Better Call Saul (2015– )
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Bingo 

The Kettlemans seek Jimmy as their lawyer after turning down an offer from HHM, going as far as attempting to blackmail him.

Director:

Larysa Kondracki

Writers:

Vince Gilligan (created by), Peter Gould (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Bob Odenkirk ... Jimmy McGill
Jonathan Banks ... Mike Ehrmantraut
Rhea Seehorn ... Kim Wexler
Patrick Fabian ... Howard Hamlin
Michael Mando ... Nacho Varga (credit only)
Michael McKean ... Chuck McGill
Julie Ann Emery ... Betsy Kettleman
Jeremy Shamos ... Craig Kettleman
Barry Shabaka Henley ... Detective Sanders
Omid Abtahi ... Detective Abbasi
Jean Effron ... Irene Landry
Kelley Lewallen Kelley Lewallen ... Bingo Helper
Dan Moseley ... Lobby Guard
Caleb Burgess ... Warren Kettleman
Sage Bell ... Jo Jo Kettleman
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Storyline

Jimmy is looking to set himself up in swank new offices and hopes that Kim Wexler will join him. She appreciates the offer but is happy where she is. She is currently dealing with the Kettlemans - Craig was the county treasurer who embezzled $1.6 million - and Kim has negotiated a deal with the DA's office: plead guilty, return the money and get an 18 month sentence. Betsy won't hear of it, Kim is fired and they are soon on Jimmy's doorstep looking to hire him. When he declines, they blackmail him into taking their case. Seeing no way out, Jimmy turns to Mike Ehrmantraut for help in doing the right thing. Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Jimmy aka Saul (Bob Odenkirk) would one day be on one of those Wanted posters as the camera scanned downward to his face when sitting with Mike (Jonathan Banks) - a mirrored effect in Breaking Bad (2008) when Hank (Dean Norris) passed the donation tub around for Walt (Bryan Cranston), his picture under the Wanted sign in the DEA office, portending his fate. See more »

Goofs

Saul's back in his beauty-parlor office, researching for a legal hook to get the Kettlemans off. He reaches for (West's) New Mexico Digest (Criminal Law) and starts reading on a page in the "embezzlement' section -- all clearly shown onscreen. The book he's clearly seen to be actually opening up, however, is Vol. 132 of the New Mexico Reports (a compilation of court decisions) -- an entirely different beast. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jimmy McGill: [to Mike] Once again I do *all* the talking. That's the only way this works.
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Connections

References The Twilight Zone: It's a Good Life (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Coming Home 1
Performed by R Matthews & Christopher Marshall
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Remarkably good episode as expected
18 March 2015 | by PulpPhictionSee all my reviews

It's that time of the week again. Better Call Saul time! And as always, Gilligan, Gould, and the crew put together yet another excellent episode. How they do it is beyond me, but every week when Monday rolls around I am thoroughly entertained the whole way through the hour.

I won't spoil anything, but one of the sequences of scenes in this episode is just damn outstanding. You'll know it once you see it. The music, cinematography, and overall vibe of it is truly exceptional.

Thanks once again for putting on a hell of a show for me and millions of others yet again this Monday. Can't wait for next week, and man will it be painful waiting for season two.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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