Michael McKean

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Witness”

The following is a review and recap of the second episode of the third season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U. S. and on Netflix internationally. Expect story spoilers. 

In the second episode of the third season – Witness – Chuck (played by Michael McKean) lays his trap, Jimmy (played by Bob Odenkirk) and Kim (played by Rhea Seehorn) hire an assistant, and Mike Ehrmantraut needs Jimmy’s help to figure out who has been watching him. Better Call Saul co-creator (and creator of Breaking Bad) Vince Gilligan directed Witness, and the episode was written by Thomas Schnauz. (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Mabel”

The following is a review and recap of the first episode of the third season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U. S. and on Netflix internationally. Expect story spoilers. 

It’s finally that time of the year again. Better Call Saul, which is currently my favorite show on television, is back. You know, it’s funny. Before I had seen the show, I was extremely worried about Better Call Saul somehow retroactively hurting Breaking Bad. As we now know, my fears were unfounded as Better Call Saul has become not just a great spin-off show, but also my personal favorite spin-off show.

In the first episode of the third season – Mabel – ‘Gene’ briefly shows his true colors, Kim Wexler grows increasingly paranoid about her own work, Mike Ehrmantraut tries to figure out who’s been watching him, and Jimmy McGill has ten good minutes with his brother.
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REVIEW: Better Call Saul – Season Two (2016)

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The following is a review of the second season of Better Call Saul. Expect spoilers for the first two seasons.

Last year, with the first season of Better Call Saul, I became even more enthralled with the Breaking Bad-universe. Somehow the television masterpiece that Vince Gilligan created was being strengthened by a prequel spin-off show. As I mentioned in the season one review, I was worried about what it would do to the legacy of Breaking Bad. I wasn’t sure if it would work. Well, I ended up loving the first season of Better Call Saul, and the second season did not disappoint either. Better Call Saul is currently my favorite show on television. (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Klick”

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The following is a review of the tenth and final episode of the second season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U.S. and on Netflix in Europe. Expect spoilers

In the final episode of this season of Better Call Saul (“Klick”), we finally learn what happened to Chuck, Jimmy makes a life-changing decision, and Mike gets ready to pull a trigger. Better Call Saul co-creator (and creator of Breaking Bad) Vince Gilligan directed Klick, and wrote it with Heather Marion.  (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Nailed”

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The following is a review of the ninth episode of the second season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U.S. and on Netflix in Europe. Expect spoilers. 

In the ninth episode of this season of Better Call Saul (“Nailed”), Mike uses his homemade spike strip, Chuck gets ready for a victory lap, and Jimmy covers his tracks. Nailed was written and directed by Better Call Saul co-creator Peter Gould.  (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Fifi”

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The following is a review of the eighth episode of the second season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U.S. and on Netflix in Europe. Expect story spoilers. 

In the eighth episode of this season of Better Call Saul (“Fifi”), Kim quits her job at HHM, Mike tails Hector Salamanca, and both Chuck and Jimmy act out of spite. Fifi was directed by Larysa Kondracki, and written by Thomas Schnauz. (more…)

REVIEW: Better Call Saul – “Inflatable”

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The following is a review of the seventh episode of the second season of Better Call Saul, available on AMC in the U.S. and on Netflix in Europe. Expect story spoilers. 

In the seventh episode of this season of Better Call Saul (“Inflatable”), Jimmy makes a life-changing decision, Mike helps his daughter-in-law again, and Kim ponders what offer she should accept. Inflatable is another memorable episode of Better Call Saul.
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