Better Call Saul (2015– )
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Sunk Costs 

Jimmy decides to represent a new client, much to Kim's dismay. Meanwhile, Mike meets a formidable ally who presents him an enticing offer.

Director:

John Shiban

Writers:

Vince Gilligan (created by), Peter Gould (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Odenkirk ... Jimmy McGill
Jonathan Banks ... Mike Ehrmantraut
Rhea Seehorn ... Kim Wexler
Patrick Fabian ... Howard Hamlin (credit only)
Michael Mando ... Nacho Varga (credit only)
Giancarlo Esposito ... Gustavo 'Gus' Fring
Michael McKean ... Chuck McGill
JB Blanc ... Dr. Barry Goodman
Kimberly Hebert Gregory ... Kyra Hay
Molly Hagan ... Judge Lindsay Arch
Tina Parker ... Francesca Liddy
Brandon K. Hampton ... Ernesto
Jeremiah Bitsui ... Victor
Ray Campbell ... Tyrus Kitt
Peter Diseth ... DDA Oakley
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Jimmy decides to represent a new client, much to Kim's dismay. Meanwhile, Mike meets a formidable ally who presents him an enticing offer.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

24 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk)'s case number is CR-2003113081. It can be deduced that this episode takes place in 2003, perhaps in November. See more »

Goofs

Before we see Jimmy smoking, almost at the end of the episode, Kim is working on her computer and she is using a cordless mouse, not generally available in 2003/4. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy McGill: Here's what's gonna happen. One day you're gonna get sick, again. And one of your employees is gonna find you, curled up in that space blanket-take you to the hospital. Hook you up to those machines that beep and whir, and hurt. And this time it will be too much, and you will die there. Alone.
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Connections

References Fight Club (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Better Call Saul
Main Title Theme
Written and Composed by Little Barrie
Performed by Little Barrie
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A speed bump that redeems itself in the final quarter
25 April 2017 | by gusfring89See all my reviews

This episode was the weakest so far of the season, but it did have some decent scenes that make it worth the watch.

This episode slowed down compared tot he first two, and you could tell it was no longer in the directing hands of Vince Gilligan. Instead, it went to one of the weaker directors who likely had their hand in many of the disappointing episodes of the first two seasons. That's not to say it wasn't fair enough, but the first half hour meanders around just like the directing in seasons one and two. But there's enough material and progression toward the end in summation to make up for it. That's important because episodes one and two of this season directed by Gilligan really built the momentum and trajectory, which looked promising and more stylistically and thematically in line with Breaking Bad, which BCS has yet to even come close to rivaling. Well, it's hard to compare to the greatest television show ever made in history, but Gilligan has showed he might be able to do it. Luckily, Tom Schnauz, a Breaking Bad graduate, is back in the driver's seat next week so he should be able to connect to the Gilligan pulse of the show, which is where it's really at.


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