when he comes back to Chuck, trying to reconnect with his brother, and for a moment the pair do seem to bond over childhood memories. Chuck, however, reminds Jimmy that his memories also include Jimmy’s recent betrayal, and — given the meeting Chuck has with Howard later — it’s clear Chuck is out for justice.

Things are still uneasy between Kim and Jimmy, following her anger over Jimmy’s decision to “help” her get »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Brotherly Love Goes Bad as Danger Mounts in the Season 3 Premiere

10 April 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Better Call Saul’ Season 3 Review (Spoiler-Free): As One of TV’s Greatest Dramas Evolves, Characters Inch Closer to ‘Breaking Bad

Case Summary

Because it’s the season premiere, we get a substantial taste of Jimmy’s black-and-white future before retreating into the past (more later). Specifically, the last moments of Season 2, when Jimmy confessed to Chuck that he was responsible for sabotaging him, and Chuck secretly recorded said confession.

Jimmy’s unaware of the recording when he comes back to Chuck, trying to reconnect with his brother, and for a moment the pair do seem to bond over childhood memories. Chuck, however, reminds Jimmy that his memories also include Jimmy’s recent betrayal, and — given the meeting Chuck has with Howard later — it’s clear Chuck is out for justice.

Things are still uneasy between Kim and Jimmy, following her anger over Jimmy’s decision to “help” her get »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Exclusive: 'Better Call Saul's Bob Odenkirk on Losing Jimmy's 'Humanity' & Why He's Nothing Like Walter White!

10 April 2017 7:15 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Better Call Saul is back and better than ever!

AMC's hit Breaking Bad prequel has officially returned for its third season, and series star Bob Odenkirk promises some "very funny escapades" in the upcoming season, despite the fact that good-hearted Jimmy McGill is slowly but surely transitioning into his inevitable alias of crooked Saul Goodman.

"As far as the journey to Saul goes, sadly it seems that the journey is one where all that great humanity in Jimmy McGill is getting shoveled down and hidden away," the 54-year-old actor recently dished to Et ahead of Monday night's premiere. "He starts to just kind of shut down emotionally and that's a sad thing. His conscience is getting more blurred."

Odenkirk confessed that watching the earnest light drain out of Jimmy has been a bittersweet experience for him as both an actor and a fan of the show. "It's really sad and I feel bad, but it's the »

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The Return of ‘Better Call Saul’ and ‘MST3K’ and More TV You Must See This Week

9 April 2017 10:36 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

This month is packed with great television. A lot of our favorite shows are returning for new seasons and, in one special case, a resurrected series. Plus there are exciting shows and movies making debuts. That’s why we’re introducing a weekly guide to help keep track of everything worth watching, whether it’s on broadcast, cable, or streaming.

Here’s your breakdown, day by day (and all times Eastern), for April 9–15:

SUNDAYFeud: Bette and Joan (FX, 10pm)

It’ll be difficult to top last week’s brilliantly paced Oscars-set episode, but by now we’re in for the homestretch of the story of Davis and Crawford. In this week’s episode, “Hagsploitation,” the two rivals are sought to reunite for a follow-up to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, and not to spoil film history, but we’re in for a look at the making of 1964’s Hush…Hush »

- Christopher Campbell

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Inside ‘Better Call Saul’ and Cinnabon’s Craziest Sponsorship Ever

7 April 2017 3:33 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

On the penultimate episode of “Breaking Bad,” titled “Granite Slate,” crooked lawyer Saul Goodman told Walter White he was leaving the criminal life behind. “If I’m lucky, a month from now — best-case scenario — I’m managing a Cinnabon in Omaha,” said Goodman, played by Bob Odenkirk. When Goodman returned, 16 months later, in the spinoff “Better Call Saul,” Goodman was indeed managing a Cinnabon. Whether it was the best or worst-case scenario for Goodman is unclear, but it’s worked out great for AMC and Cinnabon. The beloved cinnamon-bun chain has teamed up with AMC’s “Better Call Saul” since the show’s start, »

- Tony Maglio

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'Better Call Saul' Season 3: TV Review

6 April 2017 12:26 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

The most surprising element in AMC's wonderful drama Better Call Saul, which returns for its third season on Monday, is not how the sad-sack comic foil Saul Goodman of Breaking Bad came to be, but the humanity that series creators and writers Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould have found in the evolution of Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) as they mine the pre-life of Saul.

What Gilligan and Gould have done is take one of the funnier characters in the bleak Breaking Bad world and, instead of spotlighting his ridiculous side, relentlessly focus on the outside forces that took a flawed »

- Tim Goodman

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‘Better Call Saul’ Teaser: Gus Fring Explains Proper Employee Behavior at Los Pollos Hermanos — Watch

5 April 2017 12:51 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Gus Fring is back! The owner of the chicken joint/drug front Los Pollos Hermanos — whom we last saw terrorizing Walter White on “Breaking Bad” — is making a return in season 3 of the series’ prequel, “Better Call Saul.”

Read More: Bryan Cranston Visits the Set of ‘Better Call Saul,’ Jokes That He’s Playing a ‘Geriatric Patient’

AMC has released a new teaser featuring Gus (Giancarlo Esposito). In the video, dressed in his signature crisp yellow shirt and black tie, Gus introduces a 10-week online seminar and explains proper employee behavior at Los Pollos Hermanos. “Each and every day we serve our customers exceptional food with impeccable service,” says Gus in the video. But, as “Breaking Bad” fans know, the restaurant chain also runs as a money-laundering business and drug-smuggling operation.

Read More: ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 3 Review: As One of TV’s Greatest Dramas Evolves, Characters Inch Closer to »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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‘Better Call Saul’ Teaser: Gus Fring Explains Proper Employee Behavior at Los Pollos Hermanos — Watch

5 April 2017 12:51 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Gus Fring is back! The owner of the chicken joint/drug front Los Pollos Hermanos — whom we last saw terrorizing Walter White on “Breaking Bad” — is making a return in season 3 of the series’ prequel, “Better Call Saul.”

Read More: Bryan Cranston Visits the Set of ‘Better Call Saul,’ Jokes That He’s Playing a ‘Geriatric Patient’

AMC has released a new teaser featuring Gus (Giancarlo Esposito). In the video, dressed in his signature crisp yellow shirt and black tie, Gus introduces a 10-week online seminar and explains proper employee behavior at Los Pollos Hermanos. “Each and every day we serve our customers exceptional food with impeccable service,” says Gus in the video. But, as “Breaking Bad” fans know, the restaurant chain also runs as a money-laundering business and drug-smuggling operation.

Read More: ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 3 Review: As One of TV’s Greatest Dramas Evolves, Characters Inch Closer to »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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The Last Word: Bob Odenkirk on Catholic Guilt, the Replacements and Late-Breaking Fame

5 April 2017 10:59 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Bob Odenkirk's 30-plus-year career has included a stint as an SNL writer, a groundbreaking sketch series (Mr. Show), stand-up comedy, and, most recently, Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad prequel in which he gives a brilliant performance as "morally flexible" lawyer Jimmy McGill. And how has the 54-year-old actor's outlook changed over that three-decade span? "As a young man I was the fuckin' expert on comedy, on who was funny and who wasn't funny and who's a douchebag," he says. "I still feel those things but I don't think I'm so right. »

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