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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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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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English | Spanish | Vietnamese

Release Date:

8 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The show-- like Breaking Bad (2008)-- plays games with names. Saul Goodman sounds Jewish, suggests "it's all good, man," and is an ironic Biblical reference: where the Bucle's the anti-Christian Saul had a religious epiphany and became Paul, here saintly James becomes Saul the "good man." Ehrman-Traut in German suggests "honourable man trusts." See more »

Goofs

Hector Salamanca's "plan" to keep his nephew out of prison makes little sense. Even if Mike were to claim that he was the one who brought the gun, Tuco is stated to be a felon and thus cannot be in possession of a firearm legally for any reason. His sentence would still be significant regardless of Mike's testimony, especially if his prior crimes were violent.

Additionally, the federal government has often stepped in to prosecute drug offenders who are caught with weapons. Given the fact that the ABQ police know Tuco to be a serious player in the local drug scene as well as a violent ex-con, they might be just as likely to turn his prosecution over to the feds as they are to lower the charges against him. See more »

Quotes

Saul Goodman: [Saul witnesses a teenager being arrested for stealing] Say nothing, you understand? Get a lawyer! Get a lawyer.
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Spin-off Talking Saul (2016) See more »

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This soared way past my already high expectations as a hardcore Breaking Bad fan
9 February 2015 | by olaparmrosSee all my reviews

Just watched the first episodes and I feel completely lyrical. There is definitely a Breaking Bad kind of feel to it. It also offers a lot of candy for all the hardcore Breaking Bad fans. Still, they don't overdo anything. Everything feels thought out. The mix between comedy and drama is just right. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that if the show continues on this path, it will be a huge success. I would recommend this to anyone regardless if you're a fan of Breaking Bad or not. I think we're all in for a treat and I believe this show will have no trouble standing on it's own. Thank you for this, Vince Gilligan! I never doubted you.


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